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Get Started with C or C++ C Tutorial C++ Tutorial Get the C++ Book All Tutorials Advanced Search Forum Community Boards Tech Board Windows taskmanager got hosed Getting started with C Here's how: 1. Is that even possible? It got rid of the problem and I thought that my laptop was toast! http://recupsoft.com/task-manager/task-manager-and-end-now-box.html

Try double-clicking on the program icon itself in the system32 folder. The only reason I can even get on the web to post this is because I had Internet Explorer open at the time when the problem started happening and have not I have all of my windows install disks. You can see which users are admins by going in Control Panel and clicking the Users icon. 2) Start -> Run regedit 3) Browse to: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies 4) Click on each subfolder

Get the full RTF version from www.zacksdomain.com/articles/howto/taskmanager.rtf Task manager can stop working for a number of reasons, I'll go over some fixes from easiest to hardest See if taskmgr exists 1) TechSpot is a registered trademark. If at first you don't succeed, try writing your phone number on the exam paper. 06-09-2007 #7 crvenkapa View Profile View Forum Posts Performer Join Date Jan 2007 Location Macedonia Posts

  1. Di, Nov 26, 2003, in forum: Windows XP Security Replies: 1 Views: 227 Erick Nov 27, 2003 cwshredder hosed my system BILLEMERY, Dec 15, 2003, in forum: Windows XP Security Replies:
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  4. This can be hard to do, but a quick search in google for the process name should reveal what it is.
  5. I clicked Yes but then it asked for my Service Pack >> 1 disk which I didn't even think I had so I clicked Cancel- >> -it gave me no other
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  8. Only prob is I cant even get the task manager up to access it - All I get is a blank screen with my desktop image.
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  10. Fighting Terrorism Since 1492 Advanced Member 6,813 posts Gender:Male Location:Northern Ontario,Canada Posted 07 September 2008 - 02:21 PM Are you able to do a system Restore Open your your task manager

You'll have to log off and on for these changes to take effect. Today I found my SP1 disk but how do I get Windows to ask me again if it should replace the corrupted system file. Join the community here, it only takes a minute. If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members.

Click Yes on the prompt. If you see this key (right side), just highlight it and delete the key. Creating a game, from start to finish Recent additions How to create a shared library on Linux with GCC - December 30, 2011 Enum classes and nullptr in C++11 - The time now is 07:15 PM.

Try that and see if it works! Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality. Register Forum Archives Operating Systems Microsoft Windows Windows Setup, Administration & Security Virus hosed Task Manager Virus hosed Task Manager - Windows Setup, Administration & Security My PC was infected with Anyhow this list by vigilante is by far the best list of stuff to try if you are already on top of the malware/virus status of your computer and be sure

I have a friend who has XP Pro and I copied taskmgr.exe from his system to mine and Task Manager is working again. check these guys out Forum Today's Posts C and C++ FAQ Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links View Forum Leaders What's New? Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? Thanks. -Tom >-----Original Message----- >Tom, >Do this: go to Start/All Programs/Accessories/Command Prompt/when the box >opens; type in "sfc /scannow"-less the quote markers and be VERY SURE that a >space preceeds the

How to fix Systemroot 1) Click Start -> Run and type regedit and hit Enter 2) In Regedit, browse in the left column to: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Environment This usually just has entries for this page I cant even get my task manager to work. Each path is sepparated by a semicolon. Was this answer helpful?

Which is usually C:\Windows or C:\Winnt or whatever Windows is installed to. Started by tcv , Oct 25 2008 05:33 PM Please log in to reply 1 reply to this topic #1 tcv tcv Members 3 posts OFFLINE Local time:07:15 PM Posted After a reboot, Windows comes up to a blank screen after logon. http://recupsoft.com/task-manager/task-manager-gone.html PC Review Home Newsgroups > Windows XP > Windows XP Security > Home Home Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Articles Articles Quick

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taskmgr.exe bad image is the message I get.

Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? However, if the SystemRoot variable is screwed up, there would be a heck of a lot more problems then just Task Manager being hosed! Then check with Start -> Run again to see if it's right. Now get this: I tried to run SPYBOT S&D, which opened but just hangs and I can't close it, and now I can't open Task Manager.

Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? If you're having a computer problem, ask on our forum for advice. Basically just rename regedit.exe to regedit.com, using whatever means necessary. useful reference Join our site today to ask your question.

If you can run Task Manager by double-clicking it, but NOT by ctrl-alt-del or ctrl-shift-esc OR start -> Run Taskmgr, then check the PATH variable: 1) Right Click My Computer and MFDnNC, Nov 25, 2005 #2 This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies. Start -> Run SFC /scannow 3. Reply Leave a comment Helpful +0 Report sun Jan 25, 2009 at 10:24 AM i have the same problumes Report lizzyfink- Jan 25, 2009 at 11:56 AM OK, After days of

Thanks. -Tom Tom Guest July 28th,08:04 AM #2 Re: Virus hosed Task Manager Gene, The CD I have is labeled "Dell Reinstallation CD XP Pro including Service Pack 1" and Windows Task Manager opens but only for a second Use a 3rd party task manager to close the bad process that is stopping Task Manager from working. Ask a question and give support. No, create an account now.

What a cluster %$&#! Its really odd but after three days of trying to fix this ctrl/alt/del problem (and months of having it) I have realized that one of the first suggestions I found online Also, WFP (Windows File Protection) may recreate the EXE version once it's renamed, so you'll have to type the .COM part of regedit for it to work. Do the cleanup part of the fix first.

Create an association in the Folder Options control panel." Unfortunately, this includes ALL EXEs, COMs, and REG files. (I've tried them all.) Is a rebuild in order at this point? You can actually type "%systemroot%" as well. 4) You should find in the list: %systemroot%\system32\taskmgr.exe 133KB If you cannot find this file, you can extract it off your XP CD again. But after finally swapping keyboards I found that this, the most improbable solution, worked. Stay logged in Pilots of America Home Forums > Pilot's Lounge > Technical Corner > Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Style by Arty Forum software by XenForo™

I also tried downloading Malware and adware and something that my IT guy at work suggested but nothing worked.