My Excel is not force quitting, I can't find it in the Activity Monitor or the PID for it... Is there another way I could kill it?

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  • How did you launch this particular activity monitor?
    – voices
    Commented Sep 9, 2015 at 16:47

1 Answer 1


If it's not in either of those places, it's not running. It's probably just a ghost icon.

Try restarting your dock by opening Terminal and typing:

killall Dock

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