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Task manager my task manager displays that task manager is disabled by administrator

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  • Anonymous Apr 27, 2008

    its a virus.. anti virus software not detecting it .. pls suggest alternative and tel wats rrt.exe

  • renushr2002 Jun 21, 2008

    Hi I am unable to see desktop icons and when i do crtl+alt+del it says task manager has been disabled by the administrator . Please help

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    task manager disable by administrator

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How to solve disable task manager

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Download and run TaskManagerFix

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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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When i try to open task manager, i get an error message " task manager has been disabled by the administrator". its because of a virus and i am unable to view folder options also in the menu and unable to access the C & D drives. i dint find the open and explore options when u right click. and the anti virus software is not detecting the virus. laptop is at risk. kindly advise immediately. also suggest best anti virus software. pls help!! unable to post my problem as i am not able to log in.

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Almost certainly a adware infection ... most likely the smitfraud vareity ... shut down and restart using the F8 key to access the advanced startup menu ... choose safemode with networking and you will get a login screen the includes the default Admin account ... as long as you have not modified this account you can log in with out entering a password .... you should have access to the cntrl pnl in this account ... go into it and disable system restore then download rougeremover free and begin the process of removing the infection....

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Hi dear.
it is done by the administrator manually or a virus has done it go to the following to enable

type in run gpedit.msc
now a window is appear now go to
user configuration->administrative templets->system->ctrl+alt+del options->remove task manager
now choose not configured for the default
enjoy!!!!
best of luck

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Hi,

If you are certain that you are logged on as administrator or has administrator privileges, then a virus is preventing your opening of the Task Manager. Additionally, the same virus is likewise preventing access to the Folder Option and the MSCONFIG function.

Of course the correct solution would be to run a full deep virus scan and delete detected ones. You can also try running RRT.exe to force access to the above functions.

Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards.

Thank you for using FixYa.

Posted on Mar 29, 2008

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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.
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  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.

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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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My task manager has been disabled by administration


dear sir,

i wish i could help u in dis matter, but it is impossible to have task manager again.
Ur computer is affected by TROJAN virus and it has disabled it, if u r able to remove virus, then also there is about 5% of possibilty of recovering it. but u shud try with an updated antivirus n if it dont work out, reinstall d windows

Abhinav

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Registry editing/TManager has been disabled by your administrator


hi there.. your problem can easily be fix by this software called DiskHeal you can download this @ (http://www.computer-realm.net/software/diskheal/download.php) hope this could help..

Dec 11, 2008 | Operating Systems

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Serious TaskManager Problem!!


Task Manager can be disabled by 2 main ways..
[1] Either there is a virus on your machine--
[2]Or It was manually disabled.
--The 1st solution is to get an anti virus which is up to date and run a virus scan to delete the viruses that maybe present.

--The second solution is that on your START MENU, click on "run".
On 'run' type "gpedit.msc"..
Under the "User Configuration" , click on " Administrative Templates"..
Then you double click on "system" .Double click on "Ctrl+Alt+Del Options"... Double Click on " Remove Task Manager" and click on "Disable"... Click on "Apply" and "Ok"
Your Task Manager should now work !!!

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