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Check out Bas Rutten's Liver Shot on MMA Surge: In this video, Mahalo expert Justin Zagri explains the various ways you can Force Quit a program on a Mac. Using a Mac - Force Quit --------------------------------------------------------------------- Force Quitting is typically used if your computer freezes up or malfunctions and you cannot quit a program in the normal way. Normally, to quit a program you would navigate to the top menu bar and click the program name (on the left, next to the Apple symbol), followed by Quit. You can also press Command+Q on your keyboard. However, if the program freezes and you cannot quit the normal way, you would need to Force Quit. To do so, press Command+Option+Esc. This brings up the Force Quit Applications dialogue box. You can choose which program you need to end and click Force Quit. If a program is truly frozen, it will say Not Responding next to the program's name. The other way to Force Quit is through the Activity Monitor. To access this, navigate to the top menu bar of the Finder's desktop and click Go -- Utilities. Open Activity Monitor. This will show you all of the different programs that are running in both the foreground and background of your computer. To quit a program, highlight it by clicking on it once and press Quit Process at the top. The other method you can use is through the Terminal. To access, open the Utilities menu again and open Terminal. Type 'top' into the Terminal. You will be given a list of the programs running. Find the program you want to quit and take note of the number next to it (such as 428). Press Q once you have that number. This will bring you back to the main menu of the Terminal. Now, type 'kill 428' (substitute the number for the correct one that corresponds to the program you want to quit). Read more by visiting our page at:
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