ctrl-alt-del help please

  PH1 18:52 18 Feb 2006
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I am new to xp and I am unble to get ctrl-alt-del to work is there a reason/solution for this?

  VoG II 18:54 18 Feb 2006

CTRL+ALT+DEL should launch Task Manager. You can also run it by right clicking the Taskbar and selecting Task Manager.

  Jimmy14 18:55 18 Feb 2006

is it a desktop keyboard or laptop one you are using

  PH1 18:55 18 Feb 2006

I have tried that and nothing happens

  PH1 18:56 18 Feb 2006

compaq presario desktop

  Jimmy14 18:57 18 Feb 2006

have you tried restarting your computer incase it has freezed because of something

  PH1 18:58 18 Feb 2006

I restarted it several times with on change

  VoG II 19:01 18 Feb 2006

Start, Run, type

taskmgr.exe

and click OK. Does that work?

  PH1 19:02 18 Feb 2006

No I get a message say that another programme is using this file

  Les 19:07 18 Feb 2006

I had the same trouble some time ago - I found that another program, running in the background, was the cause. Once removed then all was OK.

  PH1 19:09 18 Feb 2006

How do I find the programme and remove it please?

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