Useful Windows Run Commands – Part 1 (With Screenshots)

On the Microsoft Windows operating system, the Run command is used to directly open an application or document whose path is known. It functions more or less like a single-line command line interface. In other language, the Run command is used to run applications via terminal commands.

S.No Command Syntax Description Screenshot (POC)
1 \ Opens C:\ Drive
2 . Opens Current User’s Home Folder
3 .. Opens All Users Folder
4 calc Opens Calculator
5 netplwiz Open User Accounts Dialog Box
6 diskmgmt.msc Opens Disk Management
7 notepad Opens Notepad
8 control.exe /name Microsoft.Troubleshooting Opens Troubleshoot Window
9 write Opens Wordpad
10 powershell Opens Windows Powershell
11 perfmon.msc Opens Performance Monitor
12 control Opens Control Panel
13 hdwwiz.cpl Opens Device Manager
14 osk Opens On-screen Keyboard
15 cmd Opens Command Prompt
16 gpedit.msc Opens Local Group Policy Editor
17 lusrmgr.msc Opens Local Users and Groups
18 mrt Opens Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool
19 ncpa.cpl Opens Network Connections
20 mstsc Opens Remote Desktop
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  1. Although I am not from a technical field of computers, I liked the way you have listed the commands in a good table. Good job. Keep it up!!

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