TaskKill: Kill a Process in Command Prompt in Windows 7/XP

Q. How to kill/stop a process a process in windows using command prompt ?

Killing or terminating a process without a task manager is possible using "taskkill" commands in Windows operating systems like Windows 7, XP, 2003/2008 servers. Taskkill is a powerfull command to kill or terminating (forcefully) any running process.

Windows Kill a Process by Process Name
C:\>taskkill /IM mspaint.exe
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Windows Kill a process by pid (Process ID)
Click Here to learn How to find Process ID in Windows
C:\>taskkill /PID 1372
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