Alt Control Delete

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Bman, Feb 20, 2007.

  1. Bman

    Bman OSNN Veteran Original

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    Opens up a screen, can log off task manager etc etc....

    i dont want that, i just want the task manager....how do i do that?
     
  2. vertigo

    vertigo OSNN Senior Addict

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    you gotta go into the control panel, users, and set tick the box to use the welcome screen
     
  3. American Zombie

    American Zombie Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    That is how you do it in XP but not Vista. I think you mean to just have the window there with your name and options you can choose. If so I have not found a way to do that yet if it is even possible.

    run > control userpasswords2

    That has an option for Ctrl+Alt+Delete but it does not do what I think you want to do.
     
  4. vertigo

    vertigo OSNN Senior Addict

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    aah, didn't see it was posted in the vista forum. my bad :p
     
  5. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    I'm not sure if that's even possible with Vista, since you can't disable the Welcome Screen anymore.
    Just use Ctrl+Shift+Esc if you want to bring up Task Manager directly.
     
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  6. failurbydesign

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    Great short cut..thanks!
     
  7. madmatt

    madmatt Bow Down to the King Political User

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    Right click taskbar and select Task Manager.
     
  8. Electronic Punk

    Electronic Punk Administrator Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    Thats how I do it ;)
     
  9. fitz

    fitz Just Floating Along Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    ctrl-alt-delete never brought up task manager.. even in win2000/xp it would bring up a box to lock the computer/restart/task manager,etc..

    ctrl-shift-esc has always been the shortcut for taskmanager (in win2k/xp world as well).
     
  10. rushm001

    rushm001 In the beginning...... Political User

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    True, unless you're using fast user switching with the welcome screen, it then brings up the task manager :)
     
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  11. fitz

    fitz Just Floating Along Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    details.. details.. ;)

    I always hated the fast user switching and never used it on XP..
     
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  12. Bman

    Bman OSNN Veteran Original

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    2 ways of doing it now, guess I'll have to get used to it.

    Thanks.
     
  13. Smoke286

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    I assigned it to one of the special function keys on my keyboard