Windows 8 seems not to be intuitive for most of its users. However, when an application crashes it needs to be force quitted!
SIMPLE STEPS TO FORCE QUIT WINDOWS 8
You have two methods
1-Press CTRL - ALT - TAB
2- Hover over the application you wan’t to close
3- Right click and close the application
4- Wait for the application to close
1- Press on Ctrl - Alt - Delete (Del) simultaneously
2(a)-Click on Task manager
2(b)- Right click on startup bar and click on Task manager
3- Select the program you wish to close
4- Click on “End task”
5- Wait for you application to close!