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Kill Frozen Programs in Windows With a Shortcut

You can easily create a desktop shortcut that will automatically terminate any “Not Responding” applications. Here’s how:

  • Right click while on your desktop and select “create a new shortcut.”
  • Enter the following as the location (include the quotes): taskkill.exe /f /fi “status eq not responding”

Now, when you launch the shortcut, your computer will automatically identify and terminate any programs that the computer deems “Not Responding.”