How To Use Start/Kill Process Activity In UiPath Using UiPath Studio

Robotic Process Automation is the technology that allows anyone today to configure computer software, or a “robot” to emulate and integrate the actions of a human interacting within digital systems to execute a business process.

RPA robots utilize the user interface to capture data and manipulate applications just like humans do. They interpret, trigger responses and communicate with other systems in order to perform on a vast variety of repetitive tasks. Only substantially better: an RPA software robot never sleeps and makes zero mistakes.

UiPath is a leading Robotic Process Automation vendor providing a complete software platform to help organizations efficiently automate business processes.

UiPath Studio is a tool that can model an organization's business processes in a visual way.

Reading this article, you can learn How to use Start Process Activity and Kill process Activity in UiPath using UiPath Studio.

The following important tools are required for developing UiPath Bots,

  1. Windows 7/8.1/10 (Recommended)
  2. UiPath Studio Pro - Community Cloud (It is free software available online – https://www.uipath.com/start-trial)

Now we can discuss step by step App development.

Step1

Open UiPath Studio -> Start -> New Project-> Click Process and create New Blank Process, Name as UiStartKillProcess and give your Description

 How To Use Start/Kill Process Activity In UiPath Using UiPath Studio

Step 2

After that UiPath studio creates the project UiStartKillProcess with supporting files

 How To Use Start/Kill Process Activity In UiPath Using UiPath Studio

Step 3

Next, for testing start and kill process activity,

Double Click the Main.xaml workflow,

 How to use Start/Kill process Activity in UiPath using UiPath Studio

Click Activities -> search Start Process activity->Drag and drop into sequence and click the, and set the File name property as "C:\Windows\notepad.exe" for starting Notepad Application

 How to use Start/Kill process Activity in UiPath using UiPath Studio

Click Activities -> search Message Box activity->Drag and drop into sequence and Set Text as "Notepad Opened",

 How to use Start/Kill process Activity in UiPath using UiPath Studio

Click Activities -> search Kill Process activity->Drag and drop into sequence and click the, and set the Process name property as "notepad" for closing Notepad Application

 How to use Start/Kill process Activity in UiPath using UiPath Studio

Click Activities -> search Message Box activity->Drag and drop into sequence and Set Text as "Notepad Closed", Select the Save menu,

 How to use Start/Kill process Activity in UiPath using UiPath Studio

Step 5

To Run your project, Select debug file -> Run, the output of the UiStartKillProcess project is,

 How to use Start Process Activity and Kill process Activity in UiPath using UiPath Studio

Summary

Now you are successfully created and tested a bot to use Start Process and Kill process Activity in UiPath using UiPath Studio.


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