160 Run commands for Windows

It’s really difficult every time to open a program from start menu and select appropriate option  so there are many  shortcut commands to open these program from run by just entering a command name.

Here i have listed 160 commands to open a program directly.

You can execute following commands by just click Start and select Run option like below one.

Run Command

It will show you following result.


Run Command

You can use all other options like above one.


S.No. To Access Following Program  Run Command
1 Accessibility Controls access.cpl
2 Accessibility Wizard accwiz
3 Add Hardware Wizard hdwwiz.cpl
4 Add/Remove Programs appwiz.cpl
5 Administrative Tools control admintools
6 Automatic Updates wuaucpl.cpl
7 Basic Media Player mplay32
8 Bluetooth Transfer Wizard fsquirt
9 C: Drive c:
10 Calculator calc
11 Ccleaner ( if it is installed ) ccleaner
12 Certificate Manager cdrtmgr.msc
13 Character Map charmap
14 Check Disk Utility chkdsk
15 Chrome ( if it is installed ) chrome
16 Clipboard Viewer clipbrd
17 Command Prompt cmd
18 Command Prompt command
19 Compare Files comp
20 Component Services dcomcnfg
21 Computer Management compmgmt.msc
22 Control Panel control
23 Create a shared folder Wizard shrpubw
24 Date and Time Properties timedate.cpl
25 DDE Shares ddeshare
26 Device Manager devmgmt.msc
27 Direct X Troubleshooter dxdiag
28 Disk Cleanup Utility cleanmgr
29 Disk Defragment dfrg.msc
30 Disk Partition Manager diskmgmt.msc
31 Display Properties control desktop
32 Display Properties desk.cpl
33 Display Properties (w/Appearance Tab Preselected ) control color
34 Dr. Watson System Troubleshooting Utility drwtsn32
35 Driver Verifier Utility verifier
36 Event Viewer eventvwr.msc
37 File Signature Verification Tool sigverif
38 Files and Settings Transfer Tool migwiz
39 Findfast findfast.cpl
40 Firefox firefox
41 Folders Properties control folders
42 Fonts fonts
43 Fonts Folder fonts
44 Free Cell Card Game freecell
45 Game Controllers joy.cpl
46 Group Policy Editor ( xp pro ) gpedit.msc
47 Hearts Card Game mshearts
48 Help and Support helpctr
49 Hotline Client hotlineclient
50 Hyperterminal hypertrm
51 Iexpress Wizard iexpress
52 Indexing Service ciadv.msc
53 Internet Connection Wizard icwonn1
54 Internet Properties inetcpl.cpl
55 Internet Setup Wizard inetwiz
56 IP Configuration (Delete DNS Cache Contents) ipconfig /flushdns
57 IP Configuration (Display Connection Configuration) ipconfig /all
58 IP Configuration (Display DHCP Class ID) ipconfig /showclassid
59 IP Configuration (Display DNS Cache Contents) ipconfig /displaydns
60 IP Configuration (Modifies DHCP Class ID) ipconfig /setclassid
61 IP Configuration (Refreshes DHCP & Re-Registers DNS) ipconfig /registerdns
62 IP Configuration (Release All Connections) ipconfig /release
63 IP Configuration (Renew All Connections) ipconfig /renew
64 Java Control Panel ( if it is installed ) javaws
65 Keyboard Properties control keyboard
66 Local Security Settings secpol.msc
67 Local Users and Groups lusrmgr.msc
68 Logs You Out of Windows logoff
69 Malicious Software Removal Tool mrt
70 Microsoft Access ( if it is installed ) access.cpl
71 Microsoft Chat winchat
72 Microsoft Diskpart diskpart
73 Microsoft Excel ( if it is installed ) excel
74 Microsoft Frontpage ( if it is installed ) frontpg
75 Microsoft Management Console mmc
76 Microsoft Movie Maker moviemk
77 Microsoft Narrator narrator
78 Microsoft Paint mspaint
79 Microsoft Powerpoint powerpnt
80 Microsoft Syncronization Tool mobsync
81 Microsoft Word ( if it is installed ) winword
82 Minesweeper Game winmine
83 Mouse Properties control mouse
84 Mouse Properties main.cpl
85 MS-Dos Editor edit
86 MS-Dos FTP ftp
87 Nero ( if it is installed ) nero
88 Netmeeting conf
89 Network Connections control netconnections
90 Network Connections ncpa.cpl
91 Network Setup Wizard netsetup.cpl
92 Notepad notepad
93 Object Packager packager
94 ODBC Data Source Administrator odbccp32
95 ODBC Data Source Administrator odbccp32.cpl
96 On Screen Keyboard osk
97 Outlook Express msimn
98 Paint pbrush
99 Password Properties password.cpl
100 Performance Monitor perfmon.msc
101 Performance Monitor perfmon
102 Phone and Modem Options telephon.cpl
103 Phone Dialer dialer
104 Pinball Game pinball
105 Power Configuration powercfg.cpl
106 Printers and Faxes control printers
107 Printers Folder printers
108 Private Characters Editor eudcedit
109 Regional Settings intl.cpl
110 Registry Editor regedit
111 Remote Access Phonebook rasphone
112 Remote Desktop mstsc
113 Removable Storage ntmsmgr.msc
114 Removable Storage Operator Requests ntmsoprq.msc
115 Resultant Set of Policy ( xp pro ) rsop.msc
116 Scanners and Cameras sticpl.cpl
117 Scheduled Tasks control schedtasks
118 Security Center wscui.cpl
119 Services services.msc
120 Shared Folders fsmgmt.msc
121 Sharing Session rtcshare
122 Shuts Down Windows shutdown
123 Sounds and Audio mmsys.cpl
124 Sounds Recorder sndrec32
125 Spider Solitare Card Game spider
126 SQL Client Configuration clicongf
127 System Configuration Editor sysedit
128 System Configuration Utility msconfig
129 System File Checker Utility ( Purge File Cache ) sfc /purgecache
130 System File Checker Utility ( Return to Default Settings) sfc /revert
131 System File Checker Utility ( Scan Immediately ) sfc /scannow
132 System File Checker Utility ( Scan On Every Boot ) sfc /scanboot
133 System File Checker Utility ( Scan Once At Next Boot ) sfc /scanonce
134 System File Checker Utility ( Set Cache Size to Size x ) sfc /cachesize=x
135 System Information msinfo32
136 System Properties sysdm.cpl
137 Task Manager taskmgr
138 Telnet Client telnet
139 User Account Management nusrmgr.cpl
140 Utility Manager utilman
141 Volume Control sndvol32
142 Volume Serial Number for C: label
143 Widnows Update Launches wupdmgr
144 Windows Address Book wab
145 Windows Address Book Import Utility wabmig
146 Windows Backup Utility ( if it is installed ) ntbackup
147 Windows Explorer explorer
148 Windows Firewall firewall.cpl
149 Windows Installer Details msiexec
150 Windows Magnifier magnify
151 Windows Management Infrastructure wmimgmt.msc
152 Windows Media Player wmplayer
153 Windows Messenger msnsgs
154 Windows Picture Import Wizard (Need camera connected) wiaacmgr
155 Windows Script host settings wscript
156 Windows System Security Tool syskey
157 Windows Version ( shows your windows version ) winver
158 Windows XP Tour Wizard tourstart
159 Wordpad write
160 Zoom Utility igfxzoom

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