Tips to close all running programs in Windows fastly

The convenient and easy way to shut down all active apps on your system via handful of some keystrokes and the power button.

Turn Off
Many of the times situation occurs when we are in a hurry to shutdown the computer in a proper and system friendly way, but are not able to do that either due to the large number of applications running on the system or the due to the slow computer processor.

But we have the solution for closing all the running programs in Windows fastly with either the help of handful keyboard shortcuts or by making use of the power button of CPU.
So here are the Tips, have a look over it.

Close all open programs by keyboard shortcuts
Turn Off by Keyboard
We can use little known set of keystrokes to shut down all active programs at once in no time.
Press Ctrl-Alt-Delete and then Alt-T to open Task Manager's Applications tab. Press the down arrow, and then Shift + Down arrow to select all the programs listed in the window. Now when they are all selected, press Alt-E, then Alt-F, and finally x to close Task Manager.

If you cannot remember these or other shortcut keys, press the Alt key to show the underline beneath the letter to press to activate each option.

Turn OFF your Computer
Power Off button
There are more than one way to turn off your PC. The most easiest way to turn off PC, when in hurry, is to press the power button on your PC to turn it off or alternatively you can click Start & then chose Shut down. Your system might not be set to shutdown when power button would be pressed. So to configure this you need to edit it in Power Options in Windows.

To open Power Options, press the Windows key  >>  type "power options"  >>  press Enter. Click "Choose what the power buttons do" in the left pane, click the menu next to "When I press the power button" and make your selection from either of these : Shut down, Hibernate, Sleep, or Do nothing.
Shutdown option
To power off your system without taking your hands off the keyboard, then you can use these keyboard shortcuts : 
  • In Windows 7, press the Windows key  >>  Right Arrow key  >>  press Enter.
  • In Windows Vista, press the Windows key  >>  Right Arrow key three times  >>  Press "u" key.
  • In Windows XP, press the Windows key  >>  Press "u" key twice. Windows will prompt you to save any files that require it before closing the host app, just as it does when you press the power button or click "Shut down" on the Start menu.
So these are the Tips to close all running programs in Windows fastly.

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