Windows 8 - The Modern Task manager has disappeared!

December 2016


The Modern Windows Task Manager has disappeared. How to re-activate it?


You can re-activate the Modern Windows Task Manager, via the Registry:
  • Press [Windows Key] + [R] key and enter the following command "regedit"
  • Confirm the operation by pressing [Enter].
  • In the Registry Editor, locate
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ Software \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \ TaskUI 
  • Create a new 32-bit value and rename it as TaskUIEnabled
  • Set its value to 1.
  • Close the registry and restart your PC.

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