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How to Fix Task Manager Not Working on Windows 10

September 12, 2019 by Bruce Wayne  

Task Manager is a convenient tool, but many users are reporting that the Task Manager is not working on the Windows 10 computer. It can cause a big issue, and in this article, you will get to know the different methods to get rid it.

Here’s how to fix task manager not working on Windows 10

·       Customize the registry

1.    Click on the Windows and R keys together.

2.    Type regedit in the search bar.

3.    Click on the Enter option.

4.    Otherwise, press on the OK button.

5.    Click on the EY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionImage File Execution Optionstaskmgr.exe key.

6.    It is located in the left-hand panel.

7.    Find and remove the Debugger string.

8.    Once you have done changes, start the computer.

9.    Go through this issue whether you have solved this or not.

10.                       Make the System Restore point.

·       Scan the SFC and DISM

1.    Click on the Windows and X keys together.

2.    It will launch the Windows and X menu.

3.    Select the Command Prompt.

4.    Otherwise, select the PowerShell.

5.    It is located in the menu list.

6.    After the Command Prompt gets open, enter sfc/scannow in the search bar.

7.    Click on the Enter option.

8.    Now, you need to begin the scanning process.

9.    It will take a few minutes to get complete on the Windows 10 PC.

Once the scanning process of SFC gets completed, you need to check whether this issue is fixed or not. You have to open the DISM can by going through the steps mentioned below.

1.    Click on the Command Prompt.

2.    Type DISM/Online/ Cleanup-Image/RestoreHealth command in the given box.

3.    Click on the Enter option.

·       Using chkdsk

1.    Click on the Command Prompt.

2.    After opening the Command Prompt, type the chkdsk/f:X in the given box.

3.    Click on the Enter option.

4.    Change the :X with the computer drive letter.

5.    Start scanning the schedule.

6.    Click on the Y key to verify.

·       Make a new user account.

1.    Go to the Settings tab.

2.    Press on the Account column.

3.    Select the Family and other people option.

4.    It is given in the menu list.

5.    It is located on the left-hand side of the screen.

6.    Press on the Add someone else to this PC option.

7.    It is located on the right-hand side panel.

8.    Select the I don’t have this person’s log-in details.

9.    After that, choose the Add a user without a Microsoft account option.

10.  Type the registered user name and password.

11.  Press on the Next option.

12.   After making a new account, go through it.

13.   Then, you need to check whether this issue is fixed or not.

14.   In case you are not facing any error on the account, then transfer all the files to a new account.

15. You need to use it rather than using an old account.

Deam Jones is a self-professed security expert; he has been making the people aware of the security threats. His passion is to write about Cybersecurity, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. He writes for Norton security products at office.com/setup.

Source : Task Manager