Disabled Task Manager and Registry editor is a common problem found in computer that are affected by a virus and mostly affected by rogue anti-spywares or fake anti-virus programs. These fake programs disable computer`s registry editor and task manager to make it difficult to remove these viruses.
There are two types of blocked registry editor and task manager. In the first situation, The malware will block your task manager and registry editor by monitoring their execution. When a user tries to open the registry editor or task manager`s .exe file, the malware will block it and display a warning message that your registry or task manager has been blocked by administrator or something else. In this case, you have to rename your registry editor and task manager files into .COM extension instead from the .EXE to get access to the registry editor and task manager. [Read more...]