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Tuesday, April 27, 2010

"control" Command

Control enables Microsoft Windows users to open the Control Panel and items within the Control Panel from the command prompt or from Run Window. The control command is an external command and is available in Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7. Although this command is available in all versions of Microsoft Windows after the release of Windows 95, not all versions support the same commands. Following commands shows the function and availability in Windows versions.

Syntax: control [options]
Commands
  • Control (Windows 2000/XP) - Opens the Microsoft Windows Control Panel.
  • Control admintools (Windows 2000/XP) - Opens the Microsoft Windows Administrative Tools window.
  • Control desktop (Windows 95/98/ME/2000/XP) - Opens the Microsoft Windows Display Properties window.
  • Control color (Windows 95/98/ME/2000/XP) - Opens the Microsoft Windows Display Properties window with the appearance tab open.
  • Control date/time (Windows 95/98/ME/2000/XP) - Opens the Microsoft Windows Date/Time Properties window.
  • Control folders (Windows XP) - Opens the Microsoft Windows Folder Options.
  • Control fonts (Windows 95/98/ME/2000/XP) - Opens the Microsoft Windows Fonts folder.
  • Control infrared (Windows 95/98/ME/2000/XP) - Opens the Microsoft Windows Infrared folder if available.
  • Control international (Windows 95/98/ME/2000/XP) - Opens the Microsoft Windows Regional Options window.
  • Control keyboard (Windows 95/98/ME/2000/XP) - Opens the Microsoft Windows Keyboard Properties window. 
  • Control mouse (Windows 95/98/ME/2000/XP) - Opens the Microsoft Windows Mouse Properties window. 
  • Control netconnections (Windows 2000/XP) - Opens the Microsoft Windows Network and Dial-up Connections window.
  • Control netware (Windows 2000/XP) - Opens the Microsoft Windows Netware window if installed and available.
  • Control panel (Windows 2000/XP) - Opens the Microsoft Windows Control Panel.
  • Control printers (Windows 95/98/ME/2000/XP) - Opens the Microsoft Windows Printers window.
  • Control schedtasks (Windows 2000/XP) - Opens the Microsoft Windows Schedule tasks window.
  • Control telephony (Windows 2000/XP) - Opens the Microsoft Windows Location information window.
  • Control userpasswords (Windows 2000/XP) - Opens the Microsoft Windows Users and Passwords window.
The control command is also capable of executing many of the .cpl files located on your computer; for example, a user can type the control timedate.cpl to open the Time and Date window.

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