Enable Task Manager & Windows Registy
Virus Infection : SSVICHOSST.EXE (Removal if Gpedit.msc is not opening)
Question: How to resolve infection from SSVICHOSST.EXE if Gpedit.msc is not opening. Task manager and Regedit is showing disabled by Administrator.
Virus Infection : SSVICHOSST.EXE
Gpedit.msc is not opening. Task manager and Regedit is showing disabled by Administrator
Scenario: Gpedit.msc is not opening. Taskmgr disabled and regedit is disabled.
To Enable Task Manager
- Restart the computer in safe mode with command prompt.
- Delete the ssvichosst.exe from all locations typically in your windows system32 folder.For Example C:\windows\system32
- Copy and Paste the below line to Start > Run to Enable Task Manager
REG add HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System/v DisableTaskMgr /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f
To Enable Registry Editor
- Copy and Paste the below line to Start > Run to Enable Enable registry editor
REG add HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System/v DisableRegistryTools /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f
Find and delete all ssvichosst.exe from regedit .
Note: Be careful while making changes to registry otherwise your windows may get corrupt.