Solved taskkill /im GameBarPresenceWriter.exe /f, =file not found

February 10, 2020 at 07:22:39
Specs: Windows 10
I am running a script to troubleshoot I have. All runs well untill I hit command line taskkill as follow taskkill /im GameBarPresenceWriter.exe /f, it returns file not found but file is there in the right directory.

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February 10, 2020 at 08:11:54
taskkill /f /im "gamebar.exe" should do it:

SUCCESS: The process "GameBar.exe" with PID 7996 has been terminated.

is GameBarPresenceWriter.exe visible in taskmanager?

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February 11, 2020 at 05:52:36
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Thanks for reply. the command line: taskkill /f /im "gamebar.exe" did not work.
However I found out why taskkill /im GameBarPresenceWriter.exe /f did not find the file.
it was actually already killed. I excecuted GameBarPresenceWriter.exe in dos which started the process, then reapply taskkill /im GameBarPresenceWriter.exe /f and it worked. I was able to execute the whole script afterward. Thanks again for your reply.

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