task manager disabled by administartor

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when i try to access the windows xp task manager either thru alt+ctrl+del
which shows a popup "task manager disabled by system administrator" or right
clicking on the desk top where the tab is not clickable i am the system
administrator and there are no other accounts on this computer i have run
search find and can only find how to use windows task manager with links to
open it which do not work either. i am running a pavillion with sp2 installed
and this was not a result of the sp as far as i can tell i had sp2 well befor
this problem started.
any help would be greatly appreciated
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  1. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.perform_maintain (More info?)

    Enable or Disable Task Manager for the Current User
    http://www.dougknox.com/xp/utils/xp_taskmgrenab.htm

    [Courtesy of MS-MVP Doug Knox]

    --
    Carey Frisch
    Microsoft MVP
    Windows XP - Shell/User

    Be Smart! Protect Your PC!
    http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/protect/default.aspx

    ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    "SERENITY31" wrote:

    | when i try to access the windows xp task manager either thru alt+ctrl+del
    | which shows a popup "task manager disabled by system administrator" or right
    | clicking on the desk top where the tab is not clickable i am the system
    | administrator and there are no other accounts on this computer i have run
    | search find and can only find how to use windows task manager with links to
    | open it which do not work either. i am running a pavillion with sp2 installed
    | and this was not a result of the sp as far as i can tell i had sp2 well befor
    | this problem started.
    | any help would be greatly appreciated
  2. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.perform_maintain (More info?)

    thank you so much it worked great


    "Carey Frisch [MVP]" wrote:

    > Enable or Disable Task Manager for the Current User
    > http://www.dougknox.com/xp/utils/xp_taskmgrenab.htm
    >
    > [Courtesy of MS-MVP Doug Knox]
    >
    > --
    > Carey Frisch
    > Microsoft MVP
    > Windows XP - Shell/User
    >
    > Be Smart! Protect Your PC!
    > http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/protect/default.aspx
    >
    > ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    >
    > "SERENITY31" wrote:
    >
    > | when i try to access the windows xp task manager either thru alt+ctrl+del
    > | which shows a popup "task manager disabled by system administrator" or right
    > | clicking on the desk top where the tab is not clickable i am the system
    > | administrator and there are no other accounts on this computer i have run
    > | search find and can only find how to use windows task manager with links to
    > | open it which do not work either. i am running a pavillion with sp2 installed
    > | and this was not a result of the sp as far as i can tell i had sp2 well befor
    > | this problem started.
    > | any help would be greatly appreciated
    >
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