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XP Run commands

Discussion in 'Windows' started by pradeep, Feb 21, 2007.

  1. pradeep

    pradeep Team Leader

    Here is a list of commands you can execute from the Run command prompt in XP:

    Accessibility Controls
    access.cpl
    Add Hardware Wizard
    hdwwiz.cpl
    Add/Remove Programs
    appwiz.cpl
    Administrative Tools
    certmgr.msc
    Character Map
    charmap
    Check Disk Utility
    chkdsk
    Clipboard Viewer
    clipbrd
    Command Prompt
    cmd
    Component Services
    dcomcnfg
    Computer Management
    compmgmt.msc
    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
    File Signature Verification Tool
    sigverif
    Findfast
    findfast.cpl
    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
    Iexpress Wizard
    iexpress​

    Indexing Service
    ciadv.msc
    Internet Properties
    inetcpl.cpl
    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)
    javaws
    Keyboard Properties
    control keyboard
    Local Security Settings
    secpol.msc
    Local Users and Groups
    lusrmgr.msc
    Logs You Out Of Windows
    logoff
    Microsoft Chat
    winchat
    Minesweeper Game
    winmine
    Mouse Properties
    control mouse
    Mouse Properties
    main.cpl
    Netstat
    netstat
    Network Connections
    control netconnections
    Network Connections
    ncpa.cpl
    Network Setup Wizard
    netsetup.cpl
    Notepad
    notepad
    Nview Desktop Manager (If Installed)
    nvtuicpl.cpl
    Object Packager
    packager
    ODBC Data Source Administrator
    odbccp32.cpl
    On Screen Keyboard
    osk
    Opens AC3 Filter (If Installed)
    ac3filter.cpl
    Password Properties
    password.cpl
    Performance Monitor
    perfmon.msc
    Performance Monitor
    perfmon
    Phone and Modem Options
    telephon.cpl
    Power Configuration
    powercfg.cpl
    Printers and Faxes
    control printers
    Printers Folder
    printers
    Private Character Editor
    eudcedit​

    Quicktime (If Installed)
    QuickTime.cpl
    Regional Settings
    intl.cpl
    Registry Editor
    regedit​
    Remote Desktop
    mstsc
    [/indent]Removable Storage
    ntmsmgr.msc
    [/indent]Removable Storage Operator Requests
    ntmsoprq.msc
    Resultant Set of Policy (XP Prof)
    rsop.msc
    Scanners and Cameras
    sticpl.cpl​
    Scheduled Tasks
    control schedtasks
    Security Center
    wscui.cpl
    Services
    services.msc
    Shared Folders
    fsmgmt.msc
    Shuts Down Windows
    shutdown
    Sounds and Audio
    mmsys.cpl
    Spider Solitare Card Game
    spider
    SQL Client Configuration
    cliconfg
    System Configuration Editor
    sysedit
    System Configuration Utility
    msconfig
    System File Checker Utility (Scan Immediately)
    sfc /scannow
    System File Checker Utility (Scan Once At Next Boot)
    sfc /scanonce
    System File Checker Utility (Scan On Every Boot)
    sfc /scanboot
    System File Checker Utility (Return to Default Setting)
    sfc /revert
    System File Checker Utility (Purge File Cache)
    sfc /purgecache
    System File Checker Utility (Set Cache Size to size x)
    sfc /cachesize=x
    System Properties
    sysdm.cpl
    Task Manager
    taskmgr
    Telnet Client
    telnet
    Traceroute
    tracert <hostname or IP>
    User Account Management
    nusrmgr.cpl
    Utility Manager
    utilman
    Windows Firewall
    firewall.cpl
    Windows Magnifier
    magnify
    Windows Management Infrastructure
    wmimgmt.msc
    Windows System Security Tool
    syskey
    Windows Update Launches
    wupdmgr
    Windows XP Tour Wizard
    tourstart
    Wordpad
    write​
     
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  2. GreenGrass

    GreenGrass New Member

    Nice post!
     
  3. XXxxImmortalxxXX

    XXxxImmortalxxXX New Member

    nice post maybe you should put information about them what they do how they do it what is the pc doing when you execute that command
     
  4. faizulhaque

    faizulhaque New Member

    some is not working like password.cpl
     
  5. ban1414

    ban1414 New Member

    should put information

    post maybe you should put information about them what they do how they do it what is the pc doing when you execute that command.
     
  6. GeoSave

    GeoSave New Member

    At the command prompt type "shutdown -i" and it will open the graphic interface.
     
  7. happyz

    happyz New Member

    nice post .... know few of these but not all
    It will be helpful
    Thanks
     
  8. NDL

    NDL New Member

    thanks for the info :D
     
  9. av3lard

    av3lard New Member

    Nice thread here. Thank you for this.
     
  10. chetankam

    chetankam New Member

    Hey Hi......................

    This are very useful commands........

    Thanks
    Mr. Febian
     
  11. Mark Brown

    Mark Brown New Member

    I am trying all of the commands.
     
  12. cyclop

    cyclop New Member

    Thanks for the info
     

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