What you can do with Absurd Terminator
Terminator - fast Windows Shutdowner and Task Terminator. It helps you to
make some "absurdly" long and routine Windows functions quicker and
off Windows'95/98/ME/2000 with help of hot keys or by one click on system
tray icon or from command line, (using: terminator.exe /shutdown /restart
/logoff - for .bat-files or for schedulers and planers);
any running program, task or process quicker and more comfortable than in
the standard <Ctrl-Alt-Del> function of Windows, without confirmation;
programs from command line, syntax: terminator.exe /kill [NameOfProgram],
where NameOfProgram can be part of the program executable file string,
for example, if you want to terminate Adobe Photoshop: terminator.exe
/kill photo ("photo" is the part of "photoshp.exe"
- Adobe Photoshop executable file).
Some additional functions:
- Run default screensaver by hot keys <Ctrl-Alt-F9> or by /screensaver
command line string;
- Open "Add/Remove program" dialog
window from system tray icon menu for fast uninstallation of programs;
Clear Documents History (menu "Start" -> "Documents") much
faster from system tray or with key /EmptyDocs;
- Eject/Close you CD-ROM with hot keys <Ctrl-Alt-F7>
What's new in version 2.9:
- Now program correctly work in Windows'95;
- Protection scheme
- Minor bugs fixed.
you can work with Terminator
How you can shutdown / restart / log off
You have 4 methods! for doing all
Absurd Terminator functions
1. Clicking on
icon in system tray;
If you prefer to work with mouse, this method is
the most suitable for you. Click right mouse button on Terminator icon in the
right bottom corner of the screen (in system tray) and select the action from
drop-up menu which you want. Just 2 clicks and you go out!
hot keys (the easiest and fastest method);
At any time you can just press
combination of keys and do this action very quickly.
- log off Windows
<Ctrl-Alt-F11> - restart Windows
- shutdown Windows
* in programs running in DOS-window, these
hot keys don't work.
3. Using push button in main Absurd Terminator
If you have already opened Terminator's window (by pressing <Ctrl-Alt-End>)
click an appropriate button in right side of the window.
item from submenu "Action" in main window.
How to terminate program.
If you need to close one or several
running programs or "down" programs (in conditions of failure), you
may do this with help of standard Windows's function "<Ctrl-Alt-Del>".
But with our program you can do this quicker and without waiting for the responds
of the program and thus save your time. Press <Ctrl-Alt-End> then
select task or process and kill it by pressing <Enter> (with confirmation)
or by pressing <Del> for one-moment kill (without confirmation).
Warning! Be careful with "Deleting"!
You can "Delete" all your programs and system processes and your Windows
may fall down!