ctrl alt del will not let me open task manager

  colin35small 10:52 21 Mar 2010

How can we enable it ?
It says task manager has been disabled by your administrator.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 10:55 21 Mar 2010

Start, Run and type this command exactly as given below: (Copy and paste)

REG add HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System /v DisableTaskMgr /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f

  Eargasm 10:57 21 Mar 2010

Or have a look here, sometimes it is disabled by Malware.

click here

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 10:57 21 Mar 2010

Download and run this REG fix and double-click it.

click here

PS you may need to reboot after each fix for it to take effect.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 10:58 21 Mar 2010

Click Start, Run and type Regedit.exe
Navigate to the following branch:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER \ Software \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \ Policies\ System

In the right-pane, delete the value named DisableTaskMgr

Close Regedit.exe

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 10:59 21 Mar 2010

Using Group Policy Editor - for Windows XP Professional

Click Start, Run, type gpedit.msc and click OK.
Navigate to this branch:

User Configuration / Administrative Templates / System / Ctrl+Alt+Delete Options / Remove Task Manager

Double-click the Remove Task Manager option.
Set the policy to Not Configured.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 11:45 21 Mar 2010

OK so which one fixed it?

Please let us know as it will help others in future.

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