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Run commands

People always looking for the ways by which they can perform their work quickly. In Microsoft windows Run dialog box is there to serve the same. By using Run dialog box we can launch any program/application quickly by just entering couple of words in it. Today in this post i’m going to share with you 21 Useful Run commands, Which really will increase your work speed in Microsoft Windows.

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Also see: Shortcut keys of Windows 8

21 Useful Run Commands

Following are the some useful Run commands .
Note: Shortcut key to launch Run dialog box is Win + R

1) winver
It tells you about the windows version.
2) calc
this command can be used to launch calculator.
3) msconfig
This command will open Windows startup Configuration dialog box.
4) taskmgr
It will open Task Manager.
5) Control
This command is used to open Control Panel in windows.
6) regedit
This command is really handy and used for to open windows registry.
7) cmd
cmd run command is used for to open command prompt.
8) appwiz.cpl
By entering this command in run dialog box, it will open add remove program dialog box.
9) firewall.cpl
if you want to open firewall settings in windows then enter this command in run dialog box.
10) compmgmt.msc
This command is used to open Computer Management settings.
11) dxdiag
This run command is used to open direct x troubleshooter.
12) fonts
fonts command is used to open All installed windows fonts.
13) mspaint
if you want to launch Ms paint in Microsoft windows then use this run command.  
14) sticpl.cpl
This command can be used to open camera and scanner setting in windows.
15) igfxzoom
igfxzoom command is used to open Zoom utility inside Microsoft Windows.
16) shutdown
This command is used to shutdown the computer.
17) Write
it can be used to launch Wordpad.
18) wmplayer
this command will open Windows media player.
19) msinfo32
This is very important run command and used for to attain the system information.
20) explorer
Explorer command is used for to open windows explorer (not internet explorer).
21) iexplore.exe
This command is used to open internet explorer in Microsoft Windows.

These are some useful run commands which are really helpful to everyone.If you want to share other important Run commands which isn’t listed in this post then feel free to share it in the comments below.