Kill Tool Examples

The following examples demonstrate the use of the Kill tool.

Terminate by name

The following command terminates processes whose names begin with "myapp."


kill myapp*

Terminate by PID

The following command terminates the process whose process ID (PID) is 2520:


kill 2520

Terminate forcibly

The following command terminates processes whose names begin with "my*." It does not prompt for confirmation. This command succeeds even when this process is a system service:


kill /f my*

 

 

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