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How to Close a Large Number of the Same Process In Windows

by on April 15, 2014

Sometimes during development or working with tempermental software you will find a lot of orphaned processes in the task manager. There is an easier way to get these closed than doing it one by one.

Example: closing runaway/orphan distiller processes in Adobe Acrobat


Command prompt > taskkill /im:processnamehere.exe /f

the “/f” is the flag to force the process to close

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