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Q: adobe installer and task manager

my roommate has been having problems with her computer. i installed zone alarm security suite on her computer and have done numerous scans. but when she crtl-alt-deletes it says "task manger has been disabled by your administrator" (admin has not disabled it though) and when she opens a shortcut or an application it says "adobe installer" something or other and "installs" something. I've tried finding out what it was but if i can't get in task manger to see what process' are running when the "adobe" comes up i don't think i can figure out where it's running from. any help is appreciated. thank you.

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A: adobe installer and task manager

Allows you to enable or disable Task Manager for the Current User
http://www.dougknox.com/xp/utils/xp_taskmgrenab.htm

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/adobe-installer-and-task-manager.675357/
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I am having a problem when I attempt to run a downloaded installer. After downloading an installer for a game, when I run the installer, instead of installing the game, my Task Manager and Windows Explorer freeze. Does anyone know what causes this and how to fix it.
Thank you

A:Installer crashes Task Manager and Explorer

Check Resource Monitor - does CPU, RAM, HDD, etc... pin at 100%?
START | type perfmon /res

Also check -

1. WERCON -
START | type view | "View all Problem Reports" | 2x-click on line item for additional crash info

2. Reliability Monitor -
START | type perfmon /rel

3. Event Viewer -
START | type eventvwr.msc | Custom Views | Administrative Events

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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.... If i try to install a program, windows installer doesnt do it, if i cancel it just says cancelling and hangs....

.... anyone as to any ideas how to resolve ...

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How long has this issue beein going on?What programs do you have running at startup? Have you tried disabling with a startup manager, then re-enabling one at a time?Have you tried using System Restore or System Restore from a command prompt in Safe Mode to return to a previous state before your problems began?

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A:Adobe Flash Player shows it's running twice in Task Manager

You may have more than one copy of adobe flash player installed. To find out go to control panel & click on uninstall programs then tell look at the top of the list & tell me how many copies of adobe flash player you currently have installed.
 

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Every now and then I look down at the task tray ...and whoa!!!! about a dozen instances of Outlook. See attached

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And how do I prevent it??

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It just looks as though you have multiple instances of Outlook open. Probably the way you are accessing your mail each time you open a new email.

It's likely that Outlook is set to 'hide when minimised' on the task button.

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A:Task Manager/Task Bar/Safe Mode/Symantec Sites etc disabled....

Hello.

The attached logs are locked, meaning a password were set on them and therefore I cannot view it.

Anyhow, please run the following tool.

Install Recovery Console and Run ComboFix

Download Combofix from any of the links below, and save it to your desktop.

Link 1
Link 2
Link 3
Close/disable all anti-virus and anti-malware programs so they do not interfere with the running of ComboFix. Refer to this page if you are not sure how.
Close any open windows, including this one.
Double click on ComboFix.exe & follow the prompts.
As part of it's process, ComboFix will check to see if the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console is installed. With malware infections being as they are today, it's strongly recommended to have this pre-installed on your machine before doing any malware removal. It will allow you to boot up into a special recovery/repair mode that will allow us to more easily help you should your computer have a problem after an attempted removal of malware.
If you did not have it installed, you will see the prompt below. Choose YES.

Follow the prompts to allow ComboFix to download and install the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console, and when prompted, agree to the End-User License Agreement to install the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console.
**Please note: If the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console is already installed, ComboFix will continue it's malware removal procedures.

Note:The Windows Recovery Console will allow you to boot up into a special recovery (repair) mode. This allows us to more easily help you
should your computer have a problem after an attempted removal of malware. It is a simple procedure that will only take a few moments of your time.
Once the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console is installed using ComboFix, you should see the following message:


Click on Yes, to continue scanning for malware.
When finished, it will produce a report for you. Please post the contents of the log (C:\ComboFix.txt).
Leave your computer alone while ComboFix is running.
ComboFix will restart your computer if malware is found; allow it to do so.

Note: Please Do NOT mouseclick combofix's window while its running because it may call it to stall.

Post back with:
-Combofix log
-The GMER log

With Regards,
Extremeboy

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A:Dektop shows up with no icons or task bar. Running things through Task manager.

I don't mean to bump this, I just would like to point out that i was only able to complete Step 1.

I removed all of those programs that I found, I had to use appwiz.cpl in task manager.

The other steps I couldn't perform because I can't use IE. My system also noted the files as corrupt or not compatible with Win 32.

And I need to use IE to do the online PC scan thing as well.

I'm really sorry, I hope I can still get some help.

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A:Loading into blank wallpaper. No task bar / icons/ Task Manager

At the blank desktop press CTRL+ALT+DEL start the Task Manager. Go up to File/New Task (Run) in the Run box type explorer.exe and press enter. If that doesn't work at the Run box or the command prompt type %systemroot%\system32\restore\rstrui.exe and do a System Restore to a time before this happened.

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A:Can not open window's update/ task manager/ network manager and can not shut down

Hi boman,

Some questions:

You said you are sure you don't have any malware left. Did you have malware? And did you have malware when you tried to do the update which wasn't sucessful?

Do you have a cd with your computer?

Which Antivirus program are you using?

Zllio

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Howdy All,

Task Manager won't come up with ctrl+alt+delete or from right click task bar? When I right click the task bar I can see the "task manager" option and can click it, but nothing happens.

I just ran a full Nortan Antivirus scan (clean), Error Checking for hard disk (volume also clean), and sfc scannow through the command prompt (clean as well).

My system is:
Microsoft Windows XP
Home Edition
Version 2002
Service Pack 3 (with latest updates)
Intel Pentium 4 CPU 2.40GHz
1.00GB RAM

Thank you for any help you can offer, keep the faith!

A:Task Manager won't come up with ctrl+alt+delete or from right click task bar?

What about Ctrl + Shift then Esc?Try this then see if you can access itPlease download Rkill by Grinler and save it to your desktop.Link 2Link 3Link 4Double-click on the Rkill desktop icon to run the tool.If using Vista, right-click on it and Run As Administrator.A black DOS box will briefly flash and then disappear. This is normal and indicates the tool ran successfully.If not, delete the file, then download and use the one provided in Link 2.If it does not work, repeat the process and attempt to use one of the remaining links until the tool runs.If the tool does not run from any of the links provided, please let me know.Do not reboot the computer or you will have to run it againThen run thisWe Need to check for Rootkits with RootRepealDownload RootRepeal from the following location and save it to your desktop.Direct Download (Recommended)Primary MirrorSecondary MirrorSecondary MirrorSecondary MirrorZip Mirrors (Recommended if you have a slower connection or if the Direct Download mirror is down)
Primary MirrorSecondary MirrorSecondary MirrorRar Mirrors - Only if you know what a RAR is and can extract it.
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Please help!

Thanks

A:Spyware? Virus? No Task Bar, Icons, Or Task Manager

Hello L Simmons,I realize that it is frustrating when your computer isn't working properly. We are all volunteers here and sometimes things slip past us. I noticed that you posted an earlier thread here. http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/134304/spyware/ Posting more than one thread about the same topic is called double-posting and is not allowed on BC. Additionally, you now have an HJT thread posted. Please read my reply to your earlier thread. This topic is now closed. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to send me a PM.Orange Blossom

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Is there any hidden way of closing VMlite so I dont have to restart, a sort of hard end task?

Tim

A:Unable to end task in task manager Win8.1 x64 and VMlite.

Hi there
I believe vmlite XP mode is non Ms official software - XPmode is licensed and distributed solely by Ms. Anybody else who incorporates this product into their offerings whether freeware or not runs the risk of serious copyright infringements.

For 16 bit software you could try using a win95 VM - works fine !!!(use FREE VBOX or VMWARE player to create the VM).
I'm not sure but a W98 VM might work too -- there's a generic key on the web and plenty of ISO's --this is now abandonware so the generic keys are legit.

Cheers
jimbo

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A:Task Bar Locks up and Task Manager Wont Open.

aussj4link:

I need to know a little bit more... If you can answer the fallowing questions it may be helpful...

Does an error message pop up when you try to open task manager? What are the specs of your computer? Do you have any antivirus protection?

Thanks.

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A:HELP Task Manager wont close certain processes. End Task does nothing!

http://www.softtreetech.com/24x7/archive/49.htm
 

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Is there a new argument for minimized in Windows 8?

Thanks!

A:Launch Task Manager Minimized from Task Scheduler

I probably should have started a new thread for this, but the title of this one was perfect, so I decided to borrow it for my post instead of confusing people with multiple threads on the same topic.

First, to answer the question posed by the original poster, in case he or anyone still cares: "Minimized" isn't a parameter for the Task Manager itself - and never was; this isn't one of the changes that came with Windows 8. Rather, the old way (which still works for most programs) was to create a create a shortcut to the program you want to start minimized, and then to choose "Minimized" in the shortcut's settings, as shown in this example:

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Anyway, on to the main reason for this message:
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This post will show you how to set up Windows 8 to start Task Manager automatically on every logon, providing almost the same functionality as was provided by the old shortcut method. (There are still some unresolved quirks with this procedure, but for me and probably most of you, this is still better than doing without.)

Starting with Windows Vista, Microsoft greatly expanded the Scheduled Tasks facility in Windows; now with Windows 8, it largely takes the place of older features like the Startup folder and the Run and RunOnce keys in the registry, which only exist now for compatibility with older programs.

Even if you're not a programmer, if you need to make your computer do something at certain times or when certain things happen, you should get familiar with the Task Scheduler (which is a much bigger topic than I can cover here - not to mention only peripherally related to the subject at hand).
To set Task Manager to run with every logon:

Download the following XML file to your desktop:
Task Manager.txt
(This file was posted as a text file, because the site won't allow the posting of XML files directly.)If the name of the downloaded file appears on your desktop as just "Task Manager" instead of "Task Manager.txt", you need to turn on file extensions temporarily; see Option Two in this tutorial.Rename the downloaded file from "Task Manager.txt" to "Task Manager.xml".Open Control Panel. The most convenient way to do this is probably to move the cursor to the lower left corner of the screen, right-click, and select "Control Panel" from the menu that appears. (Touch-screen users: you're on your own. )

Select "System and Security" from the window that appears. (If the window doesn't look like the image above, you probably know enough to skip to the next step.)

Select "Administrative Tools" from the list.

Double-click "Task Scheduler" in the window that appears.

Select "Import Task..." from the "Actions" list on the right side of the window that appears.In the File Open dialog that appears, navigate to and select the "Task Manager.xml" file that you downloaded in Step 1 and renamed in Step 3.

Click "OK" in the window that appears.Close all the open windows and restart your computer.


   Note
I mentioned some unresolved quirks above, which you'll probably notice once your computer restarts. First, this causes the computer to go to the desktop shortly after logon. Some people will consider this an extra bonus rather than a quirk, but I haven't figured out a way to prevent this for those people who like seeing the St... Read more

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Anyone remember?

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A:Solved: Windows XP Task Manager/End Task question

Right click on My Computer / Properties / Advanced tab / Error Reporting button
Then check to disable error reporting.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-windows-xp-task-manager-end-task-question.638995/
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A:Vista 64 bit no icons, no task bar, no task manager

Let me ask someone to help you

good luck

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A:No Task Bar/Icons - Cannot Access Task Manager

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/no-task-bar-icons-cannot-access-task-manager.803096/
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A:How can I hide a task that is running under task manager?

Hello, I'm not sure if what I am asking is against the rules of this websiteClick to expand...

I am not sure why you would think it could be but in order to better advise you what please

I am looking for a method to keep an application running in the background but not showing under the task manager.
Click to expand...

is the application
 

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Hy my name is Daniel and I will be assisting you with your Malware related problems. Before we move on, please read the following points carefully. First, read my instructions completely. If there is anything that you do not understand kindly ask before proceeding. Perform everything in the correct order. Sometimes one step requires the previous one. If you have any problems while you are follow my instructions, Stop there and tell me the exact nature of your problem. Do not run any other scans without instruction or Add/ Remove Software unless I tell you to do so. This would change the output of our tools and could be confusing for me. Post all Logfiles as a reply rather than as an attachment unless I specifically ask you. If you can not post all logfiles in one reply, feel free to use more posts. If I don't hear from you within 3 days from this initial or any subsequent post, then this thread will be closed. Stay with me. I will give you some advice about prevention after the cleanup process. Absence of symptoms does not always mean the computer is clean. My first language is not english. So please do not use slang or idioms. It could be hard for me to read. Thanks for your understanding.Download DDS and save it to your desktop from here or hereDouble click dds to run the tool.When done, DDS will open two (2) logs: DDS.txt Attach.txtSave both reports to your desktop and post them in your next reply

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Any particular reason why you don't want to update Flash?

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A:Adobe Flash Installer virus

Perform a clean install of adobe flash player.
http://forums.adobe.com/message/4041846

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A:Task Manager won't come up with ctrl+alt+delete, ctrl+shift+esc, start -> run-> taskmgr, or from right click task...

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cd\
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A:Solved: Win installer,adobe reader,media went bad

d/load and run the h/drive makers diagnostic utility on the h/drive

http://www.tacktech.com/display.cfm?ttid=287

if it comes up clear run

chkdsk /r

in adobe click on help and in the drop down you will find the repair option
 

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My version of Adobe Acrobat Pro 6.0 (I know it is not supported by Adobe) installs sufficiently so that I can use it (mostly). However the request for install the program is still in the Windows Installer. So each time I boot, I need to cancel the install of Adobe since it doesn't do anything, even when I let it run to completion.

How do I find and rid myself of the command that tries to install Adobe each time I re-boot the system???

Windows Vista 64 bit, running on an Intel duo-core system with 4GB RAM.

Thanks

Rick

A:Windows Installer tries to install Adobe over and over again at boot up

I had a similar thing when every time I ran a particular program it asked me if I wanted to install it. I straightened things out by using this KB utility. It might work for you too:

Description of the Windows Installer CleanUp Utility

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A:Adobe Digital Edtions Installer is already running

Use Geek Uninstaller
http://www.geekuninstaller.com/
 

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A:adobe flash installer autoloads when i dont want it to

Hi -There was a very recent Update to several programs, and Flash Player was one of these.I simply clicked on the Update and in 60 seconds it had installed the latest version - Flash Player, Version 11 is the latest update -You must update many items in the life of your computer, and several Adobe programs are among these -Regards -

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A:Adobe Flash Player Installer Malware

DownloadTDSSkillerLaunch it.Click on change parameters-Select TDLFS file systemClick on "Scan".Please post the LOG report(log file should be in your C drive) Do not change the default options on scan resultsDownloadaswMBRLaunch it, allow it to download latest Avast! virus definitionsClick the "Scan" button to start scan.After scan finishes,click on Save logPost the log results hereDownloadESET online scannerInstall itClick on START,it should download the virus definitionsWhen scan gets completed,click on LIST of found threatsExport the list to desktop,copy the contents of the text file in your reply

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I can install other programs into the computer, like microsoft office or something else, HOWEVER, WHEN I INSTALL ADOBE READER IT DOESN'T GO THROUGH.

Please help.

Thank you

A:Windows Installer..can't Install Adobe Reader Into My Computer

What version of Adobe Reader are you trying to install?

And from what location (Adobe website, your system, etc.)?

Louis

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Trojan-

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A:Trojan.Crypt.Aqlw & Adobe Flash Installer

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A:adobe outdated; installer freezes; will not install; fails

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A:ADE 2.0 installer adobe - digital editions administration rights

Right click the file, and select 'Run as administrator'.
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A:Problem with windows installer and Adobe Acrobat/Photoshop

I posted the problem at malware section, It help clear up some of other problems, but not the problems above. Here the link :
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Even though you don't think it's a permission issue, try giving the user Full Control of the Adobe folder under program files.
 

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A:Cannot start software such as Office and Adobe; Windows Installer runs

Hey Lots2Learn, Welcome to Sevenforums!

In order for me to properly diagnose your problem I need to understand a few concepts which caused this.

What restore did you do? Was it a system restore or a Samsung recovery type program?

If presented how far did you restore back to and was the programs you are having problems accessing installed after the time you specified?

Do you have any installation setups or discs for the affected programs?

Many Thanks,
Josh!

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A:Trouble with Windows Installer 4.5 & Seagate Manager

You could try using System Restore to bring your PC back to a point before you installed Windows Installer 4.5.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/trouble-with-windows-installer-4-5-seagate-manager.134370/
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A:Google Redirection and Roxio Media Manager Installer

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Follow the instructions that pop up for posting the results.Close the program window, and delete the program from your desktop.Please note: You may have to disable any script protection running if the scan fails to run. After downloading the tool, disconnect from the internet and disable all antivirus protection. Run the scan, enable your A/V and reconnect to the internet. Information on A/V control HERE

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A:Windows Installer keeps trying to install Roxio Media Manager

TSF,
Suggest you follow the link in my signature to especially download, update definitions and run Malwarbytes free. There are other cleaning tools in the link Learning each day that should also be of assistance to you.

Let us know if there is improvement,

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A:Help with Task Scheduler and Adobe Flash updates

On a whim I started Task Scheduler with Administrative privileges. Then I could delete the Adobe updater from the Task Scheduler Library. I then gave the .exe its old name so I can run it manually. All okay now.

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A:Adobe Type Manager

Hiya

This is about Adobe type manager:

http://www.adobe.com/products/atmlight/main.html

I don't like uninstalling Adobe products, myself. They seem to cause too many problems.
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Maybe someone else has some info on Adobe's product. Mind you, its usually Acrobat that the trouble is with. Have you still got the downloaded program somewhere?

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A:Vaio Analysis manager / Windows Installer window keeps popping up

Hello zolboo and a warm welcome to the Forum
I found this on the Sony website. If you follow the instructions it should solve your problem




Quote:
This is the Vaio Personalisation Manager which keeps track of your favorite music, programs etc. As far as I can work out it is designed to make personalised recommendations of music or other things you may be interested in when using Vaio Media Gallery. Rather like Amazon's Personal Recommendations.
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A:Adobe Manager Error pop-ups during startup

Hi Guys,

Is anybody out there willing to help?
 

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A:Adobe download Manager Error!

Try this Adobe flash player

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A:Task Manager

doh double clicked on it then it was OK

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A:Task Manager

Try these suggestions.
Task Manager has been disabled by your administrator
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/task-manager.518976/
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A:task manager gone

Welcome to TSG

Sorry for the delay


Download DDS and save it to your desktop from here or here or here
Disable any script blocker, and then double click dss.scr to run the tool.

When done, DDS will open two (2) logs:

DDS.txt
Attach.txt

Save both reports to your desktop
In your next reply, please attach both logs. Thanks

===========================================================
Please download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware from Here.

Double Click mbam-setup.exe to install the application.
Make sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, then click Finish.

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Once the program has loaded, select "Perform Quick Scan", then click Scan.

The scan may take some time to finish,so please be patient.

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Make sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.

When disinfection is completed, a log will open in Notepad and you may be prompted to Restart.(See Extra Note)

The log is automatically saved by MBAM and can be viewed by clicking the Logs tab in MBAM.

Copy&Paste the entire report in your next reply.
Extra Note:

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A:task manager

Click Start, Run and type this command exactly as given below: (better - Copy and paste)

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

Run some spyware tools

like

Spybot search and destroy
Ad-aware, by lavasoft

good luck

joan
 

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A:Task Manager

Hi ybenvious,Did your system administrator disable it by any chance? else, some malware might be hidden in your computer. Task Manager Fix - Utility to enable Task Manager disabled by virus, trojans, spyware etc. The software is designed to enable taskmanager which is disabled by the virus, trojans and spywares.Download Task Manager Fix and give it a try.After which, Please go HERE to run Panda's ActiveScanOnce you are on the Panda site click the Scan your PC buttonA new window will open...click the Check Now buttonEnter your CountryEnter your State/ProvinceEnter your e-mail address and click sendSelect either Home User or CompanyClick the big Scan Now buttonIf it wants to install an ActiveX component allow itIt will start downloading the files it requires for the scan (Note: It may take a couple of minutes)When download is complete, click on My Computer to start the scanRemove anything that Panda ActiveScan found.Hope that this will help you. Let me know how it goes.

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A:Task Manager help.

What is csrss.exe?A Microsoft Windows file stored in the c:\windows\system32 or c:\winnt\system32 directory that has the file description: "Client Server Runtime process." This file Is this file a spyware, trojan, or virus?The csrss.exe file included with Microsoft Windows is not spyware, a trojan, or a virus. However, like any file on your computer it can become corrupted by a virus, worm, or trojan. antivirus programs can detect and clean this file if it has become infected. Because this file is part of Microsoft Windows users should never delete or remove this file if they think it is infected, let the antivirus program handle it.It can be infected like most files - Please download and run Malwarebytes (free) from C net downloads , and re run your AntiVirus -If you do not have one then just load Microsoft Security Essentials (free)Thank You -

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A:Task Manager Help

I notice that "Show processes from all users" is unchecked. Try checking it to see if that cures your problem.

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Thx
 

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Intel P4 D845WN Mobo
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A:XP Task Manager

if you are virus free then open registry editor [Regedit.exe] and go to: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System]
set "DisableTaskMgr" data to 0
 

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A:task manager

Allow all programs and functions to load fully. Allow the notification area of your taskbar to load fully. If you familiarize yourself with all the icons that belong, you'll know when it's loaded.

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thanks.
 

A:Task Manager

I've seen were this problem came from the msblaster worm resulting in a “MSConfig”=“MSCONFIG35.EXE” entry in the [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run] Registry key. If you have this entry,delete it.

I don't know if this will fix your problem or not. If it doesn't, the next step is to go to http://www.tomcoyote.org/hjt/, and download 'Hijack This!'. Unzip, doubleclick HijackThis.exe, and hit "Scan".

When the scan is finished, the "Scan" button will change into a "Save Log" button. Press that, save the log as a .txt file, and copy and paste its contents into your next post. Someone will be able to identify the culprit.
 

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A:Task manager won't run

Has anybody resolved this type of problem before? Can you offer some advice? Thank you.

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A:CMD And Task Manager

When was the last time you rebooted?
 

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Im just wondering why when I press Ctrl+Alt+Del the option for task manager is blanked out? Im logged in as administrator so is there an option that could disable it?

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A:Task Manager

Home or Pro? What happens when you RIGHT click the Task Bar and choose Task Manager?
 

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Cheers
Matt
 

A:Task Manager

Does clicking Start then Run and typing msconfig and clicking OK bring up anything?

Also have you run some scans for infections lately?
 

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A:Task Manager

Just double click on the gray border.
 

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A:Task Manager Help!

Double-click on the edge of the window.
 

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A:task manager

Is that the full name of the process?? Go into System Tools/System Info and look at the Startup programs. See if you can see the path of this program. I haven't seen this listed as a "service" under XP
 

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A:task manager

A lot of those processes belong to McAfee. Do a Google search for the items and you can see what they are. Everything looks as it should.

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A:Task Manager with SP1

seems like I'm the only one experiencing this problem.
 

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