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Taskmgr: Specified path does not exist.

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Hello guys,
Having a problem with taskmgr. If I type CTRL ALT DEL, nothing happens. If I do run > taskmgr > open, nothing happens. I went to the actual location of TASKMGR.EXE (System32 and dllcache) and double clicked on the program. I get the following error: Specified path does not exist!

Regedit, msconfig, and all other windows programs work perfectly from their shortcuts in the run dialogie box. I have run three virus scans and there appears to be no infections.

Anyone care to give this a shot?
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Items in blue which are underlined are clickable to give more information about the process

Click start then run, type sfc /scannow then press enter, you need the XP CD

Windows File Protection will show an on screen blue progress bar which will simply disappear when the scan is complete, reboot when it does

Occasionally the system file check does not start using run, so you can also right click the taskbar, click task manager, click file, new task, type sfc /scannow then click OK

If you do not have an XP CD you can borrow a same version as was originally installed XP CD, if you downloaded SP2 then you need an SP1 XP CD

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