How to fix “Task Manager Disabled”

Aug 06, 2014, by admin

That’s a very common problem for Windows users. Many times when you try to open Task Manager, you find that “Task Manager Disabled” message because of virus, Trojan, or piece of spyware has attacked you computer . some times it can be blocked by your admin also


Here are the the various registry modification methods for correcting this problem.

Method 1 – Using the Group Policy Editor in Windows XP Professional

  •     Click Start, Run, type gpedit.msc and click OK.
  •     Under User Configuration, Click on the plus (+) next to Administrative Templates
  •     Click on the plus (+) next tSystem, then click on Ctrl+Alt+Delete Options
  •     Find Remove Task Manager in the right-hand pane and double click on it
  •     Choose the option “Not Configured”  and click Ok.
  •     Close the Group Policy Window

Method 2:  Change the Task Manager Option through the Run line

Click on Start, Run and type the following command exactly and press Enter

REG add HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System /v DisableTaskMgr /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f

Method 3: Change Task Manager through a Registry REG file

Click on Start, Run, and type Notepad and press Enter
Copy and paste the information between the dotted lines into Notepad and save it to your desktop as taskmanager.reg



Double click on the taskmanager.reg file to enter the information into the Windows registry

Method 4: Delete the restriction in the registry manually

Click on Start, Run, and type REGEDIT and press Enter
Navigate to the following branch

HKEY_CURRENT_USER \ Software \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \ Policies\ System
In the right pane, find and delete the value named DisableTaskMgr
Close the registry editor

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