user6667032 user6667032 - 2 months ago 5x
C# Question

C#: Working with seperate .exe

I have a complex console program for data manipulation that's a pain to use.

I'm trying to create a wrapper type GUI program to facilitate ease of use.

Right now I'm opening a new thread and using Process.Start() and capturing the output.

This works great except for one issue, how do I cancel the process on demand from the user?

Given the fact the process is CPU intensive and can have long run times this is very important.


Use the Process.Kill() method:

foreach (var process in Process.GetProcessesByName("whatever"))

If you don't want to kill all the instances of whatever then start your process using:

process = Process.Start("whatever");

Then call the Kill method when you want to: