Complete List of RUN Commands in Windows & Application Names

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Complete List of RUN Commands in Windows & Application Names

Here is some of the compiled useful Complete list of RUN Commands in Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 and 8.1 for your ease, quick and faster access.
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Description of Applications

Run Command

32-bit ODBC driver under 64-bit platform = C:\windows\sysWOW64\odbcad32.exe
64 bit ODBC driver under 64-bit platform = C:\windows\system32\odbcad32.exe
Accessibility Controlsaccess.cpl
Accessibility Optionscontrol access.cpl
Accessibility Wizardaccwiz
Adapter Troubleshooter (Vista/Win7)AdapterTroubleshooter
Add Features to Windows 8 Win8windowsanytimeupgradeui
Add Hardware Wizard Win8hdwwiz
Add New Hardware Wizardhdwwiz.cpl
Add/Remove Programsappwiz.cpl
Add/Remove Programs (Add New Programs)control appwiz.cpl,,1
Add/Remove Programs (Add Remove Windows Components)control appwiz.cpl,,2
control appwiz.cpl,,3
Administrative Toolscontrol admintools
Administrative Tools controladmintools
Adobe Acrobat (if installed)acrobat
Adobe Designer (if installed)acrodist
Adobe ImageReady (if installed)imageready
Adobe Photoshop (if installed)photoshop
Advanced Startup Options Win8bootim
Advanced User Accounts Control Panel (Vista/Win7/Win8)Netplwiz
Assembly language programming tooldebug
Authorization Manager (Vista/Win7)azman.msc
Authorization Manager Win8azman
Automatic Updateswuaucpl.cpl
Bluetooth Transfer Wizardfsquirt
Buy a Product Key Online Win8purchasewindowslicense
C: Drivec:
Certificate Managercertmgr.msc
Certificates Win8certmgr OR certlm
Change Computer Performance Settings Win8systempropertiesperformance
Change Data Execution Prevention Settings Win8systempropertiesdataexecutionprevention
Change Printer Settings Win8printui
Character Mapcharmap
Check Disk Utility (XP) / Repair damaged fileschkdsk
ClearType Tuner Win8cttune
Color Managementcolorcpl
Command Promptcmd
Compare Filescomp
Component Services Win8comexp
Computer Management (Vista/Win7)CompMgmtLauncher
Computer Management (XP)compmgmt.msc
Computer Management Win8compmgmt
Computer Management Win8compmgmtlauncher
Configuration to edit startup filesmsconfig
Connect to a Network Projector Win8netproj1
Connect to a Projector Win8displayswitch
Control Panelcontrol
Control Panelcontrol
Create a shared folder Wizard (Vista/Win7/Win8)shrpubw
Create a System Repair Disc (Vista/Win7/Win8)recdisc
Credential (passwords) Backup and Restore Wizard (Vista/Win7/Win8)credwiz
Date and Time Propertiestimedate.cpl
DCOM user security / Component Servicesdcomcnfg
DDE Sharesddeshare
Default Location Win8locationnotifications
Device Managerdevmgmt.msc
Device Manager Win8devmgmt
Device Pairing Wizard Win8devicepairingwizard
Digitizer Calibration Tool Win8tabcal
Direct X Control Panel (If Installed)*directx.cpl
Direct X Troubleshooterdxdiag
DirectAcesss Properties Win8daprop
DirectX Diagnostic Tool Win8dxdiag
DirectX Diagnostic Utilitydxdiag
Disk Defragmentdfrg.msc
Disk Defragmenter (Vista)dfrgui
Disk Defragmenter (XP)dfrg.msc
Disk Defragmenter / Defragmentation tooldefrag
Disk Defragmenter Win8dfrgui
Disk Managementdiskmgmt.msc
Disk Management Win8diskmgmt
Disk Partition Managerdiskpart
Display all active network connectionsnetstat
Display Color Calibration Win8dccw
Display full path to the command processor (cmd.exe)%ComSpec%
Display IP configurationwinipcfg
Display logon server credentials%LogonServer%
Display Propertiesdesk.cpl
Display Properties (Appearance tab)control color
Display Properties (Themes tab)control desktop
Display stats and current connections using NetBios over TCP/IPnbtstat
Display Switch Win8displayswitch
Display various system information in text consolesysteminfo
Display Win8dpiscaling
DPAPI Key Migration Wizard Win8dpapimig
Dr. Watson System Troubleshooting Utilitydrwtsn32
Driver Package Installer (Vista/Win7)dpinst
Driver Verifier Manager Win8verifier
Driver Verifier Utilityverifier
DVD Playerdvdplay
Ease of Access Center Win8utilman
EFS REKEY Wizard Win8rekeywiz
Encrypting File System REKEY Wizard – Manage Your File Encryption Certificates Win8rekeywiz
Event Viewereventvwr.msc
Event Viewer Win8eventvwr
Fax Cover Page Editor Win8fxscover
File History Win8filehistory
File Signature Verification Toolsigverif
Files and Settings Transfer Toolmigwiz
Firefox (if installed)firefox
Firewall Control Panel (Vista/Win7)FirewallControlPanel
Firewall Settings (sp2)firewall.cpl
Firewall Settings (Vista/Win7)FirewallSettings
Flash Player Settings Manager Win8flashplayerapp
Folder Sharing Managementfsmgmt.msc
Folders Propertiescontrol folders
Font Viewer Win8fontview2
Fontscontrol fonts
Fonts Folderfonts
Free Cell Card Gamefreecell
ftp.exe programftp
Game / Joystick Controllersjoy.cpl
Graphical font viewerfontview
Group Policy (XP Pro only)gpedit.msc
Hard Drives Disk Cleanup Utilitycleanmgr
Hearts Card Gamemshearts
Help and Suppporthelpctr
IExpress – Turn a cmd/vbs script into an   installer .exe fileC:\Windows\System32\iexpress.exe\
Iexpress Wizardiexpress
Import to Windows Contacts Win8wabmig3
Indexing Serviceciadv.msc
Install or Uninstall Display Languages Win8lusrmgr
Internet Connection Wizardicwconn1
Internet Explorer Win8iexplore3
Internet Information Servicesiis.msc
Internet Propertiesinetcpl.cpl
Internet Setup Wizardinetwiz
IP Configurationipconfig
IP Configuration (Delete DNS Cache Contents)ipconfig /flushdns
IP Configuration (Display Connection Configuration)ipconfig /all
IP Configuration (Display DHCP Class ID)ipconfig /showclassid
IP Configuration (Display DNS Cache Contents)ipconfig /displaydns
IP Configuration (Modifies DHCP Class ID)ipconfig /setclassid
ipconfig /registerdns
IP Configuration (Release All Connections)ipconfig /release
IP Configuration (Renew All Connections)ipconfig /renew
ISDN Configuration Wizardcfgwiz32
Java Control Panel (If Installed)javaws
Java Control Panel (If Installed)jpicpl32.cpl
Keyboard Propertiescontrol keyboard
Keyboard Propertiesmain.cpl keyboard
Kill processes using command line interfacetaskkill
Language Pack Installer (Vista/Win7/Win8)lpksetup
Local Group Policy Editor Win8gpedit
Local Security Policy Win8secpol
Local Security Settingssecpol.msc
Local Users and Groupslusrmgr.msc
Location Activity Win8locationnotifications
Logs You Out Of Windowslogoff
Malicious Software Removal Tool Win8mrt
Math Input Panel Win8mip3
Microsoft Access (if installed)msaccess
Microsoft Chatwinchat
Microsoft Command-line Loader for Java classesjview
Microsoft Excel (if installed)excel
Microsoft Frontpage (if installed)frontpg
Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Toolmrt
Microsoft Management Consolemmc
Microsoft Movie Makermoviemk
Microsoft Narratornarrator
Microsoft Paintmspaint
Microsoft Powerpoint (if installed)powerpnt
Microsoft Powerpoint*powerpnt
Microsoft Support Diagnostic Tool Diagnostics Troubleshooting  (Vista/Win7/Win8)msdt
Microsoft Syncronization Center + Toolmobsync
Microsoft System Information Utilitymsinfo32
Microsoft Word (if installed)winword
Minesweeper Gamewinmine
Mouse Propertiescontrol mouse
Mouse Propertiesmain.cpl
MS-Dos Editoredit
MSN Messenger*msnmsgr
NAP Client Configuration Win8napclcfg
Nero (if installed)nero
Net Configurationsmscorcfg.msc
Network Connectionscontrol netconnections
Network Connectionsncpa.cpl
Network Propertiesncpl.cpl
Network Setup Wizardnetsetup.cpl
New Scan Wizard Win8wiaacmgr
Notepad (Vista/Win7/Win8)notepad
Nview Desktop Manager (If Installed)nvtuicpl.cpl
Object Packagerpackager
ODBC Data Source Administratorodbccp32.cpl
ODBC Data Source Administrator (Vista/Win7/Win8)odbcad32
ODBC Driver Configuration Win8odbcconf
On-Screen Keyboard (Vista/Win7/Win8)osk
Open All User’s Profile%AllUsersProfile%
Open Application Data folder of the logged-in user%AppData%
Open Common Files directory%CommonProgramFiles%
Open home drive e.g. C:\%HomeDrive%
Open Program Files directory (installed programs of Windows and others)%ProgramFiles%
Open Recycle Binshell:recyclebinfolder
Open Temporary File folder%Temp%
Open the drive where the system folder is placed%SystemDrive%
Open user’s home folder%HomePath%
Open User’s Profile%UserProfile%
Open Windows directory%WinDir%
Open Windows folder%SystemRoot%
Opens AC3 Filter (If Installed)ac3filter.cpl
Outlook Expressmsimn
Password Propertiespassword.cpl
Performance Monitor (Vista/Win7/Win8)perfmon
Phone and Modem Optionstelephon.cpl
Phone Dialerdialer
Phone Dialerdialer
Pinball Gamepinball
Power Configuration Managementpowercfg.cpl
Presentation Settings Win8presentationsettings
Print Management Win8printmanagement
Printer Migration Win8printbrmui
Printer User Interface Win8printui
Printers and Faxescontrol printers
Printers Folderprinters
Private Character Editoreudcedit
Protected Content Migration Win8dpapimig
Quicktime (If Installed)QuickTime.cpl
Quicktime Player (if installed)quicktimeplayer
Real Player (if installed)realplay
Recovery Drive Win8recoverydrive
Reduced version of Taskkill from  Hometskill
Refresh Your PC Win8systemreset
Regional Settingsintl.cpl
Register/de-register DLL/OCX/ActiveXregsvr32
Registration wizardregwiz
Registry Editorregedit
Registry Editorregedit32
Registry Editor Win8regedt324
Reliability and Performance Monitorperfmon.msc
Remote Access Phonebook Win8rasphone
Remote Desktopmstsc
Remote Desktop Connection Win8mstsc
Removable Storagentmsmgr.msc
Removable Storage Operator Requestsntmsoprq.msc
Resource Monitor Win8resmon OR perfmon /res
Resultant Set of Policy (XP Pro only)rsop.msc
Resultant Set of Policy Win8rsop
Return Computer’s namehostname
Return your local DNS servernslookup
Scanners and Camerassticpl.cpl
Scheduled Taskscontrol schedtasks
Securing the Windows Account Database Win8syskey
Security Center (sp2)wscui.cpl
Send data to a specified host/IPping
Services Win8services
Set Program Access and Computer Defaults Win8computerdefaults
Shared Folders Win8fsmgmt
Sharing Sessionrtcshare
Show hostnamecmd /k hostname
Show IP Configcmd /ipconfig
Shut Down Windowsshutdown
Simple chat program for Windows networkswinchat
Snipping Tool Win8snippingtool
Software Licensing User Information /Activation (Vista/Win7/Win8)slui
Sound Propertiesmmsys.cpl sounds
Sound Recordersndrec32
Sound Recorder (Vista/Win7/Win8)soundrecorder
Sound Volume Mixer (Vista/Win7/Win8)sndvol
Sounds and Audio Device Propertiesmmsys.cpl
Spider Solitare Card Gamespider
SQL Server Client Configuration Network Utilitycliconfg
Steps Recorder Win8psr
Sticky Notes Win8stikynot
Sync Center Win8mobsync
System Configuration Editorsysedit
System Configuration Editor for system startup files (config.sys, autoexec.bat, win.ini, etc.)sysedit
System Configuration Editor Win8sysedit5
System Configuration Utility Win8msconfig
System File Checker Utility (Purge File Cache)sfc /purgecache
System File Checker Utility (Return to Default Setting)sfc /revert
System File Checker Utility (Scan Immediately)sfc /scannow
System File Checker Utility (Scan On Every Boot)sfc /scanboot
System File Checker Utility (Scan Once At Next Boot)sfc /scanonce
System File Checker Utility (Scan/Purge)sfc
System File Checker Utility (Set Cache Size to size x)sfc /cachesize=x
System Propertiessysdm.cpl
System Properties (Advanced Tab) Win8systempropertiesadvanced
System Properties (Computer Name Tab) Win8systempropertiescomputername
System Properties (Hardware Tab) Win8systempropertieshardware
System Properties (Remote Tab) Win8systempropertiesremote
System Properties (System Protection Tab) Win8systempropertiesprotection
System Properties (Vista/Win7)SystemPropertiesAdvanced, SystemPropertiesComputerName,
SystemPropertiesPerformance,SystemPropertiesProtection, SystemPropertiesRemote
System Restore Win8rstrui
System Servicesservices.msc
Task Manager (Vista/Win7/Win8)taskmgr
Task Manager Win8launchtm
Task Scheduler Win8taskschd
TCP Testertcptest
Telnet Clienttelnet
Touch Keyboard and Handwriting Panel Win8tabtip3
Trace and display all paths required to reach an internet hosttracert
Trusted Platform Module (TPM) Management Win8tpm
Trusted Platform Module Initialization Wizard (Vista/Win7)TpmInit
Tweak UI (if installed)tweakui
User Account Control Settings Win8useraccountcontrolsettings
User Account Managementnusrmgr.cpl
User Accounts (Autologon)control userpasswords2
Utility Managerutilman
Version Reporter Applet Win8winver
Volume control for soundcardsndvol32
Windows Address Bookwab
Windows Address Book Import Utilitywabmig
Windows Anytime Upgrade Results Win8windowsanytimeupgraderesults
Windows Backup Utility (if installed)ntbackup
Windows Clipboard viewerclipbrd
Windows Contacts Win8wab3
Windows Disc Image Burning Tool Win8isoburn
Windows Easy Transfer Win8migwiz3
Windows Error Reportswercon
Windows Explorerexplorer
Windows Fax and Scan Win8wfs
Windows Features (Vista/Win7/Win8)optionalfeatures
Windows Firewallfirewall.cpl
Windows Firewall with Advanced Security (Vista/Win7)wf.msc
Windows Firewall with Advanced Security Win8wf
Windows Help and Support Win8winhlp32
Windows Image Acquisition (scanner)(Vista/Win7)wiaacmgr
Windows Internet Exploreriexplore
Windows Journal Win8journal3
Windows Magnifiermagnify
Windows Management Infrastructurewmimgmt.msc
Windows Media Player Win8dvdplay
Windows Media Player Win8wmplayer3
Windows Media Playerwmplayer
Windows Memory Diagnostic Scheduler Win8mdsched
Windows Messengermsmsgs
Windows Mobility Center (Mobile PCs only)(Vista/Win7)mblctr
Windows Picture Acquisition Wizard Win8wiaacmgr
Windows Picture Import Wizard (need camera connected)wiaacmgr
Windows PowerShell ISE Win8powershell_ise
Windows PowerShell Win8powershell
Windows Remote Assistance (Vista/Win7/Win8)msra
Windows Script Host Settings (Vista/Win7/Win8)wscript
Windows Security Centerwscui.cpl
Windows SmartScreen Win8smartscreensettings
Windows Store Cach Clear Win8wsreset
Windows System Security Toolsyskey
Windows Update (Vista/Win7/Win8)wuapp
Windows Update Managerwupdmgr
Windows Update Standalone Installer (Vista/Win7/Win8)wusa
Windows Version (About  Windows)winver
Windows Version (to show which version of windows)winver
Windows XP Tour Wizardtourstart
WMI Management Win8wmimgmt
WMI Tester Win8wbemtest
Wordpad (Vista/Win7/Win8)write
XPS Viewer Win8xpsrchvw

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