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wmic return ERROR: Description = Not Found RRS feed

  • Question

  • i ran the command

     wmic process where name='java.exe' CALL TERMINATE

    and i received an error message

    ERROR: Description = Not Found

    what does this mean?
    Sunday, June 16, 2019 10:25 AM

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  • Hi,

    Did you run it on remote computer or local computer?

    Make sure it is a Win32 process and running in system, we could use this command line to end it.

    WMIC PROCESS WHERE Name="teams.exe" CALL Terminate

    For other format file, we could refer to the link below.

    https://www.cs.cmu.edu/~tgp/scsadmins/winadmin/WMIC_Queries.txt

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    Bests,


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    Monday, June 17, 2019 2:48 AM
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