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Ctrl-C not killing process in CMD.EXE

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1answer
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I work with several Windows7-64 systems. In all but one, typing ^C into a CMD window running a .cmd file, invariably (and expectedly) stops the program. More importantly, if the .cmd script launched ...
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Can not kill vpc.exe in Windows 7

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How to prevent these executables from starting up?

After removing the following executables from starting up, in the near future they reappear again: DDMService.exe: Re-enabled when visiting a DivX video online. DivXUpdate.exe: Re-enabled when ...
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I successfully connected over RDC from a Win XP machine to a Win 7 machine. I then closed the RDC window. After that, I tried to log on locally to the Win 7 machine. All I get is a black screen with a ...