Useful commads to work in Windows


ciadv.msc – indexing service

compmgmt.msc – Computer management

devmgmt.msc – Device manager

dfrg.msc – Disk defragment

diskmgmt.msc – Disk management

eventvwr.msc – Event viewer

fsmgmt.msc – Shared folders

gpedit.msc – Group policies

lusrmgr.msc – Local users and groups

ntmsmgr.msc – removable storage operator request

perfmon.msc – Performance monitor

rsop.msc – Resultant set of policies

secpol.msc – Local security settings

services.msc – Various Services

secpol.msc – local security settings

certmgr.msc – certificate manager

wmimgmt.msc – windows management infrastructure

cpl commands

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ac3filter.cpl – ac3 filter(if installed)

access.cpl – accessibility option control

appwiz.cpl – Add/Remove Programs control

desk.cpl – Display Properties control

directx.cpl – direct x control panel(if installed)

findfast.cpl – FindFast control

firewall.cpl – windows firewall

hdwwiz.cpl – add hardware wizard

inetcpl.cpl – Internet Properties control

intl.cpl – regional and language options

joy.cpl – game controlloers control

jpicpl32.cpl – java control panel(if installed)

main.cpl – Mouse Properties control

mmsys.cpl – Multimedia Properties control

ncpa.cpl – network control

netsetup.cpl – network setup wizard

nusrmgr.cpl- user accounts control

odbccp32.cpl -odbc data souce adminstrator

password.cpl – Password Properties control

powercfg.cpl – power options properties control

joy.cpl – game controlloers control

sysdm.cpl- System Properties control

sticpl.cpl -scanner and camera control

tlephon.cpl -telephone and moden options

timedate.cpl – Date/Time Properties control

waaucpl.cpl – automatic updates

wscui.cpl – security center

control admintools – Amdinistrative tools

control color – display properties(appearence)

control desktop – desktop properties

control folders – folder properties

control fonts – fonts properties

control keyboard – keyboard properties

control netconnections – network connections

control mouse – mouse properties

control printers – printer and fax options

control schedtasks -schedualed tasks

dxdiag – direct x trounbleshooter

ddeshare – dde share

cliconfg – sql client configaration

cmd -command prompt

dcomcnfg – component services

clipbrd – clipboard

chkdsk – check disk utility

fsquirt – bluetooth transfer wizard

folders – folders properties

font – fonts folder

freecell – freecell

calc – caculator

charmap – carater graph

cleanmgr – too long to explain but useful

command – Opens command prompt

diskpart – disk partition manager

explorer – Explorer

iexpress -iexpress wizard

javaws – java control panel(in installed)

logoff – logs you out of windows

magnity – windows magnifier

msconfig – System Configuration Utility

msinfo32 _ System Infomation

msimn= letterbox

mailto: _ Opens default email client

notepad= notepad

osk= keyboard

packager – object packager

perfmon – performance minitor

prefetch – the thing windows prepairs

regedit – Registry Editor

regedit32 –

sfc – system file checker utility

taskmgr – task manager

telnet – telnet client

wab= windows address book

wabmig= windows address book (adding something)

win.ini _ windows loading information(also system.ini)

winver _ Shows current version of windows

winchat – microsoft chat

sysedit _ System Edit

tourstart= tour pub when xp is installed

drwtsn32 – dr. watson troubleshooting utility

verifier -driver verifier utility

sigverif – file signature verification tool

write – wordpad

utelman – utility manager

control userpasswords2 – user accounts

Accessibility Controls
access.cpl

Accessibility Wizard
accwiz

Add Hardware Wizard
hdwwiz.cpl

Add/Remove Programs
appwiz.cpl

Administrative Tools
control admintools

Adobe Acrobat (if installed)
acrobat

Adobe Designer (if installed)
acrodist

Adobe Distiller (if installed)
acrodist

Adobe ImageReady (if installed)
imageready

Adobe Photoshop (if installed)
photoshop

Automatic Updates
wuaucpl.cpl

Bluetooth Transfer Wizard
fsquirt

Calculator
calc

Certificate Manager
certmgr.msc

Character Map
charmap

Check Disk Utility
chkdsk

Clipboard Viewer
clipbrd

Command Prompt
cmd

Component Services
dcomcnfg

Computer Management
compmgmt.msc

Control Panel
control

Date and Time Properties
timedate.cpl

DDE Shares
ddeshare

Device Manager
devmgmt.msc

Direct X Control Panel (If Installed)*
directx.cpl

Direct X Troubleshooter
dxdiag

Disk Cleanup Utility
cleanmgr

Disk Defragment
dfrg.msc

Disk Management
diskmgmt.msc

Disk Partition Manager
diskpart

Display Properties
control desktop

Display Properties
desk.cpl

Display Properties (w/Appearance Tab Preselected)
control color

Dr. Watson System Troubleshooting Utility
drwtsn32

Driver Verifier Utility
verifier

Event Viewer
eventvwr.msc

Files and Settings Transfer Tool
migwiz

File Signature Verification Tool
sigverif

Findfast
findfast.cpl

Firefox (if installed)
firefox

Folders Properties
control folders

Fonts
control fonts

Fonts Folder
fonts

Free Cell Card Game
freecell

Game Controllers
joy.cpl

Group Policy Editor (XP Prof)
gpedit.msc

Hearts Card Game
mshearts

Help and Support
helpctr

HyperTerminal
hypertrm

Iexpress Wizard
iexpress

Indexing Service
ciadv.msc

Internet Connection Wizard
icwconn1

Internet Explorer
iexplore

Internet Properties
inetcpl.cpl

Internet Setup Wizard
inetwiz

IP Configuration (Display Connection Configuration) ipconfig /all
IP Configuration (Display DNS Cache Contents) ipconfig /displaydns
IP Configuration (Delete DNS Cache Contents) ipconfig /flushdns
IP Configuration (Release All Connections) ipconfig /release
IP Configuration (Renew All Connections) ipconfig /renew
IP Configuration (Refreshes DHCP & Re-Registers DNS) ipconfig /registerdns
IP Configuration (Display DHCP Class ID) ipconfig /showclassid
IP Configuration (Modifies DHCP Class ID) ipconfig /setclassid
Java Control Panel (If Installed)
jpicpl32.cpl

Java Control Panel (If Installed)
javaws

Keyboard Properties
control keyboard

Local Security Settings
secpol.msc

Local Users and Groups
lusrmgr.msc

Logs You Out Of Windows
logoff

Malicious Software Removal Tool
mrt

Microsoft Access (if installed)
access.cpl

Microsoft Chat
winchat

Microsoft Excel (if installed)
excel

Microsoft Frontpage (if installed)
frontpg

Microsoft Movie Maker
moviemk

Microsoft Paint
mspaint

Microsoft Powerpoint (if installed)
powerpnt

Microsoft Word (if installed)
winword

Microsoft Syncronization Tool
mobsync

Minesweeper Game
winmine

Mouse Properties
control mouse

Mouse Properties
main.cpl

Nero (if installed)
nero

Netmeeting
conf

Network Connections
control netconnections

Network Connections
ncpa.cpl

Network Setup Wizard
netsetup.cpl

Notepad notepad
Nview Desktop Manager (If Installed)
nvtuicpl.cpl

Object Packager
packager

ODBC Data Source Administrator
odbccp32.cpl

On Screen Keyboard
osk

Opens AC3 Filter (If Installed)
ac3filter.cpl

Outlook Express
msimn

Paint
pbrush

Password Properties
password.cpl

Performance Monitor
perfmon.msc

Performance Monitor
perfmon

Phone and Modem Options
telephon.cpl

Phone Dialer
dialer

Pinball Game
pinball

Power Configuration
powercfg.cpl

Printers and Faxes
control printers

Printers Folder
printers

Private Character Editor
eudcedit

Quicktime (If Installed)
QuickTime.cpl

Quicktime Player (if installed)
quicktimeplayer

Real Player (if installed)
realplay

Regional Settings
intl.cpl

Registry Editor
regedit

Registry Editor
regedit32

Remote Access Phonebook
rasphone

Remote Desktop mstsc
Removable Storage
ntmsmgr.msc

Removable Storage Operator Requests
ntmsoprq.msc

Resultant Set of Policy (XP Prof)
rsop.msc

Scanners and Cameras
sticpl.cpl

Scheduled Tasks
control schedtasks

Security Center
wscui.cpl

Services
services.msc

Shared Folders
fsmgmt.msc

Shuts Down Windows
shutdown

Sounds and Audio
mmsys.cpl

Spider Solitare Card Game
spider

SQL Client Configuration
cliconfg

System Configuration Editor
sysedit

System Configuration Utility
msconfig

System File Checker Utility (Scan Immediately) sfc /scannow
System File Checker Utility (Scan Once At Next Boot) sfc /scanonce
System File Checker Utility (Scan On Every Boot) sfc /scanboot
System File Checker Utility (Return to Default Setting) sfc /revert
System File Checker Utility (Purge File Cache) sfc /purgecache
System File Checker Utility (Set Cache Size to size x)
sfc /cachesize=x

System Information
msinfo32

System Properties
sysdm.cpl

Task Manager
taskmgr

TCP Tester
tcptest

Telnet Client
telnet

Tweak UI (if installed)
tweakui

User Account Management
nusrmgr.cpl

Utility Manager
utilman

Windows Address Book
wab

Windows Address Book Import Utility
wabmig

Windows Backup Utility (if installed)
ntbackup

Windows Explorer
explorer

Windows Firewall
firewall.cpl

Windows Magnifier
magnify

Windows Management Infrastructure
wmimgmt.msc

Windows Media Player
wmplayer

Windows Messenger
msmsgs

Windows Picture Import Wizard (need camera connected)
wiaacmgr

Windows System Security Tool
syskey

Windows Update Launches
wupdmgr

Windows Version (to show which version of windows)
winver

Windows XP Tour Wizard
tourstart

Wordpad
write

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