Kill process in Windows 98/Me

Is there a way to kill a running process from the command prompt inside Windows 98/Me. I've tried with some "kill /f"-things that works fine on w2k/xp. These will not work on 98/Me - they ask for some "NT"-file.

It should be something like:

...but supporting Windows 98/Me
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Gary CaseConnect With a Mentor RetiredCommented:
The kill.exe utility in the Windows 98 resource kit will do what you want just fine.
It can still be downloaded here:

Just type kill /? for the syntax ... as an example, the following line will kill an instance of Wordpad:

kill /f wordpad.exe

The /f isn't always needed ... but results in a more reliable "kill"
blue_zeeConnect With a Mentor Commented:
See the Win98 Resource Kit's "kill.exe" and "tlist.exe" at

"kill.exe" can terminate a program by name.

"tlist.exe" will list the running processes.

Hope this works for you.

sebastianemborgAuthor Commented:
Thank you, guys.... it worked like a charm. You will share my points :-)

By the way, Gary: Thanks for your help on this:

...which eventually ended up with:
Gary CaseRetiredCommented:
You're most welcome .. in both cases :-)
Thank you.
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