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Useful Run Commands for Windows 7

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Using Run commands make it easier to reach a specific location in windows as it may be a little bit time taking to process to search a file manually. So,I am providing a list of important Run commands, which will make your work easy in windows 7.

How to launch a RUN menu?

To launch a run menu in windows 7 : Press Windows Logo Key+R

After launching a run menu type a command in search box and press OK. This will take you directly to your entered place.

Also Read: How to Add Run Button to Start Menu in Windows 7

Important RUN Commands

Accessories

  1. Calculator = calc
  2. Command Prompt = cmd
  3. Connect to a Network Projector = NetProj
  4. Presentation Settings = PresentationSettings
  5. Connect to a Projector = displayswitch or Windows logo key + P
  6. Microsoft Paint = mspaint.exe
  7. Notepad = notepad
  8. Remote Desktop Connection = mstsc
  9. Run = Windows logo key + R
  10. Snipping Tool = snippingtool
  11. Sound Recorder = soundrecorder
  12. Sticky Note = StikyNot
  13. Sync Center = mobsync
  14. Windows Mobility Center (Only on Laptops) = mblctr or Windows logo key + X
  15. Windows Explorer = explorer or Windows logo key + E
  16. Wordpad = write
  17. Ease of Access Center = utilman or Windows logo key + U
  18. Magnifier = magnify
  19. Narrator = Narrator
  20. On Screen Keyboard = osk
  21. Private Character Editor = eudcedit
  22. Character Map = charmap
  23. Ditilizer Calibration Tool = tabcal
  24. Disk Cleanup Utility = cleanmgr
  25. Defragment User Interface = dfrgui
  26. Internet Explorer = iexplore
  27. Rating System = ticrf
  28. Internet Explorer (No Add-ons) = iexplore -extoff
  29. Internet Explorer (No Home) = iexplore about:blank
  30. Phone Dialer = dialer
  31. Printer Migration = PrintBrmUi
  32. System Information = msinfo32
  33. System Restore = rstrui
  34. Windows Easy Transfer = migwiz
  35. Windows Media Player = wmplayer
  36. Windows Media Player DVD Player = dvdplay
  37. Windows Fax and Scan Cover Page Editor = fxscover
  38. Windows Fax and Scan = wfs
  39. Windows Image Acquisition = wiaacmgr
  40. Windows PowerShell ISE = powershell_ise
  41. Windows PowerShell = powershell
  42. XPS Viewer = xpsrchvw
  43. Open Documents folder = documents
  44. Open Pictures folder = pictures
  45. Open Music folder = music
  46. Open Videos folder = videos
  47. Open Downloads folder = downloads
  48. Open Favorites folder = favorites
  49. Open Recent folder = recent
  50. Log out of Windows = logoff

Administrative Tools

  1. Administrative Tools = control admintools
  2. Authorization Manager = azman.msc
  3. Component Services = dcomcnfg
  4. Certificate Manager = certmgr.msc
  5. Direct X Troubleshooter = dxdiag
  6. Display Languages = lpksetup
  7. ODBC Data Source Administrator = odbcad32
  8. File Signature Verification Tool = sigverif
  9. Group Policy Editor = gpedit.msc
  10. Add Hardware Wizard = hdwwiz.cpl
  11. iSCSI Initiator = iscsicpl
  12. Iexpress Wizard = iexpress
  13. Local Security Settings = secpol.msc
  14. Microsoft Support Diagnostic Tool = msdt
  15. Microsoft Management Console = mmc
  16. Print management = printmanagement.msc
  17. Printer User Interface = printui
  18. Problems Steps Recorder = psr
  19. People Near Me = p2phost
  20. Registry Editor = regedit or regedt32
  21. Resoure Monitor = resmon
  22. System Configuration Utility = msconfig
  23. Resultant Set of Policy = rsop.msc
  24. SQL Server Client Configuration = cliconfg
  25. Task Manager = taskmgr
  26. Trusted Platform Module = tpm.msc
  27. TPM Security Hardware = TpmInit
  28. Windows Remote Assistance = msra
  29. Windows Share Folder Creation Wizard = shrpubw
  30. Windows Standalong Update Manager = wusa
  31. Windows System Security Tool = syskey
  32. Windows Script Host Settings = wscript
  33. Windows Version = winver
  34. Windows Firewall with Advanced Security = wf.msc
  35. Windows Memory Diagnostic = MdSched
  36. Windows Malicious Removal Tool = mrt

Computer Management

  1. Computer Management = compmgmt.msc or CompMgmtLauncher
  2. Device Manager = devmgmt.msc
  3. Disk Management = diskmgmt.msc
  4. Event Viewer = eventvwr.msc
  5. Local Users and Groups = lusrmgr.msc
  6. Performance Monitor = perfmon.msc
  7. Services = services.msc
  8. Shared Folders/MMC = fsmgmt.msc
  9. Task Scheduler = control schedtasks
  10. Windows Management Infrastructure = wmimgmt.msc

Control Panel

  1. Control Panel = control
  2. Action Center= wscui.cpl
  3. Autoplay = control.exe /name Microsoft.autoplay
  4. Backup and Restore = sdclt
  5. Create a System Repair disc = recdisc
  6. BDE Administrator = bdeadmin.cpl
  7. Color Management = colorcpl
  8. Credential Manager = control.exe /name Microsoft.CredentialManager
  9. Credential Manager Stored User Names and Passwords = credwiz
  10. Date and Time Properties = timedate.cpl
  11. Default Programs = control.exe /name Microsoft.DefaultPrograms
  12. Set Program Access and Computer Defaults = control appwiz.cpl,,3 or ComputerDefaults
  13. Devices and Printers = control printers
  14. Devices and Printers Add a Device = DevicePairingWizard
  15. Display = dpiscaling
  16. Screen Resolution = desk.cpl
  17. Display Color Calibration = dccw
  18. Cleartype Text Tuner = cttune
  19. Folders Options = control folders
  20. Fonts = control fonts
  21. Getting Started = GettingStarted
  22. HomeGroup = control.exe /name Microsoft.HomeGroup
  23. Indexing Options = control.exe /name Microsoft.IndexingOptions
  24. Internet Properties = inetcpl.cpl
  25. Keyboard = control keyboard
  26. Location and Other Sensors = control.exe /name Microsoft.LocationandOtherSensors
  27. Location Notifications = LocationNotifications
  28. Mouse = control mouse or main.cpl
  29. Network and Sharing Center = control.exe /name Microsoft.NetworkandSharingCenter
  30. Network Connections = control netconnections or ncpa.cpl
  31. Notification Area Icons = control.exe /name Microsoft.NotificationAreaIcons
  32. Parental Controls = control.exe /name Microsoft.ParentalControls
  33. Performance Information = control.exe /name Microsoft.PerformanceInformationandTools
  34. Personalization = control desktop
  35. Windows Color and Appearance = control color
  36. Phone and Modem Options = telephon.cpl
  37. Power Configuration = powercfg.cpl
  38. Programs and Features = appwiz.cpl or control appwiz.cpl
  39. Optional Features Manager = optionalfeatures or control appwiz.cpl,,2
  40. Recovery = control.exe /name Microsoft.Recovery
  41. Regional and Language = intl.cpl
  42. RemoteApp = control.exe /name Microsoft.RemoteAppandDesktopConnections
  43. Sound = mmsys.cpl
  44. Volume Mixer = sndvol
  45. System Properties = sysdm.cpl or Windows logo key + Pause/Break
  46. SP ComputerName Tab = SystemPropertiesComputerName
  47. SP Hardware Tab = SystemPropertiesHardware
  48. SP Advanced Tab = SystemPropertiesAdvanced
  49. SP Performance = SystemPropertiesPerformance
  50. SP Data Execution Prevention = SystemPropertiesDataExecutionPrevention
  51. SP Protection Tab = SystemPropertiesProtection
  52. SP Remote Tab = SystemPropertiesRemote
  53. Windows Activation = slui
  54. Windows Activation Phone Numbers = slui 4
  55. Taskbar and Start Menu = control.exe /name Microsoft.TaskbarandStartMenu
  56. Troubleshooting = control.exe /name Microsoft.Troubleshooting
  57. User Accounts = control.exe /name Microsoft.UserAccounts
  58. User Account Control Settings = UserAccountControlSettings
  59. User Accounts Windows 2000/domain version = netplwiz or control userpasswords2
  60. Encryption File System = rekeywiz
  61. Windows Anytime Upgrade = WindowsAnytimeUpgradeui
  62. Windows Anytime Upgrade Results = WindowsAnytimeUpgradeResults
  63. Windows CardSpace = control.exe /name Microsoft.cardspace
  64. Windows Firewall = firewall.cpl
  65. WindowsSideshow = control.exe /name Microsoft.WindowsSideshow
  66. Windows Update App Manager = wuapp

Other Important Locations

  1. Temporary Files = %temp%
  2. Policy Updation = gpupdate.exe
  3. Fonts = %windir%\fonts
  4. Prefetch =prefetch

NOTE: I have taken proper care while publishing the run commands. If there is an error,please inform using comment box and provide your feedback also. To find a specific command use Ctrl+F.

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