Task Manager/System Restore Problems

By caseyjones
Jun 15, 2007
  1. My computer got some kind of trojan virus and when I press ctrl+alt+del to go to the task's gray meaning I can't click on it. Also my system restore doesn't work. It says that it has been removed from my OS. I have Windows Xp Professional, I know the best thing to do would be to wipe my hard drive and reinstall windows...but I don't have the cds. Any suggestions as how to get these functions working again would be awesome. Thanks.
  2. meatologist

    meatologist TS Rookie Posts: 134

    Sounds like you're still infected.

    To get your Task Manager back go to:

    Start > Run,Type "gpedit.msc"
    User Configuration > Administrative Templates > System > Ctrl+Alt+Del Options.
    Set Remove Task Manager to Disabled.

    Run a full virus scan/clean (If you don't have an AV product installed, then use or

    Run a spyware scan, if you don't have one then download something like Bulletproof Spyware Remover

    Scan your machine and get rid of those blighters!

    Don't use System Restore as you'll only restore the virus...
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