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Kill a hung process without reboot

Windows 2003 small business server. The fax got jammed up receiveing a fax so I tried to delete it. It went into a hang condition and so I tried to restart the fax service. The service stopped but didn't restart in a timely manner and is now in a hung condition starting but all options are greyed out. Is there some way to kill the process without rebooting the machine ?
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Milkybar-kid
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ColinRoydsCommented:
download an app called kill.exe then from the command line type kill.exe (pid number)
the pid number can be found using task manager, look next to the hung service in task manager for it.
Very usefull util
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Milkybar-kidAuthor Commented:
kill.exe is obsolete in w2k3 it is replaced by taskkill.exe and is installed as standard.

You can have the points anyway for pointing me in the right direction.

Thanks
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ColinRoydsCommented:
glad it's sorted
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MedassurantCommented:
Using Windows Server 2003 R2 x64.  Taskkill is not working either.  Any other suggestions?
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