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Task Mgr Is Disabled


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#1 vineethere

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Posted 15 January 2007 - 05:02 AM

Hi. Recently, i visited a website called coolpics.com. After that, the entries in my "Internet Options" in IE (Tools->Internet OPtions->Home Page) has been changed to coolpics.com & the "Use Current", "Use default" & "Use Blank" buttons have been disabled as a result i am not able to change the entries here. Also, i am noticing that the "Task Manager" has been disabled (rt click on the task bar) OR CTRL+ALT+DEL. Finally, the "Run" option in the "START" menu in the task bar has also been removed. I am not able to launch the DOS command prompt. :flowers:

Plz let me know what this is & how do i remove this problem? :trumpet: :thumbsup:

Thanks a lot. Appreciate your help.

-Vineet


Moved from the W2k,NT W2003 Forum.~acklan~

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Posted 15 January 2007 - 07:57 AM

IE6 or IE7?

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Posted 15 January 2007 - 01:17 PM

Hi vineethere and Welcome to Bleeping Computer,

Download and scan with AVG Anti-Spyware Free in Safe Mode.
Be sure to check for any updates to this program after you install it.

Then download,update and run SUPERAntiSpyware, free version for the Home User. Run This scan in Safe Mode also. If for some reason you can't access safe mode, for now run them in normal mode.

Please post back with any questions and results...
Chaos reigns within.
Reflect, repent, and reboot.
Order shall return.

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Posted 15 January 2007 - 01:25 PM

Instructions for removal of coolpics.com:
http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/How_to_remo...er-t137346.html
“Every atom in your body came from a star that exploded and the atoms in your left hand probably came from a different star than your right hand. It really is the most poetic thing I know about physics...you are all stardust.”Lawrence M. Krauss
A 1792 U.S. penny, designed in part by Thomas Jefferson and George Washington, reads “Liberty Parent of Science & Industry.”




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