RUN Command Cheatsheet

With timelines to meet and tasks to complete within given deadlines there is always room for shortcuts and who doesn’t like shortcuts. I hereby come with cheatsheet for Windows shortcuts that can be initiated via RUN Command:

To Open Control Panel Wizards

To Open Add/Remove Programs appwiz.cpl
To Open Administrative Tools control admintools
To Run Automatic Updates wuaucpl.cpl
To Set Date and Time timedate.cpl
To Change Display Properties desk.cpl
To Change Folders Properties control folders
To Manage Fonts control fonts
To Open Internet Properties inetcpl.cpl
To Open Keyboard Properties control keyboard
To Open Mouse Properties control mouse
To Manage Network Connections control netconnections
To Run Network Setup Wizard netsetup.cpl
To Manage Password Properties password.cpl
To Open Security Center wscui.cpl
To Manage Sounds & Audio mmsys.cpl
To Open User Account Settings nusrmgr.cpl
To Configure Windows Firewall firewall.cpl


To Open Administration Tools

To Open Application Folder %appdata%
Computer Management compmgmt.msc
To Open Device Manager devmgmt.msc
To Run Disk Cleanup Utility cleanmgr
To Run Disk Defragment dfrg.msc
To Run Disk Management diskmgmt.msc
To Run Disk Partition Manager diskpart
To Run Driver Verifier Utility verifier
To Check Event Viewer eventvwr.msc
To Open Group Policy Editor gpedit.msc
TO Open Home Directory Drive %homedrive%
To Open Home Directory (User’s) %homepath%
To Manage Local Security Settings secpol.msc
To Manage Local Users & Groups lusrmgr.msc
To Check Performance Monitor perfmon
To Open Services services.msc
To Open Shared Folders fsmgmt.msc
To Open Shared Home Directory %homeshare%
To Open System Configuration Editor sysedit
To Run System Configuration Utility msconfig
To Open Temporary Folder %temp%
To Run Utility Manager utilman
To Open Windows Root Drive %systemdrive%
To Open Windows Root Directory %windir%
To Open Windows System Security syskey

To Run Common Tasks & Programs

To Open Calculator calc
To Run Check Disk Utility chkdsk
To Open Command Prompt cmd
To Open Control Panel control panel
To Open Firefox (Mozilla) – If Installed firefox
To Open Internet Explorer iexplore
To Logoff Windows logoff
To Open Microsoft Excel – If Installed excel
To Open Microsoft Outlook – If Installed outlook
To Open Microsoft Word – If Installed winword
To Open Notepad notepad
To Open On Screen Keyboard osk
To Open Programs Files Folder %programfiles%
To Open Registry Editor regedit
To Open Remote Desktop Mstsc
To Restart Windows shutdown -r
To Shutdown Windows shutdown
To Open Task Manager taskmgr
To Run Telnet Client telnet
To Open Windows Magnifier magnify