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Computer suddenly not running administrator tasks

  1. #1


    Posts : 3
    Windows 8.1

    Computer suddenly not running administrator tasks


    Hello, i just woke up today and realized my computer won't run any administrator tasks, hell not even task manager, when i try and open task manager my mouse cursor turns into the loading one for a split second then nothing happens, same with every single other application that needs administrator privileges. some of the settings in the control panel aren't accessible so i can't even make a system restore.

    can someone please help me fix this issue?

    P.S: after enabling windows malware defender it DELETED taskmgr.exe from system32 and now whenever i open task manager it says:

    c:\windows\system32\taskmgr.exe
    Application not Found.

    the issue is still unresolved btw...

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  2. #2


    Posts : 2,627
    win8.1.1 enterprise


    hello,and welcome to eightforums,did you reboot the computer since you started having this issue,if not give that
    a try
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  3. #3


    Posts : 3
    Windows 8.1


    Hello caperjack, I tried restarting several times, but it was to no avail.

    The only choice I had was to completely format my entire PC, lost about 300-400gb worth of games/movies/songs/pictures :/
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  4. #4


    Posts : 2,627
    win8.1.1 enterprise


    Wow many things you could have done to save important data ,you should have asked
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  5. #5


    By the Ocean
    Posts : 177
    Windows 8.1 Pro x64


    Did he really delete his stuff??
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  6. #6


    Posts : 2,627
    win8.1.1 enterprise


    Quote Originally Posted by Majestic Jaguar View Post
    Did he really delete his stuff??
    they use the word Lost
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  7. #7


    Posts : 3
    Windows 8.1


    Well they're not really THAT important, everything is available to download again anyway
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  8. #8


    Posts : 2,627
    win8.1.1 enterprise


    Quote Originally Posted by kyuzero View Post
    Well they're not really THAT important, everything is available to download again anyway
    my kind of guy/girl .nothing on mine to care about either
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