Every infracture admin need to know the steps to force stop or kill windows service stuck at stopping by pid using taskkill or powershell. Think about a situation, you are trying to stop a windows service but its stuck at stopping status. Means service stopping hung and not responding. In this case we need to force kill windows service either by using taskkill in command line (cmd) or by powershell. Follow the step by step commands to apply in cmd for force stop service windows server.