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How to close a program using Task Manager

When using Windows there will ultimately come a time when you need to close a program


Wndows 10 Task managerTo terminate, or close, a program in Windows 10 and Windows 8, you should press the Ctrl+Alt+Delete keyboard combination on your keyboard to open the Windows security screen.

At the security screen, shown above, click on the Task Manager button. This will launch the Windows 10/8 Task Manager as shown below. You now want to click on the More Details option to show the full list of running processes.

Select the process, or program, you wish to terminate by left-clicking on it once so it becomes highlighted as shown in the image above. Once you select a process, the End Task button will become available. To terminate the program, click on the End Task button and the program will be terminated.