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How to kill the Excel Process

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I'm running a vb.net programme and I want to kill any Excel process running in the Task Manager before I run
my Programme. How to do it from the programme.

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You can do this to kill all the excel process on the system.

Imports System.Diagnostics

        Dim myProcess As Process = New Process
        Dim ProcessList() As Process

        ProcessList = myProcess.GetProcessesByName("excel")
        Dim index As Integer = ProcessList.Length - 1
        While index >= 0
            ProcessList(index).Kill()
            index -= 1
        End While
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