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Windows 7: Process Slayer!!


04 Nov 2010   #1

W7x64 Pro, SuSe 12.1/** W7 x64 Pro, XP MCE
 
 
Process Slayer!!

There are times when the Task Manager just can't kill a process of a program after it crashes or closes, and the only alternative that I know is to reboot. Is there any program available for the purpose of killing processes that is more effective?

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04 Nov 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

You could try MS's Process Explorer.
Process Explorer

Or Process Hacker. Seems to do the job for me always.
Home - Process Hacker

Or this.
Task Management

Or you could always logoff and back on, instead of a full reboot.
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04 Nov 2010   #3

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86
 
 

Just use the Taskkill command. Heres a description of the syntax.

Unlock Windows: Taskkill ~ A Command line utility equivalent of its GUI i.e. Task Manager
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04 Nov 2010   #4

W7x64 Pro, SuSe 12.1/** W7 x64 Pro, XP MCE
 
 

Airbot,

Thanks, I have tried both Process Explorer and Process Hacker, which didn't fare any better than the Task Manager, but using the force kill procedure in your Task Management link did.
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