[Win32utils-devel] Process.kill issue - 32vs64 bit

Heesob Park phasis at gmail.com
Mon Feb 4 13:51:52 UTC 2013


Hi,

2013/2/4 Daniel Berger <djberg96 at gmail.com>

> Can you kill a 64-bit process from a 32-bit Ruby?
>
> https://github.com/djberg96/win32-process/issues/9
>
>
64bit processes can only be terminated from 64bit processes.

Refer to
http://urbackup.org/blog/?p=77
http://www.powerprogrammer.co.uk/helpfile/Software%20Update%20Wizard/64bitnotes.html

The workaround is kill a process using WMI
http://community.spiceworks.com/scripts/show/498-kill-a-process-using-wmi

Regards,
Park Heesob
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