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taskkill

Terminate a process by its process id or name. More information: https://docs.microsoft.com/windows-server/administration/windows-commands/taskkill.

  • Terminate a process by its id:

taskkill /pid {{process_id}}

  • Terminate a process by its name:

taskkill /im {{process_name}}

  • Forcefully terminate a specified process:

taskkill /pid {{process_id}} /f

  • Terminate a process and its child processes:

taskkill /im {{process_name}} /t

  • Terminate a process on a remote machine:

taskkill /pid {{process_id}} /s {{remote_name}}

  • Display information about the usage of the command:

taskkill /?