40 Windows Programs and Their Command Names

Run Windows programs from the command line. You needn’t mouse and menu to run Windows programs. Just learn how to use command prompt.

Keep a command prompt window somewhere and get into habit of running programs and utilities from command line. I see Windows user wandering round, looking for icon and shortcut. Don’t do that. Just memorise few command names and run them from the command line. That’s very easer. I’m telling you. There are a lot of utilities and applications on Windows, but these forty programs are those which I use frequently, and I thought to share them with you.

Add/Remove Programs
appwiz.cpl

Character Map
charmap.exe

Command Prompt
cmd.exe

Component Services
comexp.msc

Computer Management Console
compmgmt.msc

Display Properties
desk.cpl

Device Manager
devmgmt.msc

Defragment
dfrgui.exe

Disk Management
diskmgmt.msc

Event Viewer
eventvwr.msc

File Explorer
explorer.exe

Opens Shared Folders
fsmgmt.msc

Group Policy Editor
gpedit.msc

Internet Properties
inetcpl.cpl

iSCSI Initiator
iscsicpl.exe

Local Users And Groups
lusrmgr.msc

Keyboard Properties
main.cpl keyboard

Mouse Properties
main.cpl mouse

Windows Memory Diagnostic
mdsched.exe

Sound Properties
mmsys.cpl

System Configuration
msconfig.exe

System Information
msinfo32.exe

Paint
mspaint.exe

Remote Desktop Connection
mstsc.exe

Notepad
notepad.exe

On-Screen Keyboard
osk.exe

Resource Monitor
perfmon.exe /res

Performance Monitor
perfmon.msc

Print Management
printmanagement.msc

Steps Recorder
psr.exe

Recovery Drive
recoverydrive.exe

Registry Editor
regedit.exe

Resultant Set Of Policy
rsop.msc

Local Security Settings
secpol.msc

Services
services.msc

System Properties
sysdm.cpl

Task Manager
taskmgr.exe

Date/Time Properties
timedate.cpl

Windows Defender Firewall
wf.msc

Version Of Windows
winver.exe

― by BSDDOG

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