Archive for March 20th, 2014

by Tom Nelson

Most Mac applications are pretty reliable, working day in and day out to meet your needs. But sometimes, a badly coded app can just seem to freeze, and fails to respond to any user input.

When a Mac Application Stops Working, Give It the Heave-Ho

Screen shot © Coyote Moon, Inc.

In other cases, an app you’ve used for a long time seems to pause, perhaps displaying the spinning beach ball cursor for a long time, or at least, longer than you’re willing to wait for it to recover and get back to work.

In either case, you have an app that needs to be terminated, given the heave-ho, shown the door, made to scurry back into the darkness from which it came. Or, just stopped so you can get on with other work.

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