task manager wont start

Posted: 02-22-2008, 03:56 PM
I turned on my computer this morning and when I right click the tool bar at
the bottom of the screen the "task Manager" is grayed out. I tried MS help
for vista and it when the program was attempted to start it says the
administrator has this locked out. I only have one user on this machine and I
am set as the adminstrator. Does anyone know how I have to reset this so I
can gain access to the task manager?
Thanks

task manager wont start


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Brink
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Re: task manager wont start
Posted: 02-22-2008, 04:10 PM

Brian;621801 Wrote:
> I turned on my computer this morning and when I right click the tool bar
> at
> the bottom of the screen the "task Manager" is grayed out. I tried MS
> help
> for vista and it when the program was attempted to start it says the
> administrator has this locked out. I only have one user on this machine
> and I
> am set as the adminstrator. Does anyone know how I have to reset this
> so I
> can gain access to the task manager?
> Thanks
Hi Brian,

This will show you how to enable the Task Manager again. Be sure to
run a full virus and anti-spam scan on your computer to be safe. This is
a symptom of a few of them.

http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/10...e-disable.html

Shawn


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Re: task manager wont start
Posted: 02-23-2008, 05:23 PM
Shawn, thanks for the quick resonse.
I tried resetting the task manager and it was alreaded disabled so it should
be working. I have AVG antivirus and Windows defender running as well.
Neither have detected a problem. scans are done daily. So I setup a guest
account and the guest account can access the task manager but the admin
cannot. I tried the links as through for "group" and checked it in regedit
both are set for "disabled"
Any ideas?
Thanks

"Brink" wrote:
>
> Brian;621801 Wrote:
> > I turned on my computer this morning and when I right click the tool bar
> > at
> > the bottom of the screen the "task Manager" is grayed out. I tried MS
> > help
> > for vista and it when the program was attempted to start it says the
> > administrator has this locked out. I only have one user on this machine
> > and I
> > am set as the adminstrator. Does anyone know how I have to reset this
> > so I
> > can gain access to the task manager?
> > Thanks
>
> Hi Brian,
>
> This will show you how to enable the Task Manager again. Be sure to
> run a full virus and anti-spam scan on your computer to be safe. This is
> a symptom of a few of them.
>
> http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/10...e-disable.html
>
> Shawn
>
>
> --
> Brink
>
> *There are no dumb questions, just the people that do not ask them.*
> '*Vista Forums*'
> (http://www.vistax64.com/index.php?referrerid=2980)
> *Please post feedback to help others.*
>
Raith
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Re: task manager wont start
Posted: 02-24-2008, 06:51 PM
You could try good, old fashioned, Alt-Ctrl-Del, and lick on Task Manager
from there if that works.

"Brian" wrote:
> Shawn, thanks for the quick resonse.
> I tried resetting the task manager and it was alreaded disabled so it should
> be working. I have AVG antivirus and Windows defender running as well.
> Neither have detected a problem. scans are done daily. So I setup a guest
> account and the guest account can access the task manager but the admin
> cannot. I tried the links as through for "group" and checked it in regedit
> both are set for "disabled"
> Any ideas?
> Thanks
>
> "Brink" wrote:
>
> >
> > Brian;621801 Wrote:
> > > I turned on my computer this morning and when I right click the tool bar
> > > at
> > > the bottom of the screen the "task Manager" is grayed out. I tried MS
> > > help
> > > for vista and it when the program was attempted to start it says the
> > > administrator has this locked out. I only have one user on this machine
> > > and I
> > > am set as the adminstrator. Does anyone know how I have to reset this
> > > so I
> > > can gain access to the task manager?
> > > Thanks
> >
> > Hi Brian,
> >
> > This will show you how to enable the Task Manager again. Be sure to
> > run a full virus and anti-spam scan on your computer to be safe. This is
> > a symptom of a few of them.
> >
> > http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/10...e-disable.html
> >
> > Shawn
> >
> >
> > --
> > Brink
> >
> > *There are no dumb questions, just the people that do not ask them.*
> > '*Vista Forums*'
> > (http://www.vistax64.com/index.php?referrerid=2980)
> > *Please post feedback to help others.*
> >
Brian
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Re: task manager wont start
Posted: 02-25-2008, 01:10 AM
Shawn, I found the problem, it was related to changes in the registry. I
simply did a repair and took the registry back about 5 days. This removed the
registry problem and I now have my task manager back and operational.
Thanks again

"Raith" wrote:
> You could try good, old fashioned, Alt-Ctrl-Del, and lick on Task Manager
> from there if that works.
>
> "Brian" wrote:
>
> > Shawn, thanks for the quick resonse.
> > I tried resetting the task manager and it was alreaded disabled so it should
> > be working. I have AVG antivirus and Windows defender running as well.
> > Neither have detected a problem. scans are done daily. So I setup a guest
> > account and the guest account can access the task manager but the admin
> > cannot. I tried the links as through for "group" and checked it in regedit
> > both are set for "disabled"
> > Any ideas?
> > Thanks
> >
> > "Brink" wrote:
> >
> > >
> > > Brian;621801 Wrote:
> > > > I turned on my computer this morning and when I right click the tool bar
> > > > at
> > > > the bottom of the screen the "task Manager" is grayed out. I tried MS
> > > > help
> > > > for vista and it when the program was attempted to start it says the
> > > > administrator has this locked out. I only have one user on this machine
> > > > and I
> > > > am set as the adminstrator. Does anyone know how I have to reset this
> > > > so I
> > > > can gain access to the task manager?
> > > > Thanks
> > >
> > > Hi Brian,
> > >
> > > This will show you how to enable the Task Manager again. Be sure to
> > > run a full virus and anti-spam scan on your computer to be safe. This is
> > > a symptom of a few of them.
> > >
> > > http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/10...e-disable.html
> > >
> > > Shawn
> > >
> > >
> > > --
> > > Brink
> > >
> > > *There are no dumb questions, just the people that do not ask them.*
> > > '*Vista Forums*'
> > > (http://www.vistax64.com/index.php?referrerid=2980)
> > > *Please post feedback to help others.*
> > >
 
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