SOME USEFUL RUN COMMANDS IN WINDOWS

Following is a list of almost all RUN commands executable in Windows OS (To execute the command, go to Start>Run (Or press Windows Key+R on keyboard), now type the command in RUN dialog box and press enter)

A. DIAGNOSTIC AND OTHER UTILITIES

COMMAND——–FUNCTION

1. chkdsk——–To run checkdisk utility (also enter drive letter eg c: d: etc giving a space after the command)
2. cmd ——–To start command prompt
3. dxdiag ——–To run DirectX related diagnostics
4. diskpart ——–To run Disk Partitioning Tool
5. msconfig ——–To run Microsoft System Configuration Utility
6. tskmgr ——–Starts Task manager
7. fsquirt ——–To run Bluetooth Transfer Wizard
8. mstsc ——–Start Remote Desktop Connection
9. clipbrd ——–Opens clipboard viewer
10. osk ——–To start On Screen Keyboard
11. regedit ——–To start the Registry Editor
12. logoff and shutdown ——–To execute the respective named functions
13. %temp% ——–Opens Temporary Files Folder
14. %systemroot% ——–Opens Windows Folder
15. %systemroot%/system32/restore/rstrui ——–Opens System Restore
16. %homepath%——–Opens Administrator’s Documents FolderB. ADMINISTRATIVE FUNCTIONS COMMANDS

1. devmgmt.msc ——–To open Device Manager
2. compmgmt.msc ——–To open computer management
3. diskmgmt.msc ——–To open Disk Manager
4. secpol.msc ——–To launch Security Policies Utility
5. services.msc ——–To see and manage running services
6. gpedit.msc ——–To open Group Policy Editor
7. ntmsmgr ——–To open Removable Storage Media Management Utility
8. ciadv.msc ——–To open Indexing Service
9. perfmon.msc ——–To open Performance Monitor Utility
10. eventvwr.msc ——–To run Event Viewer Utility
11. fsmgmt.msc ——–To run Shared Folder Management Utility

C. CONTROL PANEL COMMANDS

1. control ——–Opens Control Panel
2. appwiz.cpl ——–To launch ‘Add & remove Programs’
3. control folders ——–Opens ‘Folder Options’
4. mmsys.cpl ——–Opens ‘Sound & Audio Device Properties’
5. sysdm.cpl ——–Opens System Properties
6. control fonts ——–Opens Fonts Control
7. netsetup.cpl ——–Opens ‘Network Setup Wizard’
8. control netconnections ——–To open ‘Network Connections’
9. wuaucpl.cpl ——–Opens ‘Windows Updates’
10. control userpasswords ——–Opens ‘User Accounts’

D. APPLICATION COMMANDS

1. iexplore ——–Opens Internet Explorer
2. explorer ——–Opens Windows Explorer
3. notepad ——–Opens Notepad
4. powerpnt ——–Opens Microsoft Power Point
5. winword ——–Opens Microsoft Word
6. msimn ——–Opens Outlook Express
7. wab ——–Opens Windows Address Book
8. outlook ——–Opens Microsoft Outlook

Try and enjoy………..

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