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    Special tool or method to Kill memory re

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    by dynanin ·

    I vaguely recall that I may have thought that there was an option for removing and loading systray components within NT. I am looking to remove ‘Excel’ from staying memory resident. It appears that when I macro out of my spreadsheet for some reason it leaves this program component loaded in memory and hence it causes READ ONLY conflicts when it goes to execute the back half of my macro. There must be a way of killing entries in ones task list under Windows ’95? maybe its even a freeware or shareware add-on program that must be purchased and used. Any ideas?

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    • #3894786

      Special tool or method to Kill memory re

      by adasys ·

      In reply to Special tool or method to Kill memory re

      By pressing the ctrl+alt+del a window popup appears where you can choose to end task your program running on the backgroubd. I hope this will solve your problem.

      • #3893423

        Special tool or method to Kill memory re

        by dynanin ·

        In reply to Special tool or method to Kill memory re

        too obvious.
        I need to target a specific memory resident program without all the keystrokes etc. This must be automated via macro etc. Thanks for the attempt.

    • #3893663

      Special tool or method to Kill memory re

      by mukul_gandhi ·

      In reply to Special tool or method to Kill memory re

      Look at this link. It contains useful info for ur Q.
      http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q197/1/55.ASP

      It explains “How to Kill an Orphaned Process”

      regards
      -mukul

      • #3893424

        Special tool or method to Kill memory re

        by dynanin ·

        In reply to Special tool or method to Kill memory re

        Excellent attempt. Is Windows 95 so neaderthallistic that such articles do not include reference to it or Windows 98 or is it just time to upgrade to allow for such features? Amazingly enough most places Dell etc. try to shy away from bundling Windows 2000 with new PC’s sold to a “End User” and NT is an overkill for me now. Thanks.

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