From: Joe Van Dyk [mailto:joevandyk / gmail.com] 
> I'm starting a bunch of processes using win32/process
> (http://rubyforge.org/projects/win32utils/).  I want to be able to
> kill some of those processes.  In *nix, I'd send them a TERM signal.
> What's the Windows equivalent?

http://www.sapphiresteel.com/Killing-Trees-the-Windows-way

http://www.google.com/search?q=ruby+kill+windows+process