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Taskkill for all running processes that exist in a specific directory

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Disable Windows 8 auto ending programs

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How to make a window task run everytime I enter my password/unlock the computer?

How to make a window task run every time I enter my password/unlock the computer? System is windows 7.
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Task scheduler retry when console app fails? [duplicate]

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So I was installing roboform today and was unable to stop the process chrome.exe *32... Even when I uninstalled chrome. This is the error I got: I used lockhunter and it said it was located in ...
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what is msctfmonitor task handler?

My desktop, every day shut down in same time. (1:26 pm) I saw running task, in Task Scheduler and found two task. 1- MsCtfMonitor and 2- SystemSoundsService Do this tasks turn off my system?
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What local group should user belong to be able to run windows task as that user

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I was searching for best tasks management software that could be used online & offline, so that the tasks are sync across both the platform -- Internet (online) and Desktop (Offline). It is a real ...
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Cannot end Windows 7 process, even tried ntsd

As descriebed in My VirtualBox virtual machine freezes, when I try to use the webcam, I end with a process which can't be deleted by taskmanger, pskill nor even ntsd, which was recommended here. ...
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task scheduler in windows server 2008

The windows task scheduler fails to stop even after completing the task. It re-runs the completed task. So how to configure the task to stop after particular duration ??
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Sleep Computer when Windows Backup completes?

My laptop is set to run weekly backups, but unfortunately it often takes many hours to backup the small drive (for whatever reason). I like to leave it running at night-time while I'm not using it, ...
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I wish to have an offline task management software that could reside in System tray from where i could manage my tasks for the day. My OS: Windows 7. should support windows vista & XP as well. ...
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CPU permanently at 65%

Windows XP, SP3, Intel Core 2 Duo Here are the symptoms: Since a couple of days is my System task permanently at about 35% When I want to Turn Off the computer then the Explorer needs to be force ...
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automatic end useless processes

in WIN 7 if you open windows with administrator username, you will have lots and lots of procceses active. But if I login with guest I will have 70% less processes, but still enough for what I need. ...
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Cannot end Windows 7 process, even tried pskill

I am having a problem where processes are hanging and absolutely refuse to die. I have tried using the task manager and pskill from the console (with admin rights) and while the program will state ...
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Taskkill.exe: don't throw an error if the process is not running

I'm running a Visual Studio post build event that shuts down IIS if it's still running after compilation: taskkill /f /im w3wp.exe The following works perfectly if IIS is still running, but throws ...
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Windows Task Scheduler: Can I export (save) my tasks?

I've setup a dozens of tasks on the Windows Task Scheduler. Everything is working fine but now I am concerned about being able to re-create these tasks if the PC needs to be replaced. The problem is ...