An error occurs in Taskmgr.exe

Article translations Article translations
Article ID: 843143 - View products that this article applies to.
Expand all | Collapse all

SYMPTOMS

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

CAUSE

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

RESOLUTION

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

STATUS

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

Properties

Article ID: 843143 - Last Review: May 28, 2004 - Revision: 1.1
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Keywords: 
kberrmsg kbbug KB843143

Give Feedback

 

Contact us for more help

Contact us for more help
Connect with Answer Desk for expert help.
Get more support from smallbusiness.support.microsoft.com