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DoS My System was recently infected with virus that disable some features including Task manager, Regedit, WIndows Help and Support on my Windows XP SP2 although the system has been disinfected with Anti-virus the DoS attack is still on. Also on my mobile PC i installed SQL Server 2000 but anytime i want to log on to the Software i keep having log on error message that the SQL Server service is not installed. i use Windows authentication and my OS is Windows XP

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To be honest the ammount of time it would take for you to properly clean (remove all threats, restore messed up regestry, spyware etc) both of your systems. your time would be better spent backing up your needed files (pictures, documents, internet favorites etc) then starting from scratch by reinstalling both operating systems either from the system restore function that may be already pre installed by the manufacturer, or by simply using the origional OS install CD /DVD.

Once done install antivirus and firewall software making sure they are up to date, then install all OS software updates, finally restore you user files to one of your systems and complete a full AV scan.
finally put you data files back on the appropirate system, voila.

I suggest what may seem a drastic soloution, because it's the simplest way to achive a squeeky clean system, in the least possible time.

hope this helps

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My task manager doesn't work anymore can u help me fix this?


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If Task Manager has been disabled, you can re-enable it if you have administrator privileges on the computer.
To enable Task Manager on a computer running Windows Vista Home Basic or Windows Vista Home Premium This procedure requires you to edit the registry. An incorrect change to your computer's registry could render your computer inoperable. We strongly recommend that you back up the registry before making any changes. For more information, see Back up the registry.
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Enable the Registry Editor, Task Manager and Folder Options Disabled by Viru


Virus attack is common these days and we often come across the problems like Disabled Folder Options or like Task Manager and Regedit disabled by Administrator. These problems are nothing but virus activities. The virus has infected our system and stopping us from accessing these options.
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Pressing keys Ctrl+Alt+Del opens up a dialog saying that “Task Manager has been disabled by your Administrator” whereas you are the Administrator yourself. It becomes very annoying when you think that you can fix this problem by going into the Registry Editor but it doesn’t show up. Even the Folder Options gets disabled.
This problem is generally caused by a virus named “Brontok” but don’t worry just use RRT (Remove Restrictions Tool) that can easily solve this problem. RRT is free and can successfully enable:
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it arises from the policy fault
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My taskmanager has been disabled by virus


Method 1 Click Start, Run and type this command exactly as given below: (better - Copy and paste)

Method 2 Download and run this REG fix and double-click it.
Method 3
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  • 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
Method 4: Using Group Policy Editor - for Windows XP Professional
  • Click Start, Run, type gpedit.msc and click OK.
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1st your pendrive
your pendrive is infected with Autorun.inf virus
to remove this virus install malwarebytes and scan your whole system as well as your pendrive

If the above method is not work

Try to format in other operating system like vista or in 7
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2nd your task manager
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http://www.2shared.com/file/10418643/7fd29ae/restore_all.html

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Ctrl+Alt+Del doesn't display task manager


hi!

welcome to Fixya,

you have a virus that name brontox if I'm not mistaken.

update or upgrade your anti virus. and free upgraded anti virus can help, like AVG 8.0

but your have big problem because when the anti virus trigger the dos mode it will automatically shut down your PC. like when you open your task manager or run the command prompt. so try this thing out and what happen.









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u need to format ur system or can run a full system scan

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hi dear

start menu, run
type regedit

find this....
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System]
"DisableTaskMgr"=dword:00000000

change dword to 000000000

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