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Windows XP Run Commands








StartMenu -> RUN -> Type “Run Command” the press Ok (MOUSE)
WinKey + R -> RUN -> Type “Run Command from list below” -> Press Enter (Keyboard)


All Users Profile %allusersprofile%
Desktop Folder(Current User) desktop
Favourites Folder favorites
Fonts Folder fonts
My Documents Folder my documents
Printers Folder printers
Recently Used Files Folder recent
Start Menu Folder start menu
Send To Folder sendto
Temporary Files %temp%
Themes Parent Folder resources
User Profile Directory %userprofile%
Wallpaper Parent Folder web
Windows Installation Directory %systemroot%


Command Prompt cmd
Logs You Out Of Windows logoff
Shuts Down Windows shutdown


Calculator calc
Mcft Chat winchat
Microsoft Paint ms-paint
Ms-Access (If Installed) msaccess
Ms-Excel(If Installed) excel
Ms-Frontpage(If Installed) frontpg
Ms-Outlook Express (If Installed) outlook
Ms-Powerpoint (If Installed) ppoint
Ms-Word (If Installed) winword
Notepad notepad
On Screen Keyboard osk
Sound Reorder sndrec32
Volume Controller sndvol32
Wordpad write
Windows Media Player wmplayer


Free Cell Card Game freecell
Hearts Card Game mshearts
Minesweeper Game winmine
Spider Solitare Card Game spider


Character Map charmap
Check Disk Utility chkdsk
Clipboard Viewer clipbrd
Disk Cleanup Utility cleanmgr
Disk Partition Manager diskpart
Dr. Watson System Utility drwtsn32
Iexpress Wizard iexpress
Object Packager packager
Performance Monitor perfmon
Private Character Editor eudcedit
Registry Editor regedit
Registry Editor regedit32
Remote Desktop mstsc
System Configuration Editor sysedit
System Configuration Utility msconfig
Task Manager taskmgr
Telnet Client telnet
Utility Manager utilman
Windows Magnifier magnify
Windows System Security Tool syskey
Windows Update Launches wupdmgr
Windows XP Tour Wizard tourstart


Accessibility Controls access.cpl
Add Hardware Wizard hdwwiz.cpl
Add/Remove Programs appwiz.cpl
Administrative Tools control admintools
Automatic Updates wuaucpl.cpl
Date and Time Properties timedate.cpl
Desktop Control Panel desk.cpl
Direct X Control Panel (If Installed)* directx.cpl
Display Properties control desktop
Display Properties desk.cpl
Display Properties control color
Folders Properties control folders
Fonts control fonts
Game Controllers joy.cpl
Internet Properties inetcpl.cpl
Keyboard Properties control keyboard
Mouse Properties control mouse
Mouse Properties main.cpl
Network Connections ncpa.cpl
Network Connections control netconnections
Network Setup Wizard netsetup.cpl
ODBC Data Source Administrator odbccp32.cpl
Password Properties password.cpl
Phone and Modem Options telephon.cpl
Power Configuration powercfg.cpl
Printers and Faxes control printers
Regional Settings intl.cpl
Scanners and Cameras sticpl.cpl
Scheduled Tasks control schedtasks
Security Center wscui.cpl
Sounds and Audio mmsys.cpl
Startup Manager startup.cpl
System Properties sysdm.cpl
User Account Management nusrmgr.cpl
Windows Firewall firewall.cpl
Windows User Manager nusrmgr.cpl


Certificate Manager certmgr.msc
Computer Management compmgmt.msc
Device Manager devmgmt.msc
Disk Defragment dfrg.msc
Disk Management diskmgmt.msc
Event Viewer eventvwr.msc
Group Policy Editor (XP Prof) gpedit.msc
Indexing Service ciadv.msc
Local Security Settings secpol.msc
Local Users and Groups lusrmgr.msc
Performance Monitor perfmon.msc
Removable Storage ntmsmgr.msc
Removable Storage Operator Requests ntmsoprq.msc
Services services.msc
Shared Folders fsmgmt.msc
Windows Management Infrastructure wmimgmt.msc


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


Bluetooth Transfer Wizard fsquirt
Component Services dcomcnfg
DDE Shares ddeshare
Direct X Troubleshooter dxdiag
Driver Verifier Utility verifier
File Signature Verification Tool sigverif
SQL Client Configuration cliconfg




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