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This Info Event is part of Terminate App Events.

Event ID · 420002

"Closed child process (application)"


The info message Closed child process [name] indicates that the Terminate App Action has closed the app's spawned subprocess. Many apps and programs start their subprocesses, for example, cmd.exe always spawns a conhost.exe instance.

Event examples

See some examples of the Closed child process Event messages:

  • Task "Weekly backup" Action "Terminate App" closed child process "Windows Command Processor".
  • Action "Terminate App" closed child process "Console Window Host".


By examining log file, you can accurately determine whether Automation Workshop has successfully terminated an app (Event ID · 420000) or when it tried, but the app was already closed (Event ID · 420001).

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