XP Run commands

Here’s a list of commands you can run from the XP Run command prompt.  Enjoy!

Accessibility Controls

<font size="2">access.cpl</font>

Add Hardware Wizard

<font size="2">hdwwiz.cpl</font>

Add/Remove Programs

<font size="2">appwiz.cpl</font>

Administrative Tools

<font size="2">certmgr.msc</font>

Character Map

<font size="2">charmap</font>

Check Disk Utility

<font size="2">chkdsk</font>

Clipboard Viewer

<font size="2">clipbrd</font>

Command Prompt

<font size="2">cmd</font>

Component Services

<font size="2">dcomcnfg</font>

Computer Management

<font size="2">compmgmt.msc</font>

Date and Time Properties

<font size="2">timedate.cpl</font>

DDE Shares

<font size="2">ddeshare</font>

Device Manager

<font size="2">devmgmt.msc</font>

Direct X Control Panel (If Installed)

<font size="2">directx.cpl</font>

Direct X Troubleshooter

<font size="2">dxdiag</font>

Disk Cleanup Utility

<font size="2">cleanmgr</font>

Disk Defragment

<font size="2">dfrg.msc</font>

Disk Management

<font size="2">diskmgmt.msc</font>

Disk Partition Manager

<font size="2">diskpart</font>

Display Properties

<font size="2">control desktop</font>

Display Properties

<font size="2">desk.cpl</font>

Display Properties (with Appearance Tab Preselected)

<font size="2">control color</font>

Dr. Watson System Troubleshooting Utility

<font size="2">drwtsn32</font>

Driver Verifier Utility

<font size="2">verifier</font>

Event Viewer

<font size="2">eventvwr.msc</font>

File Signature Verification Tool

<font size="2">sigverif</font>


<font size="2">findfast.cpl</font>

Folders Properties

<font size="2">control folders</font>


<font size="2">control fonts</font>

Fonts Folder

<font size="2">fonts</font>

Free Cell Card Game

<font size="2">freecell</font>

Game Controllers

<font size="2">joy.cpl</font>

Group Policy Editor (XP Prof)

<font size="2">gpedit.msc</font>

Hearts Card Game

<font size="2">mshearts</font>

Iexpress Wizard

<font size="2">iexpress</font>

Indexing Service

<font size="2">ciadv.msc</font>

Internet Properties

<font size="2">inetcpl.cpl</font>

IP Configuration (Display Connection Configuration)

<font size="2">ipconfig /all</font>

IP Configuration (Display DNS Cache Contents)

<font size="2">ipconfig /displaydns</font>

IP Configuration (Delete DNS Cache Contents)

<font size="2">ipconfig /flushdns</font>

IP Configuration (Release All Connections)

<font size="2">ipconfig /release</font>

IP Configuration (Renew All Connections)

<font size="2">ipconfig /renew</font>

IP Configuration (Refreshes DHCP & Re-Registers DNS)

<font size="2">ipconfig /registerdns</font>

IP Configuration (Display DHCP Class ID)

<font size="2">ipconfig /showclassid</font>

IP Configuration (Modifies DHCP Class ID)

<font size="2">ipconfig /setclassid</font>

Java Control Panel (If Installed)

<font size="2">javaws</font>

Keyboard Properties

<font size="2">control keyboard</font>

Local Security Settings

<font size="2">secpol.msc</font>

Local Users and Groups

<font size="2">lusrmgr.msc</font>

Logs You Out Of Windows

<font size="2">logoff</font>

Microsoft Chat

<font size="2">winchat</font>

Minesweeper Game

<font size="2">winmine</font>

Mouse Properties

<font size="2">control mouse</font>

Mouse Properties

<font size="2">main.cpl</font>


<font size="2">netstat&nbsp;</font>

Network Connections

<font size="2">control netconnections</font>

Network Connections

<font size="2">ncpa.cpl</font>

Network Setup Wizard

<font size="2">netsetup.cpl</font>


<font size="2">notepad</font>

Nview Desktop Manager (If Installed)

<font size="2">nvtuicpl.cpl</font>

Object Packager

<font size="2">packager</font>

ODBC Data Source Administrator

<font size="2">odbccp32.cpl</font>

On Screen Keyboard

<font size="2">osk</font>

Opens AC3 Filter (If Installed)

<font size="2">ac3filter.cpl</font>

Password Properties

<font size="2">password.cpl</font>

Performance Monitor

<font size="2">perfmon.msc</font>

Performance Monitor

<font size="2">perfmon</font>

Phone and Modem Options

<font size="2">telephon.cpl</font>

Power Configuration

<font size="2">powercfg.cpl</font>

Printers and Faxes

<font size="2">control printers</font>

Printers Folder

<font size="2">printers</font>

Private Character Editor

<font size="2">eudcedit</font>

Quicktime (If Installed)

<font size="2">QuickTime.cpl</font>

Regional Settings

<font size="2">intl.cpl</font>

Registry Editor

<font size="2">regedit</font>

Remote Desktop

<font size="2">mstsc</font>

Removable Storage

<font size="2">ntmsmgr.msc</font>

Removable Storage Operator Requests

<font size="2">ntmsoprq.msc</font>

Resultant Set of Policy (XP Prof)

<font size="2">rsop.msc</font>

Scanners and Cameras

<font size="2">sticpl.cpl</font>

Scheduled Tasks

<font size="2">control schedtasks</font>

Security Center

<font size="2">wscui.cpl</font>


<font size="2">services.msc</font>

Shared Folders

<font size="2">fsmgmt.msc</font>

Shuts Down Windows

<font size="2">shutdown</font>

Sounds and Audio

<font size="2">mmsys.cpl</font>

Spider Solitare Card Game

<font size="2">spider</font>

SQL Client Configuration

<font size="2">cliconfg</font>

System Configuration Editor

<font size="2">sysedit</font>

System Configuration Utility

<font size="2">msconfig</font>

System File Checker Utility (Scan Immediately)

<font size="2">sfc /scannow</font>

System File Checker Utility (Scan Once At Next Boot)

<font size="2">sfc /scanonce</font>

System File Checker Utility (Scan On Every Boot)

<font size="2">sfc /scanboot</font>

System File Checker Utility (Return to Default Setting)

<font size="2">sfc /revert</font>

System File Checker Utility (Purge File Cache)

<font size="2">sfc /purgecache</font>

System File Checker Utility (Set Cache Size to size x)

<font size="2">sfc /cachesize=x</font>

System Properties

<font size="2">sysdm.cpl</font>

Task Manager

<font size="2">taskmgr</font>

Telnet Client

<font size="2">telnet</font>


<font size="2">tracert &lt;hostname or IP&gt;</font>

User Account Management

<font size="2">nusrmgr.cpl</font>

Utility Manager

<font size="2">utilman</font>

Windows Firewall

<font size="2">firewall.cpl</font>

Windows Magnifier

<font size="2">magnify</font>

Windows Management Infrastructure

<font size="2">wmimgmt.msc</font>

Windows System Security Tool

<font size="2">syskey</font>

Windows Update Launches

<font size="2">wupdmgr</font>

Windows XP Tour Wizard

<font size="2">tourstart</font>


<font size="2">write</font>

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