Fix the issue when Windows® Task Manager is not opening
Is the Task manager not opening on your Windows operated PC? Find out how to solve the issue.
Windows operating systems are very popular. The popularity of Windows operating systems can be attributed to their simplicity. Windows operating systems come with many default tools and utilities. They include disk cleaning utility, task manger, disk defragmenter and so on. The task manager is a utility which allows users to view the active processes and tasks on the system. The task manager can be used to understand what processes are using up the resources and terminate them if required. The task manager would also come in very handy if some applications freeze and they have to be terminated immediately. The task manager on your Windows system can be used to shutdown or restart the system if the normal methods are not working. The task manager on the system can be accessed in many ways. They include pressing the 'Ctrl'+'Alt'+'Del' combination on keyboard, right clicking on task bar and then selecting 'Task manager', pressing 'Ctrl' +' Shift' + 'Esc' key, entering the 'taskmgr' command in the run window.
Following details mentioned below gives users more information regarding reasons due to which task manger is not opening on Windows computers:
- Registry issues
- Problems with system files
- Malware infections
Windows operating systems have a database of information called registry. Registry contains important information regarding the working of the system. Registry entries are created automatically and over time, they might develop some errors. Issues within the registry can cause task manager not opening issue. Such problems can be solved by cleaning the registry of the system using a registry cleaning software.
Problems with system files
Windows operating systems have very large numbers of system files. Any problems with these system files can cause many issues with the working of the system (including the task manger not working issue). All users facing the task manger not opening issue are suggested to check the condition of system files on the OS using the 'sfc/scannow' command and then repair the OS (using default OS repair tool) to solve the problem.
The task manager not working issue on your Windows operated computer might be because of the presence of malware in the system. Malware cause such problems so that users would not be able to terminate the malware associated process and then remove it. Such problems can be solved by removing the infections from the system using an updated antivirus program or malware removal tool.
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