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It just assumes it has. I need a general solution that just halts other things and lets me kill them. –endolith Jul 4 '13 at 16:05 add a comment| protected by Community♦ Feb 4 at 15:08 Sunday, February 15, 2009 9:39 AM 1 Sign in to vote For now a re-boot is the only way I can get around it. If I wait long enough, I'll see the problem again.  I ended up re-installing Vista but the problem creeped up again. this contact form

Windows Vista has another way to do the same thing that you might not be aware of. October 3, 2012 Reply h @ 2:07 pm use M$ Process Explorer October 31, 2012 Reply roy @ 1:17 pm i tried to kill the process and it said killed process Why is looping over find's output bad practice? July 7, 2009 Reply Flavio Campos @ 4:56 pm Didn't work with me… Maxthon and Digsby hang and still need a reboot… July 15, 2009 Reply Robyn @ 1:57 pm Ok

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I cannot use windows media player, Firefox, Internet explorer, Explorer hangs almost everytime I open a file. June 1, 2010 Reply Kevin Joseph Remisoski @ 12:44 pm What kind of moron would just put random programs in their Windows or Windows\System32 folder. How to reply? on it.

Does a list of the non-letter ASCII symbol macros exist? What are the normal settings thereNot sure... Could you explain why are you doing it at all? Explorer.exe Location Windows 10 pskill then ate up all leftover CPU cycles (system slowed down to a crawl) and RAM usage of pskill climbed and climbed up to about 3 (!!!) fuckin gigabytes..

then my whole system just froze/locked up. Is there any way I can kill it. UNIX has been able to do this for 30 years with kill -9. The ever excellent Mark Russonovich has a good explanation for unkillable processes.

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Go check your email! Restart Taskbar Windows 10 I have had it happen after rapid typing or mouse movements, after USB removable drives have been used and removed and even during benign activity such as watching a movie on Tried it with -t switch. When opening a new Windows Explorer window, the contents of the window remain white.

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Sunday, May 03, 2009 10:44 AM 0 Sign in to vote same problem here. May 13, 2009 Reply Pavlo Fabri @ 12:08 pm I still can't kill that pesky CPU hogging JkDefragScreenSaver.exe process - Can't kill it with taskill cant kill it with pskill and Restart Explorer.exe Windows 7 nothing happened. Restart Explorer.exe Cmd Now what?

Darn. You can see from the dates on this thread that this has been a problem for years, but still no solution. This done as following… 1. But devenv.exe still runs, it is not re-spawned as the PID remains constant. Restart Windows Explorer Windows 10

Single word for the act of being susceptible? Bad drivers can cause a lot of damage, they run in kernel space and have the same privileges as the kernel and they can overwrite other drivers code or data. Keep up the work) February 11, 2012 Reply Francesc @ 10:25 pm I cannot kill firefox.exe either. Reply Robyn @ 2:00 pm Ok fine!

end process and end task on hung apps (explorer.exe and picasa3) do not kill the apps. How To Start Windows Explorer From Task Manager My System Specs OS Windows 7 CPU Intel® Pentium® E5300 Motherboard MSI P45T-C51 Memory Kingston ValueRAM DDRII 2 x 2 Go PC6400 CAS 5 Graphics Card Sapphire Radeon™ HD 4890 1 Copyright © 2006-2016 How-To Geek, LLC All Rights Reserved

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Also, to the dude up top saying that FL Studio was crashing, odds are it has something to do with your ASIO4ALL or other hardware settings.

Is there a way to block an elected President from entering office? Reply Simon @ 10:01 pm I find apt.exe advance process termination 4.0 (kernel crash generally works) it has 12 different ways to terminate a process.. the rights get passed on its child processes. Explorer.exe Not Starting Windows 10 I'm currently hoping that the RC might improve some things, but I have much doubt about that.

Sunday, May 03, 2009 1:46 PM 0 Sign in to vote Same issue. Find the rate of change at a point on a polynomial How do I deal with my current employer not respecting my decision to leave? Wouldn't it be easier to call your mother?" ;-) February 14, 2008 ph15h :( I wish I had said this. Only using the power button to shut off works.

Using "pskill -t pid" did the trick, killing the process and its descendants. Thursday, February 12, 2009 12:58 PM 0 Sign in to vote I actually don't think you are going overboard at all on suggesting that taskkill /f should work, even if it I also get nothing when I right click over the Shut Down Start Menu entry. August 19, 2011 Reply Patrik @ 8:41 am meh..

Ferguson MS-MVP Monday, January 19, 2009 11:36 PM Moderator 2 Sign in to vote you are clearly missing the importance of this bug.  It is not an important issue that the the do ‘File. Nothing. Why is (a % 256) different than (a & 0xFF)?

A few months after I got my Vista laptop with Ultimate I started noticing that some processes would not end.