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Run commands for Windows

What?
This is an article intended for IT Support. It is a list of the system tools available in the Microsoft Windows OS that can be run from the "Start > Run" option.

How?
To Access…Run Command
Accessibility Controls access.cpl
Accessibility Wizardaccwiz
Add Hardware Wizardhdwwiz.cpl
Add/Remove Programs appwiz.cpl
Administrative Toolscontrol admintools
Adobe Acrobat (if installed)acrobat
Adobe Designer (if installed)formdesigner
Adobe Distiller (if installed)acrodist
Adobe ImageReady (if installed)imageready
Adobe Photoshop (if installed)photoshop
Automatic Updateswuaucpl.cpl
Bluetooth Transfer Wizardfsquirt
Calculatorcalc
Certificate Managercertmgr.msc
Character Mapcharmap
Check Disk Utilitychkdsk
Clipboard Viewerclipbrd
Command Promptcmd
Component Servicesdcomcnfg
Computer Managementcompmgmt.msc
Control Panelcontrol
Date and Time Properties timedate.cpl
DDE Shares ddeshare
Device Managerdevmgmt.msc
Direct X Control Panel (if installed)*directx.cpl
Direct X Troubleshooterdxdiag
Disk Cleanup Utilitycleanmgr
Disk Defragmentdfrg.msc
Disk Managementdiskmgmt.msc
Disk Partition Managerdiskpart
Display Propertiescontrol desktop
Display Propertiesdesk.cpl
Display Properties (w/Appearance Tab Preselected)control color
Dr. Watson System Troubleshooting Utilitydrwtsn32
Driver Verifier Utilityverifier
Event Viewereventvwr.msc
Files and Settings Transfer Toolmigwiz
File Signature Verification Toolsigverif
Findfastfindfast.cpl
Firefox (if installed) firefox
Folders Propertiesfolders
Fontscontrol fonts
Fonts Folderfonts
Free Cell Card Gamefreecell
Game Controllers joy.cpl
Group Policy Editor (XP Prof)gpedit.msc
Hearts Card Gamemshearts
Help and Supporthelpctr
HyperTerminalhypertrm
Iexpress Wizardiexpress
Indexing Serviceciadv.msc
Internet Connection Wizardicwconn1
Internet Exploreriexplore
Internet Properties inetcpl.cpl
Internet Setup Wizardinetwiz
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 Propertiescontrol keyboard
Local Security Settingssecpol.msc
Local Users and Groupslusrmgr.msc
Logs You Out Of Windows logoff
Malicious Software Removal Tool mrt
Microsoft Access (if installed)msaccess
Microsoft Chatwinchat
Microsoft Excel (if installed)excel
Microsoft Frontpage (if installed)frontpg
Microsoft Movie Makermoviemk
Microsoft Paintmspaint
Microsoft Powerpoint (if installed)powerpnt
Microsoft Word (if installed)/td>winword
Microsoft Syncronization Toolmobsync
Minesweeper Gamewinmine
Mouse Propertiescontrol mouse
Mouse Propertiesmain.cpl
Nero (if installed)nero
Netmeeting conf
Network Connectionscontrol netconnections
Network Connectionsncpa.cpl
Network Setup Wizardnetsetup.cpl
Notepadnotepad
Nview Desktop Manager (if installed)nvtuicpl.cpl
Object Packagerpackager
ODBC Data Source Administratorodbccp32.cpl
On Screen Keyboardosk
Opens AC3 Filter (if installed)ac3filter.cpl
Outlook Expressmsimn
Paintpbrush
Password Propertiespassword.cpl
Performance Monitorperfmon.msc
Performance Monitorperfmon
Phone and Modem Options telephon.cpl
Phone Dialerdialer
Pinball Gamepinball
Power Configuration powercfg.cpl
Printers and Faxescontrol printers
Printers Folderprinters
Private Character Editoreudcedit
Quicktime (If Installed)QuickTime.cpl
Quicktime Player (if installed)quicktimeplayer
Real Player (if installed)realplay
Regional Settings intl.cpl
Registry Editorregedit
Registry Editorregedit32
Remote Access Phonebookrasphone
Remote Desktop mstsc
Removable Storagentmsmgr.msc
Removable Storage Operator Requestsntmsoprq.msc
Resultant Set of Policy (XP Prof)rsop.msc
Scanners and Camerassticpl.cpl
Scheduled Taskscontrol schedtasks
Security Center wscui.cpl
Servicesservices.msc
Shared Foldersfsmgmt.msc
Shuts Down Windowsshutdown
Sounds and Audio mmsys.cpl
Spider Solitare Card Gamespider
SQL Client Configuration cliconfg
System Configuration Editorsysedit
System Configuration Utilitymsconfig
System File Checker Utility (Scan Immediately)sfc /scannow
System File Checker Utility (Scan Once At The Next Boot)sfc /scanonce
System File Checker Utility (Scan On Every Boot)sfc /scanboot
System File Checker Utility (Return Scan Setting To Default)sfc /revert
System File Checker Utility (Purge File Cache)sfc /purgecache
System File Checker Utility (Sets Cache Size to size x)sfc /cachesize=x
System Informationmsinfo32
System Properties sysdm.cpl
Task Managertaskmgr
TCP Testertcptest
Telnet Clienttelnet
Tweak UI (if installed)tweakui
User Account Managementnusrmgr.cpl
Utility Managerutilman
Windows Address Bookwab
Windows Address Book Import Utilitywabmig
Windows Backup Utility (if installed)ntbackup
Windows Explorerexplorer
Windows Firewallfirewall.cpl
Windows Magnifier magnify
Windows Management Infrastructurewmimgmt.msc
Windows Media Playerwmplayer
Windows Messengermsmsgs
Windows Picture Import Wizard (need camera connected)wiaacmgr
Windows System Security Toolsyskey
Windows Update Launcheswupdmgr
Windows Version (to show which version of windows)winver
Windows XP Tour Wizardtourstart
Wordpad write


Source: 156 Useful Run Commands @ MyPCHell.com


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