How to Fix ‘Task Manager has been Disabled’ Error

In this tutorial, we will show you how to fix the ‘Task Manager has been disabled’ error which occurs in Windows XP.


Step 1 – Group policy Editor

Task Manager Error usually occurs if you are in a domain forest and the Task Manager has been disabled by your administrator.

To resolve the error, open up the Group Policy editor by typing gpedit.msc in the run command.

running the group policy edito

Step 2 – Configuring Task Manager options

In the User Configuration section, expand Administrative Templates and open up the System directory.
Now select the Control Alt Del option and in the right pane, double click the “Remove task Manager” option.

locating the right option to edit

Step 3 – Updating the configurations

Once the property window opens up, switch to the “Not Configured” option and click on Apply to save the changes made.

saving changes

Step 4 – Running Task Manager

Now let’s close the Group Policy Editor and open up the Task Manager.

And over here, you can see that the Task Manager opened up without giving any errors. That means the Task Manager error has been successfully resolved.

task manager without any error

And this is how to fix the ‘Task Manager has been disabled’ error in Window XP.