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    Preview Won't Quit

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    Jun 05, 2012
    Orange, CA
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    iMac Late 2015,3.2GHz IC i5,8GB,iPhone 6
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    Preview Won't Quit
    Can not Quit Preview. Force Quit does not show up. Can I dump Preview and reload it?

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    Preview Won't Quit
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    Jan 23, 2009
    Born in Scotland, Worked in Scotland then England, Now live in Wales
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    Late 2015 5K 27-inch Retina iMac, 4GHz i7, 32GB RAM, 1TB Flash Drive, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6
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    As Preview is an integral part of your OS; no you can't dump it nor download it separately.

    I assume you have tried the first thing we all do in similar situations: Reboot the Mac?

    You are not completely alone in this: Preview is not responding to Force Quit o… - Apple Community

    And I've no doubt that you have considered all the ways to Force Quit an app as contained in this article: Overkill: 5 Ways to Force Quit an App in Mac OS X - TekRevue

    If none of these works for you, you can redownload the OS via Recovery Mode.

    BTW, you don't mention which OS you have in your specs.


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