Daily Archives: August 5, 2011

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Uninstall SQL Server Denali causes SQL Server 2008 R2 Management Studio to stop working

I installed MS SQL Server Denali CTP3 (and its management studio) installed parallel to SQL Server 2008 R2, and everything works fine until I decided to uninstall Denali. The uninstallation of Denali was smooth and gave no error, however, after the uninstallation, MS SQL Server 2008 R2 Management Studio could not be launched. It didn’t give any error message and just didn’t launch at all. I had to reinstall MS SQL Server 2008 R2 to […]

Windows Task Manager Launching Error: Windows cannot find C:\Windows\system32\taskmgr.exe

After I uninstalled MS SQL Server “Denali” CTP3, my Task Manager cannot be launched. Every time I try to launch it, it gives me an error: Windows cannot find ‘C:\Windows\system32\taskmgr.exe’. Make sure you typed the name correctly, and then try again. How to fix it? Before I installed SQL Server “Denali”, I used Process Explorer to replace my Task Manager, and it seems that the uninstallation of “Denali” messed up Process Explorer. But since Task […]