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I wish to use mouse' middle button to close various applications so that when I middle click a windows title bar, it actually closes it.

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Is it possible to do it by configuring windows or using external tools? If it matters, I am using Windows 7.

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wait for autohotkey guys ... – user8228 Nov 6 '09 at 8:37
@Revolter: LOL, sure enough 3 hours later, see @CGA's answer! – Josh Nov 6 '09 at 13:06
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There is an Autohotkey script that does this.

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Super! Thanks a lot. – Hemant Nov 7 '09 at 4:05
You're welcome. – CGA Nov 7 '09 at 10:48
I don't know how to use the code when open the link. Please educate me more. 7plus app as mentioned by @Hemant is pretty easy to use – Nam G VU Mar 27 '12 at 5:36
If you're using Win NT6.* (Vista / 7 / 8), make sure you replace the following code to avoid the "Shut Down Windows" prompts when middle-clicking on the taskbar:… – mythofechelon Jan 6 '13 at 23:52
Doesn't work on all windows or secondary monitors. At least on Windows 7, anyway. The app @Hemant mentioned (7plus) works far better and it is just an AutoHotkey wrapper anyway. – mythofechelon May 7 '13 at 15:36

I stumbled upon this application which lets you close application by middle click and lots more. Seems pretty good.

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Awesome! Thank you so much – Nam G VU Mar 27 '12 at 5:36

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