Use ESC to close Windows Explorer in Windows 2016-09-27 04:51

As we all know, we can use Alt+F4 to close any windows in Window. But Alt+F4 is hard for us to press. Every time I have to find the F4 button. I want change the way to close windows especially for Window Explorer. Recently I found AutoHotkey can help me solve this problem. In this blog I will show you how to close Windows Explorer with ESC button.

Download it and install

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Write the script to meet your requirement

For closing Windows Explorer with ESC button the script like following works fine. Paste it into notepad and save it as "esc_close.ahk".

#IfWinActive ahk_exe explorer.exe

Run this script

Double click the script will make it run in background. Now you can use ESC button to close Windows Explorer.