How do I enable Ctrl-Esc to start Task Manager?

A. This was removed in release 4.0 of NT and changed to Ctrl - Esc - SHIFT, however it can be restored by editing the registry:

  1. Start the registry editor (regedit.exe)
  2. Go to the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon
  3. Click Edit - New - String Value and enter the name as TaskMan
  4. Double click the entry and set the value to TASKMAN.EXE and press enter
  5. Close the registry
  6. Reboot the machine

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