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OK so my ctrl alt delete no longer brings up the task manager at all anymore. Some one know ho to fix it? Any help is appreciated. oh yeah: win xp - sp2 and cmd opens a command window then closes it right away. I'm stumped.
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when you click ctrl-alt-del nothing happens at all
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Click start then run, type sfc /scannow then press enter to replace the system files, you need the XP CD and get a blue bar, when the bar goes, reboot.

Click start, all programmes, accessories, command prompt
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If Keith's advise does'nt do the trick, then download and open taskmanager.reg (from Kelly's Korner).

Edited by darth_ash, 17 August 2005 - 01:13 AM.

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ok so so Keith's sfc /scannow didn't work. thanks anyway.

Kelly's download didn't work either.

any other ideas?
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Download and Run cad.vbs (from Kelly's Korner).
Then open the file I suggested in my previous post again.
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Didn't work.
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Did the script give u any errors?
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nope. nothing
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Follow the steps:
Start -> Run.
Type: regedit.
Press <enter>.
Goto:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion.
In the right pane, Delete DisableCAD key.
Reboot.
Run the regfix in Post#3 again.
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If you do Start>run>taskmgr, does it open up Task Manager? or does it say another program is using the file?
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ok, now i think i'm getting somewhere, kind of.

Darth Ash >> it opens up the window but it closes it right away, it was always like that, maybe its teh home edition or the Gateway thing. idk. a blank black window pops up and disappears in less than a second.

as for Pete's solution. i get an error message saying that another program is using it. hmmm... now we're getting somewhere (I hope)
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Click start, all programmes then accessories and press command prompt
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Sorry, forgot to mention that. Tried Keith's thing, that didn't work. sry man, should have said something before. My blame.
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ok well thanks for all the help anyway everyone! I think im just gonna reformat my drive, its getting slow and bunch of other problems.

Thanks to Everyone that Tried to Help!
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