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Close 'Modern' Apps Quickly & Completely in Windows 8.1

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    Windows 8.1 Pro

    Close 'Modern' Apps Quickly & Completely in Windows 8.1

    This tutorial demonstrates how to close 'Modern' Apps completely using the 'drag to the bottom of the screen' method; also, drastically reducing the 'hang' time with this method.

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  2. #2

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    Server 2012 / 8.0

    Nice demo but, can I say that... to be accurate like that requires dexterity and a healthy wrist.
    One cannot miss that mark or else it must be re applied ?
    Don't pull it down completely or too slow or hesitate or let go of the button - oops...

    One of my 4 trackball buttons is set to close a window - program or app. That's it, one button to close anything.
    Not the X in the upper corner. I don't use the X in the upper corner.

    On the other hand, I like app switching and suspension of apps. They are instant on.
    Not a fan of Alt F4?
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