How to Kill a Windows Process Remotely using PowerShell?

You may want to kill a Windows Process on a remote computer for many reasons. Thanks to PowerShell, this task can be performed easily using the Get-WmiObject cmdlet.

  • First, use the Get-WmiObject cmdlet to get the process
  • Next, use the “terminate()” function to kill the process.

In order to use this script, save it as “Kill-RemotelyProcess.ps1” and run the following command:


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I work as an IT Production Manager, based in Paris (France) with a primary focus on Microsoft technologies. I have 10 years experience in administering Windows Servers. . I am a Microsoft MVP for Cloud & Datacenter Management. I also received the PowerShell Hero 2016 award by PowerShell.0rg. And finally, I am "MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure", "MCSA: Windows Servers", "Administering & Deploying SCCM", and CheckPoint CCSA certified.