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Most Know Run Commands in Windows 10

The run dialogue box is the quickest way to access a page. Whether it’s settings page, control panels or any other programs in windows.  The quickest way without sifting to control panel or settings page. Here is a list of most known run commands in windows that can help you use windows faster and more efficient.

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7,  Windows 8.1 and Windows 10, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2000, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2016.

Use this topic to find the documentation resources and other technical information that you need to learn about the command shell, and to automate command-line tasks by using scripts or scripting tools.

Most Known Run Commands In windows

To use any of these commands open the run dialogue box by press Windows button + R.

Commands Action
 \  Open drive C
. Current home folder
..  Open users folder
cmd Command  prompt
powershell Open Powershell
calc Open calculator
Notepad Open Notepad
mspaint Open Paint
Control  open control panel page
timedate.cpl time and date
programs-appwiz.cpl programs and features
main.cpl mouse settings
winver Windows version
taskmgr task manager
msinfo32 system information
control folders File explorer
msconfig System Configuration
devmgmt.msc Device Management
diskmgmt.msc Disk Management
compmgmt.msc Computer management
lusrmgr.msc Local Users and Groups
eventvwr.msc Event Viewer
gpedit.msc Group Policy editor
perfmon.msc Performance Monitor
secpol.msc Local Security settings
 shrpubw  Create a shared Folder
osk On-Screen Keyboard
mmsys.cpl Sounds and Audio
firewall.cpl Firewall
intl.cpl Regional settings

The above are the most useful commands that every day we can use them to for quick access. There are hundreds of more commands but the above command, but we don’t use them at all, we don’t need to remember them at all.

Read Also: Complete List of Ms-settings URI Commands

In the list above may be a have missed some of the most useful (favourites ) commands, if I? please command your favourite command.

1 Comment
  1. George says

    Wasn’t MS Paint removed in Windows 10 FCU? I just opened it by inserting the command. That surprised me.

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