Task Manager disabled problem in Windows XP

This problem is due to some kind of VIRUS/ TROJAN activity which normally disables the task manager.Now due to this problem when ever the user pressalt+ctrl+del to launch windows task manager it gives an error saying “Task Manager is being disabled by your administrator”.

(NOTE : Steps are also shown inthe video)
To Enable the Disabled Task Manager on your system, 
1. Press windows key+r to show run prompt
2. Follow the following steps
  • Enter gpedit.msc in the run prompt and click OK
  • In the Group Policy settings window
  • Select User Configuration
  • Select Administrative Templates
  • Select System
  • Select Ctrl+Alt+Delete options
  • Select Remove Task Manager
  • Double-click the Remove Task Manager option’.
  • Set the property of this item as disabled.

For Those who use Windows XP Home Edition can use the registry to enable Task Manager

  •  open start --> run and type regedit
  •  Navigate to the following path:
  • Hive: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System
  •  You will find a registry key with name DisableTaskMgr of type:REG_DWORD
  •  Double click the key with and set the Value to 0
  •  Exit the registry and restart to see the effect


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