Newb question about general app freezes

Discussion in 'macOS' started by Tefret, Dec 31, 2007.

  1. Tefret macrumors newbie

    Dec 27, 2007
    If an application freezes, and control q doesn't kill it. What should be the proper step to take?

    Currently, for example, if Firefox freezes and it for some reason can't quit (I've had this happen). At the moment I open a terminal, do a "ps -A | grep firefox" and then kill the process number and viola. I think there must be an easier way. I'm a linux user so I know my way around a Term, but that's about it.
  2. Blue Velvet Moderator emeritus

    Jul 4, 2004
    Apple Menu>Force Quit

    or key... Alt + Command (apple key) + Esc

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