Windows Shortcuts

"Run prompt" shortcuts

  • ncpa.cpl will open the Network Connections control panel
  • appwiz.cpl will open the Program and Features control panel
  • control will open the Win7 style Control panel
  • compmgmt.msc opens Computer Management
  • wf.msc opens Windows Firewall
  • inetcpl.cpl opens Internet Properties (Used by IE and Chrome)
  • gpedit.msc opens Group Policy Editor (Pro and above)
  • regedit opens the Registry Editor
  • services.msc opens the Service Manager
  • mstsc opens the Remote Desktop Client
    • Use mstsc --help to get the list of options
  • SystemPropertiesAdvanced opens the System Properties Advanced Program
  • UserAccountControlSettings opens the User Account Control
  • powershell opens Powershell
  • winver opens the About Windows page
  • diskmgmt.msc will open disk manager.