Thursday, August 04, 2005

Task Manager appears for a second then disppears

The problem:-When you open Task Manager by pressing three keys-[CTRL]+[ALT]+[TAB],it appears for a second or two then disappears.

Why does it happen?
If there is virus infection.

What to do?
Check whether regedit,msconfig tools are also disappearing or not.You should scan the system with latest virus definitioned antivirus.

More Information:-
Win32.Cydog.C@mm ( Win32/Kickin.A@mm / I-Worm.Cydog.c / W32.HLLW.Kickin.A@mm / WORM_CYDOG.C / Win32.HLLM.Cydog )
http://www.bitdefender.com/bd/site/virusinfo.php?menu_id=1&v_id=114

Emergency Tool to revive the Task Manager:-
Create Emergency Copies of Critical XP System Utilities (Regedit, MSConfig and Task Manager)
By courtesy Doug Knox,MS-MVP

1 comment:

Amey Abhyankar said...

Thanx for the blog. Its pretty easier now to find problem regarding to this issue. This problem usually occurs in these days with Windows XP machines which
are still running on SP1 .

Regards,
Amey.