The Task Manager shortcut error is caused when third-party software modifies the default Task Manager settings, and users can’t access Task Manager’s context menu.
Some users reported that Task Manager shortcut isn’t visible in the Task Manager context menu, and Task Manager shortcut isn’t accessible in Windows 11.
In this article, we explore a few troubleshooting tips to help you resolve Task Manager shortcut issues.
- Task Manager errors can have multiple causes, but fixing them is pretty straightforward.
- Sometimes, a Task Manager shortcut may have been changed or disabled.
Make sure you’re in the right user account
- Go to Start > type Control > open Control Panel
- Go to User Accounts
- Click on your name > go to Change Account type
- Click Administrator
Disable User Account Control
- Launch the Run dialog by pressing Windows Key + R on your keyboard.
- Type in â€ ̃Control Panel’ and press Enter.
- Select User Accounts.
- Click on Change User Account Control settings.
- Select Never notify.
- Click Apply and OK to save changes.
- Startup Repair
Close all open programs.
- Press the Windows Key + R button on your keyboard.
- Type in msconfig and press Enter to launch System Configuration.
- Click the Boot tab.
- Click the Safe boot checkbox.
- Click Apply and OK to save the changes.
Perform a Clean Boot
- Press the Windows key + R to open Run, type msconfig, and click OK.
- Scroll down to the Services tab and disable all services by double-clicking each service.
- Now, scroll down to the Startup tab and click the Open Task Manager button.
- Select the Startup tab, right-click on the application that is showing an error and select Disable.
Use the System File Checker
- Press the Windows key + S and type cmd.
- Right-click on Command prompt and select Run as administrator.
- Now, type sfc /scannow and press Enter to start scanning for system file issues.
- Check for any fixes available and select Apply and OK.