Useful Run Commands to Operate Windows Faster 2017


The Run Command in Windows computers is one of the most unused, but a most powerful feature. Run command feature, first implemented in Windows 95 and so on. It comes with a single-line command line interface, which is used to directly open an application or a document, whose path is known.
Useful Run Command

How to open Run Command

There are two ways to open Run command window.
1) Go to Start >> All Programs >> Accessories >> Run
2) Win + R is the shortcut for Run command.

Some Useful Run Commands

There are many run commands, But I described here few of them, which are useful to you to operate your computer faster than before. Let’s check them out.

Secpol.msc Local Security Policy Settings
Control keyboard Keyboard Properties
ipconfig/all display all IP configuration
ipconfig/displaydns Display DNS settings
ipconfig/flushdns Removes the content of DNS cache
ipconfig/renew Renew IP configuration Settings
ipconfig/release Cancels IP configuration
inetcpl.cpl Internet Properties
iexpress Self extracting/Self Installing .cab file generator
joy.cpl Game Controller
fonts Windows fonts folder
control folders Folder options
sigverif File signature verification
Eventvwr.msc Event Viewer
control color Display Appearance properties
control desktop Display properties
diskpart Partition manager
diskmgmt.msc Disk Management
dfrg.msc Disk Defragmenter
dxdiag Display System Information
cleanmgr Disk cleanup
devmgmt.msc Device Manager
compmgmt.msc Computer Management
dcomcnfg Component Services
cmd Command Prompt
chkdsk Checking Disk
charmap Character Map
certmgr.msc Certificate Manager
calc Calculator
fsquirt Bluetooth file transfer
wuaucpl.cpl Automatic Windows updates
control admintools Administrative tools
appwiz.cpl Add/Remove Programs
hdwwiz.cpl Add Hardware
access.cpl Accessibility Options
logoff Log Off computer
control mouse Properties of mouse
control netconnect Network Connections
netsetup.cpl Network Configuration
packager Manage links
osk On-Screen keyboard
perfmon.msc Monitor performance
powercfg.cpl Power Options
control printers Printer and Fax properties
regedit Registry Editor
mstsc Remote Desktop Connection
control schedtasks Scheduled Tasks
wscui.cpl Security Center
shutdown Turn off your computer
mmsys.cpl Sounds and Audio Devices
sysedit System Configuration Editor
msconfig System Configuration Utility
taskmgr Task Manager
lusrmgr.msc Users Accounts
sysdm.cpl System Properties
write Microsoft Wordpad
timedate.cpl Date and Time Properties

Final Touch

All these commands are very helpful for a computer geek and tested in Windows 8.1. In the next tutorial I’ll show you, the easiest way to create your own Run command.