kill a processb from matlab

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Sajid Afaque
Sajid Afaque on 14 Jan 2020
Commented: Walter Roberson on 27 Apr 2022
hello all
i have got the process id [pid] of an external process.
what is the syntax to kill that process using the pid.
i want to kill using pid not by process name from matlab

Answers (2)

Selva Karna
Selva Karna on 14 Jan 2020
from command window enter key word : cntorl +C
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Walter Roberson
Walter Roberson on 14 Jan 2020
That cannot be used to kill a particular process using its PID.

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Walter Roberson
Walter Roberson on 14 Jan 2020
pid = whatever number
if ispc
cmd = sprintf('taskkill /PID %d', pid);
else
cmd = sprintf('kill %d', pid);
end
system(cmd)
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Walter Roberson
Walter Roberson on 27 Apr 2022
What code are you using? The code I posted does not use any MATLAB function named TaskKill

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