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Windows 7: Right-click + C to close from TaskBar... no more?

15 Dec 2011   #1

Windows 7 Professional 32 bit
Right-click + C to close from TaskBar... no more?

Added to the unnervingly long list of keystroke actions that are more work in Win7 than in WinXP is the ability to close a window from the taskbar in just 2 steps. In WinXP this was easy and quick with a right-click and C (for close). In Win7 -- at least with Classic Shell installed -- it needs an ENTER after the C... even though there's no other 'C' option in the context menu. Argh. Anyone know of a fix for this?

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15 Dec 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 sp1

hold shift then right click + c
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16 Dec 2011   #3

Windows 7 Professional 32 bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by rustberger View Post
hold shift then right click + c
Thanks / Sigh... I wish I could see the rationale for all these extra strokes they've added.
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