As you know, there are various command words provided in Windows 7 and Windows Vista which are quite tough to remember. These shortcut commands help us to launch any program right from the Run dialog and also let you to access the hidden settings. Just open the Run dialog by pressing the key combination of WinKey + R and type command word on that and press Enter.You can also use these command words in command window. To open the command window type cmd in Run dialog and hit enter. You may observe most of the command words are also applicable for Windows XP.

Command Window in Windows 7 Operating System

Command Window in Windows 7 Operating System

Here TechPuffs has collected some of the useful command words and listed in the table provided below exclusively for you.

# Run Command What it does / opens?
1 logoff Logs Out of Windows
2 shutdown Shuts Down Windows
3 wscui.cpl Action Center
4 control admintools Administrative Tools
5 sdclt Backup and Restore
6 cttune Cleartype Text Tuner
7 compmgmt.msc or CompMgmtLauncher Computer Management
8 control Control Panel
9 recdisc Create a System Repair Disc
10 devmgmt.msc Device Manager
11 control printers Devices and Printers
12 dxdiag Direct X Troubleshooter
13 diskmgmt.msc Disk Management
14 eventvwr.msc Event Viewer
15 sigverif File Signature Verification Tool
16 control folders Folders Options
17 control keyboard Keyboard
18 mmc Microsoft Management Console
19 msdt Microsoft Support Diagnostic Tool
20 control mouse or main.cpl Mouse
21 perfmon.msc Performance Monitor
22 control desktop Personalization
23 powercfg.cpl Power Configuration
24 printmanagement.msc Print Management
25 msconfig System Configuration
26 iexplore Internet Explorer
27 iexplore -extoff Internet Explorer (No Add-ons)
28 iexplore about:blank Internet Explorer (No Home)
29 regedit Registry Editor