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Solved: Task Manager not executing

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by jmk909er, Dec 22, 2010.

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  1. jmk909er

    jmk909er Thread Starter

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    I have put the following into task manager: Adobe update, Jave update and shutdown. None of these are executing and running! Can anyone tell me why? Maybe I am not doing it right?? Running windows xp home edition, sp3.

    Thanks, Joe
     
  2. Saga Lout

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    Shutdown should be an option form Task Manager's menubar. The others would need to be entered under the Processes tab>File menu>New Task box but in the form of the exeuteable file. Try wuauclt.exe for Windows Update Automatic Update CLienT and then hit Enter.
     
  3. jmk909er

    jmk909er Thread Starter

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    Shutdown was not an option in my task manager menu but I got it working by putting a space, dash and s on the end of the exe so it looks like this:

    shutdown.exe -s

    The "s" on the end makes it execute the shutdown and now it is working.
     
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