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Author Topic: They Dont want you to close them: how to close related background applications.  (Read 2793 times)


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Logitech Quickcam and I-tunes: both these applications seem impossible to end once they are running. (QuickCam icon in the bar doesn't have the function and then when trying to close in the task manager, there are at least three applications that one must find to end).

Can anyone suggest a method to kill all the related applications that don't have an obvious kill switch?



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You could use "pskil", and write a batch file to kill the processes. A bit crude, but should work just fine. Alternatively, if you annoyed with the fact that batch files pop-up a console window, it should be equally easy to do in one of the scripting languages like AutoIt or AutoHotKey.
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You could use "pskil", and write a batch file to kill the processes.
as a matter of fact, there are some solutions in this thread...