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is there a registry teak to close quickly windows8.1 apps

  1. #11


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    Windows 8.1 Pro


    It seems, on my machine anyway, the only way to 'shutdown' the Store is to End the Task in Task Manager. If you open the Store again it will return to suspended state no matter which way you close it.
    This also seems to be the case for apps that you have set as default.

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  2. #12


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    Winodws 8.1 Pro 64


    Quote Originally Posted by Edwin View Post
    The WinAero software is quite kosher, but if you want to tweak the registry yourself and are comfortable doing so:

    Close Metro Apps Fast! - Edwin000's library
    hi
    i don't have

    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ImmersiveShell\Switcher
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  3. #13


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    Windows 8.1 Pro


    Right click on 'ImmersiveShell' parent key, hover on 'New' ►, choose 'Key', name it Switcher.

    Switcher - Turn On or Off in Windows 8

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  4. #14


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    Winodws 8.1 Pro 64


    Quote Originally Posted by Edwin View Post
    Right click on 'ImmersiveShell' parent key, hover on 'New' ►, choose 'Key', name it Switcher.

    Switcher - Turn On or Off in Windows 8

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    thanks mate
    now it's pefect!
    would be really cool a website with w7/w8 tweaks !
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  5. #15


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    64-bit Windows 10


    Quote Originally Posted by drugo View Post
    would be really cool a website with w7/w8 tweaks !
    Plenty here at EF.


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