List of Some Useful Windows Run Commands we should Know

Windows operating system has many of the hidden features in it. In which Run Search Box is also a useful feature for boosting your productivity. Because by using Run Commands you can do many of the complicated works with ease. Such as if you want to open your firewall settings then there are two ways are presents on your system to do this work. The first method is you can navigate to given path Control Panel > System and Security > Windows Defender Firewall then you can reach the firewall settings. Otherwise, you can use firewall.cpl shortcut in Run Search Box and you can reach the firewall settings with ease.

Either you can choose the first complicated methods to open settings or you can use the second method and boost your productivity. All of the decision is in your hands so choose wisely and make your complicated works more simple than before. These Commands help a lot when you have a lot of work to do and your half of the works can be minimized with these commands. Generally, these commands help a lot in your office work, and also these commands are useful for bloggers who want to boost their productivity.

Now We all know how useful is run commands as they help us to access many option and facilities on our computer. With run commands it very easy to perform many tasks quickly as we don’t need to search for them. So always keep these commands in your mind and do work faster than ever.

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To do so, first of all, we need to know how can we access Run Search Box on our system. So to open Run Search box on your system with ease always use Windows Key + R combination on your system and you can get an output as given below.

run search box
HdwwizTo add hardware wizard in PC
NetplwizTo open user accounts
Azman.mscTo open authorization manager
devicepairingwizardTo adding a new device
SdcltTo backup and restore
FsquirtBluetooth file transfer
DocumentsTo open document folder
VideosTo open videos folder
DownloadsTo open downloads folder
FavoritesTo open favorites folder
RecentTo open recent folder
PicturesTo open pictures folder
Appwiz.cplTo add/remove programs
ControlTo open control panel
CalcTo open calculator
Certmgr.mscTo open certificate manager
CharmapTo open character map
CmdTo open command prompt
DcomcnfgTo open component services
Compmgmt.mscTo open computer management
Timedate.cplTo open time and date settings
Devmgmt.mscTo open device manager
DxdiagTo open direct X troubleshooter
CleanmgrTo open disk cleanup utility
Dfrg.mscTo open disk defragment
Diskmgmt.mscTo open disk management
DiskpartGo to disk partition manager in command prompt
Desk.cplTo open display properties in settings
VerifierTo open driver verify manager
Eventvwr.mscTo open event viewer
MigwizFile and settings transfer tool
SigverifTo go to file signature verification tool
FontsTo open fonts folder
Joy.cplTo go to game controllers
Gpedit.mscTo open group policy editor
HelpctrTo open help and support
HypertrmTo open hyper terminal
IexpressTo open iexpress wizard
Ciadv.mscTo open indexing services
IcwconnlTo open internet connection wizard
Inetcpl.cplTo open internet properties
InetwizTo open internet setup wizard
Control keyboardTo change keyboard properties
Secpol.mscTo open local security settings
PbrushTo open paint
PerfmonTo monitor system performance
Telephon.cplFor phone and modem option configuration
DialerTo enable phone dialer
Powercfg.cplFor power configuration
Control printersTo open printers and faxes settings
Lusrmgr.mscTo modify local users and groups
MsimnTo open outlook express
LogoffTo logout you from windows
MrtTo open Microsoft windows malicious software removal tool
MobsyncTo open Microsoft synchronization tool
Control mouseTo change mouse properties
Ncpa.cplTo open network connections
Netsetup.cplTo open network setup wizard
NotepadTo open notepad
PackagerTo open object packager
Odbccp32.cplODBC data source administrator
OskTo enable on screen keyboard
PrintersTo open printers folder
EudceditTo open private character editor
Intl.cplTo modify regional settings
Regedit32To open registry editor
RasphoneTo access phonebook directory
MstscTo configure remote desktop connection
Rsop.mscTo open resultant set of policy settings
Wscui.cplTo open security and mainteinance setting
Services.mscTo see services status and modify them
Fsmgmt.mscTo open a shared folder
ShutdownTo shutdown window directly from run command
Mmsys.cplTo open sounds and audio setting
CliconfgFor SQL client configuration
MsinfoTo see system information
MsconfigTo open system configuration
Sysdm.cplTo open system properties
TaskmgrTo open task manager
Utilman windows address bookTo open utility manager
WabTo open windows contact
WabmigTo import windows contact
ExplorerTo open windows explorer
Firewall.cplTo open windows firewall
MagnifyTo open windows magnifier
Wmimgmt.mscTo open windows management infrastructure
WmplayerTo open windows media player
MsmsgsTo open windows messenger
SyskeyTo open windows system security tool
WupdmgrTo launch windows update management
WinverTo check windows version
WriteTo open wordpad
XpsrchvwTo open XPS Viewer
PowershellTo open windows powershell
journalTo open windows journal
WfsTo open windows fax and scan page
StikynotTo enable sticky notes
SnippingtoolTo open snipping tool


These are the most useful and common shortcuts that are useful in our daily life. I think this article helps a lot to boost your productivity with ease. If you have any queries regarding this then simply solved out through the comment section and also provide feedback to us. Also, follow our blog for further updates and stay updated.

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