Window won't go away

Bob Goodwin - W2BOD bobgoodwin at
Tue Jun 26 17:07:04 UTC 2007

Nigel Henry wrote:
> On Tuesday 26 June 2007 18:24, Mike McCarty wrote:
>> Marcelo Magno T. Sales wrote:
>>> Or try pressing CTRL+ALT+ESC (or whatever combination is set in your GUI
>>> to kill programs) and then click the application with the skull cursor.
>> How do I find out what that may be? CTRL-ALT-ESC seemingly does nothing
>> on my computer.
>> Mike
> I havn't used CTRL + ALT + ESC for ages, and had forgotten all about it. It 
> does work ok, but its a case of CTRL + ALT, and then a tap on the ESC key, 
> and the skull should appear on your mouse pointer. Make sure the pointer is 
> on the top of the window you want to kill, and a single left click kills the 
> window like magic. Warning!!! Dont click the pointer if it's on a blank bit 
> of desktop, otherwise your likely to kill the desktop. I've done that. Doh.
> Nigel.

It works well enough but - Then if I decide I don't really want to kill 
anything how do I get rid of the skull?  I had to search for something 
to sacrifice!

Bob Goodwin

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