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CTRL ALT DEL has stopped working on Windows 8.1! Plz help!

  1. #1


    Posts : 2
    Windows 8.1

    CTRL ALT DEL has stopped working on Windows 8.1! Plz help!


    Okay guys, so i installed Classic Shell on my Windows 8.1 laptop and i kinda didn't like it too much so i uninstalled it. But it has'nt uninstalled completely, when i try running setup again, and choosing the 'remove' option it doesn't uninstall! Anyways, that isn't really the problem, the thing is, when i press 'ctrl alt del', it doesn't go to task manager, i tried right clicking on the start icon and clicking on task manager but that didn't work either, so i had to go to start menu and search for task manager and then finally it came up.

    I'm wondering if there is any correlation between classic shell and 'ctrl al del' not working, if anybody knows any way of getting it to work again, it would be greatly appreciated !

    Thanks!

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  2. #2


    Posts : 7
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    Just an FYI: the hotkey 'Ctrl + Shift + Esc' should open task manager directly.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 2
    Windows 8.1


    Quote Originally Posted by jimjimmy1995 View Post
    Just an FYI: the hotkey 'Ctrl + Shift + Esc' should open task manager directly.

    Thanks bro!
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CTRL ALT DEL has stopped working on Windows 8.1! Plz help!
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