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Kill is a command line utility for “killing” (shutting down) one or more running Windows NT tasks or processes.

Source: Windows NT Resource Kit


Kill95 will kill any process in memory. It works with Windows 95.
This tool is vital for software deployments when installing files that are currently resident in memory.

KILL95.exe FILENAME.EXE --> Kills FILENAME.EXE from memory
KILL95.exe --> Displays what processes are loaded.

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Zap works with Windows NT and can delete files that are either in use or otherwise cannot be deleted.

Syntax: Zap.exe <filename>

Source: Included with the Microsoft SMS 2.0 Resource Guide and the Microsoft BackOffice Resource Kit 4.5.