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Force quiting

Author Anonymous
Guest
#1 Posted: 9 May 2006 00:09 
Hi all,

Is there any chance a command that forces a stuck or locked program to quit?
Something like the kill feature in linux.

Thanks.

Author AmiKit
Admin
#2 Posted: 9 May 2006 01:19 
Well, generally it is not safe to remove locked programs on Amiga systems (hopefully this has changed in OS4).

Anyway, if you're lucky enough the locked program did not crash the whole system, you can try to use SysInspector to remove its windows, resources etc.

Press Ctrl+Alt+numpad 0 (or use taskbar menu Tools -> System). Then select a task and click the remove button.

Another program is called BreakMan. You can find it in the same location.

Author Nightbreed
Registered
#3 Posted: 9 May 2006 01:25 
Thanks for the reply. It's taken me a bit to get back into the Amiga swing of things again...

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