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Some Useful Run Commands

This is very handy especially when you are multi-tasking and you need to find applications in your computer in a very easy way.  Special credits to Bladerunner, a former ICafe colleague who shared these useful shortcuts by using the run command.  All you have to do is click Start, then click run and type the corresponding command then hit Ok. 
This list serves as my guide
Application                                          Command
Accessibility Controls                          access.cpl
Add Hardware Wizard                         hdwwiz.cpl
Add/Remove Programs                      appwiz.cpl
Administrative Tools                            control admintools
Automatic Updates                              wuaucpl.cpl
Bluetooth Transfer Wiz                       fsquirt
Calculator                                            calc
Certificate Manager                             certmgr.msc
Check Disk Utility                                chkdsk
Clipboard Viewer                                 clipbrd
Command Prompt                              cmd
Computer Management                      compmgmt.msc
Date / Time Properties                        timedate.cpl
Device Manager                                  devmgmt.msc
Direct X Control Panel                        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                               control color (w/Appearance Tab Preselected)
Driver Verifier Utility                              verifier
Event Viewer                                        eventvwr.msc
File Signature Verification Tool             sigverif
Folders Properties                               control folders
Fonts                                                    control fonts
Fonts Folder                                         fonts
Group Policy Editor (XP Prof)              gpedit.msc
Internet Properties                                inetcpl.cpl
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
Keyboard Properties                           control keyboard
Local Security Settings                       secpol.msc
Local Users and Groups                     lusrmgr.msc
Logs You Out Of Windows                  logoff
Microsoft Chat                                     winchat
Mouse Properties                                control mouse
Mouse Properties                                main.cpl
Network Connections                          control netconnections
Network Setup Wizard                        netsetup.cpl
Notepad                                              notepad
Password Properties                           password.cpl
Performance Monitor                                     perfmon.msc
Power Configuration                           powercfg.cpl
Printers and Faxes                             control printers
Printers Folder                                    printers
Regional Settings                                intl.cpl
Registry Editor                                    regedit
Remote Desktop                                 mstsc
Removable Storage                            ntmsmgr.msc
Scanners and Cameras                     sticpl.cpl
Scheduled Tasks                                control schedtasks
Services                                              services.msc
Shared Folders                                   fsmgmt.msc
Shuts Down Windows                        shutdown
Sounds and Audio                               mmsys.cpl
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 Properties                               sysdm.cpl
Task Manager                                       taskmgr
User Account Management                 nusrmgr.cpl
Utility Manager                                      utilman
Windows Firewall                                firewall.cpl
Windows Magnifier                              magnify
Windows Management                       wmimgmt.msc
Wordpad                                             write

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