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The Finder is the most used icon on the Mac. The end user can find him/herself using it several times a day.

One thing that should be enabled by default is a Quit Finder option, because their will be times that a user would need to quit it in order to re-enable it for one reason or another.

Advanced users can enable such a option by using the Terminal, and typing in the following:

You can enable the quit option by entering the following command in Terminal:
defaults write QuitMenuItem -bool true; killall Finder

To revert to the original settings:
defaults write QuitMenuItem -bool false; killall Finder

That’s it!

Now when selecting the Finder top menu option, you’ll see the Quit command.