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Exiting Apps?

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    Exiting Apps?


    Using the twitter and facebook apps they always seem to be active in the tabs. Is there a way to close them manually so they are not part of your background tabs.

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    Only way to really stop them is to kill them in Task Manager.

    They are meant to be suspended in the background, to be easily brought back up. They don't give you a way to exit them..
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    There really does need to be an actually UI element to close out the apps. That will defiantly get annoying.
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    yes.. and minimizing the apps in not available in Metro UI
    and also IE via Metro UI sucks
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    Quote Originally Posted by thejay View Post
    yes.. and minimizing the apps in not available in Metro UI
    and also IE via Metro UI sucks
    Right click on the screen while in IE screen, you'll get the controls.
    Click image for larger version

    Apologies, couldn't find the minimising.
    Last edited by brummyfan; 16 Sep 2011 at 13:45. Reason: wrong info
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    That feature is actually only available through tablet devices.
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