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Some very helpfull shortcut commands for Microsoft Windows XP,2003

Windows Environment Commands
%ALLUSERSPROFILE% -Open the All User’s Profile
%HomeDrive% -Opens your home drive e.g. C:
%UserProfile% -Opens you User’s Profile
%temp% Opens -temporary file Folder
%systemroot% -Opens Windows folder

Tip: type set and you can see all availabe Envoriment Variables to set just type set %temp%=c:temp
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Management Consoles

start->run>
eventvwr.msc –Event Viewer
services.msc –System Services
compmgmt.msc –Computer management
certmgr.msc –Certificate Manager
ciadv.msc –Indexing Service
devmgmt.msc –Device Manager
dfrg.msc –Defragment
diskmgmt.msc –Disk Management
fsmgmt.msc –Folder Sharing Management
gpedit.msc –Group Policy -XP Pro only
lusrmgr.msc –Local Users and Groups
mscorcfg.msc –Net configurations
ntmsmgr.msc –Removable Storage
perfmon.msc –Performance Manager
secpol.msc –Local Security Policy
wmimgmt.msc –Windows Management

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Shortcuts

access.cpl –Accessibility Options
hdwwiz.cpl –Add New Hardware Wizard
appwiz.cpl –Add/Remove Programs
timedate.cpl –Date and Time Properties
desk.cpl –Display Properties
inetcpl.cpl –Internet Properties
joy.cpl –Joystick Properties
main.cpl keboard –Keyboard Properties
main.cpl –Mouse Properties
ncpa.cpl –Network Connections
ncpl.cpl –Network Properties
telephon.cpl –Phone and Modem options
powercfg.cpl –Power Management
intl.cpl –Regional settings
mmsys.cpl sounds –Sound Properties
mmsys.cpl –Sounds and Audio Device Properties
sysdm.cpl –System Properties
nusrmgr.cpl –User settings
firewall.cpl –Firewall Settings (sp2)
wscui.cpl –Security Center (sp2)

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Run Commands

Calc –Calculator
Cfgwiz32 –ISDN Configuration Wizard
Charmap –Character Map
Chkdisk –Repair damaged files
Cleanmgr –Cleans up hard drives
Clipbrd –Windows Clipboard viewer
Cmd –Opens a new Command Window (cmd.exe)
Control –Displays Control Panel
Dcomcnfg –DCOM user security
Debug –Assembly language programming tool
Defrag –Defragmentation tool
Drwatson –Records programs crash & snapshots
Dxdiag –DirectX Diagnostic Utility
Explorer –Windows Explorer
Fontview –Graphical font viewer
Ftp -ftp.exe program
Hostname –Returns Computer’s name
Ipconfig –Displays IP configuration for all network adapters
Jview –Microsoft Command-line Loader for Java classes
MMC –Microsoft Management Console
Msconfig –Configuration to edit startup files
Msinfo32 –Microsoft System Information Utility
Nbtstat –Displays stats and current connections using NetBios over TCP/IP
Netstat –Displays all active network connections
Nslookup–Returns your local DNS server
Ping –Sends data to a specified host/IP
Regedit –Registry Editor
Regsvr32 –Register/de-register DLL/OCX/ActiveX
Regwiz -Registration wizard
Sfc /scannow –System File Checker
Sndrec32 –Sound Recorder
Sndvol32 –Volume control for soundcard
Sysedit –Edit system startup files (config.sys, autoexec.bat, win.ini, etc.)
Taskmgr –Task manager
Telnet –Telnet program
Tracert –Traces and displays all paths required to reach an internet host
Winipcfg –Displays IP configuration
Wupdmgr –Takes you to Microsoft Windows Update

  1. September 9th, 2009 at 09:06 | #1

    Some very helpfull shortcut commands for Microsoft Windows XP,2003

    Windows Environment Commands
    %ALLUSERSPROFILE% -Open the All User’s Profile
    %HomeDrive% -Opens your home drive e.g. C:
    %UserProfile% -Opens you User’s Profile
    %temp% Opens -temporary file Folder
    %systemroot% -Opens Windows folder

    Tip: type set and you can see all availabe Envoriment Variables to set just type set %temp%=c:temp
    _________________________________________________

    Management Consoles

    start->run>
    eventvwr.msc –Event Viewer
    services.msc –System Services
    compmgmt.msc –Computer management
    certmgr.msc –Certificate Manager
    ciadv.msc –Indexing Service
    devmgmt.msc –Device Manager
    dfrg.msc –Defragment
    diskmgmt.msc –Disk Management
    fsmgmt.msc –Folder Sharing Management
    gpedit.msc –Group Policy -XP Pro only
    lusrmgr.msc –Local Users and Groups
    mscorcfg.msc –Net configurations
    ntmsmgr.msc –Removable Storage
    perfmon.msc –Performance Manager
    secpol.msc –Local Security Policy
    wmimgmt.msc –Windows Management

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    Shortcuts

    access.cpl –Accessibility Options
    hdwwiz.cpl –Add New Hardware Wizard
    appwiz.cpl –Add/Remove Programs
    timedate.cpl –Date and Time Properties
    desk.cpl –Display Properties
    inetcpl.cpl –Internet Properties
    joy.cpl –Joystick Properties
    main.cpl keboard –Keyboard Properties
    main.cpl –Mouse Properties
    ncpa.cpl –Network Connections
    ncpl.cpl –Network Properties
    telephon.cpl –Phone and Modem options
    powercfg.cpl –Power Management
    intl.cpl –Regional settings
    mmsys.cpl sounds –Sound Properties
    mmsys.cpl –Sounds and Audio Device Properties
    sysdm.cpl –System Properties
    nusrmgr.cpl –User settings
    firewall.cpl –Firewall Settings (sp2)
    wscui.cpl –Security Center (sp2)

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    Run Commands

    Calc –Calculator
    Cfgwiz32 –ISDN Configuration Wizard
    Charmap –Character Map
    Chkdisk –Repair damaged files
    Cleanmgr –Cleans up hard drives
    Clipbrd –Windows Clipboard viewer
    Cmd –Opens a new Command Window (cmd.exe)
    Control –Displays Control Panel
    Dcomcnfg –DCOM user security
    Debug –Assembly language programming tool
    Defrag –Defragmentation tool
    Drwatson –Records programs crash & snapshots
    Dxdiag –DirectX Diagnostic Utility
    Explorer –Windows Explorer
    Fontview –Graphical font viewer
    Ftp -ftp.exe program
    Hostname –Returns Computer’s name
    Ipconfig –Displays IP configuration for all network adapters
    Jview –Microsoft Command-line Loader for Java classes
    MMC –Microsoft Management Console
    Msconfig –Configuration to edit startup files
    Msinfo32 –Microsoft System Information Utility
    Nbtstat –Displays stats and current connections using NetBios over TCP/IP
    Netstat –Displays all active network connections
    Nslookup–Returns your local DNS server
    Ping –Sends data to a specified host/IP
    Regedit –Registry Editor
    Regsvr32 –Register/de-register DLL/OCX/ActiveX
    Regwiz -Registration wizard
    Sfc /scannow –System File Checker
    Sndrec32 –Sound Recorder
    Sndvol32 –Volume control for soundcard
    Sysedit –Edit system startup files (config.sys, autoexec.bat, win.ini, etc.)
    Taskmgr –Task manager
    Telnet –Telnet program
    Tracert –Traces and displays all paths required to reach an internet host
    Winipcfg –Displays IP configuration
    Wupdmgr –Takes you to Microsoft Windows Update

  2. arr
    August 17th, 2011 at 13:33 | #2

    super good job

  3. Els
    March 22nd, 2012 at 14:25 | #3

    This is awesome, love it. Save me ton of time. Thanks

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