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    How do i re-enable Task Manager?

    Hey there,

    I just got my parents other pc hooked back up onto the internet, but now it's coming up with an error message saying

    "Task Manager has been disabled by your Administrator" when pressing ctrl+alt+del

    They say it started happening just after they downloaded a file and tried running it. but the file didnt do anything.

    so i'm thinking it could have been a virus but after scanning it says the pc is fine.

    Any suggestions welcome,

    how do i get their task manager working again?
    should i be concerned about what else this file may have done (if it did cause this?)
    Anyone else had this?

    thanks

    bres

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    Good point

    XP pro

    When clicking on taskmgr.exe in the system32 file i get the same error message

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    Aka Bres subucni's Avatar
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    Awesome, thanks,thats solved it

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