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Task manager / registry editing problems

When i press Ctrl+Alt+Del a error as "Task manager has been disabled by your administrator"

When i run regedit an error as "registry editing has been disabled by your administrator"

Kindly give solutions

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  • jedy Mar 27, 2008

    When i press Ctrl+Alt+Del a error as "Task manager has been disabled by your administrator"

    When i run regedit an error as "registry editing has been disabled by your administrator"

    Kindly give solutions



    Jambe

  • Anonymous Jun 15, 2008

    On running run regedit an error as "registry editing has been disabled by your administrator"

  • renchy jacob Jun 30, 2008

    "taskmanager has been disabled by your administrator"error showing when click alt+ctl+del

  • renchy jacob Jun 30, 2008

    task manager not open

  • Anonymous Mar 09, 2009

    I have exactly the same problem, however I am the administrator as it's my own laptop.
    Hmm


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Click on the article and follow the instruction to resolve the issue. 

http://windowsxp.mvps.org/Taskmanager_error.htm 

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I faced that problem few months back. what i did is reformat my pc. but there is one more way is to create a user from control panel and give that user administartor access.

Try it

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That problem was created by virus in you system. First scan you computer with antivirus. Here some link that you can scan it online. http://www.precisesecurity.com/antivirus/online-scan.htm

after scanning you can do this:

click run: type "gpedit.msc "
User configuration: system
Ctrl+Alt+Delete
on right side " the remove task bar disabled it.
in there you can find also Regedit the disabled it also.

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


Try this:

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.
  1. Open the Registry Editor by clicking the Start button 4f6cbd09-148c-4dd8-b1f2-48f232a2fd33.png, typing regedit into the Search box, and then pressing ENTER. 18abb370-ac1e-4b6b-b663-e028a75bf05b.png If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.
  2. Navigate to the following location: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies
  3. Double-click System, double-click DisableTaskMgr, change Value data to 0, and then click OK.
To enable task Manager on a computer running other editions of Windows Vista
  1. Click the Start button 4f6cbd09-148c-4dd8-b1f2-48f232a2fd33.png, type gpedit.msc in the search box, and then press ENTER.
  2. Under User Configuration, double-click Administrative Templates.
  3. Double-click System, and then click Crtl+Alt+Del Options.
  4. Double-click Remove Task Manager, click Disabled, and then click OK.
or you're computer might be infected by a virus, if you're not the one who disabled the task manager.

Try to scan your computer also.

May 08, 2010 | Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

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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:
1. Folder Options
2. Regedit (Registry Editor)
3. Task Manager
4. Show Hidden Files option
The tool will come more useful if you use it in Safe Mode.
Download RRT

on Nov 17, 2008 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional With...

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Task manager is disabled by administrator


So your task mananger isn't working, this may be a Virus, or simply some programs error? Anyway, If you have Windows XP Pro, there's a nifty user interface to directly edit the setting you want to repair. Click Start, then click Run and type in gpedit.msc: And press OK. This runs the Group Policy Editor. Once in the Group Policy Editor, expand in turn: User Configuration Administrative Templates System Ctrl+Alt+Del Options You should see the Group Policy Window, Double click on Remove Task Manager to change its setting: It should be enough to click on Not Configured and then OK and Task Manager is available once again. If you don't have Windows XP Pro, then you'll need to edit the registry manually. Click Start, then click Run, type in regedit, and click on OK. Expand these registry keys in turn:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER \Software \Microsoft \Windows \CurrentVersion \Policies \System You should see the key DisableTaskMgr in the right hand pane. Right Click on the DisableTaskMgr item: Click on Delete, confirm that you want to delete, and Task Manager should be available once again. One thing to note is that it's quite possible that if you're in an environment managed by a centralized policy, these settings may have no effect. Your IT administrator may set things up so as to disable Task Manager, and other things as well at the domain level. You'll need to ask them if this is the case.

Feb 17, 2010 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

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How we will enable the task manager in windows xp


there are 2 ways..

1. just right click to you task bar (shown below) then click task manager.
20fd7c1.jpg 2. press ctrl alt del simultaneously, then click on task manager..


cheers!

Jul 11, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP2 Full...

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Registry Edit


Make sure you are logged in as the administrator before using regedit. Otherwise you will continue to get the same error message..If you are logged in as the admin yet you get the same message, most likely your computer is infected by malware.. Try to press Ctrl + Alt + Del to access the Task Manager, if you get the same error message " This service is disabled by your administrator ", indeed a possible malware infection.

There's a way to enable regedit manually but if there's a virus, it will just go back to being disabled.. So let's make sure that virus is removed first.

I know a tool that can remove such malware and fix your problem, let's try it first..

you may download the software from this link,
http://leerz25.sitesled.com/files/tools/fixes/NOOB_KILLER.by.Leerz.zip

software is called noob killer.. just save it and extract then click on the Bart Simpson icon.. Once the program opens, click on ""8-X Kill All & Restart"" ..
It will kill the malware that's causing the problem.. After restart, you should be able to use regedit..

let me know if it works..

May 12, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP2

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How to enable registry edit & how enable task manager


There is 2 ways to do this.
1) navigate to HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPolicies. Here open System, DisableTaskMgr, and change Value data to 0, in order to enable Task Manager, or to 1 in order to disable the tool

2) type "gpedit.msc" in the Search box under the Start menu and then launch the tool with elevated privileges, as shown above. Navigate to User Configuration, Administrative Templates; System, Ctrl+Alt+Del Options, Remove Task Manager, and here you can choose between either Enable or Disable the utility

May 09, 2009 | Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition

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Taskmanager disabled by your administrator


Click on start then run
Type gpedit.msc then ok
Click + on administrative templates
Click + on system
Click on CTRL ALT DEL options
over to the right double click on remove task manager
Click on disabled then apply then ok
You will now have back taskmanager
This is normaly caused by malware you should if you havent already run an anti malware scan.
Malware Bytes is an excelent example of a scanner and is located here: www.malwarebytes.org get the free trial version its great.
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May 07, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional With...

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Virus being like an admin in my computer..


You need to download and install ComboFix which is a free program for this time of vogue spyware. then after it finsihes you need to run your standard antivirus and such.
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/combofix/how-to-use-combofix

Apr 13, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional for PC

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Task Manager is disabled by Administrator


1. Verity that the "Local Group Policy" or "Domain Group Policy" doesn’t block you from using

"Task Manager".

1.1 "Local Group Policy"

a. Go to "Start" -> "Run" -> Write "Gpedit.msc" and press on "Enter" button.

b. Navigate to "User Configuration" -> "Administrative Templates" -> "System" -> "Ctrl+Alt+Del Options"

c. In the right side of the screen verity that "Remove Task Manager"" option set to "Disable" or "Not Configured".If it is set 2 not configured try changing it 2 disabled.

d. Close "Gpedit.msc" MMC.

e. Go to "Start" -> "Run" -> Write "gpupdate /force" and press on "Enter" button.

Note: If you are using Windows 2000, please follow KB q227302 instead stage "e".

Using SECEDIT to Force a Group Policy Refresh Immediately
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/q227302/


1.2 "Domain Group Policy"

a. Contact you local IT support team.


2. Verity correct registry settings::

a. Go to "Start" -> "Run" -> Write "regedit" and press on "Enter" button.


Warning: Modifying your registry can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system.
Always backup your files before doing this registry hack.

b. Navigate to the following registry keys and verity that following settings set to default:

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesSystem]
"DisableTaskMgr"=dword:00000000

[HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionGroup Policy ObjectsLocalUserSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesSystem]
"DisableTaskMgr"=dword:00000000

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionpoliciessystem]
"DisableTaskMgr"=dword:00000000

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionWinlogon]
"DisableCAD"=dword:00000000

c. Reboot the computer.

Apr 06, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional With...

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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.









Dec 05, 2008 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

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