Application command name for Windows System

2011/05/05 | 4 minute read |

Source (Technet Wiki)
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Add/Remove Programs = appwiz.cpl
Administrative Tools = control admintools
Authorization Manager= azman.msc
Calculator = calc
Certificate Manager = certmgr.msc
Character Map = charmap
Check Disk Utility = chkdsk
Command Prompt = cmd.exe
Component Services = dcomcnfg
Computer Management = compmgmt.msc
Control Panel = control
Date and Time Properties = timedate.cpl
Defragment User Interface = dfrgui
Device Manager = devmgmt.msc
Direct X Troubleshooter = dxdiag
Disk Cleanup Utility = cleanmgr
Disk Management = diskmgmt.msc
Disk Parmelonion Manager = diskpart
Display Properties = control desktop or, alternatively desk.cpl
Ditilizer Calibration Tool = tabcal
Downloads = Downloads
DPI Scaling = dpiscaling
Driver Package Installer = dpinst
Driver Verifier Utility = verifier or, alternatively reset
DVD Player = dvdplay
Encryption File System = rekeywiz
Event Viewer = eventvwr.msc
Fax Cover Sheet Editor = fxscover
File Signature Verification Tool = sigverif
Folders Properties = control folders
Fonts = control fonts
Free Cell Card Game = freecell
Group Policy Editor = gpedit.msc
Iexpress Wizard = iexpress
Internet Explorer = iexplore
Internet Properties = inetcpl.cpl
IP Configuration = ipconfig.exe
iSCSI Initiator = iscsicpl
Keyboard Properties = control keyboard
Libraries = explorer or, alternatively Windows key + E
Local Security Settings = secpol.msc
Local Users and Groups = lusrmgr.msc
Logs You Out Of Windows = logoff
Microsoft Paint = mspaint.exe
Microsoft Support Diagnostic Tool = msdt
Mobility Center (mobile) = mblctr or, alternatively Windows key + X
Mouse Properties = control mouse
Mouse Properties = main.cpl
Network Connections = control netconnections
Network Connections = ncpa.cpl
Notepad = notepad
ODBC Data Source Administrator = odbcad32
On Screen Keyboard = osk or, alternatively Windows key + U
Optional Features Manager = optionalfeatures
Performance Monitor = perfmon.msc
Phone and Modem Options = telephon.cpl
Power Configuration = powercfg.cpl
Printer Migration = PrintBrmUi
Printers and Faxes = control printers
Private Character Editor = eudcedit
Regional Settings = intl.cpl
Registry Editor = regedit.exe
Remote Assistance = msra
Remote Desktop = mstsc
Resultant Set of Policy = rsop.msc
Scheduled Tasks = control schedtasks
Security Center = wscui.cpl
Services = services.msc
Shared Folders/MMC = fsmgmt.msc
Shuts Down Windows = shutdown
Snipping Tool = snippingtool
Sound Recorder = soundrecorder
Sound Volume = sndvol
Sounds and Audio = mmsys.cpl
Spider Solitare Card Game = spider
SQL Client Configuration = cliconfg
Sticky Note = StikyNot
Stored User Names and Passwords = credwiz
System Configuration Editor = sysedit
System Configuration Utility = msconfig
System File Checker Utility = sfc
System Information = msinfo32
System Properties = sysdm.cpl or, alternatively Windows key + Pause
Task Manager = taskmgr
Trusted Platform Module = TpmInit
User Accounts = netplwiz or, alternatively control userpasswords2
Utility Manager = utilman
Windows Activation = slui
Windows Backup Utility = sdclt
Windows Fax and Scan = wfs
Windows Firewall = firewall.cpl
Windows Firewall with Advanced Security = wf.msc
Windows Image Acquisition = wiaacmgr
Windows Magnifier = magnify
Windows Management Infrastructure = wmimgmt.msc
Windows Media Player = wmplayer
Windows Share Creation Wizard = shrpubw
Windows Standalong Update Manager = wusa
Windows System Security Tool = syskey
Windows Update App Manager = wuapp
Wordpad = write
Different shortcuts
These shortcuts let you access specific features and tools in Windows 7.
Action Center = rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL wscui.cpl
Add Network Location = rundll32.exe shwebsvc.dll,AddNetPlaceRunDll
Add/Remove Programs = rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL appwiz.cpl
Add/Remove Programs = RunDll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL appwiz.cpl,,0
Add/Remove Windows Components = rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL appwiz.cpl,,2
Advanced Restore = sdclt.exe /restorewizardadmin
Aero (Transparency feature) Off = Rundll32.exe DwmApi #104
Aero (Transparency feature) On = Rundll32.exe DwmApi #102
Backup Location and Settings = sdclt.exe /configure
Content Advisor = RunDll32.exe msrating.dll,RatingSetupUI
Control Panel = RunDll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL
Date and Time = rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL timedate.cpl
Date and Time (Additional Clocks) = rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL timedate.cpl,,1
Date and Time (Properties) = RunDll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL timedate.cpl
Device Manager = RunDll32.exe devmgr.dll DeviceManager_Execute
Device Manager = rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL hdwwiz.cpl
Display Settings = RunDll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL access.cpl,,3
Folder Options = RunDll32.exe shell32.dll,Options_RunDLL 0
Folder Options (File Types) = RunDll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_Options 2
Folder Options (Search) = RunDll32.exe shell32.dll,Options_RunDLL 2
Folder Options (View) = RunDll32.exe shell32.dll,Options_RunDLL 7
Forgotten Password Wizard = RunDll32.exe keymgr.dll,PRShowSaveWizardExW
Hibernate = RunDll32.exe powrprof.dll,SetSuspendState
Indexing Options = control.exe srchadmin.dll
Keyboard Properties = RunDll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL main.cpl @1
Lock Screen = RunDll32.exe user32.dll,LockWorkStation
Manage Wireless Networks = explorer.exe shell:::{1fa9085f-25a2-489b-85d4-86326eedcd87}
Map Network Drive = RunDll32.exe shell32.dll,SHHelpShortcuts_RunDLL Connect
Mouse Properties = RunDll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL main.cpl @0
Network Connections = RunDll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL ncpa.cpl
Notification Cache = rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Options_RunDLL 5
Open Control Panel (All Items) = explorer.exe shell:::{21ec2020-3aea-1069-a2dd-08002b30309d}
Pen and Touch Tablet PC (Settings) = rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL tabletpc.cpl
Pen and Touch Tablet PC (Settings Flicks Tab) = rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL tabletpc.cpl,,1
Pen and Touch Tablet PC (Settings Handwriting Tab) = rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL tabletpc.cpl,,2
People Near Me = rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL collab.cpl
People Near Me (Sign Up Tab) = rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL collab.cpl,,1
Personalization = rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL desk.cpl,,2
Phone and Modem (Options) = rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL telephon.cpl
Phone and Modem (Options Modems Tab) = rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL telephon.cpl,,1
Phone and Modems (Options Advanced Tab) = rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL telephon.cpl,,2
Power Options = rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL powercfg.cpl
Power Options Modify Plan Settings = rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL powercfg.cpl,,1
Regional Settings = RunDll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL intl.cpl,,3
Restore Files = sdclt.exe /restorewizard
Screen Resolution = rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL desk.cpl
ScreenSaver = rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL desk.cpl,,1
Set Program Access and Computer Defaults = rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL appwiz.cpl,,3
Sound Control Playback Tab = rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLLmmsys.cpl
Sound Control Recording Tab = rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLLmmsys.cpl,,1
Sound Control Sounds Tab = rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLLmmsys.cpl,,2
Stored Usernames /Passwords = RunDll32.exe keymgr.dll,KRShowKeyMgr
System Properties = rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL sysdm.cpl
System Properties (Advanced Tab) = rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL sysdm.cpl,,3
System Properties (Hardware Tab) = rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL sysdm.cpl,,2
System Properties (Remote Tab) = rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL sysdm.cpl,,5
System Properties (System Protection Tab) = rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL sysdm.cpl,,4
System Properties (Advanced) RunDll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL sysdm.cpl,,4
System Properties (Automatic Updates) = RunDll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL sysdm.cpl,,5
Taskbar Properties = RunDll32.exe shell32.dll,Options_RunDLL 1
Unplug Eject Hardware = RunDll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL hotplug.dll
User Accounts = RunDll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL nusrmgr.cpl
Welcome Center = rundll32.exe oobefldr.dll,ShowWelcomeCenter
Windows (About) = RunDll32.exe SHELL32.DLL,ShellAboutW
Windows Firewall = RunDll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL firewall.cpl
Windows Firewall = rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL firewall.cpl
Windows Security Center = RunDll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL wscui.cpl
Wireless Network Setup = RunDll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL NetSetup.cpl,@0,WNSW
Wireless Networks pop-up = rundll32.exe van.dll,RunVAN
Internet Explorer Advanced Settings
Delete All (Deeper Cleaning Including Add-on Data Deletion) = RunDll32.exe InetCpl.cpl,ClearMyTracksByProcess 4351
Delete All = RunDll32.exe InetCpl.cpl,ClearMyTracksByProcess 255
Delete Cookies = RunDll32.exe InetCpl.cpl,ClearMyTracksByProcess 2
Delete Form Data = RunDll32.exe InetCpl.cpl,ClearMyTracksByProcess 16
Delete History = RunDll32.exe InetCpl.cpl,ClearMyTracksByProcess 1
Delete Passwords = RunDll32.exe InetCpl.cpl,ClearMyTracksByProcess 32
Delete Temporary Internet Files = RunDll32.exe InetCpl.cpl,ClearMyTracksByProcess 8

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