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Windows 10 Insider - Use taskkill /f /im exe to kill any task

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In this video we demonstrate how to kill a process like PowerShell for example using the command taskkill /f /im powershell.exe

Take note that sometimes this method might not work and you need to do a full reboot.

Video Steps

1. Login to Windows

Login to your windows 10 computer.

2. Open up an elevated command prompt

click on the start button and type in cmd and then right click on it and select "Run as Administrator"

3. Type in command

In the command window, type in the command: taskkill /f /im powershell.exe - replace powershell.exe with any process you need to terminate and then press enter.
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