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Wednesday, 29 August 2012

Command prompts for Windows

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Control Panel



  • CONTROL: opens the control panel window

  • CONTROL ADMINTOOLS: opens the administrative tools

  • CONTROL KEYBOARD: opens keyboard properties

  • CONTROL COLOUR: opens display properties with the appearance tab

  • CONTROL FOLDERS: opens folder options

  • CONTROL FONTS: opens font policy management

  • CONTROL INTERNATIONAL or INTL.CPL: opens the regional and language option

  • CONTROL MOUSE or MAIN.CPL: opens mouse properties

  • CONTROL USERPASSWORDS: opens user accounts editor

  • CONTROL USERPASSWORDS2 or NETPLWIZ: user account access restrictions

  • CONTROL PRINTERS: opens faxes and printers available

  • APPWIZ.CPL: opens the add or remove programs utility tool

  • OPTIONALFEATURES: opens the add or remove windows component utility

  • DESK.CPL: opens display properties with the themes tab

  • HDWWIZ.CPL: opens add hardware wizard

  • IRPROPS.CPL: infrared utility tool

  • JOY.CP: opens game controllers settings

  • MMSYS.CPL: opens sound and audio device properties with the volume tab

  • SYSDM.CPL: opens system properties

  • TELEPHON.CPL: opens phone and modem options

  • TIMEDATE.CPL: date and time properties

  • WSCUI.CPL: opens Windows Security Center

  • ACCESS.CPL: opens accessibility options

  • WUAUCPL.CPL: opens automatic updates

  • POWERCFG.CPL: opens power options properties

  • AZMAN.MSC: opens authorisation management utility tool

  • CERTMGR.MSC: opens certificate management tool

  • COMPMGMT.MSC: opens the computer management tool

  • COMEXP.MSC or DCOMCNFG: opens the computer services management tool

  • DEVMGMT.MSC: opens device manager

  • EVENTVWR or EVENTVWR.MSC: opens event viewer

  • FSMGMT.MSC: opens shared folders

  • NAPCLCFG.MSC: NAP client configuration utility tool

  • SERVICES.MSC: opens service manager

  • TASKSCHD.MSC or CONTROL SCHEDTASKS: opens schedule tasks manager

  • GPEDIT.MSC: opens group policy utility tool

  • LUSRMGR.MSC: opens local users and groups

  • SECPOL.MSC: opens local security settings

  • CIADV.MSC: opens indexing service

  • NTMSMGR.MSC: removable storage manager

  • NTMSOPRQ.MSC: removable storage operator requests

  • WMIMGMT.MSC: opens (WMI) Window Management Instrumentation

  • PERFMON or PERFMON.MSC: opens the performance monitor

  • MMC: opens empty console

  • MDSCHED: opens memory diagnostics tools

  • DXDIAG: opens DirectX diagnostics tools

  • ODBCAD32: opens ODBC data source administrator

  • REGEDIT or REGEDT32: opens registry editor

  • DRWTSN32: opens Dr. Watson

  • VERIFIER: opens driver verifier manager

  • CLICONFG: opens SQL server client network utility

  • UTILMAN: opens utility manager

  • COLORCPL: opens color management

  • CREDWIZ: back up and recovery tool for user passwords

  • MOBSYNC: opens synchronization center

  • MSCONFIG: opens system configuration utility

  • SYSEDIT: opens system configuration editor (careful while using this command)

  • SYSKEY: Windows account database security management (careful while using this command)


Windows utility and applications



  • EPLORER: opens Windows Explorer

  • IEXPLORER: opens Internet Explorer

  • WAB: opens contacts

  • CHARMAP: opens character map

  • WRITE: opens WordPad

  • NOTEPAD: opens Notepad

  • CALC: opens Calculator

  • CLIPBRD: opens Clipbook Viewer

  • WINCHAT: opens Microsoft Chat Interface

  • SOUNDRECORDER: opens sound recording tool

  • DVDPLAY: run CD or DVD

  • WMPLAYER: opens Windows Media Player

  • MOVIEMK: Opens untitled Windows Movie Maker

  • OSK: opens on-screen keyboard

  • MAGNIFY: opens Magnifier

  • WINCAL: opens Calendar

  • DIALER: opens phone dialer

  • EUDCEDIT: opens Private Character Editor

  • NDVOL: opens the mixer volume

  • RSTRUI : opens Tool System Restore (For Vista only)

  • %WINDIR%SYSTEM32RESTORErstrui.exe: opens Tool System Restore (for XP only).

  • MSINFO32: Opens System Information

  • MRT : launches the utility removal of malware

  • Taskmgr : Opens the Windows Task Manager

  • CMD: opens a command prompt

  • MIGWIZ: Opens the tool for transferring files and settings from Windows (Vista only)

  • Migwiz.exe: Opens the tool for transferring files and settings from Windows (for XP only)

  • SIDEBAR: Open the Windows (Vista only)

  • Sigverif : Opens the tool for verification of signatures of files

  • Winver : Opens the window for your Windows version

  • FSQUIRT: Bluetooth Transfer Wizard

  • IExpress opens the wizard for creating self-extracting archives. Tutorial HERE

  • MBLCTR: opens the mobility center (Windows Vista only)

  • MSRA : Opens Windows Remote Assistance

  • Mstsc : opens the tool connection Remote Desktop

  • MSDT: opens the diagnostic tools and support Microsoft

  • WERCON: opens the reporting tool and solutions to problems (for Vista only)

  • WINDOWSANYTIMEUPGRADE: enables the upgrade of Windows Vista

  • WINWORD : opens Word (if installed)

  • PRINTBRMUI : Opens migration wizard printer (Vista only)


Disk management



  • DISKMGMT.MSC: opens disk management utility

  • CLEANMGR: opens disk drive clean up utility

  • DFRG.MSC: opens disk defragmenter

  • CHKDSK: complete analysis of disk partition

  • DISKPART: disk partitioning tool


Connection management



  • IPCONFIG: lists the configuration of IP addresses on your PC (for more information type IPCONFIG/? in the CMD menu)

  • INETCPL.CPL: opens internet properties

  • FIREWALL.CPL: opens Windows firewall

  • NETSETUP.CPL: opens network set up wizard


Miscellaneous commands



  • JAVAWS: View the cover of Java software (if installed)

  • AC3FILTER.CPL: opens the properties AC3 Filter (if installed)

  • FIREFOX: Mozilla launches Firefox (if installed)

  • NETPROJ: allow or not connecting to a network projector (For Vista only)

  • LOGOFF: closes the current session

  • SHUTDOWN: shuts down Windows

  • SHUTDOWN-A: to interrupt Windows shutdown

  • %WINDIR% or %SYSTEMROOT%: opens the Windows installation

  • %PROGRAMFILES%: opens the folder where you installed other programs (Program Files)

  • %USERPROFILE%: opens the profile of the user currently logged

  • %HOMEDRIVE%: opens the browser on the partition or the operating system is installed

  • %HOMEPATH%: opens the currently logged user C:Documents and Settings [username]

  • %TEMP%: opens the temporary folder

  • VSP1CLN: deletes the cache for installation of the service pack 1 for Vista

  • System File Checker (Requires Windows CD if the cache is not available):

    • SFC / scannow: immediately scans all system files and repairs damaged files

    • SFC / VERIFYONLY: scans only those files system

    • SFC / Scanfil = "name and file path": scans the specified file, and repairs if damaged

    • SFC / VERIFYFILE = "name and file path": Scans only the file specified

    • SFC / scanonce: scans the system files on the next restart

    • SFC / REVERT: return the initial configuration (For more information, type SFC /? In the command prompt CMD.




 

 

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