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How to kill Windows process if access denied

Last updated on March 13, 2019

If you try to end process in Windows and getting error “Access denied”, you should try one of these commands.

Open cmd.exe as administrator

  1. wmic process where name="processname.exe" call terminate
  2. wmic process where "name='processname.exe'" delete
  3. taskkill /IM "process_name" /T /F
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