How to Disable Task Manager in Windows 10 PC

Why do you need to disable Task Manager in Windows 10? As you know, Task Manager provides you with some important features for your Windows 10 PC. Task Manager gives you the facility so that you can access some advanced tools like you can see the running applications and services. You can even stop those applications and services if you want to.

As the Task Manager provides these features, you don’t want them to be used by someone who doesn’t have enough knowledge about it. So you may think about restricting that user from using Task Manager. If you are wondering how to disable task manager in Windows 10 pc, I have mentioned a few ways below.

How to Disable Task Manager in Windows 10 PC?

If you are wondering how to disable task manager in Windows 10 pc. Then here, I have mentioned a few ways below that will help you.

1. Disable Task Manager with the help of Local Group Policy Editor:

  • Firstly, you have to start your computer, type run in the windows search bar, and then press the enter key. In the Run window, you have to type gpedit.msc and press the enter key.
  • Now Local Group Policy Editor Window will open up, and in that, you will be able to see the option of Administrative Templates, and you have to expand it.
  • In that, you will be able to see the option of System, and you have to expand it. From that, you will have to double-click on the option of Ctrl+Alt+Del Options.
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  • As you will click on it, you will be able to see the options on the right side of the window, and from that, you have to double-click on the options of Remove Task Manager.
  • In that window, you have to select the option of Enabled and then click on the button of Apply. Now you can try to open Task Manager, but it won’t open since you disabled it.
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2. Disable Task Manager with the help of Registry Editor:

  • You have to type Registry Editor in the windows search bar and press the Enter key. Now the Registry Editor Window will open up. In that window, you will have to expand the option of HKEY_CURRENT_USER.
  • In that, you will be able to see the option of SOFTWARE, and you have to expand that option. As you will expand it, you will be able to see many options, and from that, you have to expand the options of Microsoft.
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  • In that, you will be able to see the option of Windows, and you have to expand it. Just as you will expand it, you will be able to see the option of CurrentVersion in it, and you have to expand that option.
  • Lastly, you will be able to see the option of Policies, and you have to create a new key named System. You have to right-click on it and create a new DWORD (32-bit) Value file.
  • A small window will open up, and you have to type DisableTskMgr in Value Name. While in Value data, you have to enter 1 and then click on the OK button, and now you can try to open Task Manager, but it won’t start because you have just disabled it.

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