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Destroying a windows process

Michael Uter

Joined: Dec 10, 2002
Posts: 2
I have a task of launching another application using a .bat file. I can start the application successfuly by using:
Runtime runtime = Runtime.getRuntime();
Process process = runtime.exec("cmd /c start my.bat");
but when it comes time to kill the application I execute:
and the application is still running. Is there a way to kill a windows command window and it's running application?
Michael Uter
I agree. Here's the link:
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