An error occurs in Taskmgr.exe

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When you open Task Manager in Microsoft Windows XP, you may receive the following error message:
Microsoft Task Manager has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience
If you view the data that the error report contains, the following error signature may be listed:
App Name App Version Module Name Module Version Offset
taskmgr.exe 5.1.2600.1106 ntdll.dll 5.1.2600.1217 00000342


This problem may occur if a previous installation of a service pack was not completed successfully.


To resolve this problem, reinstall Windows XP Service Pack 1 or install the latest Windows XP Service Pack. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322389 How to obtain the latest Windows XP service pack


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a bug in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.


Article ID: 843143 - Last Review: May 28, 2004 - Revision: 1.1
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
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