Jan 252008

When you try to open Task Manager, the following error may occur

Task Manager has been disabled by your administrator


Cause Of the error

1. You use account that was blocked via the “Local Group Policy” or “Domain Group Policy”.

2. Some registry settings block you from using “Task Manager”.

3. could be Because of spyware or Virus

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 p

lus (+) 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

Try to download Combofix from here and run in your computer after finishing this you need to reboot your PC.

Method 3

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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  3 Responses to “Fix for Task Manager has been disabled by your administrator Error”

  1. the regestiry editor does not open and the sysem gives a warning sound alert…..but the warning messege is not displayed…please help.

  2. thanks

  3. my task manager doesn’t appear when I press ctrl alt del even after i did your solution above.

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