In this post, we will look at how can we kill a process running on any specific port in windows. If you are a developer, then often, you would have found this error message:
Port 80 in use by “Unable to open process”!
Follow the below steps to kill the process.
Step 1 : Start command prompt as an Administrator. Then run the below mention command.
netstat -ano | findstr : 8080
It will display the PID(Process Identifier) value as shown below:
Step 2 : Then you execute the below command with the PID value.
taskkill /PID 32348 /F
You will receive a success message on successfully killing the process as shown below:
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