If you wona#39;t use your Mac for an extended period, you can shut it down to save energy and extend the life of your beloved computer. ... This option, a force shutdown, forces all running programs to shut down right away. Generally, a force shutdown is your last resort if your Mac appears to have frozen, making it unresponsive.
|Title||:||Macs All-in-One For Dummies|
|Publisher||:||John Wiley & Sons - 2010-05-18|