Thanks to Mike …
“I’ve found an even easier way to do this. I found a PowerShell Hyper-V script at:
It has a lot of functions already, and I added a “Kill-VM” function that automates the kill process:
Kill-VM <VM name>
My modified script is attached to this message.
To use it, you need to install PowerShell (Under Server Manager -> Features in Win2008). Once installed, run PowerShell from Start -> Search, find the script, and type:
Once loaded into memory, type:
Kill-VM <VM Name>