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    Default How do you End a Process, that won't End?

    This program I have on my computer froze and isn't responding.

    I keep clicking end process nothing worked. I hit end process tree and nothing worked.

    I hit end task and it didn't work.

    How do I get close a process that just won't close/end?

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    Default Re: How do you End a Process, that won't End?

    And whats the name of the process?

    Is it a Windows process?

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    Default Re: How do you End a Process, that won't End?

    It could be a nasty app needing that process in which case it would do something like that or maybe a corrupted file stopping the process from stopping (what the?).

    Can you give us the name of the process and/or software that stopped and wouldn't end?
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    Default Re: How do you End a Process, that won't End?

    It's prolly also hiding in the System Restore....
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    Default Re: How do you End a Process, that won't End?

    Quote Originally Posted by SurferJoe46 View Post
    It's prolly also hiding in the System Restore....
    A process is running from an archive-type file? Can you explain how that works please?? Also, unless the person is removing the process and then rolling their system back using System Restore each time, you can hardly blame System Restore.


    MasturJeff, you can use the following program to see exactly what the process is doing - Process Explorer for Windows

    The name of the actual process, as already requested, will help us.

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    Default Re: How do you End a Process, that won't End?

    It's the Rosetta Stone Language Program my cousin gave me.

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    Default Re: How do you End a Process, that won't End?

    An axe will do the job

    Is it everytime you use the program or a one off?

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    Default Re: How do you End a Process, that won't End?

    killall <app>

    Oh wait, wrong OS

    Try control-alt-delete once, which will bring up task manager and then go to processes. End task
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    Default Re: How do you End a Process, that won't End?

    Quote Originally Posted by rob_on_guitar View Post
    An axe will do the job

    Is it everytime you use the program or a one off?
    Well I use it for 10-20 minutes.

    Then it will randomly freeze i guess. I tried end task, end process, end process tree and it neither work.

    The window just stays up.

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    Default Re: How do you End a Process, that won't End?

    Quote Originally Posted by MasturJeff View Post
    Well I use it for 10-20 minutes.

    Then it will randomly freeze i guess. I tried end task, end process, end process tree and it neither work.

    The window just stays up.
    Does this application rely on java or something (which could be making it freeze)? If it is java you may be able to fix it by clearing your java cache (in the java control panel). Do you have this problem with ANY other applications at all?
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