If you are familiar with linux/unix, you will be very accustomed to the ability to kill (and start) processes from the command line. Linux gives you a very rich set of command line tools that simply don’t exist on Windows by default.

Enter the Command Line Process Viewer/Killer/Suspender utility from the Beyond Logic website. This is a simple command line utility that lets you perform a number of utilities including viewing a list of processes, killing processes, and even changing the priority of a process.

Syntax:

process -k “Process ID”

process -k “Process Name”

Example usage:

> process -k “notepad.exe”

Command Line Process Viewer/Killer/Suspender for Windows NT/2000/XP V2.03
Copyright(C) 2002-2003 Craig.Peacock@beyondlogic.org
Killing PID 2304 ‘notepad.exe’

OR:

> process -k 2192

Command Line Process Viewer/Killer/Suspender for Windows NT/2000/XP V2.03
Copyright(C) 2002-2003 Craig.Peacock@beyondlogic.org
Killing PID 2192 ‘notepad.exe’

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