Windows Run Commands

Keyboard Shortcut Button Set

In Windows, we generally use the command prompt dialog to control all the properties and functions of Windows based applications. This makes the process faster and easier. The Command Prompt is fairly harder environment to work in, but with practice, they will get simpler. Here are some handy Run Commands which help us work faster on computer. You can also run most of these commands in Start Search field on Windows Vista and Windows 7 Operating system.

Programs

Commands

Accessibility Controls access.cpl
Add/Remove programs appwiz.cpl
Adobe Acrobat acrobat
Adobe Photoshop photoshop
Automatic updates wuaucpl.cpl
Calculator calc
Check Disk Utility chkdsk
Clipboard Viewer clipbrd
command prompt cmd
Control Panel control
Desktop properties desk.cpl
Device manager devmgmt.msc
Direct X Diagnostic tool dxdiag
Disk Clean-up Utility cleanmgr
Disk defragment dfrg.msc
Disk management diskmgmt.msc
Display Properties desk.cpl
File Signature Verification Tool sigverif
Firefox firefox
Fonts fonts
Free Cell Card Game freecell
Group Policy Editor (XP Prof) gpedit.msc
Hearts Card Game mshearts
Internet Explorer iexplore
Microsoft Word winword
Microsoft Excel excel
Microsoft Powerpoint powerpnt
Microsoft Access msaccess
Network Connections ncpa.cpl
notepad notepad
On Screen Keyboard osk
Registry Editor regedit
Security Center

wscui.cpl

Shutdown Windows shutdown
System Configuration msconfig
System Properties sysdm.cpl
Sounds Recorder sndrec32
Time and Date properties timedate.cpl
Windows Explorer explorer
Windows Firewall firewall.cpl
Windows Magnifier magnify
Windows Media Player wmplayer
windows System Security Tool syskey
WordPad write
In Category: Vista, Windows, Windows 7, Windows XP

Ravi Shankar

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