how to kill a process named setup.tmp *32? by taskkill? tRIED /F /IM switches. no luck
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  • You may be able to do this with the pskill tool that is part of the SysInternals suite of tools.
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Are you trying to kill "setup.tmp *32" which looks like a 32 bit process on an x64 machine.  If that is the case you just do:


Taskkill /f /im setup.tmp

You do not need the *32

Answered 09/05/2014 by: JordanNolan
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  • yes u r right. it worked. thanks
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A file with a .tmp extension does not look like a running process to me. Is it more likely to be a temporary file created by a running process.
Open task manager and use it to kill candidate 32 bit processes on your test machine until you find the executable that creates this file.
Answered 09/04/2014 by: EdT
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