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Run Commands

A List of Run Commands for Windows 7 that should mostly still work on Windows 10 Enter these in the Win+R window:

Administrative Tools:

  • Administrative Tools = control admintools
  • Authorization Manager = azman.msc
  • Component Services = dcomcnfg
  • Certificate Manager = certmgr.msc
  • Direct X Troubleshooter = dxdiag
  • Display Languages = lpksetup
  • ODBC Data Source Administrator = odbcad32
  • File Signature Verification Tool = sigverif
  • Group Policy Editor = gpedit.msc
  • Add Hardware Wizard = hdwwiz.cpl
  • iSCSI Initiator = iscsicpl
  • Iexpress Wizard = iexpress
  • Local Security Settings = secpol.msc
  • Microsoft Support Diagnostic Tool = msdt
  • Microsoft Management Console = mmc
  • Print management = printmanagement.msc
  • Printer User Interface = printui
  • Problems Steps Recorder = psr
  • People Near Me = p2phost
  • Registry Editor = regedit or regedt32
  • Resoure Monitor = resmon
  • System Configuration Utility = msconfig
  • Resultant Set of Policy = rsop.msc
  • SQL Server Client Configuration = cliconfg
  • Task Manager = taskmgr
  • Trusted Platform Module = tpm.msc
  • TPM Security Hardware = TpmInit
  • Windows Remote Assistance = msra
  • Windows Share Folder Creation Wizard = shrpubw
  • Windows Standalong Update Manager = wusa
  • Windows System Security Tool = syskey
  • Windows Script Host Settings = wscript
  • Windows Version = winver
  • Windows Firewall with Advanced Security = wf.msc
  • Windows Memory Diagnostic = MdSched
  • Windows Malicious Removal Tool = mrt

Computer Management:

  • Computer Management = compmgmt.msc or CompMgmtLauncher
  • Task Scheduler = control schedtasks
  • Event Viewer = eventvwr.msc
  • Shared Folders/MMC = fsmgmt.msc
  • Local Users and Groups = lusrmgr.msc
  • Performance Monitor = perfmon.msc
  • Device Manager = devmgmt.msc
  • Disk Management = diskmgmt.msc
  • Services = services.msc
  • Windows Management Infrastructure = wmimgmt.msc

Control Panel:

  • Control Panel = control
  • Action Center= wscui.cpl
  • Autoplay = control.exe /name Microsoft.autoplay
  • Backup and Restore = sdclt
  • Create a System Repair disc = recdisc
  • BDE Administrator = bdeadmin.cpl
  • Color Management = colorcpl
  • Credential Manager = control.exe /name Microsoft.CredentialManager
  • Credential Manager Stored User Names and Passwords = credwiz
  • Date and Time Properties = timedate.cpl
  • Default Programs = control.exe /name Microsoft.DefaultPrograms
  • Set Program Access and Computer Defaults = control appwiz.cpl,,3 or ComputerDefaults
  • Devices and Printers = control printers
  • Devices and Printers Add a Device = DevicePairingWizard
  • Display = dpiscaling
  • Screen Resolution = desk.cpl
  • Display Color Calibration = dccw
  • Cleartype Text Tuner = cttune
  • Folders Options = control folders
  • Fonts = control fonts
  • Getting Started = GettingStarted
  • HomeGroup = control.exe /name Microsoft.HomeGroup
  • Indexing Options = control.exe /name Microsoft.IndexingOptions
  • Internet Properties = inetcpl.cpl
  • Keyboard = control keyboard
  • Location and Other Sensors = control.exe /name Microsoft.LocationandOtherSensors
  • Location Notifications = LocationNotifications
  • Mouse = control mouse or main.cpl
  • Network and Sharing Center = control.exe /name Microsoft.NetworkandSharingCenter
  • Network Connections = control netconnections or ncpa.cpl
  • Notification Area Icons = control.exe /name Microsoft.NotificationAreaIcons
  • Parental Controls = control.exe /name Microsoft.ParentalControls
  • Performance Information = control.exe /name Microsoft.PerformanceInformationandTools
  • Personalization = control desktop
  • Windows Color and Appearance = control color
  • Phone and Modem Options = telephon.cpl
  • Power Configuration = powercfg.cpl
  • Programs and Features = appwiz.cpl or control appwiz.cpl
  • Optional Features Manager = optionalfeatures or control appwiz.cpl,,2
  • Recovery = control.exe /name Microsoft.Recovery
  • Regional and Language = intl.cpl
  • RemoteApp = control.exe /name Microsoft.RemoteAppandDesktopConnections
  • Sound = mmsys.cpl
  • Volume Mixer = sndvol
  • System Properties = sysdm.cpl or Win + Pause/Break
  • SP ComputerName Tab = SystemPropertiesComputerName
  • SP Hardware Tab = SystemPropertiesHardware
  • SP Advanced Tab = SystemPropertiesAdvanced
  • SP Performance = SystemPropertiesPerformance
  • SP Data Execution Prevention = SystemPropertiesDataExecutionPrevention
  • SP Protection Tab = SystemPropertiesProtection
  • SP Remote Tab = SystemPropertiesRemote
  • Windows Activation = slui
  • Windows Activation Phone Numbers = slui 4
  • Taskbar and Start Menu = control.exe /name Microsoft.TaskbarandStartMenu
  • Troubleshooting = control.exe /name Microsoft.Troubleshooting
  • User Accounts = control.exe /name Microsoft.UserAccounts
  • User Account Control Settings = UserAccountControlSettings
  • User Accounts Windows 2000/domain version = netplwiz or control userpasswords2
  • Encryption File System = rekeywiz
  • Windows Anytime Upgrade = WindowsAnytimeUpgradeui
  • Windows Anytime Upgrade Results = WindowsAnytimeUpgradeResults
  • Windows CardSpace = control.exe /name Microsoft.cardspace
  • Windows Firewall = firewall.cpl
  • WindowsSideshow = control.exe /name Microsoft.WindowsSideshow
  • Windows Update App Manager = wuapp

Accessories:

  • Calculator = calc
  • Command Prompt = cmd
  • Connect to a Network Projector = NetProj
  • Presentation Settings = PresentationSettings
  • Connect to a Projector = displayswitch or Win + P
  • Notepad = notepad
  • Microsoft Paint = mspaint.exe
  • Remote Desktop Connection = mstsc
  • Run = Win + R
  • Snipping Tool = snippingtool
  • Sound Recorder = soundrecorder
  • Sticky Note = StikyNot
  • Sync Center = mobsync
  • Windows Mobility Center (Only on Laptops) = mblctr or Win + X
  • Windows Explorer = explorer or Win + E
  • Wordpad = write
  • Ease of Access Center = utilman or Win + U
  • Magnifier = magnify
  • Narrator = Narrator
  • On Screen Keyboard = osk
  • Private Character Editor = eudcedit
  • Character Map = charmap
  • Ditilizer Calibration Tool = tabcal
  • Disk Cleanup Utility = cleanmgr
  • Defragment User Interface = dfrgui
  • Internet Explorer = iexplore
  • Rating System = ticrf
  • Internet Explorer (No Add-ons) = iexplore -extoff
  • Internet Explorer (No Home) = iexplore about:blank
  • Phone Dialer = dialer
  • Printer Migration = PrintBrmUi
  • System Information = msinfo32
  • System Restore = rstrui
  • Windows Easy Transfer = migwiz
  • Windows Media Player = wmplayer
  • Windows Media Player DVD Player = dvdplay
  • Windows Fax and Scan Cover Page Editor = fxscover
  • Windows Fax and Scan = wfs
  • Windows Image Acquisition = wiaacmgr
  • Windows PowerShell ISE = powershell_ise
  • Windows PowerShell = powershell
  • XPS Viewer = xpsrchvw

Other

  • Open Documents folder = documents
  • Open Pictures folder = pictures
  • Open Music folder = music
  • Open Videos folder = videos
  • Open Downloads folder = downloads
  • Open Favorites folder = favorites
  • Open Recent folder = recent
  • Logs out of Windows = logoff
  • Locks User Account = Win + L
win/run_commands.txt · Last modified: 2018/05/27 17:15 (external edit)