Windows exe not dropping from task manager list of processes
ambassador at fourthworld.com
Tue Sep 20 15:26:53 CDT 2005
Jim Ault wrote:
> This has probably been answered, but I could not find it in the archive.
> I am compiling a tiny app that basically just gets a file from an ftp site
> every 20-30 seconds.
> If I launch the file, then close it, its process quickly disappears.
> If I launch and run a script, it takes over 60 seconds to disappear.
> If I launch and run a script that uses "send m in 10000 millisecs", then
> close with the red-X button, it remains on the list. Subsequent launches
> create new processes.
> I have set the "purge stack, window, destroystack, destroywindow" items and
> no success.
> What is the trick (I am a Mac guy) to avoid a client having problems with
> exe's that don't die?
Cancel the pending messages on quit and you should see it go away.
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