message "task manager has been diabled by your administrator"

i have a windows xp pro laptop , after reboot nonw of the icons are appearing and when i press ctrl+alt+del it says "task manager has been diabled by your administrator".

i think the system is affected with some virus.

how to remove the same.
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kurajeshSenior Systems AnalystAsked:
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gnemiCommented:
To enable the task manager run gpedit.msc, under User Configuration/Administrative Templates/System/Ctrl+Alt+Del Options/Remove Task Manager, select Not Configured.

If you did not disable it then typically it was done by a virus so run AVG and malwarebytes.
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kurajeshSenior Systems AnalystAuthor Commented:
it is not disabled manually. iam not able to login as well. none of the icons are coming. how to avg and malwarebytes in this case.

i can see only the desktop background picture with no icons.

i tried with safemode, even last known good config but of no use.
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Ashok DewanFreelancerCommented:
I think it is due to virus , If you are not able to login then download this kaspersky rescue disk from other pc and scan your PC with it. Burn this iso image to disc and then boot from dvd rom/cd rom.
http://support.kaspersky.com/viruses/rescuedisk?level=2
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chrisalisCommented:
You're on the right track, but need to change the hidden attributes on your infected drive.

Take a look here http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic405109.html and bear in mind that these types of infection ( fake antivirus) are legion and very variable, you MAY need to come back here again !
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Russell_VenableCommented:
See if you can run this at least. Download roguekiller and post the log here if possible.
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