RUN command shortcuts January 19th, 2006

Vinod Kumar

I know there are a lot of people who love using the run prompt or the command prompt rather than using the mmc control … So here are some quick tips that you can use … Enjoy …

Accessibility Controls  :  access.cpl  
 
Add Hardware Wizard : hdwwiz.cpl
 
Add/Remove Programs : appwiz.cpl
 
Administrative Tools : control admintools
 
Automatic Updates :  wuaucpl.cpl
 
Bluetooth Transfer Wizard : fsquirt
 
Calculator : calc
 
Certificate Manager : certmgr.msc
 
Character Map : charmap
 
Check Disk Utility : chkdsk
 
Clipboard Viewer : clipbrd
 
Command Prompt : cmd
 
Component Services : dcomcnfg
 
Computer Management : compmgmt.msc
 
Date and Time Properties : timedate.cpl
 
DDE Shares : ddeshare
 
Device Manager : devmgmt.msc
 
Direct X Control Panel (If Installed)* : directx.cpl
 
Direct X Troubleshooter : dxdiag
 
Disk Cleanup Utility : cleanmgr
 
Disk Defragment : dfrg.msc
 
Disk Management : diskmgmt.msc
 
Disk Partition Manager : diskpart
 
Display Properties : control desktop
 
Display Properties : desk.cpl
 
Display Properties (w/Appearance Tab Preselected) : control color
 
Dr. Watson System Troubleshooting Utility : drwtsn32
 
Driver Verifier Utility : verifier
 
Event Viewer : eventvwr.msc
 
File Signature Verification Tool : sigverif
 
Findfast : findfast.cpl
 
Folders Properties : control folders
 
Fonts : control fonts
 
Fonts Folder : fonts
 
Free Cell Card Game : freecell
 
Game Controllers : joy.cpl
 
Group Policy Editor (XP Prof) : gpedit.msc
 
Hearts Card Game : mshearts
 
Iexpress Wizard : iexpress
 
Indexing Service : ciadv.msc
 
Internet Properties : inetcpl.cpl
 
IP Configuration (Display Connection Configuration) : ipconfig /all
 
IP Configuration (Display DNS Cache Contents) : ipconfig /displaydns
 
IP Configuration (Delete DNS Cache Contents) : ipconfig /flushdns
 
IP Configuration (Release All Connections) : ipconfig /release
 
IP Configuration (Renew All Connections) : ipconfig /renew
 
IP Configuration (Refreshes DHCP & Re-Registers DNS) : ipconfig /registerdns
 
IP Configuration (Display DHCP Class ID) : ipconfig /showclassid
 
IP Configuration (Modifies DHCP Class ID) : ipconfig /setclassid
 
Java Control Panel (If Installed) : jpicpl32.cpl
 
Java Control Panel (If Installed) : javaws
 
Keyboard Properties : control keyboard
 
Local Security Settings : secpol.msc
 
Local Users and Groups : lusrmgr.msc
 
Logs You Out Of Windows : logoff
 
Microsoft Chat : winchat
 
Minesweeper Game : winmine
 
Mouse Properties : control mouse
 
Mouse Properties : main.cpl
 
Network Connections : control netconnections
 
Network Connections : ncpa.cpl
 
Network Setup Wizard : netsetup.cpl
 
Notepad : notepad
 
Nview Desktop Manager (If Installed) : nvtuicpl.cpl
 
Object Packager : packager
 
ODBC Data Source Administrator : odbccp32.cpl
 
On Screen Keyboard : osk
 
Opens AC3 Filter (If Installed) : ac3filter.cpl
 
Password Properties : password.cpl
 
Performance Monitor : perfmon.msc
 
Performance Monitor : perfmon
 
Phone and Modem Options : telephon.cpl
 
Power Configuration : powercfg.cpl
 
Printers and Faxes : control printers
 
Printers Folder : printers
 
Private Character Editor : eudcedit
 
Quicktime (If Installed) : QuickTime.cpl
 
Regional Settings : intl.cpl
 
Registry Editor : regedit
 
Registry Editor : regedit32
 
Remote Desktop : mstsc
 
Removable Storage : ntmsmgr.msc
 
Removable Storage Operator Requests : ntmsoprq.msc
 
Resultant Set of Policy (XP Prof) : rsop.msc
 
Scanners and Cameras : sticpl.cpl
 
Scheduled Tasks : control schedtasks
 
Security Center : wscui.cpl
 
Services : services.msc
 
Shared Folders : fsmgmt.msc
 
Shuts Down Windows : shutdown
 
Sounds and Audio : mmsys.cpl
 
Spider Solitare Card Game : spider
 
SQL Client Configuration : cliconfg
 
System Configuration Editor : sysedit
 
System Configuration Utility : msconfig
 
System File Checker Utility (Scan Immediately) : sfc /scannow
 
System File Checker Utility (Scan Once At Next Boot) : sfc /scanonce
 
System File Checker Utility (Scan On Every Boot) : sfc /scanboot
 
System File Checker Utility (Return to Default Setting) : sfc /revert
 
System File Checker Utility (Purge File Cache) : sfc /purgecache
 
System File Checker Utility (Set Cache Size to size x) : sfc /cachesize=x
 
System Properties : sysdm.cpl
 
Task Manager : taskmgr
 
Telnet Client : telnet
 
User Account Management : nusrmgr.cpl
 
Utility Manager : utilman
 
Windows Firewall : firewall.cpl
 
Windows Magnifier : magnify
 
Windows Management Infrastructure : wmimgmt.msc
 
Windows System Security Tool : syskey
 
Windows Update Launches : wupdmgr
 
Windows XP Tour Wizard : tourstart
 
Wordpad : write
 

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5 Responses to “RUN command shortcuts”

  1. Particlemaster says:

    Pimp’in thanks,
    this helped me alot. Do you know how to get to the memory usage screen for XP.

  2. Irene says:

    i have to didnot have problem program
    thanks
    irene
    can u help me aboutthem

  3. Squ33k says:

    o lol sorry nm didnt see that cmd before but I see it now, just erase previous statement

  4. Johan says:

    Thanks for all this. Awesome. Realy helps! How can I get to sub-options with cmd prompt? For example: How can i get to Lan Settings in inetcpl.cpl?

    What do I type?

    Thanks

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