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Windows Run Commands

Useful Windows Run Commands for IT Automation

Windows Run Command for IT Operation and Automation

All supported versions of Windows and Windows Server have a set of Win32 console commands built in. This set of documentation describes the Windows Commands you can use to automate tasks by using scripts or scripting tools.

Windows has two command-line shells: the Command shell and PowerShell. Each shell is a software program that provides direct communication between you and the operating system or application, providing an environment to automate IT operations..

Here is a list of commands you can execute from the Run command prompt in Windows

Serial NoDescriptionCommands
1Accessibility Controlsaccess.cpl
2Add Hardware Wizardhdwwiz.cpl
3Administrative Toolscertmgr.msc
4Character Mapcharmap
5Check Disk Utilitychkdsk
6Clipboard Viewerclipbrd
7Command Promptcmd
8Component Servicesdcomcnfg
9Date and Time Propertiestimedate.cpl
10DDE Sharesddeshare
11Device Managerdevmgmt.msc
12Direct X Control Panel (If Installed)directx.cpl
13Direct X Troubleshooterdxdiag
14Disk Cleanup Utilitycleanmgr
15Disk Defragmentdfrg.msc
16Disk Managementdiskmgmt.msc
17Disk Partition Managerdiskpart
18Display Propertiescontrol desktop
19Display Propertiesdesk.cpl
20Display Properties (w/Appearance Tab Preselected)control color
21Dr. Watson System Troubleshooting Utilitydrwtsn32
22Driver Verifier Utilityverifier
23Event Viewereventvwr.msc
24File Signature Verification Toolsigverif
26Folders Propertiescontrol folders
27Fontscontrol fonts
28Fonts Folderfonts
29Free Cell Card Gamefreecell
30Game Controllersjoy.cpl
31Group Policy Editorgpedit.msc
32Hearts Card Gamemshearts
33Iexpress Wizardiexpress
34Indexing Serviceciadv.msc
35Internet Propertiesinetcpl.cpl
36IP Configuration (Display Connection Configuration)ipconfig /all
37IP Configuration (Display DNS Cache Contents)ipconfig /displaydns
38IP Configuration (Delete DNS Cache Contents)ipconfig /flushdns
39IP Configuration (Release All Connections)ipconfig /release
40IP Configuration (Renew All Connections)ipconfig /renew
41IP Configuration (Refreshes DHCP & Re-Registers DNS)ipconfig /registerdns
42IP Configuration (Display DHCP Class ID)ipconfig /showclassid
43IP Configuration (Modifies DHCP Class ID)ipconfig /setclassid
44Java Control Panel (If Installed)javaws
45Keyboard Propertiescontrol keyboard
46Local Security Settingssecpol.msc
47Local Users and Groupslusrmgr.msc
48Logs You Out Of Windowslogoff
49Microsoft Chatwinchat
50Minesweeper Gamewinmine
51Mouse Propertiescontrol mouse
52Mouse Propertiesmain.cpl
54Network Connectionscontrol netconnections
55Network Connectionsncpa.cpl
56Network Setup Wizardnetsetup.cpl
58Nview Desktop Manager (If Installed)nvtuicpl.cpl
59Object Packagerpackager
60ODBC Data Source Administratorodbccp32.cpl
61On Screen Keyboardosk
62Opens AC3 Filter (If Installed)ac3filter.cpl
63Password Propertiespassword.cpl
64Performance Monitorperfmon.msc
65Performance Monitorperfmon
66Phone and Modem Optionstelephon.cpl
67Power Configurationpowercfg.cpl
68Printers and Faxescontrol printers
69Printers Folderprinters
70Private Character Editoreudcedit
71Quicktime (If Installed)QuickTime.cpl
72Regional Settingsintl.cpl
73Registry Editorregedit
74Remote Desktopmstsc
75Removable Storagentmsmgr.msc
76Removable Storage Operator Requestsntmsoprq.msc
77Resultant Set of Policyrsop.msc
78Scanners and Camerassticpl.cpl
79Scheduled Taskscontrol schedtasks
80Security Centerwscui.cpl
82Shared Foldersfsmgmt.msc
83Shuts Down Windowsshutdown
84Sounds and Audiommsys.cpl
85Spider Solitare Card Gamespider
86SQL Client Configurationcliconfg
87System Configuration Editorsysedit
88System Configuration Utilitymsconfig
89System File Checker Utility (Scan Immediately)sfc /scannow
90System File Checker Utility (Scan Once At Next Boot)sfc /scanonce
91System File Checker Utility (Scan On Every Boot)sfc /scanboot
92System File Checker Utility (Return to Default Setting)sfc /revert
93System File Checker Utility (Purge File Cache)sfc /purgecache
94System File Checker Utility (Set Cache Size to size x)sfc /cachesize=x
95System Propertiessysdm.cpl
96Task Managertaskmgr
97Telnet Clienttelnet
98Traceroutetracert <hostname or IP>
99User Account Managementnusrmgr.cpl
100Utility Managerutilman
101Windows Firewallfirewall.cpl
102Windows Magnifiermagnify
103Windows Management Infrastructurewmimgmt.msc
104Windows System Security Toolsyskey
105Windows Update Launcheswupdmgr
106Windows PowerShellPowerShell
108Windows PowerShell ISEPowerShell_ISE


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