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terminate & start process in VB6

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How can I terminate a running windows process in VB6, the start it again?
 I have the process name and the .exe path
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see the attached code
Dim objshell
    Set objshell = CreateObject("Wscript.Shell")
	
    'kill a process
    objshell.Run "taskkill /IM programname.exe", 0, True
	
	'start a process
    objshell.Run "programname.exe", 0, True

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