Windows Run Commands Cheat Sheet

Task Name
Run Command

About Windows
winver

Add a Device
devicepairingwizard

Add Hardware Wizard
hdwwiz

Advanced User Accounts
netplwiz

Authorization Manager
azman

Backup and Restore
sdclt

Bluetooth File Transfer
fsquirt

Calculator
calc

Certificates
certmgr

Change Computer Performance Settings
systempropertiesperformance

Change Data Execution Prevention Settings
systempropertiesdataexecutionprevention

Change Printer Settings
printui

Character Map
charmap

ClearType Tuner
cttune

Color Management
colorcpl

Command Prompt
cmd

Component Services
comexp

Component Services
dcomcnfg

Computer Management
compmgmt

Computer Management
compmgmtlauncher

Connect to a Network Projector
netproj

Connect to a Projector
displayswitch

Control Panel
control

Create A Shared Folder Wizard
shrpubw

Create a System Repair Disc
recdisc

Credential Backup and Restore Wizard
credwiz

Data Execution Prevention
systempropertiesdataexecutionprevention

Default Location
locationnotifications

Device Manager
devmgmt

Device Pairing Wizard
devicepairingwizard

Diagnostics Troubleshooting Wizard
msdt

Digitizer Calibration Tool
tabcal

DirectX Diagnostic Tool
dxdiag

Disk Cleanup
cleanmgr

Disk Defragmenter
dfrgui

Disk Management
diskmgmt

Display
dpiscaling

Display Color Calibration
dccw

Display Switch
displayswitch

DPAPI Key Migration Wizard
dpapimig

Driver Verifier Manager
verifier

Ease of Access Center
utilman

Encrypting File System Wizard
rekeywiz

Event Viewer
eventvwr

Fax Cover Page Editor
fxscover

File Signature Verification
sigverif

Getting Started
gettingstarted

IExpress Wizard
iexpress

Import to Windows Contacts
wabmig*

iSCSI Initiator Configuration Tool
iscsicpl

iSCSI Initiator Properties
iscsicpl

Language Pack Installer
lpksetup

Local Group Policy Editor
gpedit

Local Security Policy
secpol

Local Users and Groups
lusrmgr

Location Activity
locationnotifications

Magnifier
magnify

Malicious Software Removal Tool
mrt

Manage Your File Encryption Certificates
rekeywiz

Math Input Panel
mip*

Microsoft Management Console
mmc

Microsoft Support Diagnostic Tool
msdt

NAP Client Configuration
napclcfg

Narrator
narrator

New Scan Wizard
wiaacmgr

Notepad
notepad

ODBC Data Source Administrator
odbcad32

ODBC Driver Configuration
odbcconf

On-Screen Keyboard
osk

Paint
mspaint

Performance Monitor
perfmon

Performance Options
systempropertiesperformance

Phone Dialer
dialer

Presentation Settings
presentationsettings

Print Management
printmanagement

Printer Migration
printbrmui

Printer User Interface
printui

Private Character Editor
eudcedit

Problem Steps Recorder
psr

Protected Content Migration
dpapimig

Registry Editor
regedit

Remote Access Phonebook
rasphone

Remote Desktop Connection
mstsc

Resource Monitor
resmon

Resultant Set of Policy
rsop

Securing the Windows Account Database
syskey

Services
services

Set Program Access and Computer Defaults
computerdefaults

Share Creation Wizard
shrpubw

Shared Folders
fsmgmt

Snipping Tool
snippingtool

Sound Recorder
soundrecorder

SQL Server Client Network Utility
cliconfg

Sticky Notes
stikynot

Stored User Names and Passwords
credwiz

Sync Center
mobsync

System Configuration
msconfig

System Configuration Editor
sysedit (This command doesn’t work in the 64-bit version of Windows.)

System Information
msinfo32

System Properties (Advanced Tab)
systempropertiesadvanced

System Properties (Computer Name Tab)
systempropertiescomputername

System Properties (Hardware Tab)
systempropertieshardware

System Properties (Remote Tab)
systempropertiesremote

System Properties (System Protection Tab)
systempropertiesprotection

System Restore
rstrui

Tablet PC Input Panel
tabtip*

Task Manager
taskmgr

Task Scheduler
taskschd

Trusted Platform Module (TPM) Management
tpm

User Account Control Settings
useraccountcontrolsettings

Utility Manager
utilman

Version Reporter Applet
winver

Volume Mixer
sndvol

Windows Activation Client
slui

Windows Anytime Upgrade Results
windowsanytimeupgraderesults

Windows Contacts
wab*

Windows Disc Image Burning Tool
isoburn

Windows DVD Maker
dvdmaker*

Windows Easy Transfer
migwiz*

Windows Explorer
explorer

Windows Fax and Scan
wfs

Windows Features
optionalfeatures

Windows Firewall with Advanced Security
wf

Windows Help and Support
winhlp32

Windows Journal
journal*

Windows Media Player
wmplayer*

Windows Memory Diagnostic Scheduler
mdsched

Windows Mobility Center
mblctr

Windows Picture Acquisition Wizard
wiaacmgr

Windows PowerShell
powershell*

Windows PowerShell ISE
powershell_ise*

Windows Remote Assistance
msra

Windows Repair Disc
recdisc

Windows Script Host
wscript

Windows Update
wuapp

Windows Update Standalone Installer
wusa

WMI Management
wmimgmt

WMI Tester
wbemtest

WordPad
write

XPS Viewer
xpsrchvw

Access Screen Resolution page
desk.cpl

Access Mouse properties
main.cpl

Access Windows Action Center
wscui.cpl

Access Network Adapters
ncpa.cpl

Access Power Option
powercfg.cpl

Access the Programs and Features Window
appwiz.cpl

Access the System Properties
sysdm.cpl

Access the Windows Firewall
firewall.cpl

Get your password for your current wi fi network

Enter this command, substituting your Wi-Fi network name in for “labnol”:

netsh wlan show profile name=labnol key=clear

*You cannot run these commands from a command prompt or the search box.

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