How to kill tasks by username using Windows command line

Open CMD or PowerShell as administrator.

taskkill /?

Review the options.

tasklist

To see the running tasks. What I found interesting is that I had a bunch of winword.exe running. If I did:

taskill winword.exe

It would give me an error and say it couldn’t find winword.exe

However, if I did it by filtering by the user, it worked:

 taskkill /F /T /IM winword.exe /FI "USERNAME eq username"

 

 

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