Resolving Microsoft® Windows® 7 Task Manager not Working Issues
Is the task manger on your Windows 7 system not working? Find out how to solve the problem
Windows 7 is the latest OS from Microsoft. Even though this OS has a lot of new and advanced features such as Windows Defender, Windows Aero, Windows Search, Windows Gadgets etc, some of the features that were present on the older versions of Windows based operating systems have also been retained. This includes disk cleanup utilities, disk defragmenter, task manager and so on. Task manager is the default application by which users can know the status of all the tasks/ processes that are active within the system. The Task manager also provides details about the CPU usage and can be used to shutdown/ restart the system or terminate a non responsive program immediately. However, the task manager in Windows 7 is of great use but some problems might also come up with the use of task manager on this OS. The task manager on Windows 7 system might not be working because of malware infections within the system, problems with some of the system files of the OS, registry related problems preventing the functioning of the task manager.
Following details gives you information regarding tips to resolve Windows 7 Task Manger issue:
- Scan and remove threats
- Remove system errors
- Fix registry issues
Scan and remove threats
Threats or malware are known to cause problems with the functioning of task manager in Windows based operating systems. If the task manager on your Windows 7 system has stopped functioning, then it is very likely that the system has got infected with malware. Removing the threats using an updated antivirus program such as Norton Antivirus or malware removal tool such as Malwarebytes Antimalware would solve such problems.
Remove system errors
Errors within the Windows 7 OS installed on your system can also cause task manger not working issue. System errors are caused by damage to system files of the OS and this issue can be resolved quickly and effectively by repairing the OS. Windows 7 users can also restore the system to a previous restore point if the problem seems to have come up after some changes to system files were made.
Registry contains information regarding the working of the system. This means that any problems with the registry of the system can directly affect the functioning of the OS or its utilities. You should clean the registry of the system using a registry cleaning software such as RegCure. If the issue was because of registry clashes, then clearing off unwanted registry clutters will solve the task manger issue.
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