How to operate computer through run commands (knowledge base-2)

Jan 23 23:51 2013 Bella S Martin Print This Article

Run command act as a single line command line interface, through which you can operate each and every applications of your computer. It acts as an interface through which you can speed and ease your performance.

Hey,Guest Posting I have already discussed about run commands in my previous article “how to operate computer through run commands (knowledge base- 1). Run command act as a single line command line interface, through which you can operate each and every applications of your computer. You need not have to click the mouse and can perform your operations in a speedy and easy mode. The remaining run commands are as follows,

  • For performing functions related with computer management:

Ø  Computer Management = compmgmt.msc or CompMgmtLauncher

Ø  Device Manager = devmgmt.msc

Ø  Disk Management = diskmgmt.msc

Ø  Event Viewer = eventvwr.msc

Ø  Local Users and Groups = lusrmgr.msc

Ø  Performance Monitor = perfmon.msc

Ø  Services = services.msc

Ø  Shared Folders/MMC = fsmgmt.msc

Ø  Task Scheduler = control schedtasks

Ø  Windows Management Infrastructure = wmimgmt.msc


·         For performing functions related with control panel:

Ø  Action Center= wscui.cpl

Ø  Autoplay = control.exe /name Microsoft.autoplay

Ø  Backup and Restore = sdclt

Ø  BDE Administrator = bdeadmin.cpl

Ø  Cleartype Text Tuner = cttune

Ø  Color Management = colorcpl

Ø  Control Panel = control

Ø  Create a System Repair disc = recdisc

Ø  Credential Manager = control.exe /name Microsoft.CredentialManager

Ø  Credential Manager Stored User Names and Passwords = credwiz

Ø  Date and Time Properties = timedate.cpl

Ø  Default Programs = control.exe /name Microsoft.DefaultPrograms

Ø  Devices and Printers = control printers

Ø  Devices and Printers Add a Device = DevicePairingWizard

Ø  Display = dpiscaling

Ø  Display Color Calibration = dccw

Ø  Encryption File System = rekeywiz

Ø  Folders Options = control folders

Ø  Fonts = control fonts

Ø  Getting Started = GettingStarted

Ø  HomeGroup = control.exe /name Microsoft.HomeGroup

Ø  Indexing Options = control.exe /name Microsoft.IndexingOptions

Ø  Internet Properties = inetcpl.cpl

Ø  Keyboard = control keyboard

Ø  Location Notifications = LocationNotifications

Ø  Location and Other Sensors = control.exe /name Microsoft.LocationandOtherSensors

Ø  Mouse = control mouse or main.cpl

Ø  Network and Sharing Center = control.exe /name Microsoft.NetworkandSharingCenter

Ø  Network Connections = control netconnections or ncpa.cpl

Ø  Notification Area Icons = control.exe /name Microsoft.NotificationAreaIcons

Ø  Optional Features Manager = optionalfeatures or control appwiz.cpl,,2

Ø  Parental Controls = control.exe /name Microsoft.ParentalControls

Ø  Performance Information = control.exe /name Microsoft.PerformanceInformationandTools

Ø  Personalization = control desktop

Ø  Phone and Modem Options = telephon.cpl

Ø  Power Configuration = powercfg.cpl

Ø  Programs and Features = appwiz.cpl or control appwiz.cpl

Ø  Recovery = control.exe /name Microsoft.Recovery

Ø  Regional and Language = intl.cpl

Ø  RemoteApp = control.exe /name Microsoft.RemoteAppandDesktopConnections

Ø  Set Program Access and Computer Defaults = control appwiz.cpl,,3 or ComputerDefaults

Ø  Screen Resolution = desk.cpl

Ø  Sound = mmsys.cpl

Ø  SP Advanced Tab = SystemPropertiesAdvanced

Ø  SP ComputerName Tab = SystemPropertiesComputerName

Ø  SP Data Execution Prevention = SystemPropertiesDataExecutionPrevention

Ø  SP Hardware Tab = SystemPropertiesHardware

Ø  SP Performance = SystemPropertiesPerformance

Ø  SP Protection Tab = SystemPropertiesProtection

Ø  SP Remote Tab = SystemPropertiesRemote

Ø  System Properties = sysdm.cpl or Windows logo key + Pause/Break

Ø  Taskbar and Start Menu = control.exe /name Microsoft.TaskbarandStartMenu

Ø  Troubleshooting = control.exe /name Microsoft.Troubleshooting

Ø  User Accounts = control.exe /name Microsoft.UserAccounts

Ø  User Account Control Settings = UserAccountControlSettings

Ø  User Accounts Windows 2000/domain version = netplwiz or control userpasswords2

Ø  Volume Mixer = sndvol

Ø  Windows Activation = slui

Ø  Windows Activation Phone Numbers = slui 4

Ø  Windows Anytime Upgrade = WindowsAnytimeUpgradeui

Ø  Windows Anytime Upgrade Results = WindowsAnytimeUpgradeResults

Ø  Windows CardSpace = control.exe /name Microsoft.cardspace

Ø  Windows Color and Appearance = control color

Ø  Windows Firewall = firewall.cpl

Ø  WindowsSideshow = control.exe /name Microsoft.WindowsSideshow

Ø  Windows Update App Manager = wuapp

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Bella S Martin
Bella S Martin

1.       Bella Martin received the Master degree in software engineering in 2006 and currently serving as a software engineer at Impcsupport. She provides informative articles on Online PC Support, PC technical support, windows support, computer maintenance tools and software’s. 

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