Shortcuts – Run Commands

You can directly open ‘Run’ by pressing Windows+R keys at a time and type the following to commands open corresponding programs:
cmd
To run MS – DOS (.com, .pif)
calc
To run calculator (.exe)
control
To open Control Panel (.exe)
defrag
To defrag the hard disk drives (.exe)
dialer
For dialing seups (.exe)
dosprompt
To get a minimized DOS window (.pif)
explorer
To open Windows Explorer (.exe., .scf)
ftp
For File Transfer Protocol if internet is connected (.exe)
ms
dos~1/ms-dos~2 – for fully MS-DOS mode. No Windows O.S. (.pif)
net
For net information cum help (.exe)
ping
For bytes information and bandwidth of internet connection information (.exe)
regedit
To open Registry (.exe)
telnet
Command runner if the system is conncected in a UNIX system network (.exe)
tuneup
For Task Scheduling wizard, i.e. Task Maintanance (.exe)
notepad
To run Notepad (.exe)
write
To run WordPad (.exe)
scanregw
To scan the Registry and to backup it (.exe)
progman
To maintain, run and view the files in all drives (.exe)
directcc
To join your computer in cable connection with other computers (.exe)
scandskw
To open Scandisk to scan the hard drives (.exe)
winfile
Windows File Manager
taskman
To manage current running open programs or files. Nice replacement for default Windows taskbar
msconfig
To maintain the configuration of computer. It will show the options like General, Startup including files Autoexec.bat, Config.sys, System.ini and Win.ini. (Autoexec.bat & Config.sys are MS-DOS files)
winrep
To run Windows Report Tool – Accessories>System Tools>System Information(.exe)
winver
To know the version of Windows
packager
Insert objects in documents, presentations or worksheets
winfile
Another Windows Explorer (.exe)

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