Create a Shortcut to terminate non-responsive applications in Windows 7 [Not-Responding Apps]

For various reasons (memory weak cpu "exhausted", processes blocked, configuration outdated etc.) - or maybe just from one man called Windows (Even if in some cases is followed by 7It is still a Windows OS : D) - sometimes (or often in 50% of cases) applications We are playing enter "clinical death" - not Responding - Becoming non-responsive any action we undertake it (in very few cases they are recovering after a relatively short - or long - but how many have the patience to wait for applications to resuscitate one?) Except for one, namely their forced closure by completing the appropriate processes (Task Manager - end Task). But resources / processes blocked slows reaction speed computerAnd sometimes it lasts longer than a few seconds until we can complete those processes (by default will open up Task Manager).

A simple way to avoid these delays is small creating a shortcut Desktop to launch order closing non-responsive applications.

How can we create a shortcut to terminate non-responsive processes applications

  • first we create a shortcut some, right-clicking on a free area desktop and selecting from the menu Newthen shortcut

New shortcut

  • in the field below Type the location of the item (Create Shortcut Wizard) Type the command

taskkill.exe / f / fi "status eq not responding"

shortcut command

  • Then click Next
  • call shortcut how we feel (eg AppKiller, etc Terminator: P)
  • click Finish


In this way, the next time an app will faint in our presence, we can appeal to services this shortcut to fix discreet situation: D

Note: Tested on Windows 7 and Windows Vista.

Create a Shortcut to terminate non-responsive applications in Windows 7 [Not-Responding Apps]

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