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How To Close A Misbehaving Program

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#1 -David-


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Posted 09 February 2006 - 12:38 PM

How to Close a Misbehaving Program

Guide Overview

The purpose of this guide is to teach you how to end a program that is not responding.

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  • Press "control" + "alt" + "delete" together.
  • This will open the task manager.
  • A list of programs that are running on your computer will appear. If the status of the program is "not responding", the program has crashed.
  • Click on the name of the misbehaving program once.
  • Click "end task".
  • The "end task" dialogue box will appear, telling you that the program is not responding.
  • Click "end now" to close the program.
  • Exit the task manager by clicking the X in the top right hand corner of the window.

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Posted 03 August 2008 - 09:21 AM

Keep in mind, sometimes if you wait a few minutes, or start another application and leave the hung application along, sometimes the hung application will start responding again, such is the case with Internet Explorer sometimes.

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