120+ Run Commands Every Windows User Should Know in 2020

120+ Run Commands Every Windows User Should Know in 2020

There are may Run command you can use. Like you want to open something the utilities of the windows or like document, other settings, if you know that commend you can open it quickly. Some of the run commands are used to check the system performance or internet performance.

There are so many Run command that you cannot memorize them. But a few of them can be memorized to boost your work.

To use the run command, you should have to open run windows to open it by pressing (Windows + R)

The list command is given below and sees which command performs what action.

Common Run Commands Used In Windows

CommandAction of That Command
c: Open C: Drive
cmdOpen Command Prompt By Administrator
dxdiagDirect X Troubleshooter
explorerOpen Windows Explorer
logoffLog Off You Computer Without Confirmation
mailto:Open Default Mail Application
msconfigOpen System Configuration Tools
msinfo32Open System Information Windows
mstscOpen Remote Desktop Connection
notepadTo Open Notepad
powershellOpen Windows Powershell
regeditOpen Windows Registry Editor
service.mscOpen Windows Services
shutdownShutdown You Computer Without Confirmation
taskmgrOpen Task Manager
Website AddressOpen Entered Website URL In Default Browser

Windows Tools, Utilities & Other Commands

CommandAction of That Command
accessOpen Microsoft Access
acrobatOpen Adobe Acrobat
ccleanerOpen Ccleaner
charmapOpen Character Map
chkdskCheck Disk command which will automatically run in cmd
chromeOpen Chrome Browser
cleanmgrClean Manager/ Disk Cleanup Utility
clipbrdOpen Clipboard Viewer
cmdopen Command Prompt
colorcplOpen Monitor Color Management
displayswitchOpen Display Switch Settings
documentsOpen Document Folder
downloadsOpen Downloads Folder
dxdiagOpen Direct X Troubleshooter
excelMicrosoft Excel
favoritesOpen Favorites Folder
fsquirtOpen Bluetooth Transfer Wizard
hdwwizAdd Hardware Wizard
iexploreInternet explorer
labelVolume Serial Number for C:
magnifyOpen Windows Magnifier
migwizMigration Wizard / Files and Settings Transfer Tool
mipMath Input Panel
mrtOpen Malicious Software Removal Tool
mrtMalicious Software Removal Tool
msiexecOpen Windows Installer Details
mspaintOpen Paint
narratorOpen Narrator
netplwizAdvanced User Account
picturesOpen Pictures Folder
powerpntOpen Microsoft PowerPoint
powershellOpen Powershell
recentOpen Recent Folder
shrpubwCreate a shared folder Wizard
shrpubwCreate a shared folder Wizard
sigverifFile Signature Verification Tool
sigverifyFile Signature Verification Tools
sndvolOpen Volume Control
snippingtoolOpen Snipping Tools
soundrecorderOpen Sound Recorder
stikynotOpen Sticky Note
utilmanEase of Access Center
verifierDriver Verifier Utility
videoOpen Video Folder
wf.mscWindows Firewall With Advanced Security settings
wfsOpen Windows Fax and Scan
winverCheck your Windows version
winwordOpen Microsoft Word
WmplayerWindows Media Player
writeOpen WordPad

Windows Administrative Tools

CommandAction of That Command
comexp.mscOpen Component Services
compmgmt.mscComputer Management including System Tools, Storage, Services and Applications
cttuneClearType Tuner
dcomcnfgOpen Component Services
defragDefrag Command
devmgmt.mscOpen Device Management
dfrguiDisk Defragmenter
diskmgmt.mscOpen Disk Partition Manager
eventvwr.mscOpen Event Viewer
fsmgmt.mscShared Folders (File Sharing Management)
gpedit.mscOpen Group Policy Editor
gpedit.mscOpen Group Policy Editor
perfmon.mscOpen Performance Monitor
regeditRegistry Editor
rekeywizOpen File Encryption Wizard
secpol.mscLocal security Policy Settings

Control Panel Commands

CommandAction of That Command
appwiz.cplOpen Programs And Features
collab.cplPeople Near Me
colorcplOpen Color Management
controlOpen Control Panel
control admintoolsOpen Administrative Tools
control colorPersonalization (Color and Appearance)
control desktopOpen Display Properties
control folderOpen Folder Properties
control keyboardOpen Keyboard properties
control mouseOpen Mouse Properties
control netconnectionsOpen Network Properties
control printerOpen Printer Folder
control schedtasksScheduled Tasks
control updateOpen Windows Update
control userpasswordsOpen Manager Current User Account
control userpasswords2Open Manager All User Account
desk.cplScreen Resolution
dialerOpen Phone Dialer
firewall.cplWindows Firewall
hdwwiz.cplOpen Device Manager
inetcpl.cplOpen Internet Options
intl.cplRegion And Language
iscsicpliSCSI Initiator Configuration Tool
joy.cplOpen Game Controllers
main.cplOpen Mouse Settings
mmsys.cplOpen Sound
ncpa.cplOpen Network Connections Window
powercfg.cplOpen Power Option
sysdm.cplOpen System Properties
tabletpc.cplOpen Pen And Touch Settings
telephon.cplOpen Phone And Modem
timedate.cplOpen Time And Date Settings
wscui.cplWindows Action Center

System File Check Utility Commands

CommandAction of That Command
sfc /scanonceSystem File Checker Utility (Scan Once At Next Boot)
sfc /scannowSystem File Checker Utility (Scan Immediately)
sfc /scanbootSystem File Checker Utility (Scan On Every Boot)
sfc /revertSystem File Checker Utility (Return to Default Settings)
sfc /purgecacheSystem File Checker Utility (Purge File Cache)
sfc /cachesize=xSystem File Checker Utility (Set Cache Size to Size x)

Ip Config Run Commands

CommandAction of That Command
ipconfig /allIP Configuration (Display Connection Configuration)
ipconfig /displaydnsIP Configuration (Display DNS Cache Contents)
ipconfig /flushdnsIP Configuration (Delete DNS Cache Contents)
ipconfig /registerdnsIP Configuration (Refreshes DHCP & Re-Registers DNS)
ipconfig /releaseIP Configuration (Release All Connections)
ipconfig /renewIP Configuration (Renew All Connections)
ipconfig /setclassidIP Configuration (Modifies DHCP Class ID)
ipconfig /showclassidIP Configuration (Display DHCP Class ID)

Common Environment Variables Run Commands

CommandAction of That Command
%AllUsersProfile%Open Program Data Folder
%localappdata%Open Local AppData Folder
%ProgramFiles%Open Program Files Folder
%SystemDrive%Open System Drive Folder
%SystemRoot%Open System Root Folder
%Temp%Open Temporary Folder
%UserProfile%Open User Profile Folder
%WinDir%Open Windows Directory Folder

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