Killing a Process in Windows 10

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  • Open the powershell prompt. I use Windows Terminal
  • Type tasklist to see the list of all running processes and their PIDs. You can use a pipe with the more command

  • To kill a process by its PID, type like the below
taskkill /F /PID pid_number
  • To kill a process by its name, type the command
taskkill /IM "process name" /F

You can use PowerShell commands too

Stop-Process -Name "Process Name" -Force
Stop-Process -ID PID -Force