List Of RUN Commands Every Windows Users Must Know

RUN Commands

All of the Run Commands below will work on windows XP, windows 7 and windows 8. However, some do require that you have an application associated with the command installed. To open RUN Command dialog box click start and type “RUN”, select RUN from populated list or Press Windows Key+ R.

Run Commands:

  1. Accessibility Controls = access.cpl
  2. Accessibility Wizard = accwiz
  3. Add Hardware Wizard = hdwwiz.cpl
  4. Add/Remove Programs = appwiz.cpl
  5. Administrative Tools = control admintools
  6. Adobe Acrobat ( if installed ) = acrobat
  7. Adobe Distiller ( if installed ) = acrodist
  8. Adobe ImageReady ( if installed ) = imageready
  9. Adobe Photoshop ( if installed ) = photoshop
  10. Automatic Updates = wuaucpl.cpl
  11. Basic Media Player = mplay32
  12. Bluetooth Transfer Wizard = fsquirt
  13. Calculator = calc
  14. Ccleaner ( if installed ) = ccleaner
  15. C: Drive = c:
  16. Certificate Manager = cdrtmgr.msc
  17. Character Map = charmap
  18. Check Disk Utility = chkdsk
  19. Clipboard Viewer = clipbrd
  20. Command Prompt = cmd
  21. Command Prompt = command
  22. Component Services = dcomcnfg
  23. Computer Management = compmgmt.msc
  24. Compare Files = comp
  25. Control Panel = control
  26. Create a shared folder Wizard = shrpubw
  27. Date and Time Properties = timedate.cpl
  28. DDE Shares = ddeshare
  29. Device Manager = devmgmt.msc
  30. Direct X Control Panel ( if installed ) = directx.cpl
  31. Direct X Troubleshooter = dxdiag
  32. Disk Cleanup Utility = cleanmgr
  33. Disk Defragment = dfrg.msc
  34. Disk Partition Manager = diskmgmt.msc
  35. Display Properties = control desktop
  36. Display Properties = desk.cpl
  37. Display Properties (w/Appearance Tab Preselected ) = control color
  38. Dr. Watson System Troubleshooting Utility = drwtsn32
  39. Driver Verifier Utility = verifier
  40. Ethereal ( if installed ) = ethereal
  41. Event Viewer = eventvwr.msc
  42. Files and Settings Transfer Tool = migwiz
  43. File Signature Verification Tool = sigverif
  44. Findfast = findfast.cpl
  45. Firefox = firefox
  46. Folders Properties = control folders
  47. Fonts = fonts
  48. Fonts Folder = fonts
  49. Free Cell Card Game = freecell
  50. Game Controllers = joy.cpl
  51. Group Policy Editor ( xp pro ) = gpedit.msc
  52. Hearts Card Game = mshearts
  53. Help and Support = helpctr
  54. Hyperterminal = hypertrm
  55. Hotline Client = hotlineclient
  56. Iexpress Wizard = iexpress
  57. Indexing Service = ciadv.msc
  58. Internet Connection Wizard = icwonn1
  59. Internet Properties = inetcpl.cpl
  60. Internet Setup Wizard = inetwiz
  61. IP Configuration (Display Connection Configuration) = ipconfig /all
  62. IP Configuration (Display DNS Cache Contents) = ipconfig /displaydns
  63. IP Configuration (Delete DNS Cache Contents) = ipconfig /flushdns
  64. IP Configuration (Release All Connections) = ipconfig /release
  65. IP Configuration (Renew All Connections) = ipconfig /renew
  66. IP Configuration (Refreshes DHCP & Re-Registers DNS) = ipconfig /registerdns
  67. IP Configuration (Display DHCP Class ID) = ipconfig /showclassid
  68. IP Configuration (Modifies DHCP Class ID) = ipconfig /setclassid
  69. Java Control Panel ( if installed ) = jpicpl32.cpl
  70. Java Control Panel ( if installed ) = javaws
  71. Keyboard Properties = control keyboard
  72. Local Security Settings = secpol.msc
  73. Local Users and Groups = lusrmgr.msc
  74. Logs You Out of Windows = logoff
  75. Malicious Software Removal Tool = mrt
  76. Microsoft Access ( if installed ) = access.cpl
  77. Microsoft Chat = winchat
  78. Microsoft Excel ( if installed ) = excel
  79. Microsoft Diskpart = diskpart
  80. Microsoft Frontpage ( if installed ) = frontpg
  81. Microsoft Movie Maker = moviemk
  82. Microsoft Management Console = mmc
  83. Microsoft Narrator = narrator
  84. Microsoft Paint = mspaint
  85. Microsoft Powerpoint = powerpnt
  86. Microsoft Word ( if installed ) = winword
  87. Microsoft Syncronization Tool = mobsync
  88. Minesweeper Game = winmine
  89. Mouse Properties = control mouse
  90. Mouse Properties = main.cpl
  91. MS-Dos Editor = edit
  92. MS-Dos FTP = ftp
  93. Nero ( if installed ) = nero
  94. Netmeeting = conf
  95. Network Connections = control netconnections
  96. Network Connections = ncpa.cpl
  97. Network Setup Wizard = netsetup.cpl
  98. Notepad = notepad
  99. Nview Desktop Manager ( if installed ) = nvtuicpl.cpl
  100. Object Packager = packager
  101. ODBC Data Source Administrator = odbccp32
  102. ODBC Data Source Administrator = odbccp32.cpl
  103. On Screen Keyboard = osk
  104. Opens AC3 Filter ( if installed ) = ac3filter.cpl
  105. Outlook Express = msimn
  106. Paint = pbrush
  107. Password Properties = password.cpl
  108. Performance Monitor = perfmon.msc
  109. Performance Monitor = perfmon
  110. Phone and Modem Options = telephon.cpl
  111. Phone Dialer = dialer
  112. Pinball Game = pinball
  113. Power Configuration = powercfg.cpl
  114. Printers and Faxes = control printers
  115. Printers Folder = printers
  116. Private Characters Editor = eudcedit
  117. Quicktime ( if installed ) = quicktime.cpl
  118. Quicktime Player ( if installed ) = quicktimeplayer
  119. Real Player ( if installed ) = realplay
  120. Regional Settings = intl.cpl
  121. Registry Editor = regedit
  122. Registry Editor = regedit32
  123. Remote Access Phonebook = rasphoneRemote Desktop = mstsc
  124. Removable Storage = ntmsmgr.msc
  125. Removable Storage Operator Requests = ntmsoprq.msc
  126. Resultant Set of Policy ( xp pro ) = rsop.msc
  127. Scanners and Cameras = sticpl.cpl
  128. Scheduled Tasks = control schedtasks
  129. Security Center = wscui.cpl
  130. Services = services.msc
  131. Shared Folders = fsmgmt.msc
  132. Sharing Session = rtcshare
  133. Shuts Down Windows = shutdown
  134. Sounds Recorder = sndrec32
  135. Sounds and Audio = mmsys.cpl
  136. Spider Solitare Card Game = spider
  137. SQL Client Configuration = clicongf
  138. System Configuration Editor = sysedit
  139. System Configuration Utility = msconfig
  140. System File Checker Utility ( Scan Immediately ) = sfc /scannow
  141. System File Checker Utility ( Scan Once At Next Boot ) = sfc /scanonce
  142. System File Checker Utility ( Scan On Every Boot ) = sfc /scanboot
  143. System File Checker Utility ( Return to Default Settings) = sfc /revert
  144. System File Checker Utility ( Purge File Cache ) = sfc /purgecache
  145. System File Checker Utility ( Set Cache Size to Size x ) = sfc /cachesize=x
  146. System Information = msinfo32
  147. System Properties = sysdm.cpl
  148. Task Manager = taskmgr
  149. TCP Tester = tcptest
  150. Telnet Client = telnet
  151. Tweak UI ( if installed ) = tweakui
  152. User Account Management = nusrmgr.cpl
  153. Utility Manager = utilman
  154. Volume Serial Number for C: = label
  155. Volume Control = sndvol32
  156. Windows Address Book = wab
  157. Windows Address Book Import Utility = wabmig
  158. Windows Backup Utility ( if installed ) = ntbackup
  159. Windows Explorer = explorer
  160. Windows Firewall = firewall.cpl
  161. Windows Installer Details = msiexec
  162. Windows Magnifier = magnify
  163. Windows Management Infrastructure = wmimgmt.msc
  164. Windows Media Player = wmplayer
  165. Windows Messenger = msnsgs
  166. Windows Picture Import Wizard (Need camera connected) = wiaacmgr
  167. Windows System Security Tool = syskey
  168. Windows Script host settings = wscript
  169. Widnows Update Launches = wupdmgr
  170. Windows Version ( shows your windows version ) = winver
  171. Windows XP Tour Wizard = tourstart
  172. Wordpad = write
  173. Zoom Utility = igfxzoom

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