Some Important Run commands

U might be knowing a little bit about some of the common command which are used at run dialog box.Here, I am listing some of the commands.just use in front of your friends to show your geek factor...

Here are some of the useful shortcut commands.
(Tip - You can directly open 'Run' by pressing Windows+R keys at a time.)
command - 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 setups (.exe)
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 conncetion with other computers (.exe)
scandskw - to open Scandisk to scan the hard drives (.exe)
winfile - Windows File Managertaskman - 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 Windowspackager - insert objects in documets, presentations or worksheets
clipbook - a simple utility that allws you to save and recall several pages or graphics. (.exe)sysedit - view or edit system files from within one window (.exe)

coments plzzzz.............


  1. Hey, Thanks for info. Some of them are not known to me before.