Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Closing applications, part of Up and Running with Windows 8.
In most cases, there's really no need to close applications that you use within …Windows 8, because the resources won't be consumed as much as you might expect. …But that said, in some cases, you will want to close those applications, if for …no other reason than to simply remove some of the clutter when you're switching …between other applications. Let's take a look at how we can close …applications within Windows 8. I'll start off by launching a couple of applications. …I'll launch the music application, and then I'll go back to the start screen, …and I'll launch the video application. Of course, I can use the application bar …over on the left-hand side, or switch between tasks, but let's assume that I …want to close one or more of the applications that are currently running.…
If you're using a keyboard, you can actually just press the Alt key in …conjunction with the F4 key, the function 4 key, in order to close an application. …So I'll go ahead and press Alt+F4, and the music application closes, for example. …
- Changing your environment and customizing live tiles
- Using gestures
- Creating and using a picture password
- Using Windows applications
- Working with media
- Accessing and personalizing the desktop
- Working with the File Explorer
- Changing Windows settings
- Backing up your files
Skill Level Appropriate for all
1. Getting Started with Windows 8
2. Using Windows Applications
3. Working with Media
4. Working with the Desktop
5. Managing Your Computer System
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