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Thanks and a tip of the hat to Patrik928. (as posted on Spiceworks).

 

access.cpl – Accessibility Controls
hdwwiz.cpl – Add Hardware Wizard
appwiz.cpl – Add/Remove Programs
certmgr.msc – Administrative Tools
charmap – Character Map
chkdsk – Check Disk Utility
clipbrd – Clipboard Viewer
cmd – Command Prompt
dcomcnfg – Component Services
compmgmt.msc – Computer Management
timedate.cpl – Date and Time Properties
ddeshare – DDE Shares
devmgmt.msc – Device Manager
directx.cpl – Direct X Control Panel (If Installed)
dxdiag – Direct X Troubleshooter
cleanmgr – Disk Cleanup Utility
dfrg.msc – Disk Defragment
diskmgmt.msc – Disk Management
diskpart – Disk Partition Manager
control desktop – Display Properties
desk.cpl – Display Properties
control color – Display Properties (w/Appearance Tab
Preselected)
drwtsn32 – Dr. Watson System Troubleshooting
Utility
verifier – Driver Verifier Utility
eventvwr.msc – Event Viewer
sigverif – File Signature Verification Tool
findfast.cpl – Findfast
control folders – Folders Properties
control fonts – Fonts
fonts – Fonts Folder
freecell – Free Cell Card Game
joy.cpl – Game Controllers
gpedit.msc – Group Policy Editor (XP Prof)
mshearts – Hearts Card Game
iexpress – Iexpress Wizard
ciadv.msc – Indexing Service
inetcpl.cpl – Internet Properties
ipconfig /all – IP Configuration (Display Connection
Configuration)
ipconfig /displaydns – IP Configuration (Display DNS Cache
Contents)
ipconfig /flushdns – IP Configuration (Delete DNS Cache
Contents)
ipconfig /release – IP Configuration (Release All
Connections)
ipconfig /renew – IP Configuration (Renew All Connections)
ipconfig /registerdns – IP Configuration (Refreshes DHCP &
Re-Registers DNS)
ipconfig /showclassid – IP Configuration (Display DHCP Class ID)
ipconfig /setclassid – IP Configuration (Modifies DHCP Class
ID)
javaws – Java Control Panel (If Installed)
control keyboard – Keyboard Properties
secpol.msc – Local Security Settings
lusrmgr.msc – Local Users and Groups
logoff – Logs You Out Of Windows
winchat – Microsoft Chat
winmine – Minesweeper Game
control mouse – Mouse Properties
main.cpl – Mouse Properties
netstat – Netstat
control netconnections – Network Connections
ncpa.cpl – Network Connections
netsetup.cpl – Network Setup Wizard
notepad – Notepad
nvtuicpl.cpl – Nview Desktop Manager (If Installed)
packager – Object Packager
odbccp32.cpl – ODBC Data Source Administrator
osk – On Screen Keyboard
password.cpl – Password Properties
perfmon.msc – Performance Monitor
perfmon – Performance Monitor
telephon.cpl – Phone and Modem Options
powercfg.cpl – Power Configuration
control printers – Printers and Faxes
printers – Printers Folder
eudcedit – Private Character Editor
QuickTime.cpl – Quicktime (If Installed)
intl.cpl – Regional Settings
regedit – Registry Editor
mstsc – Remote Desktop
ntmsmgr.msc – Removable Storage
ntmsoprq.msc – Removable Storage Operator Requests
rsop.msc – Resultant Set of Policy (XP Prof)
sticpl.cpl – Scanners and Cameras
control schedtasks – Scheduled Tasks
wscui.cpl – Security Center
services.msc – Services
fsmgmt.msc – Shared Folders
shutdown – Shuts Down Windows
mmsys.cpl – Sounds and Audio
spider – Spider Solitare Card Game
cliconfg – SQL Client Configuration
sysedit – System Configuration Editor
msconfig – System Configuration Utility
sfc /scannow – System File Checker Utility (Scan
Immediately)
sfc /scanonce – System File Checker Utility (Scan Once At
Next Boot)
sfc /scanboot – System File Checker Utility (Scan On Every
Boot)
sfc /revert – System File Checker Utility (Return to
Default Setting)
sfc /purgecache – System File Checker Utility (Purge File
Cache)
sfc /cachesize=x – System File Checker Utility (Set Cache Size
to size x)
sysdm.cpl – System Properties
taskmgr – Task Manager
telnet – Telnet Client
tracert – Traceroute to hostname or IP
nusrmgr.cpl – User Account Management
utilman – Utility Manager
firewall.cpl – Windows Firewall
magnify – Windows Magnifier
wmimgmt.msc – Windows Management Infrastructure
syskey – Windows System Security Tool
wupdmgr – Windows Update Launches
tourstart – Windows XP Tour Wizard
write – WordpadFeel free to add some if you see any missing !

Extra !’

Control Panel

CONTROL: opens the control panel window
CONTROL ADMINTOOLS: opens the administrative tools
CONTROL KEYBOARD: opens keyboard properties
CONTROL COLOUR: opens display properties.Appearance tab
CONTROL FOLDERS: opens folder options
CONTROL FONTS: opens font policy management
CONTROL INTERNATIONAL or INTL.CPL: opens Regional and Language option
CONTROL MOUSE or MAIN.CPL: opens mouse properties
CONTROL USERPASSWORDS: opens User Accounts editor
CONTROL USERPASSWORDS2 or NETPLWIZ: User account access restrictions
CONTROL PRINTERS: opens faxes and printers available
APPWIZ.CPL: opens Add or Remove programs utility tool
OPTIONALFEATURES: opens Add or Remove Windows component utility
DESK.CPL: opens display properties. Themes tab
HDWWIZ.CPL: opens add hardware wizard
IRPROPS.CPL: infrared utility tool
JOY.CP: opens game controllers settings
MMSYS.CPL: opens Sound and Audio device Properties. Volume tab
SYSDM.CPL: opens System properties
TELEPHON.CPL: Opens phone and Modem options
TIMEDATE.CPL: Date and Time properties
WSCUI.CPL: opens Windows Security Center
ACCESS.CPL: opens Accessibility Options
WUAUCPL.CPL: opens Automatic Updates
POWERCFG.CPL: opens Power Options Properties
AZMAN.MSC: opens authorisation management utility tool
CERTMGR.MSC: opens certificate management tool
COMPMGMT.MSC: opens the Computer management tool
COMEXP.MSC or DCOMCNFG: opens the Computer Services management tool
DEVMGMT.MSC: opens Device Manager
EVENTVWR or EVENTVWR.MSC: opens Event Viewer
FSMGMT.MSC: opens Shared Folders
NAPCLCFG.MSC: NAP Client configuration utility tool
SERVICES.MSC: opens Service manager
TASKSCHD.MSC or CONTROL SCHEDTASKS: opens Schedule Tasks manager
GPEDIT.MSC: opens Group Policy utility tool
LUSRMGR.MSC: opens Local Users and Groups
SECPOL.MSC: opens local security settings
CIADV.MSC: opens indexing service
NTMSMGR.MSC: removable storage manager
NTMSOPRQ.MSC: removable storage operator requests
WMIMGMT.MSC: opens (WMI) Window Management Instrumentation
PERFMON or PERFMON.MSC: opens the Performance monitor
MMC: opens empty Console
MDSCHED: opens memory diagnostics tools
DXDIAG: opens DirectX diagnostics tools
ODBCAD32: opens ODBC Data source Administrator
REGEDIT or REGEDT32: opens Registry Editor
DRWTSN32: opens Dr. Watson
VERIFIER: opens Driver Verifier Manager
CLICONFG: opens SQL Server Client Network Utility
UTILMAN: opens Utility Manager
COLORCPL: opens color management
CREDWIZ: back up and recovery tool for user passwords
MOBSYNC: opens Synchronization center
MSCONFIG: opens System Configuration Utility
SYSEDIT: opens System Configuration Editor (careful while using this command)
SYSKEY: Windows Account Database Security management (careful while using this command)

Windows utility and applications

EPLORER: Opens windows Explorer
IEXPLORER: Opens Internet explorer
WAB: opens Contacts
CHARMAP: opens Character Map
WRITE: opens WordPad
NOTEPAD: opens Notepad
CALC: opens Calculator
CLIPBRD: opens Clipbook Viewer
WINCHAT: opens Microsoft Chat Interface
SOUNDRECORDER: opens sound recording tool
DVDPLAY: run CD or DVD
WMPLAYER: opens Windows Media Player
MOVIEMK: Opens untitled Windows Movie Maker
OSK: opens on-screen Keyboard
MAGNIFY: opens Magnifier
WINCAL: opens Calendar
DIALER: opens phone Dialer
EUDCEDIT: opens Private Character Editor
NDVOL: opens the mixer volume
RSTRUI : opens Tool System Restore (For Vista only)
%WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\RESTORE\rstrui.exe: opens Tool System Restore (for XP only).
MSINFO32: Opens the System Information
MRT : launches the utility removal of malware.
Taskmgr : Opens the Windows Task Manager
CMD: opens a command prompt
MIGWIZ: Opens the tool for transferring files and settings from Windows (Vista only)
Migwiz.exe: Opens the tool for transferring files and settings from Windows (for XP only)
SIDEBAR: Open the Windows (Vista only)
Sigverif : Opens the tool for verification of signatures of files
Winver : Opens the window for your Windows version
FSQUIRT: Bluetooth Transfer Wizard
IExpress opens the wizard for creating self-extracting archives. Tutorial HERE
MBLCTR: opens the mobility center (Windows Vista only)
MSRA : Opens the Windows Remote Assistance
Mstsc : opens the tool connection Remote Desktop
MSDT: opens the diagnostic tools and support Microsoft
WERCON: opens the reporting tool and solutions to problems (for Vista only)
WINDOWSANYTIMEUPGRADE: Enables the upgrade of Windows Vista
WINWORD : opens Word (if installed)
PRINTBRMUI : Opens migration wizard printer (Vista only)

Disk management

DISKMGMT.MSC: opens disk management utility
CLEANMGR: opens disk drive clean up utility
DFRG.MSC: opens disk defragmenter
CHKDSK: complete analysis of disk partition
DISKPART: disk partitioning tool

Connection management

IPCONFIG: list the configuration of IP addresses on your PC (for more information type IPCONFIG/? in the CMD menu)
INETCPL.CPL: opens internet properties
FIREWALL.CPL: opens windows firewall
NETSETUP.CPL: opens network setup wizard

Miscellaneous commands

JAVAWS: View the cover of JAVA software (if installed)
AC3FILTER.CPL: Opens the properties AC3 Filter (if installed)
FIREFOX: Mozilla launches Firefox (if installed)
NETPROJ: allow or not connecting to a network projector (For Vista only)
LOGOFF: closes the current session
SHUTDOWN: shut down Windows
SHUTDOWN-A: to interrupt Windows shutdown
%WINDIR% or %SYSTEMROOT%: opens the Windows installation
%PROGRAMFILES%: Opens the folder where you installed other programs (Program Files)
%USERPROFILE%: opens the profile of the user currently logged
%HOMEDRIVE%: opens the browser on the partition or the operating system is installed
%HOMEPATH%: opens the currently logged user C: \ Documents and Settings \ [username]
%TEMP%: opens the temporary folder
VSP1CLN: deletes the cache for installation of the service pack 1 for Vista
System File Checker (Requires Windows CD if the cache is not available):
SFC / scannow: immediately scans all system files and repairs damaged files
SFC / VERIFYONLY: scans only those files system
SFC / Scanfil = “name and file path”: scans the specified file, and repaired if damaged
SFC / VERIFYFILE = “name and file path”: Scans only the file specified
SFC / scanonce: scans the system files on the next restart
SFC / REVERT: return the initial configuration (For more information, type SFC /? In the command prompt CMD.

  1. 1. More command

    Extra !’

    Control Panel

    CONTROL: opens the control panel window
    CONTROL ADMINTOOLS: opens the administrative tools
    CONTROL KEYBOARD: opens keyboard properties
    CONTROL COLOUR: opens display properties.Appearance tab
    CONTROL FOLDERS: opens folder options
    CONTROL FONTS: opens font policy management
    CONTROL INTERNATIONAL or INTL.CPL: opens Regional and Language option
    CONTROL MOUSE or MAIN.CPL: opens mouse properties
    CONTROL USERPASSWORDS: opens User Accounts editor
    CONTROL USERPASSWORDS2 or NETPLWIZ: User account access restrictions
    CONTROL PRINTERS: opens faxes and printers available
    APPWIZ.CPL: opens Add or Remove programs utility tool
    OPTIONALFEATURES: opens Add or Remove Windows component utility
    DESK.CPL: opens display properties. Themes tab
    HDWWIZ.CPL: opens add hardware wizard
    IRPROPS.CPL: infrared utility tool
    JOY.CP: opens game controllers settings
    MMSYS.CPL: opens Sound and Audio device Properties. Volume tab
    SYSDM.CPL: opens System properties
    TELEPHON.CPL: Opens phone and Modem options
    TIMEDATE.CPL: Date and Time properties
    WSCUI.CPL: opens Windows Security Center
    ACCESS.CPL: opens Accessibility Options
    WUAUCPL.CPL: opens Automatic Updates
    POWERCFG.CPL: opens Power Options Properties
    AZMAN.MSC: opens authorisation management utility tool
    CERTMGR.MSC: opens certificate management tool
    COMPMGMT.MSC: opens the Computer management tool
    COMEXP.MSC or DCOMCNFG: opens the Computer Services management tool
    DEVMGMT.MSC: opens Device Manager
    EVENTVWR or EVENTVWR.MSC: opens Event Viewer
    FSMGMT.MSC: opens Shared Folders
    NAPCLCFG.MSC: NAP Client configuration utility tool
    SERVICES.MSC: opens Service manager
    TASKSCHD.MSC or CONTROL SCHEDTASKS: opens Schedule Tasks manager
    GPEDIT.MSC: opens Group Policy utility tool
    LUSRMGR.MSC: opens Local Users and Groups
    SECPOL.MSC: opens local security settings
    CIADV.MSC: opens indexing service
    NTMSMGR.MSC: removable storage manager
    NTMSOPRQ.MSC: removable storage operator requests
    WMIMGMT.MSC: opens (WMI) Window Management Instrumentation
    PERFMON or PERFMON.MSC: opens the Performance monitor
    MMC: opens empty Console
    MDSCHED: opens memory diagnostics tools
    DXDIAG: opens DirectX diagnostics tools
    ODBCAD32: opens ODBC Data source Administrator
    REGEDIT or REGEDT32: opens Registry Editor
    DRWTSN32: opens Dr. Watson
    VERIFIER: opens Driver Verifier Manager
    CLICONFG: opens SQL Server Client Network Utility
    UTILMAN: opens Utility Manager
    COLORCPL: opens color management
    CREDWIZ: back up and recovery tool for user passwords
    MOBSYNC: opens Synchronization center
    MSCONFIG: opens System Configuration Utility
    SYSEDIT: opens System Configuration Editor (careful while using this command)
    SYSKEY: Windows Account Database Security management (careful while using this command)

    Windows utility and applications

    EPLORER: Opens windows Explorer
    IEXPLORER: Opens Internet explorer
    WAB: opens Contacts
    CHARMAP: opens Character Map
    WRITE: opens WordPad
    NOTEPAD: opens Notepad
    CALC: opens Calculator
    CLIPBRD: opens Clipbook Viewer
    WINCHAT: opens Microsoft Chat Interface
    SOUNDRECORDER: opens sound recording tool
    DVDPLAY: run CD or DVD
    WMPLAYER: opens Windows Media Player
    MOVIEMK: Opens untitled Windows Movie Maker
    OSK: opens on-screen Keyboard
    MAGNIFY: opens Magnifier
    WINCAL: opens Calendar
    DIALER: opens phone Dialer
    EUDCEDIT: opens Private Character Editor
    NDVOL: opens the mixer volume
    RSTRUI : opens Tool System Restore (For Vista only)
    %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\RESTORE\rstrui.exe: opens Tool System Restore (for XP only).
    MSINFO32: Opens the System Information
    MRT : launches the utility removal of malware.
    Taskmgr : Opens the Windows Task Manager
    CMD: opens a command prompt
    MIGWIZ: Opens the tool for transferring files and settings from Windows (Vista only)
    Migwiz.exe: Opens the tool for transferring files and settings from Windows (for XP only)
    SIDEBAR: Open the Windows (Vista only)
    Sigverif : Opens the tool for verification of signatures of files
    Winver : Opens the window for your Windows version
    FSQUIRT: Bluetooth Transfer Wizard
    IExpress opens the wizard for creating self-extracting archives. Tutorial HERE
    MBLCTR: opens the mobility center (Windows Vista only)
    MSRA : Opens the Windows Remote Assistance
    Mstsc : opens the tool connection Remote Desktop
    MSDT: opens the diagnostic tools and support Microsoft
    WERCON: opens the reporting tool and solutions to problems (for Vista only)
    WINDOWSANYTIMEUPGRADE: Enables the upgrade of Windows Vista
    WINWORD : opens Word (if installed)
    PRINTBRMUI : Opens migration wizard printer (Vista only)

    Disk management

    DISKMGMT.MSC: opens disk management utility
    CLEANMGR: opens disk drive clean up utility
    DFRG.MSC: opens disk defragmenter
    CHKDSK: complete analysis of disk partition
    DISKPART: disk partitioning tool

    Connection management

    IPCONFIG: list the configuration of IP addresses on your PC (for more information type IPCONFIG/? in the CMD menu)
    INETCPL.CPL: opens internet properties
    FIREWALL.CPL: opens windows firewall
    NETSETUP.CPL: opens network setup wizard

    Miscellaneous commands

    JAVAWS: View the cover of JAVA software (if installed)
    AC3FILTER.CPL: Opens the properties AC3 Filter (if installed)
    FIREFOX: Mozilla launches Firefox (if installed)
    NETPROJ: allow or not connecting to a network projector (For Vista only)
    LOGOFF: closes the current session
    SHUTDOWN: shut down Windows
    SHUTDOWN-A: to interrupt Windows shutdown
    %WINDIR% or %SYSTEMROOT%: opens the Windows installation
    %PROGRAMFILES%: Opens the folder where you installed other programs (Program Files)
    %USERPROFILE%: opens the profile of the user currently logged
    %HOMEDRIVE%: opens the browser on the partition or the operating system is installed
    %HOMEPATH%: opens the currently logged user C: \ Documents and Settings \ [username]
    %TEMP%: opens the temporary folder
    VSP1CLN: deletes the cache for installation of the service pack 1 for Vista
    System File Checker (Requires Windows CD if the cache is not available):
    SFC / scannow: immediately scans all system files and repairs damaged files
    SFC / VERIFYONLY: scans only those files system
    SFC / Scanfil = “name and file path”: scans the specified file, and repaired if damaged
    SFC / VERIFYFILE = “name and file path”: Scans only the file specified
    SFC / scanonce: scans the system files on the next restart
    SFC / REVERT: return the initial configuration (For more information, type SFC /? In the command prompt CMD.

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