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Old 05-11-2005, 06:15 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Missing my Task Manager..... and BIOS update

I am running Windows XP Pro SP2
Intel Pentium 4 2.8Ghz, 512MB RAM
MB-embedded graphics & audio (Intel D845GVSR board)

Just discovered that Ctrl+Alt+Del brings up a window labeled "Local Area Connection" instead of the Task Manager. I have attached a screen shot of this app, in its the actual size. Can someone tell me what happened to my Task Manager?

The last major thing I did was flashing the BIOS on my Intel D845GVSR motherboard with the latest update this afternoon. Immediately following the update (upon restart), I received a number of Windows errors (those ones that ask you if you wanna send a report over to Microsoft), but I ignored them, and they have not returned since (I restarted several times). However, this is rather strange and I am wondering if something else got messed up as well. Is there a way to roll the BIOS back to its original version?

This is where I got the BIOS update:
http://www.intel.com/design/motherbd/sr/sr_bios.htm

If someone can help me I'd greatly appreciate it. Thanks!
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Old 05-11-2005, 09:13 AM   #2 (permalink)
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You have the Task Manager running but it's been Maximized. To restore it to normal you only have to double click on any of the black part of the window.
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Old 05-11-2005, 01:57 PM   #3 (permalink)
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LOL.... and I thought I knew windows well! Thanks
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