A. A. Usually to stop a process, you start task manager, select the Processes tab, select the process and click "End Process" however you can also accomplish the same from the command prompt using 2 Resource Kit utilities.
Firstly you need to get a list of all processes on the system and this is accomplished using the tlist.exe utility.
0 System Process
198 notepad.exe Untitled - Notepad
The first part, the number, is the process ID, for example, 198 is the process ID of the notepad.exe process that is running. Once we know the Process ID (or PID) we can stop it using the kill.exe utility.
process #198 killed
You can optionally use the -f switch which forces the process kill.
You may, if you wish, kill a process on its name instead, e.g.