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Bob Sneidar bobsneidar at
Fri Feb 6 16:04:28 EST 2015

Force quit is force quit. No way around that. If the OS allowed the app to do some cleanup, it wouldn’t be forcing anything. 

Bob S

> On Feb 6, 2015, at 12:37 , Andrew Kluthe <andrew at> wrote:
> Hello Ya'll,
> I'm trying to run some cleanup handlers to delete temporary files when my
> standalone exits. I was wanting to now if there was a way to trap when an
> application is quit via ending the process abruptly in the task manager on
> Windows (in my case 7).
> I was hoping the shutdownRequest message would get hit when this is done,
> but testing it on windows 7 and LC 6.5.5 it exits without sending
> shutdownRequest
> I can already handle when the my application is quit through more
> conventional means, but I want these temp files cleaned up regardless of
> how it exits (unless its a crash of course, etc).
> Any tips on what to try next?
> -- 
> Regards,
> Andrew Kluthe
> andrew at
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