schtasks end

Stops only the instances of a program started by a scheduled task. To stop other processes, you must use the TaskKill command.

Syntax

schtasks /end /tn <taskname> [/s <computer> [/u [<domain>\]<user> [/p <password>]]]

Parameters

Parameter Description
/tn <taskname> Identifies the task that started the program. This parameter is required.
/s <computer> Specifies the name or IP address of a remote computer (with or without backslashes). The default is the local computer.
/u [<domain>] Runs this command with the permissions of the specified user account. By default, the command runs with the permissions of the current user of the local computer. The specified user account must be a member of the Administrators group on the remote computer. The /u and /p parameters are valid only when you use /s.
/p <password> Specifies the password of the user account specified in the /u parameter. If you use the /u parameter without the /p parameter or the password argument, schtasks will prompt you for a password. The /u and /p parameters are valid only when you use /s.
/? Displays help at the command prompt.

Examples

To stop the instance of Notepad.exe started by the My Notepad task, type:

schtasks /end /tn "My Notepad"

To stop the instance of Internet Explorer started by the InternetOn task on the remote computer, Svr01,type:

schtasks /end /tn InternetOn /s Svr01

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