156 Useful Commands for Windows XP and Windows 7 OS

To Access
Run Command
Accessibility Controls  
access.cpl  
Accessibility Wizard  
accwiz  
Add Hardware Wizard
hdwwiz.cpl
Add/Remove Programs
appwiz.cpl
Administrative Tools
control admintools
Adobe Acrobat (if installed)  
acrobat  
Adobe Designer (if installed)  
acrodist  
Adobe Distiller (if installed)  
acrodist  
Adobe ImageReady (if installed)  
imageready  
Adobe Photoshop (if installed)  
photoshop  
Automatic Updates
wuaucpl.cpl
Bluetooth Transfer Wizard
fsquirt
Calculator
calc
Certificate Manager
certmgr.msc
Character Map
charmap
Check Disk Utility
chkdsk
Clipboard Viewer
clipbrd
Command Prompt
cmd
Component Services
dcomcnfg
Computer Management
compmgmt.msc
Control Panel  
control  
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
Files and Settings Transfer Tool  
migwiz  
File Signature Verification Tool
sigverif
Findfast
findfast.cpl
Firefox (if installed)  
firefox  
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
Help and Support  
helpctr  
HyperTerminal  
hypertrm  
Iexpress Wizard
iexpress
Indexing Service
ciadv.msc
Internet Connection Wizard  
icwconn1  
Internet Explorer  
iexplore  
Internet Properties
inetcpl.cpl
Internet Setup Wizard  
inetwiz  
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)
jpicpl32.cpl
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
Malicious Software Removal Tool  
mrt  
Microsoft Access (if installed)  
access.cpl  
Microsoft Chat
winchat
Microsoft Excel (if installed)  
excel  
Microsoft Frontpage (if installed)  
frontpg  
Microsoft Movie Maker  
moviemk  
Microsoft Paint  
mspaint  
Microsoft Powerpoint (if installed)  
powerpnt  
Microsoft Word (if installed)  
winword  
Microsoft Syncronization Tool  
mobsync  
Minesweeper Game
winmine
Mouse Properties
control mouse
Mouse Properties
main.cpl
Nero (if installed)  
nero  
Netmeeting  
conf  
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
Outlook Express  
msimn  
Paint  
pbrush  
Password Properties
password.cpl
Performance Monitor
perfmon.msc
Performance Monitor
perfmon
Phone and Modem Options
telephon.cpl
Phone Dialer  
dialer  
Pinball Game  
pinball  
Power Configuration
powercfg.cpl
Printers and Faxes
control printers
Printers Folder
printers
Private Character Editor
eudcedit
Quicktime (If Installed)
QuickTime.cpl
Quicktime Player (if installed)  
quicktimeplayer  
Real Player (if installed)  
realplay  
Regional Settings
intl.cpl
Registry Editor
regedit
Registry Editor
regedit32
Remote Access Phonebook  
rasphone  
Remote Desktop
mstsc
Removable Storage
ntmsmgr.msc
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 Information  
msinfo32  
System Properties
sysdm.cpl
Task Manager
taskmgr
TCP Tester  
tcptest  
Telnet Client
telnet
Tweak UI (if installed)  
tweakui  
User Account Management
nusrmgr.cpl
Utility Manager
utilman
Windows Address Book  
wab  
Windows Address Book Import Utility  
wabmig  
Windows Backup Utility (if installed)  
ntbackup  
Windows Explorer  
explorer  
Windows Firewall
firewall.cpl
Windows Magnifier
magnify
Windows Management Infrastructure
wmimgmt.msc
Windows Media Player  
wmplayer  
Windows Messenger  
msmsgs  
Windows Picture Import Wizard (need camera connected)  
wiaacmgr  
Windows System Security Tool
syskey
Windows Update Launches
wupdmgr
Windows Version (to show which version of windows)  
winver  
Windows XP Tour Wizard
tourstart
Wordpad
write


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