A DOS command closing a "Windows Explorer" window?

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A DOS command closing a "Windows Explorer" window?

#1 Post by budhax » 17 Jun 2007 11:42


Let's create a folder Folder1 in C:\ and open it (double-click or right-click > explore) this folder.
Now we have a "MS Windows Explorer" window titled "C:\Folder1".

Let's put in this Folder1 a file close.bat
I would close the "Windows Explorer" window titled "C:\Folder1", double-clicking on close.bat.

In other words:
is there a DOS command which can close a "MS Windows Explorer" window?

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#2 Post by jeb » 05 Oct 2007 15:01


late answer, but an answer.

From Mark Russinovich (known as Sysinternals) found at
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/sysint ... skill.mspx

"Windows NT/2000 does not come with a command-line 'kill' utility."

Use PsKill from the PsTools to kill a process by process id or process name.

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