Useful windows RUN commands – quick windows tips :)


No No No!! I am not windows guy. I love debian.
But sometime I use windows for my mail check and some play games. :))

As a linux user, we love to type but very less use of mouse.
So I think for the quick access this list will be helpfull.🙂

I have not tested all. This list is all about from mail and then some more googling.🙂

  • ** something Adobe **
  • Adobe Acrobat (if installed) — acrobat
  • Adobe Designer (if installed) — acrodist
  • Adobe Distiller (if installed) — acrodist
  • Adobe ImageReady (if installed) — imageready
  • Adobe Photoshop (if installed) — photoshop
  • ** something with disc **
  • Disk Cleanup Utility — cleanmgr
  • Disk Defragment — dfrg.msc
  • Disk Management — diskmgmt.msc
  • Disk Partition Manager — diskpart
  • ** what about IP conf. **
  • 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
  • ** oops!! now MS **
  • Microsoft Access (if installed) — access.cpl
  • Microsoft Chat — winchat
  • Microsoft Excel (if installed) — excel
  • Microsoft Frontpage (if installed) — frontpg
  • Microsoft Movie Maker — moviemk
  • Microsoft Paint — mspaint
  • Microsoft Powerpoint (if installed) — powerpnt
  • Microsoft Word (if installed) — winword
  • Microsoft Syncronization Tool — mobsync
  • ** windows! windows!! windows!!! **
  • Windows Address Book — wab
  • Windows Address Book Import Utility — wabmig
  • Windows Backup Utility (if installed) — ntbackup
  • Windows Explorer — explorer
  • Windows Firewall — firewall.cpl
  • Windows Magnifier — magnify
  • Windows Management Infrastructure — wmimgmt.msc
  • Windows Media Player — wmplayer
  • Windows Messenger — msmsgs
  • Windows Picture Import Wizard (need camera connected) — wiaacmgr
  • Windows System Security Tool — syskey
  • Windows Update Launches — wupdmgr
  • Windows Version (to show which version of windows) — winver
  • Windows XP Tour Wizard — tourstart
  • ** SYSTEM🙂 **
  • 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 Information — msinfo32
  • System Properties — sysdm.cpl
  • ** random RanDoM rAndOM **
  • Internet Connection Wizard — icwconn1
  • Internet Explorer — iexplore
  • Internet Properties — inetcpl.cpl
  • Internet Setup Wizard — inetwiz
  • Accessibility Controls — access.cpl
  • Accessibility Wizard — accwiz
  • 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
  • Control Panel — control
  • 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
  • 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
  • Files and Settings Transfer Tool — migwiz
  • File Signature Verification Tool — sigverif
  • Findfast — findfast.cpl
  • Firefox (if installed) — firefox
  • 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
  • Help and Support — helpctr
  • HyperTerminal — hypertrm
  • Iexpress Wizard — iexpress
  • Indexing Service — ciadv.msc
  • 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
  • Malicious Software Removal Tool — mrt
  • Minesweeper Game — winmine
  • Mouse Properties — control mouse
  • Mouse Properties — main.cpl
  • Nero (if installed) — nero
  • Netmeeting — conf
  • 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
  • Outlook Express — msimn
  • Paint — pbrush
  • Password Properties — password.cpl
  • Performance Monitor — perfmon.msc
  • Performance Monitor — perfmon
  • Phone and Modem Options — telephon.cpl
  • Phone Dialer — dialer
  • Pinball Game — pinball
  • Power Configuration — powercfg.cpl
  • Printers and Faxes — control printers
  • Printers Folder — printers
  • Private Character Editor — eudcedit
  • Quicktime (If Installed) — QuickTime.cpl
  • Quicktime Player (if installed) — quicktimeplayer
  • Real Player (if installed) — realplay
  • Regional Settings — intl.cpl
  • Registry Editor — regedit
  • Registry Editor — regedit32
  • Remote Access Phonebook — rasphone
  • 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
  • Task Manager — taskmgr
  • TCP Tester — tcptest
  • Telnet Client — telnet
  • Tweak UI (if installed) — tweakui
  • User Account Management — nusrmgr.cpl
  • Utility Manager — utilman
  • Wordpad — write

Done. I got this much only. If you have more, or any thing is not working what about a comment.🙂

Hope this will help you for the quick and fast windows access.🙂

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5 Comments

  1. Posted September 28, 2007 at 4:35 am | Permalink | Reply

    Nice blog, I was wondering if you could put a link to my website in your blog/webpage, thanks.

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    Site Url: http://www.HotBrick.com
    Description: Specializing in internet security, Content filtering, VPN, Firewall, virtual private network, firewall security, network security, virtual private networks, and firewalls hardware

    Again thanks and have a great day.
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    hotbrick.com

  2. Prabhakar
    Posted December 18, 2007 at 7:23 pm | Permalink | Reply

    Hi thanks you .very much. for your coommands its very useful for me

  3. Posted December 15, 2008 at 6:54 pm | Permalink | Reply

    Very useful list.

  4. Posted February 23, 2009 at 4:35 pm | Permalink | Reply

    Wow!!!!!
    how a nice Commands!!!!! It’s really work for me!!

  5. Fred
    Posted May 4, 2010 at 4:13 am | Permalink | Reply

    I must greatly appreciate you for such a splendid tips provided. They are hundred percent (100%) useful to me. May God give you more knowledge so that you will be able to help us who are limited.

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