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Sometimes, you would like to perform your work quickly and for it you use different shortcuts. For example for opening a new tab in your browser you press “CTRL + N”. But if you are a newbie you have to go to file and then select new tab. So, it’s best to use shortcuts and quick commands. Today, I will share with you 100 useful Windows “Run” commands. These commands will make you to perform your tasks much quicker and faster.

Here is the list of these commands; 

Hint: Press Win Key+R to open the Run dialog

  • Adobe ImageReady (if installed)   –  imageready
  • Adobe Photoshop (if installed)   –  photoshop
  • 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
  • Date and Time Properties  – timedate.cpl
  • DDE Shares – 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
  • Files and Settings Transfer Tool   – migwiz
  • File Signature Verification Tool – sigverif
  • Findfast – findfast.cpl
  • Accessibility Controls   –  access.cpl
  • Accessibility Wizard   –  accwiz
  • Add Hardware Wizard –  hdwwiz.cpl
  • Add/Remove Programs  –  appwiz.cpl
  • Administrative Tools –   control admintools
  • Adobe Acrobat (if installed)   –  acrobat
  • Task Manager – taskmgr
  • TCP Tester  – tcptest
  • Telnet Client-telnet
  • Tweak UI (if installed)  – tweakui
  • User Account Management – nusrmgr.cpl
  • Utility Manager – utilman
  • Windows Media Player  – wmplayer
  • Windows System Security Tool – syskey
  • Adobe Designer (if installed)   –  acrodist
  • Adobe Distiller (if installed)   –  acrodist
  • Firefox (if installed)   – firefox
  • 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
  • Help and Support   – helpctr
  • HyperTerminal   – hypertrm
  • Iexpress Wizard – iexpress
  • Indexing Service – ciadv.msc
  • Internet Connection Wizard   – icwconn1
  • Internet Explorer   – iexplore
  • Internet Properties  – inetcpl.cpl
  • Internet Setup Wizard   – inetwiz
  • 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
  • Microsoft Chat – winchat
  • Microsoft Excel (if installed)   – excel
  • Microsoft Frontpage (if installed)   – frontpg
  • Microsoft Movie Maker   – moviemk
  • Microsoft Paint   – mspaint
  • Microsoft Powerpoint (if installed)   – powerpnt
  • Microsoft Word (if installed)   – winword
  • Microsoft Syncronization Tool   – mobsync
  • Minesweeper Game – winmine
  • Mouse Properties – control mouse
  • Mouse Properties – main.cpl
  • Nero (if installed)   – nero
  • Netmeeting   – conf
  • Network Connections – control netconnections
  • Network Connections – ncpa.cpl
  • Network Setup Wizard – netsetup.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
  • Malicious Software Removal Tool   – mrt
  • Microsoft Access (if installed)   – access.cpl
  • Notepad – notepad
  • Nview Desktop Manager (If Installed) – nvtuicpl.cpl
  • Object Packager – packager
  • ODBC Data Source Administrator – odbccp32.cpl
  • On Screen Keyboard – osk

These useful Windows Run Commands should make you love your PC even more.

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