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  • post all the start run commands that you know of...here



    description- it is the microsoft management console and you can do numerous alterations to your policies, managging, consoles and etc...many many features...adins use this for setting and managing
    Wednesday, May 30, 2007 6:08 PM

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  • network related

    nslookup <ip_add|domain name>
    Thursday, May 31, 2007 2:51 AM
  • ping <ip_address|name>
    Thursday, May 31, 2007 2:53 AM
  • ipconfig [/all]          contents [] is optional
    Thursday, May 31, 2007 2:54 AM
  • msconfig
    Thursday, May 31, 2007 2:54 AM
  • hey how can we forget cmd?
    it opens the command prompt shell.
    Thursday, May 31, 2007 2:55 AM
  • tracert <ip_address|domain name>
    used to trace the possible route to the specified destination
    Thursday, May 31, 2007 2:56 AM
  • regedit

    used to edit the registry
    Thursday, May 31, 2007 2:57 AM
  • iexplore
    opens the browser IE

    mozilla opens the firefox browser if installed
    Thursday, May 31, 2007 2:58 AM
  • control

    to open the control panel
    Thursday, May 31, 2007 2:59 AM
  • notepad

    it is used to ope the notepad.
    Thursday, May 31, 2007 3:01 AM
  • wordpad

    to open the word pad utility
    Thursday, May 31, 2007 3:02 AM
  • osk

    to start the online screen keyboard.
    Thursday, May 31, 2007 3:03 AM
  • enough for today.
    will conti later on
    Thursday, May 31, 2007 3:05 AM
  • services.msc

    this is the best way to manage your startup services not msconfig

    here you can manage each and every startups even system startups and set them in three modes manual,disable and automatic.
    Thursday, May 31, 2007 12:36 PM
  • hey i think you are not convinced with my answers.
    are you?
    well, if yes do mark my answers right
    Thursday, May 31, 2007 2:18 PM

  • Regedit....for registry editor
    Tuesday, September 18, 2007 6:05 AM
  • cmd


    to goto the command prompt


    Tuesday, September 18, 2007 6:48 PM

    ASSOC       Displays or modifies file extension associations.

    AT               Schedules commands and programs to run on a computer.

    ATTRIB      Displays or changes file attributes.

    BREAK       Sets or clears extended CTRL+C checking.

    CACLS        Displays or modifies access control lists (ACLs) of files.

    CALL         Calls one batch program from another.

    CD              Displays the name of or changes the current directory.

    CHCP         Displays or sets the active code page number.

    CHDIR        Displays the name of or changes the current directory.

    CHKDSK   Checks a disk and displays a status report.

    CHKNTFS  Displays or modifies the checking of disk at boot time.

    CLS             Clears the screen.

    CMD           Starts a new instance of the Windows command interpreter.

    COLOR        Sets the default console foreground and background colors.

    COMP          Compares the contents of two files or sets of files.

    COMPACT  Displays or alters the compression of files on NTFS partitions.

    CONVERT  Converts FAT volumes to NTFS.  You cannot convert the

             current drive.

    COPY     Copies one or more files to another location.

    DATE     Displays or sets the date.

    DEL      Deletes one or more files.

    DIR      Displays a list of files and subdirectories in a directory.

    DISKCOMP Compares the contents of two floppy disks.

    DISKCOPY Copies the contents of one floppy disk to another.

    DOSKEY   Edits command lines, recalls Windows commands, and creates macros.

    ECHO     Displays messages, or turns command echoing on or off.

    ENDLOCAL Ends localization of environment changes in a batch file.

    ERASE    Deletes one or more files.

    EXIT     Quits the CMD.EXE program (command interpreter).

    FC       Compares two files or sets of files, and displays the differences

             between them.

    FIND     Searches for a text string in a file or files.

    FINDSTR  Searches for strings in files.

    FOR      Runs a specified command for each file in a set of files.

    FORMAT   Formats a disk for use with Windows.

    FTYPE    Displays or modifies file types used in file extension associations.

    GOTO     Directs the Windows command interpreter to a labeled line in a

             batch program.

    GRAFTABL Enables Windows to display an extended character set in graphics


    HELP     Provides Help information for Windows commands.

    IF       Performs conditional processing in batch programs.

    LABEL    Creates, changes, or deletes the volume label of a disk.

    MD       Creates a directory.

    MKDIR    Creates a directory.

    MODE     Configures a system device.

    MORE     Displays output one screen at a time.

    MOVE     Moves one or more files from one directory to another directory.

    PATH     Displays or sets a search path for executable files.

    PAUSE    Suspends processing of a batch file and displays a message.

    POPD     Restores the previous value of the current directory saved by PUSHD.

    PRINT    Prints a text file.

    PROMPT   Changes the Windows command prompt.

    PUSHD    Saves the current directory then changes it.

    RD       Removes a directory.

    RECOVER  Recovers readable information from a bad or defective disk.

    REM      Records comments (remarks) in batch files or CONFIG.SYS.

    REN      Renames a file or files.

    RENAME   Renames a file or files.

    REPLACE  Replaces files.

    RMDIR    Removes a directory.

    SET      Displays, sets, or removes Windows environment variables.

    SETLOCAL Begins localization of environment changes in a batch file.

    SHIFT    Shifts the position of replaceable parameters in batch files.

    SORT     Sorts input.

    START    Starts a separate window to run a specified program or command.

    SUBST    Associates a path with a drive letter.

    TIME     Displays or sets the system time.

    TITLE    Sets the window title for a CMD.EXE session.

    TREE     Graphically displays the directory structure of a drive or path.

    TYPE     Displays the contents of a text file.

    VER      Displays the Windows version.

    VERIFY   Tells Windows whether to verify that your files are written

             correctly to a disk.

    VOL      Displays a disk volume label and serial number.

    XCOPY    Copies files and directory trees.


    THere are more command u thinh............
    Wednesday, September 19, 2007 9:55 AM

    mspaint --- open the microsoft paint window using run prompt

    calc --- open the calculator

    cmd --- open the dos prompt

    regedit -- open the windows registry

    winword --- open the word application

    iexplore --- open the internet explorer

    msconfig --- open the system configuration utility




    Friday, September 21, 2007 8:37 AM

    Winword- Ms word


    Friday, September 21, 2007 9:04 AM
  • Hello


    try these


         156 Useful Run Commands

                To Access…
    .Run Command
                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 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


    Himanshu Dogra






    Monday, September 24, 2007 9:01 PM
  • 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 Gamems                                                           hearts
                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)  



    Himanshu Dogra


    Monday, September 24, 2007 9:03 PM

    Keyboard Properties                                                       control keyboard
                Local Security Settings                                                  secpol.msc
                Local Users and Groupsl                                                  usrmgr.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
                Object Packager                                                          packager
                ODBC Data Source Administrator                                         odbccp32.cpl
                On Screen Keyboard                                                     osk
                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 OperatorRequest                                 sntmsoprq.msc
                Resultant Set of Policy (XP Prof)                                  rsop.msc
                Scanners and Cameras                                                 sticpl.cpl
                Scheduled Taskscontrol                                              schedtasks
                Security Center                                                     wscui.cpl
                Services                                                           services.msc
                Shared Folders                                            fsmgmt.msc
                Shuts Down Windows                                                   shutdown
                Sounds and Audio                                           mmsys.cpl
                Spider Solitare Card                                           Gamespider
                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
                Telnet Client                                                         telnet
                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



    Himanshu Dogra



    Monday, September 24, 2007 9:13 PM
  • winword- For launching Office word(if installed)

    appwiz.cpl- For Add/Remove program utility


    Thursday, September 27, 2007 10:24 AM