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How to monitor and kill a process automatically on windows by process name [closed]

How to monitor and kill a process automatically on windows by process name [closed]

Is there a program or utility to monitor the running process and automatically kill specific processes? My work laptop has a whole bunch of useless crap that I cannot uninstall. Some of these processes keeps popping a specific intervals and consume tons of cpu and make my laptop useless. I always have to manually kill these processes which is annoying. I can't uninstall these otherwise they will automatically reinstall.

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Guest [Entry]

"AnVir Task Manager

Freeware process and startup manager.
Remove spyware and optimize
performance. Monitor and manage
processes, services, internet
connections, DLLs, drivers.
Descriptions for startup programs and
all Windows services. Alerts on new
startups.

Icons in tray for CPU usage and disk
load. Quick access to last launched
programs in tray. Hide windows to
system tray.

Automatically change process priority,
permanently block undesired processes.
Furthermore, comes with an attractive
user interface.

Advanced startup manager allows you
to: · Get full list of applications
running automatically on Windows
startup including all hidden
applications. · Get all additional
information about startup
applications. · Disable/enable,
add/delete, edit startup entries. ·
Stop or run once again startup
application.

Startup guard allows you to: · See
alert when any new application adds
itself to startup. · Forbid some
applications to be added to startup. ·
See alert when Internet Explorer home
page was changed.

Process manager allows you to: · Get
full information about all processes:
CPU and memory usage, executable name
with full path, priority, work time,
user name. · Get executable file
properties, icon and version
information. · Stop many processes
with one click. · Change process
priorities.

Tray icons allows you to: · Get
current information about CPU usage
including list of most active
programs. · Get current information
about HDD usage. Protection against
viruses includes: · Detection and
destruction of most propagated
viruses. · Virus database update. ·
Minimum usage of system resources.

A free and portable version can be downloaded here.

however, you may consider the Pro version, to permanently block undesired processes:

create a 'black list' of processes that are automatically terminated immediately after these processes start. Add to this list annoying and undesired processes that are started automatically without your will.

Anvir Task Manager Pro is shareware, try before you buy."
Guest [Entry]

If you know Microsoft Developer Tools, you can use PSAPI (Process status API) http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms684884(VS.85).aspx to write nifty utility to do the things you want.
If you know Microsoft Developer Tools, you can use PSAPI (Process status API) http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms684884(VS.85).aspx to write nifty utility to do the things you want.
Guest [Entry]

"Start msconfig from ""Run program..."" in the start menu.
It allows you to disable programs started from the registry.
The same goes for services too.

But I wonder. Is it your own laptop, or a company laptop. If the latter, then it might be something configured in the group policy that installs the programs again."