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One forExchange; the second for a Pop/Imap account. June 5, 2016 Reply Brandon @ 10:19 pm I used pskill to end a process called eafafn.exe but it just keeps restarting under a different PID. I really do like Windows 7, and I agree with your assessment, but it's not yetquite as stable as XP SP2&SP3 were. This is totally ON topic for me! –John Fitzpatrick Oct 5 '15 at 19:25 1 I strongly advise against deleting this question. +195 and it's a really early google hit http://txtbl.com/could-not/cannot-kill-process.html

had a crashed/frozen game (GTA San Andreas) in the background eating up my CPU and RAM. share|improve this answer answered Sep 8 '08 at 15:49 JosephStyons 29.7k49125209 10 Just a note. The frustration level here is off the chart. I already have tried task manager, taskkill, and pskill but that sh..t doesn't work. http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewtopic.php?f=38&t=1105305

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August 12, 2009 Reply fidgetheel @ 9:43 pm Hi there, I found that there is 5 basic applications that may stop a process: 1. alextheawsm Posted 10/30/13, 11:34 AM Question owner The profile was the problem! It can act as an parent process protecting his children from getting killed. So, if you need to kill firefox.exe because for some stupid reason it says it is still running after you terminated it, you may not kill it because Microsoft doesn't see

Reply Marc @ 11:20 am @Mike: Hi Mike. I described the whole problem on this website: http://www.mysysadmintips.com/clients/211-unable-to-kill-outlookexe-process-in-windows-7 In another, almost identical case I’ve seen a little while ago this was caused by an old print driver. Now I'm as guilty as anyone here and elsewhere of having the most hysteric of tantrums over a BSOD or a modem that just would not work &c. Taskkill Multiple Processes You could try going to Task Manager, selecting firefox.exe under the 'Processes' tab and click on 'End Process'.

I don't know if that is because Windows is like Firefox, or what the cause is it would be helpful if you could write down something I could copy and paste Process Could Not Be Terminated Access Denied Still it's a nice pack of tools that I hadn't heard of. Instead of restart you can log out and login again. For example, let's say you want to end all processes that have a window title that starts with "Internet": C:\>taskkill /FI "WINDOWTITLE eq Internet*" /F How about killing all processes running

Thursday, April 19, 2012 4:19 PM 0 Sign in to vote I am getting exactly the same symptoms after upgrading Outlook 2007 to Outlook 2010. Taskkill /im February 13, 2009 Reply kurt @ 3:24 pm I tried using pskill before finding this post. Usually I can just kill it or exit and restart Firefox. and I cant restart it or open it again.

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Imagine what kind of mess the computers are in if these people complain about free assistance. https://support.mozilla.org/questions/975767 Board index Change font size Information The requested topic does not exist. The Process With Pid Could Not Be Terminated Thursday, January 10, 2013 1:29 PM 0 Sign in to vote Sorry to add to this old thread, but here goes. Cmd List Processes In the previous incarnation I dealt with in Vista, the terminate methods would not give any error.

I have tried all the cases. http://txtbl.com/could-not/cannot-download-add-ons-firefox.html That can be done via right-click on MyComputer via the GUI, but I prefer the command line: c:\>path=%path%;c:\temp c:\>path PATH=C:\Program Files\Windows Resource Kits\Tools\;C:\WINDOWS\system32;C:\WINDOWS;C:\WINDOWS\System32\Wbem;C:\Program Files\Common Files\Roxio Shared\DLLShared\;C:\Program Files\Common Files\Roxio Shared\9.0\DLLShared\;C:\WINDOWS\system32\nls;C:\WINDOWS\system32\nls\ENGLISH;c:\apps\tools\unixtools\usr\local\wbin;c:\apps\tools\unixtools\usr\local\wbin\dig;C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\AGL;c:\ProgramFiles\Wireshark;C:\ProgramFiles\QuickTime\QTSystem\;c:\apps\tools\sysinternals;C:\Program share|improve this answer edited Mar 22 '11 at 15:08 answered Sep 8 '08 at 15:52 pilif 10.4k42629 12 While I hate that this is the correct answer, there's no doubt That's something no other OS managed to achieve. Taskkill Windows 7

Failure to use the /F flag will result in nothing happening in some cases. The pop-up goes away again and nothing happens. The reason for this is that pskill will be in your executable environment path so you can just type the command, with out specifying the full path to the folder and Portions of this content are ©1998–2016 by individual mozilla.org contributors.

You might be startled to learn that there have been all sorts of issues raised where one "fix" that works for 10 people has no effect for a similar number of Reason: There Is No Running Instance Of The Task. As it can't find the parent, it won't kill the orphaned child. :( –Jesse Chisholm Jun 7 '15 at 14:58 1 "you must kill child process too if any spawned Nice article though.

Once I re-booted I now no longer have the hang at exit.

It was great, as it enabled me to run without the need to reboot for months at a time. Tried it with -t switch. Debuggers should have ultimate power over the processes they are debugging and should never hang. Cmd Stop Command I cannot open a new session until I manually stop Firefox 32 process in tax manager.

When you specify the PID only the specific instane of firefox will be terminated. Still lose work, but not quite so much time perhaps. –awidgery Sep 17 '13 at 13:19 7 that's caused by some other process making sure the initial process is always Error messages: what they ... "Firefox is already running but is not ... Set this for like a minute in the future, then it will pop up for you.

The cost of switching to electric cars? ZeroWave has three termination modes and with the "INSANE" mode can terminate any kind of process that can run on Windows. So why don't you people just start installing firefox and everything else into the Windows folder? Again!

August 10, 2011 Reply polas @ 7:38 am This is so stupid and these microsoft companies. You can start it again through the menu "file>run>'explorer'" in the taskmanager. When I reboot my computer the whole thing starts over again. just plain retarded.

GET WITH IT DUDE!!! The error can occur if you try to use a profile from a file system mounted with read-only permission (e.g. It is incredibly frustrating to be unable to re-launch the apps without a reboot. The process WILL terminate freeing your computer from application hell.

Nothing works. What you need to do, is to uninstall and then reinstall ZA. You should be able to re-open the application again. BadAssBass Edited by BadAssBass Wednesday, May 23, 2012 4:35 PM Wednesday, May 23, 2012 4:30 PM 0 Sign in to vote Kevin, What version of Firefox are you running?

If I reboot my computer, I can run it, but it just displays the steam pop-up saying "Preparing to launch Team Fortress 2." And then it doesn't. Have you tried updating the BIOS, and researching wether or not your current drivers for major subsystems are causing other people to have issues?