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    Croxdale Guest

    Task Manager

    For some reason the Task Manager has been disabled. How do I turn it back on
    in Vista?

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  3. #2


    Mark L. Ferguson Guest

    Re: Task Manager

    go to start - run, regedit and open HKEY_CURRENT_USER/... and
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system
    Is there a DisableTaskMan entry there?, and if yes, set it to zero

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    "Croxdale" <Croxdale@xxxxxx> wrote in message
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    > For some reason the Task Manager has been disabled. How do I turn it back
    > on
    > in Vista?

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    ????What Guest

    Re: Task Manager

    Croxdale wrote:

    > For some reason the Task Manager has been disabled. How do I turn it back on
    > in Vista?
    That's usually a sign that malware has compromised the machine and has
    disabled Task Manager so that you can't see what is running. You can
    download the free Process Explorer which is like TM and see what is
    running, until you get things sorted out.

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    Re: Task Manager

    Quote Originally Posted by Croxdale View Post
    For some reason the Task Manager has been disabled. How do I turn it back on
    in Vista?
    Hi Croxdale,

    In addition to the other posts, this tutorial can show you how to get Task Manager enabled again. Be sure to run a very thorough antivirus, spyware, and othe malware scan to be safe.

    Task Manager - Enable or Disable

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn

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    Ramesh, MS-MVP Guest

    Re: Task Manager

    Hi Croxdale.

    Follow Method 2 and above, here:

    Task Manager has been disabled by your administrator:
    http://windowsxp.mvps.org/taskmanager_error.htm

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    "Croxdale" <Croxdale@xxxxxx> wrote in message news:EB832458-7BE0-480F-91A0-B9D2633A758D@xxxxxx
    For some reason the Task Manager has been disabled. How do I turn it back on
    in Vista?

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