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How to end an Unresponsive Program using Task Manager in Windows 8

Description: This article will show you how to close a program that is not responding in Windows 8 by using the Task Manager.

  1. Right click on the taskbar at the bottom of the Desktop Interface and select Task Manager from the menu.
    Windows 8 Taskbar, Task Manager
  2. When Task manager opens find the non-responsive program
    Windows Task Manager, Running Programs
  3. Right click the program and select End Task from the menu.
    Windows Task Manager, End Task