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ctrl alt delete problem

by riccjohn / May 2, 2007 6:19 AM PDT

I'm not really sure how to describe this, but when I hit ctrl+alt+delete, it no longer has the blue bar at the top where i can close it. It doesn't even have the tabs to change from tasks viewer to processes, networks, etc. It is just a gray box that shows the open tasks. It wasn't always like this. Any ideas what is wrong? Thanks

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Nothing is wrong...
by steve749 / May 2, 2007 6:37 AM PDT

It's just in a special mode that is a feature that few seem to know about.

Blog post about it if you want to turn it off.


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by caktus / May 2, 2007 6:49 AM PDT

Try double clicking on either the right or left border of the Task Manager Window.

Hope this helps.


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by bigdr2k / May 4, 2007 6:46 AM PDT

Man, I have had this same problem for days and its been driving me crazy!! The double clicking worked like a charrm. Even though I wasnt the original poster with the problem THANK YOU VERY MUCH none the less.


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