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Running programs from 'run' in Windows

Posted By:Abhisek Panda       Posted Date: November 27, 2009    Points: 25    Category: General    URL: http://www.dotnetspark.com  

     In windows run is used to open a program or document quickly. We can start almost every program from run.There are different run commands for different programs. Please go through it.

Run Commands

appwiz.cpl -- Used to run Add/Remove wizard

Calc -- Calculator

Cfgwiz32 -- ISDN Configuration Wizard

Charmap -- Character Map

Chkdisk -- Repair damaged files

Cleanmgr -- Cleans up hard drives

Clipbrd -- Windows Clipboard viewer

Control -- Displays Control Panel

Cmd -- Opens a new Command Window

Control mouse -- Used to control mouse properties

Dcomcnfg --
DCOM user security

Debug -- Assembly language programming tool

Defrag -- Defragmentation tool

Drwatson -- Records programs crash & snapshots

Dxdiag --
DirectX Diagnostic Utility

Explorer -- Windows Explorer

Fontview -- Graphical font viewer

Fsmgmt.msc -- Used to open shared folders

Firewall.cpl --
Used to configure windows firewall

Ftp - ftp.exe program

Hostname -- Returns Computer's name

Hdwwiz.cpl --  Used to run Add Hardware wizard

Ipconfig -- Displays IP configuration for all network adapters

Logoff -- Used to logoff the computer

MMC -- Microsoft Management Console

Msconfig -- Configuration to edit startup files

Mstsc -- Used to access remote desktop

Mrc -- Malicious Software Removal Tool

Msinfo32 -- Microsoft System Information Utility

Nbtstat --
Displays stats and current connections using NetBIOS over TCP/IP

Netstat -- Displays all active network connections

Nslookup-- Returns your local DNS server

Osk -- Used to access on screen keyboard

Perfmon.msc -- Used to configure the performance of Monitor.

Ping -- Sends data to a specified host/IP

Powercfg.cpl -- Used to configure power option

Regedit -- Registry Editor

Regwiz --
Registration wizard

Sfc /scannow -- System File Checker

Sndrec32 -- Sound Recorder

Shutdown --
Used to shutdown the windows

Spider -- Used to open spider solitaire card game

Sfc / scannow -- Used to run system file checker utility.

Sndvol32 -- Volume control for soundcard

Sysedit -- Edit system startup files

Taskmgr --Task manager

Telephon.cpl -- Used to configure modem options.

Telnet --Telnet program

Tracert --Traces and displays all paths required to reach an internet host

Winchat -- Used to chat with Microsoft

Wmplayer -- Used to run Windows Media player

Wab -- Used to open Windows address Book.

WinWord -- Used to open Microsoft word

Winipcfg --Displays IP configuration

Winver -- Used to check Windows Version

Wupdmgr --Takes you to Microsoft Windows Update

Write -- Used to open WordPad

You can open any document by entering its name in run command also.

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