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HT3411: OS X: How to quit an unresponsive application using Force Quit

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HT3411 Okay, but what happens when whatever process has commandeered the track pad on my laptop, and so I can't move it to the Apple menu? And I also utilized command-option-shift, along with command-option-shift-escape to no avail?

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I had this problem once before, where the cursor would get stuck in an endless repeat of a key. The only way I could get it to budge was with shutting off the laptop. I had to get the harddrive wiped clean and then reinstall everything manually, as the personnel posited that somehow malware might be responsible.

iMac, Mac OS X (10.6.8), Snow Leopard has been installed

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