ATTENTION: You are viewing a page formatted for mobile devices; to view the full web page, click HERE. Software > Unfinished Requests

IDEA: Program that'll allow you to change what pops up in place of Task Manager

(1/2) > >>

*subject* (when you press CTRL+ALT+DEL/CTRL+SHIFT+ESC)

It'll allow people to use another taskmanager in place of the default one.

Hi Zero3k,

IMHO the best TaskManager replacement is ProcessExplorer from
And hi has already an option "replace Ctrl+Shift+ESC to oben ProcEx"

And the standard answer to remap your keys is

HTH U  :(

 :( There is no way to capture the Ctrl-Alt-Del properly in AHK, but the following code comes quite close:

Download and install AutoHotKey from Save the script as ChangeTaskManager.ahk and doubleclick to run.


--- ---;ChangeTaskManager.ahk


Sorry for bringing it back up, but I just recently learned of how to replace Task Manager. All you have to do is:

* First, Open the Registry Editor
* Navigate to HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options
* Create a new key there called taskmgr.exe.
* In the newly created key, add a string labeled debugger.
* Edit the debugger string with the path (in quotes if necessary) to the program that you want to replace the Task Manager with.
* Finally, close the Registry Editor
BTW, I learned of the above from a MSDN blog post (

oh nice find zero! thanks for letting us know, could come in handy.


[0] Message Index

[#] Next page

Go to full version