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Close Application Requestion

Hi,

I am developing an application that should be close for another one. I mean, I have my APP1.exe running (could exist only one APP1.exe or a several running at the same time) that must be closed by a command button in APP2.exe.

How can I do that considering the following constraint condition?
1) I do not want to use files
2) I do not want to use queue message
3) I do not want to use any networking?

I tought to use some SendMessage to all APP1.exe running, but how to do that? Any other idea will be welcome as well.

Thanks,

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jr_barros_jr
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gamarrojgqCommented:
Hi,

You can do it like this

        Dim objProcess() As Process = System.Diagnostics.Process.GetProcessesByName("App1")

        For Each p As Process In objProcess
            p.Kill()
        Next
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Todd GerbertIT ConsultantCommented:
Using Process.Kill() will forcefully close instances of App1 (which might be okay), or you can use Process.CloseMainWindow() - which has the same effect as if the user had closed the main window of each App1, which means App1 would have a chance to shutdown gracefully.

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/system.diagnostics.process.closemainwindow.aspx
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Luis PérezSoftware Architect in .NetCommented:
Try this:

        Dim processList As Process() = Process.GetProcessesByName("App1")
        For Each uProcess As Process In processList
            uProcess.Kill()
        Next
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Luis PérezSoftware Architect in .NetCommented:
Ooops... too late.
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