How to forceably kill process

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Hi,
I'm trying to find out if there is a way to forcably kill
a process. The reason for this is a configuration utility
for an application that I support started up a process
that is supposed to be started as a service with different
credentials and when I try to end process, I get an access
denied error.
I know that if I restart the server the process will start
properly but it would be much easier if I could just kill
this process and start the service without having to
restart. This process is definitly not being used by
anyone right now and after a day, the CPU time used is
still 0:00.
Thanks
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  1. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsnt.misc (More info?)

    "Ryan Gaudet" <rgaudet77@hotmail.com> wrote

    > I'm trying to find out if there is a way to forcably kill
    > a process.

    You hit it right on the head. The "kill" command should do what you need. If
    you don't already have it, its part of the NT resource kit.
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