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Windows 7: Close a group of open windows with one click?

19 Nov 2009   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate
Close a group of open windows with one click?

I have my task bar set to not group like items unless I have too many open windows and space becomes a problem.. What I am wondering, has anyone found a way in this format, to say close all open explorer windows, simply by clicking on one of them. Or close all of another programs open windows.. I like having my windows fan out across the bottom rather than grouped together, but I miss being able to close all of one program in a single right click...

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19 Nov 2009   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64

You could End process tree from task manager. I know, not very convenient.
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