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Locked-up task manager is locked and unable to shut down with soft or hard boot

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Re: locked-up

You did not specify what OS you are using.

The only solution I have for you is rather drastic but guaranteed.

Disconnect your laptop from the main power supply, close the laptop lid, flip it over and remove the battery and re-insert it.
Voila!! You have perform a dirty shutdown and any file you were working on will not be saved.

I advise you invest in an antivirus software with regular updates, I have come across viruses that behaved with this characteristics before.

Posted on Nov 25, 2007

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I have a Toshiba NB200 and I would hardly shut it down. Yesterday, I was downloading something, which I hardly do, and since I have Norton AntiVirus it said it was ok to download it. But then it started...

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My dell inspiron 1525 continuously keeps locking up. The screen just freezes up. I am unable to bring up task manager or hit escape. The only thing I can do is shut the power down / bring back up. This is...

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