Task Manager without Headings

Hi Everyone,

When I launch Task Manager it comes up without any headings (Tabs) like 'Applications', 'Services', 'Processes' etc... not even a 'Close' button so I can close it!!  See attached screen shot.  Never seen this before.  Windows 10 Professional.The Task Manager
Thanks for any help,

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RaminTechnical AdvisorCommented:
create a new user account as Administrator, switch into it and verify the status.
if it was okay then copy all your old user data onto new user.

                                                            * * * * *

Open a command prompt as admin and type:
Hit Enter

When finished, make sure you are connected to the internet and type:
DISM.exe /online /cleanup-image /restorehealth
Hit Enter.

                                                                * * * * *

if none of the above fixed the problem then try  Windows 10  Repair Install with an In-place Upgrade.
You will not lose any data files or Apps if you follow the Instruction.
    Go to the Windows 10 Media Creation Tool from this link:

Click on Download Tool Now, save it on desktop,  then run it as Administrator, accept license agreement, then ChooseUpgrade This PC Now, let Windows to Update drivers. make sure that Keep Personal Files and Apps  is Selected  and let the Windows do the rest.

Note: The Procedure takes at least one hour.
No, don't follow any repair procedures, just double click on the edge of the window to return to normal view.

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Tom CieslikIT EngineerCommented:
Double click (left click) your mouse on this frame to bring back menu

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RaminTechnical AdvisorCommented:
Please read this link from Microsoft support about that Issue and suggested Workaround :


To work around this behavior, perform the following steps:

1.Click Start, and then click Run.
2.Type taskmgr.exe.
3.Hold down CTRL+ALT+SHIFT at the same time, and while holding them down press ENTER.
Biggles1Author Commented:
Tom Cieslick's solution worked like a charm.  However I'm keeping all the other suggestions, for "you never know" situations.
And my suggestion was hard to understand, I guess?
Biggles1Author Commented:

My apologies.  I completely missed it.  I was scrolling from the bottom and my attention was attracted by the next solution.  You should get credit for this too.  Perhaps they can fix this.  My mistake,

Thought so. Never mind.
Tom CieslikIT EngineerCommented:
Yes, I think McKnife should get points or we should split points between us.
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