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The Stop-Process command is a command line tool in the Windows PowerShell environment. It is used to terminate one or more running processes on a Windows system. The command allows users to end a process by providing its name or process ID (PID). If multiple processes with the same name are running, the command will terminate all instances by default, but users can specify a single instance if desired. The Stop-Process command can also be used with the pipeline to stop multiple processes at once. It requires administrative privileges to terminate system-level processes. This command is a powerful tool to efficiently manage running processes and free up system resources on a Windows machine.

List of commands for Stop-Process:

  • wait-process:tldr:b2da5 wait-process: Stop a process and wait.
    $ Stop-Process -Id ${process_id}; Wait-Process -Id ${process_id}
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