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Command-W Suddenly Not Working?

Suddenly command-W has topped working on my system (OS X 10.6.4, iMac 2.66 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo). Instead of closing the current window or browser tab, it takes me to the Finder. I have tried rebooting, but it did not fix it.

How can I fix this?

Thanks very much in advance to all for any info.

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Finder preferences,

try deleting them.

You will find them in your Home folder, Library, Preferences,

Move that file onto the desktop and restart


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Moving to the desktop and rebooting did not correct the anomaly.

What else can I try? Thanks very much for your suggestions! I would really like to fix this.

Note - I have also reinstalled OS X Snow Leopard from disk, without correcting the anomaly.

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Found it - somehow MaxMenus had gotten set to attach this new function to command-w.

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Ahh, something added that you did not mention.


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