Applications adapted to the new interface of Windows 8 (Modern UI) no longer open in windows typical of previous versions. Now, for example, the icon to close them has disappeared. In addition, the management of these windows has changed, the system itself takes care of it.
close open apps
In Windows 8 It is the operating system itself that takes care of it. close the applications when they have not been used for some time. Now, from any window that you have open, you can return directly to the Start screen by pressing the Windows key. This doesn’t mean you’ve closed it, so if you want to make sure an app stays closed, you can always fall back on the key combination that also worked in earlier versions Alt+F4, or, as a novelty, by clicking and dragging from the top down the screen. When released, the window and it will close.
What apps do you have open?
On the other hand, if at any given moment you need to know what apps is still openyou can use the corner superior left from any screen. Hovering the pointer there and dragging down will display the most recent apps. You will only have to click on one of those thumbnails and you will access its screen, just as you left it the last time you were there. Also, if instead of clicking on that thumbnail, you click on it with the right mouse button, a contextual menu will be displayed in which you can choose the entry Closein order to close that application.
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