process::stop terminates a process by using the NtTerminateProcess Windows Native API function. The Win32 API equal one is TerminateProcess. It has the following command line arguments:

  • positional argument: the name of the process to stop

  • /pid: the PID of the process

In the following example, the /pid of notepad.exe is 6500.

C:\WINDOWS\system32>tasklist /v | findstr notepad
notepad.exe                   6500 RDP-Tcp#4                  4     15,388 K Running         hacklab\m3g9tr0n                                        0:00:00 Untitled - Notepad
mimikatz # process::stop notepad /pid:6500
NtTerminateProcess of 6500 PID : OK !

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