Jan 19, 2011

"run" Shortcuts

Open the "Run" window by pressing Winkey + R and try the below shortcut commands:

Direct Shortcuts
  • calc - Calculator
  • cfgwiz32 - ISDN Configuration Wizard
  • charmap - Character Map
  • chkdisk - Repair damaged files
  • cleanmgr - Cleans up hard drives
  • cliconfg - SQL Client Configuration
  • clipbrd - Windows Clipboard viewer
  • cmd - Opens a new Command Window (cmd.exe)
  • control - Displays Control Panel
  • dcomcnfg - DCOM user security
  • ddeshare - DDE Share
  • debug - Assembly language programming tool
  • defrag - Defragmentation tool
  • diskpart - Disk Partition Manager
  • drwatson - Records programs crash & snapshots
  • dxdiag - DirectX Diagnostic Utility
  • eudcedit - Private Character Editor
  • excel - Microsoft Excel
  • explorer - Windows Explorer
  • fonts - Fonts
  • fontview - Graphical font viewer
  • fsquirt - Bluetooth Transfer Wizard
  • ftp - ftp.exe program
  • hostname - Returns Computer's name
  • iexpress - Iexpress Wizard
  • ipconfig - Displays IP configuration for all network adapters
  • javaws - Java Control Panel (If Installed)
  • jview - Microsoft Command-line Loader for Java classes
  • logoff - Logs out of Windows
  • magnify - Windows Magnifier
  • mmc - Microsoft Management Console
  • msaccess - Microsoft Access
  • msconfig - Configuration to edit startup files
  • msinfo32 - Microsoft System Information Utility
  • mstsc -Remote Desktop
  • nbtstat - Displays stats and current connections using NetBios over TCP/IP
  • netstat - Displays all active network connections
  • notepad - Notepad
  • nslookup - Returns your local DNS server
  • odbcad32 - ODBC Data Source Administrator
  • ois - Microsoft Picture Manager
  • osk - On Screen Keyboard
  • outlook - Microsoft Outlook
  • packager - Object Packager
  • perfmon - Performance Monitor
  • ping - Sends data to a specified host/IP
  • powerpnt - Microsoft PowerPoint
  • printers - Printers & Faxes
  • regedit - registry Editor
  • regsvr32 - register/de-register DLL/OCX/ActiveX
  • regwiz - Reistration wizard
  • sfc /scannow - Sytem File Checker
  • shutdown - Shuts Down Windows
  • sigverif - File Signature Verification Tool
  • sndrec32 - Sound Recorder
  • sndvol32 - Volume control for soundcard
  • sysedit - Edit system startup files (config.sys, autoexec.bat, win.ini, etc.)
  • syskey - Windows System Security Tool
  • systeminfo - display various system information in text console
  • taskkill - kill processes using command line interface
  • taskmgr - Task manager
  • telnet - Telnet program
  • tourstart - Windows XP Tour Wizard
  • tracert - Traces and displays all paths required to reach an internet host
  • tskill - reduced version of Taskkill from Windows XP Home
  • utilman - Utility Manager
  • verifier - Driver Verifier Utility
  • winchat - simple chat program for Windows networks
  • winipcfg - Displays IP configuration
  • winword - Microsoft Word
  • write - Wordpad
  • wupdmgr - Windows Update Launches
.msc (Microsoft Console Shortcuts)
  • certmgr.msc - Certificate Manager
  • ciadv.msc - Indexing Service
  • compmgmt.msc - Computer management
  • devmgmt.msc - Device Manager
  • dfrg.msc - Defragment
  • diskmgmt.msc - Disk Management
  • eventvwr.msc - Event Viewer
  • fsmgmt.msc - Folder Sharing Management
  • gpedit.msc - Group Policy -XP Pro only
  • iis.msc - Internet Information Services
  • lusrmgr.msc - Local Users and Groups
  • mscorcfg.msc - Net configurations
  • ntmsmgr.msc - Removable Storage
  • ntmsoprq.msc - Removable Storage Operator Requests
  • perfmon.msc - Performance Manager
  • rsop.msc - Resultant Set of Policy (XP Prof)
  • secpol.msc - Local Security Policy
  • services.msc - System Services
  • wmimgmt.msc - Windows Management
.cpl (Control Panel Item) Shortcuts
  • ac3filter.cpl - Opens AC3 Filter (If Installed)
  • access.cpl - Accessibility Options
  • appwiz.cpl - dd/Remove Programs
  • desk.cpl - Display Properties
  • findfast.cpl - Find Fast
  • firewall.cpl - Firewall Settings (sp2)
  • hdwwiz.cpl - Add Hardware Wizard
  • hdwwiz.cpl - Add New Hardware Wizard
  • inetcpl.cpl - Internet Properties
  • intl.cpl - Regional settings
  • joy.cpl - Joystick Properties
  • jpicpl32.cpl - Java Control Panel (If Installed)
  • main.cpl - Mouse Properties
  • mmsys.cpl - Sounds and Audio Device Properties
  • mmsys.cpl sounds - Sound Properties
  • ncpa.cpl - Network Connections
  • ncpl.cpl - Network Properties
  • netsetup.cpl - Network Setup Wizard
  • nusrmgr.cpl - User settings
  • nvtuicpl.cpl - Nview Desktop Manager (If Installed)
  • odbccp32.cpl - ODBC Data Source Administrator
  • powercfg.cpl - Power Management
  • quicktime.cpl - Quicktime (If Installed)
  • sticpl.cpl - Scanners and Cameras
  • sysdm.cpl - System Properties
  • telephon.cpl - Phone and Modem Options
  • timedate.cpl - Date and Time Properties
  • wscui.cpl - Security Center (sp2)
  • wuaucpl.cpl - Automatic Updates
Current Directory Shortcuts
  • %allusersprofile% - Open the All User's Profile
  • %homedrive% - Opens your home drive e.g. C:\
  • %systemroot% - Opens Windows folder
  • %temp% - Opens temporary file Folder
  • %userprofile% - Opens you User's Profile
Control Shortcuts
  • control admintools - Administrative Tools
  • control color - Display Properties (Appearance)
  • control desktop - Display Properties
  • control folders - Folders Properties
  • control fonts - Fonts
  • control keyboard - Keyboard Properties
  • control mouse - Mouse Properties
  • control netconnections - Network Connections
  • control printers - Printers and Faxes
  • control schedtasks - Scheduled Tasks