113 Useful RUN Windows Commands


To Access….

Run Command

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

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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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