How to press Ctrl + Alt + Del in AnyDesk on a remote Windows PC Category: FAQ — AnyDeskAuthor: Mike Lombardi Site Expert Mike Lombardi Journalist and columnist in the IT field. Website creator and administrator. Ask a question Ask an expert I can't open Task Manager on a remote Windows computer. When I press the Ctrl + Alt + Del hotkeys in AnyDesk, the task manager window appears only on my device. The Ctrl + Alt + Del option is inactive by default. You need to activate in the settings. Press the menu button in the upper right corner, then go to Settings – Security. Check the Ctrl + Alt + Del box. Now confirm if the Ctrl + Alt + Del is now active on the remote desktop control screen and click on it.