List Of Windows Commands

Here is a list of commands which can be entered in the Run box in a windows operating system. All you need to do is go to Start> Run, type the command name and voila a new corresponding GUI window appears.

So here’s the list:

Accessibility Controls > access.cpl
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 panel
Date and Time Properties > timedate.cpl
DDE Share > ddeshare
Device Manager > devmgmt.msc
Direct X Control Panel (If Installed)* > directx.cpl
Direct X Troubleshooter > dxdiag
Disk Cleanup Utility > cleanmgr
Disk Defragment > dfrg.msc
Disk Management > diskmgmt.msc
Disk Partition Manager > diskpart
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
File Signature Verification Tool > sigverif
Findfast > findfast.cpl
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
Iexpress Wizard > iexpress
Indexing Service > ciadv.msc
Internet Properties inetcpl.cpl
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 Properties > control keyboard
Local Security Settings > secpol.msc
Local Users and Groups > lusrmgr.msc
Logs You Out Of Windows > logoff
Microsoft Chat > winchat
Minesweeper Game > winmine
Mouse Properties > control mouse
Mouse Properties > main.cpl
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
Password Properties > password.cpl
Performance Monitor > perfmon.msc
Performance Monitor > perfmon
Phone and Modem Options > telephon.cpl
Power Configuration > powercfg.cpl
Printers and Faxes > control printers
Printers Folder > printers
Private Character Editor > eudcedit
Quicktime (If Installed) > QuickTime.cpl
Regional Settings > intl.cpl
Registry Editor > regedit
Registry Editor > regedit32
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
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 Properties > sysdm.cpl
Task Manager > taskmgr
Telnet Client > telnet
User Account Management > nusrmgr.cpl
Utility Manager > utilman
Windows Explorer > explorer
Windows Firewall > firewall.cpl
Windows Magnifier > magnify
Windows Management Infrastructure > wmimgmt.msc
Windows System Security Tool > syskey
Windows Update Launches > wupdmgr
Windows Version > winver
Windows XP Tour Wizard > tourstart
Wordpad > write

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