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KILL


Description | Syntax | Parameters | Switches | Related | Notes | Examples | Errorlevels | Availability

Remove a running process from memory.


Syntax

KILL [-f] process_id | task_name | window_title


Parameters

none.


Switches
-f (NT4)
Force process kill.

Related

TLIST - List running tasks.
An alternative version of Kill is available at www.sysinternals.com.
NET STOP - Stop a service from running.
NET FILE - Force an open file to close.
RKILL - Remote Kill (Resource Kit) view or kill processes on a remote server.
Equivalent Linux BASH commands:
kill - Kill a process.


Notes

none.


Examples

none.


Errorlevels

none.


Availability
External Resource Kit
DOS
none
Windows
none
Windows NT
NT4