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FOR loop troubles

FOR loop troubles

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I am trying to take the PID output of the tasklist command and send it to the taskkill command.  I have successfully createed a FOR loop to go through the values of the tasklist command and echo out the PID of the process.  Mstsc.exe is used as just an example process to kill.

for /F "tokens=2 skip=3" %%A in ('tasklist /FI "IMAGENAME eq mstsc.exe"') do echo %%A

The issue is when I try to add the taskkill command to the do portion of the for loop.

for /F "tokens=2 skip=3" %%A in ('tasklist /FI "IMAGENAME eq mstsc.exe"') do taskill /F /PID %%A.  

When I execute the for loop in a batch file it does not recognize the taskkill command.  Any help would be appreciated.   

RE: FOR loop troubles

Wrong forum?  Batch files are unrelated to Basic programming.

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