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TASKKILL

TASKKILL

End one or more processes (by process id or image name).

 

TASKKILL

End one or more processes (by process id or image name).

Syntax TASKKILL [/S system [/U username [/P [password]]]] { [/FI filter] [/PID processid | /IM imagename] } [/F] [/T]Options /S system The remote system to connect to. /U [domain\]user The user context under which the command should execute. /P [password] The password. Prompts for input if omitted. /F Forcefully terminate the process(es). /FI filter Display a set of tasks that match a given criteria specified by the filter. /PID process id  The PID of the process to be terminated. /IM image name The image name of the process to be terminated. Wildcard '*' can be used to specify all image names. /T Tree kill: terminates the specified process and any child processes which were started by it. Filters Apply one of the Filters below: Imagename eq, ne String PID eq, ne, gt, lt, ge, le Positive integer. Session eq, ne, gt, lt, ge, le Any valid session number. Status eq, ne RUNNING | NOT RESPONDING CPUTime eq, ne, gt, lt, ge, le Time hh:mm:ss MemUsage eq, ne, gt, lt, ge, le Any valid integer. Username eq, ne User name ([Domain\]User). Services eq, ne String The service name Windowtitle eq, ne String Modules eq, ne String The DLL name

Examples:

Examples: TASKKILL /S system /F /IM notepad.exe /T TASKKILL /PID 1230 /PID 1241 /PID 1253 /T TASKKILL /F /IM notepad.exe /IM mspaint.exe TASKKILL /F /FI "PID ge 1000" /FI "WINDOWTITLE ne untitle*" TASKKILL /F /FI "USERNAME eq NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM" /IM notepad.exe TASKKILL /S system /U domain\username /FI "USERNAME ne NT*" /IM * TASKKILL /S system /U username /P password /FI "IMAGENAME eq note*"

Home editions of Windows do not have TASKKILL, useTSKILL instead.

“Here's to the success of our impossible task!” ~ Soviet dissidents, 1975

Related:

TSKILL - End a running process
PsKill - Kill processes by name or process ID
Powershell: Stop-Process - Kill a process
Equivalent bash command (Linux): kill - Kill a process

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