You’ve been doing some serious work on your computer and have a bunch of apps, browsers, spreadsheets, and documents open. You’re done for the day, but closing each app and document individually is going to be a hassle. Here we take a look at an awesome utility that will close all of your running applications at once with one click.
Close All Windows
Close All Windows from NTWind Software is an easy to use utility that doesn’t require installation, and will terminate all programs with a single click. Simply download and extract the zip file, and when you open it you’ll see the files that run it.
You can put this folder into a handy directory like C:\Users then pin the executable to the Taskbar for easy access in Windows 7.
It will also work in XP or Vista and you could add it to the Quick Launch toolbar.
If you haven’t saved your work in a program or document, the app will ask if you want to save your work, just like if you were to close out of it normally.
If you need a way to quickly close out of all your open apps when done for the day, Close All Windows is a very cool solution.
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- Published 02/3/10