Thread: Can't kill/killall this program
09-15-2006, 02:01 AM #1Can't kill/killall this program
I am using MacFreePops to retrieve my emails from my two yahoo accounts on Apple mail. The program has a quirky nature of hogging the CPU when I close the lid and open it again. The daemon "freepopsd" hogs the CPU and memory. Whenever it happens, I use the killall command to terminate it and restart it.
However, it has become resistant now. See this screenie:
I am unable to kill this program by kill or killall, even as a superuser (sudo). I don't want to restart or relogin everytime... is there a way to terminate this nasty little program?
09-15-2006, 06:12 AM #2
Get the process ID, then pop to the command line in Terminal and do:
kill -9 <processid>
05-23-2007, 02:52 AM #3
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