Version: 1.0
File Date: 8-18-02
Licensing: Freeware

nKill is a command-line program that lists or kills running processes on your computer. It does essentially the same thing as the kill.exe and the tlist.exe programs from the NT Resource Kit, except the functionality for both programs is rolled into one. I added a /d option so you can kill all processes that match programs found in a given directory (which is good for listing or killing everything that might be associated with a program in that directory, for instance). You can also use wildcard characters to list or kill all processes that match a certain pattern, like "n*.exe".

I usually use this to kill Lotus Notes after it crashes (yes, sometimes my Notes client crashes). Just run:

nKill /d:c:\notes5

substituting your Notes executable path for "c:\notes5" above. After you do this, you'll be able to start the Notes client back up without having to reboot. This also usually works with Notes server crashes.

Windows 95/98/NT/2000

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