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Windows 7: Task Manager missing close, min/max buttons

08 Sep 2018   #1
HAVOC

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 
Task Manager missing close, min/max buttons

I'm studying for my A+ certs and opening various utilities so I can learn more about them.

I noticed that my Task Manager window no longer shows the close button. I have to right click the icon on the taskbar and close it like that.

It's the same if I choose ctrl-shift-esc or ctrl-alt-delete.


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08 Sep 2018   #2
Paul Black

7 HP SP1 64-bit Vista HB SP2 32-bit Linux Mint 18.3
 
 

Hi HAVOC,

In Task Manager, have you tried right clicking taskmgr.exe and selecting End process?
Then click File > New Task (Run...) > type taskmgr.exe > OK.

I hope this helps!
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09 Sep 2018   #3
HAVOC

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

Just tried it. With task manager open, it doesn't list taskmgr as running (the task manager window is empty).
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09 Sep 2018   #4
Paul Black

7 HP SP1 64-bit Vista HB SP2 32-bit Linux Mint 18.3
 
 

Hi HAVOC,

Have you tried a system restore to a point in time before this started happening?

I hope this helps!
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09 Sep 2018   #5
HAVOC

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

Fixed it after a search on google. The fix was on Sevenforums, post #3 in this link:
Task Manager is completely blank, cant even close it.
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09 Sep 2018   #6
Paul Black

7 HP SP1 64-bit Vista HB SP2 32-bit Linux Mint 18.3
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by HAVOC View Post
Fixed it after a search on google. The fix was on Sevenforums, post #3 in this link: Task Manager is completely blank, cant even close it.
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