ctrl alt del not workin on laptop windows xp home

By raj1991
Sep 11, 2005
  1. I have a windows xp home ed. toshiba laptop and its fairly new.My problem is that ctrl alt del is not workin.The ctrl button works on its own though.I have tried running taskmgr from RUN but it says that the file is in use.Any help would be appreciated
  2. Oatmeal0634

    Oatmeal0634 TS Rookie

    I'm having the exact same problem on a fairly new gateway laptop. I'd really appreciate some help.
  3. Vigilante

    Vigilante TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,666

    Try the System File Checker first. Click Start-Run and type SFC /SCANNOW

    It will probably ask you to put in your XP CD, so keep it handy.
  4. poertner_1274

    poertner_1274 secroF laicepS topShceT Posts: 4,172

    Have a look at this thread and it should provide more than enough information on how to help fix that.

    :wave:Welcome to TechSpot:wave:
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