This article contains a bunch of very important Windows Run commands that can ease your life. We know that remembering all of them won’t be easy but don’t worry we have published this article for that only so that you can visit it whenever you need it.

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Top Important Windows Run Commands:

Note: We have listed the command below in this format “Use of command: Command”.

  1. Accessibility Controls: access.cpl
  2. Add Hardware Wizard: hdwwiz.cpl
  3. Add/Remove Programs: appwiz.cpl
  4. Administrative Tools: control.exe admintools
  5. Automatic Updates: wuaucpl.cpl
  6. Bluetooth Transfer Wizard: fsquirt
  7. Calculator: calc
  8. Certificate Manager: certmgr.msc
  9. Character Map: charmap
  10. Check Disk Utility: chkdsk
  11. Clipboard Viewer: clipbrd
  12. Command Prompt: cmd
  13. Component Services: dcomcnfg
  14. Computer Management: compmgmt.msc
  15. Date and Time Properties: timedate.cpl
  16. DDE Shares: ddeshare
  17. Device Manager: devmgmt.msc
  18. Direct X Control Panel (if installed): directx.cpl
  19. Direct X Troubleshooter: dxdiag
  20. Disk Cleanup Utility: cleanmgr
  21. Disk Defragment: dfrg.msc
  22. Disk Management: diskmgmt.msc
  23. Disk Partition Manager: diskpart
  24. Display Properties: control.exe desktop
  25. Display Properties: desk.cpl
  26. Display Properties (w/Appearance Tab Preselected): control.exe color
  27. Dr. Watson System Troubleshooting Utility: drwtsn32
  28. Driver Verifier Utility: verifier
  29. Event Viewer: eventvwr.msc
  30. File Signature Verification Tool: sigverif
  31. Findfast: findfast.cpl
  32. Folders Properties: control.exe folders
  33. Fonts: control.exe fonts
  34. Fonts Folder: fonts
  35. Free Cell Card Game: freecell
  36. Game Controllers: joy.cpl
  37. Group Policy Editor (XP Prof): gpedit.msc
  38. Hearts Card Game: mshearts
  39. Iexpress Wizard: iexpress
  40. Indexing Service: ciadv.msc
  41. Internet Properties: inetcpl.cpl
  42. Java Control Panel (if installed): jpicpl32.cpl
  43. Java Control Panel (if installed): javaws
  44. Keyboard Properties: control.exe keyboard
  45. Local Security Settings: secpol.msc
  46. Local Users and Groups: lusrmgr.msc
  47. Logs You Out Of Windows: logoff
  48. Microsoft Chat: winchat
  49. Minesweeper Game: winmine
  50. Mouse Properties: control.exe mouse
  51. Mouse Properties: main.cpl
  52. Network Connections: control.exe netconnections
  53. Network Connections: ncpa.cpl
  54. Network Setup Wizard: netsetup.cpl
  55. Nview Desktop Manager (if installed): nvtuicpl.cpl
  56. Object Packager: packager
  57. ODBC Data Source Administrator: odbccp32.cpl
  58. On Screen Keyboard: osk
  59. Opens AC3 Filter (if installed): ac3filter.cpl
  60. Password Properties: password.cpl
  61. Performance Monitor: perfmon.msc
  62. Performance Monitor: perfmon
  63. Phone and Modem Options: telephon.cpl
  64. Power Configuration: powercfg.cpl
  65. Printers and Faxes: control.exe printers
  66. Printers Folder: printers
  67. Private Character Editor: eudcedit
  68. Quicktime (If Installed): QuickTime.cpl
  69. Regional Settings: intl.cpl
  70. Registry Editor: regedit
  71. Registry Editor: regedit32
  72. Removable Storage: ntmsmgr.msc
  73. Removable Storage Operator Requests: ntmsoprq.msc
  74. Resultant Set of Policy: rsop.msc
  75. Resultant Set of Policy (XP Prof): rsop.msc
  76. Scanners and Cameras: sticpl.cpl
  77. Scheduled Tasks: control.exe schedtasks
  78. Security Center: wscui.cpl
  79. Services: services.msc
  80. Shared Folders: fsmgmt.msc
  81. Shuts Down Windows: shutdown
  82. Sounds and Audio: mmsys.cpl
  83. Spider Solitare Card Game: spider
  84. SQL Client Configuration: cliconfg
  85. System Configuration Editor: sysedit
  86. System Configuration Utility: msconfig
  87. System File Checker Utility: sfc
  88. System Properties: sysdm.cpl
  89. Task Manager: taskmgr
  90. Telnet Client: telnet
  91. User Account Management: nusrmgr.cpl
  92. Utility Manager: utilman
  93. Windows Firewall: firewall.cpl
  94. Windows Magnifier: magnify
  95. Windows Management Infrastructure: wmimgmt.msc
  96. Windows System Security Tool: syskey
  97. Windows Update Launches: wupdmgr
  98. Windows XP Tour Wizard: tourstart
  99. Wordpad: write
  100. Microsoft Paint: mspaint

Please let us know if we have missed any good Windows run command in this article. We will be glad to here from you.

Thank you and stay techie…

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