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The Kill_Process() function kills all running processes matching the specified filename.
|filename||Yes||The filename of the process(es) you want to kill. If filename contains a backslash character ( \ ) then it is expected to be a full absolute path\filename (e.g. c:\windows\notepad.exe). Any script environment variables found in filename will be replaced by their actual values when the script is executed.|
This kills any running process who's path-less filename is “notepad.exe”
This kills any running process who's absolute full path\filename is “c:\windows\notepad.exe”
This kills the running process JoyToKey.exe if it was started from “%dbpath%\Joy2Key\”
- Use this function with care: It will immediately and relentlessly TERMINATE all matching running processes, so be careful what you pass this function as an argument!
- This function is Windows XP/Vista/7 only. It does not support 9x. It also has not been tested on 64-bit versions.