how to shutdown a program on all systems on a network

I need to update an application on my desktop and do not want to reboot them.  I there a way to exit a program on all systems ?

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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
use psexec from sysinternals
psexec \\computer1,computer2 -u username -p password taskkill /im processname /f
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NVITCommented:
You could even do it without psexec, with just TASKKILL itself

If you have many computers to affect, you can make a .txt of their names with...
net view > computers.txt

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Edit computer.txt and...
- Remove all non-computer name lines.
- Remove computers you don't want to affect, e.g. servers
- Remove the \ characters in front of computer names

Save computers.txt

Open a CMD prompt as the domain admin.

Run taskkill, passing the list of computer names to it...
for /f %a in (computers.txt) do (taskkill /s %a /u domainname\adminname /p password /im programname.exe /f /t)

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