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I thought that my program had closed - it hadn't !!

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This may be something simple that I'm just missing the point on.
I have a C#/.Net application that works against a number of databases and makes entries / updates to a SQL Server database.
I emptied my target database and started my application (run-time rather than through the design editor).  Shortly thereafter I remembered that I still had a mistake in the code, so promptly chose to close my application (from the task bar - I have Windows 2000).
I had assumed that my application had then ended - it was not visible in the 'Application' tab within 'Windows Task Manager' and not was visibly running on the desktop.  
I set about the emptying of the database table again - successfully.
I then did a COUNT against the tables to ensure that they were empty (I'm a stickler for being careful) and found that there were now entries in the tables.
It appeared that my application was still running - and entries being made / updated to my SQL Server database tables.
The application was then found to be running through the 'Processes' tab within 'Windows Task Manager'.

My question (at long last I get to the point ...) is how do I ensure that when I close the application (through whatever means) all the processes associated with it are stopped and my application is actually killed.

This may be a simple issue with an obvious answer (I'm hoping so) but I can't see it for looking.

Thanks in advance.
Steve
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by:Mohammed Nasman
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Hello

  from Process Tab Click on your process and choose End Process Tree, that should end your application with it's associated process
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by:StevenK
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Hi - I know how to kill the application.
My concern is that when I deploy my application(s) at a client site that they think that they have stopped the application (through whatever means) but it's actually still running (and seen through Task Manager) unbeknownst to them.
Steve
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jtellis earned 60 total points
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there is an easy way to fix this...In your nested loops that update the databases simply add in an if statement that gives the user the option to stop the process and delete the entries that were previously made.  if you send some code example i'll show you what i mean
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