Resolve the issue when task manager has stopped working in PC with Windows® OS
Is the Task manager on your PC with Windows OS not working? Find out how to solve the problem.
Windows based operating systems are very popular. They are light on system resources and extremely simple to use. Windows operating systems also come with many default tools (such as disk cleaner, disk defragmenter) and utilities that would help make working on the system simple. Task manager is one such utility. The task manager on your Windows system provides information about various tasks that are running on the system. The task manager can be even used to terminate any unwanted services (such as malware) that are causing issues with the use of the system. Task manager also provides information about the performance of the system, users that are logged on and can be used to restart or shut down the system if normal methods cannot be used. The task manager on Windows computers can be accessed by pressing the 'Ctrl', 'ALT', and 'DEL' combination keys on the keyboard. However, some users might face issues with the use of task manger. These include task manager not working issue.
Following details mentioned below gives users more information regarding reasons as to why task manager has stopped working in PC with Windows OS:
- Malware infections
- System file issues
- Registry errors
Malware infections within your PC with Windows OS can cause task manger not working issue. Malware cause such problems so that users would not be able to stop the malware associated process and remove the infection from the system. Such issues caused by malware can be fixed by removing the malware using an updated antivirus program.
System file issues
The task manager on your Windows system might have stopped working because some of the system files associated and essential for the working of the utility got corrupted or damaged in some way. In such cases, the problem can be only fixed by repairing the system files on the OS using the default OS repair tool and the installation disc of the OS. Users can also try restoring the system to a previous date to solve the problem.
Registry of your PC with Windows OS is the place where important information regarding the working of the system are stored and accessed. This includes information about task manger. If the registry entries of task manger are involved in some clashes or having some errors, then task manger would stop working. This problem can be solved by cleaning the registry of the system using registry cleaning software.
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