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How do I emulate os.kill() in Windows?

Use win32api:

def kill(pid):
    """kill function for Win32"""
    import win32api
    handle = win32api.OpenProcess(1, 0, pid)
    return (0 != win32api.TerminateProcess(handle, 0))

CATEGORY: windows


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