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Solved Unable to exit Metro Apps without using Task Manager


MD678685

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#1
Hello.
I am unable to exit Windows Metro interface applications without launching Task Manager.​
Is there any fix for this?

Thanks, MD678685
 

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vrosa

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#2
No. When you hit alt-tab metro apps go to suspended mode, but they still use RAM.
 

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Capt.Jack Sparrow

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#3
It's working as designed. You cannot close a Metro application. As said above it will be in suspend mode and if it's not used for a while it will release the Memory or if computer requires additional memory it will release the Memory. It's like a Android or W7P etc. So far I have noticed it works great very effective Memory management.
 

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JaidynM

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#4
Unfortunately, Metro apps cannot be fully closed without using Task Manager. It works the same way as a Mac; the program is suspended but not fully closed until further use.
 

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MD678685

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K. I remember when pressing back forced the app to suspend in Android. Lol.
 

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