Remove Task Manager

Prevents users from starting Task Manager (Taskmgr.exe).

If this setting is enabled and users try to start Task Manager, a message appears explaining that a policy prevents the action.

Task Manager lets users start and stop programs; monitor the performance of their computers; view and monitor all programs running on their computers, including system services; find the executable names of programs; and change the priority of the process in which programs run.


Supported on: At least Windows 2000
Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry PathSoftware\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System
Value NameDisableTaskMgr
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0

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