Common Commands for IT

Here, we will list down few of the common commands we use evey day

Open Event log or event viewer =>  Start -> Run -> eventvwr

Open Tasks => Start-> Run-> tasks

Open firewall settings => Start-> Run-> firewall.cpl

Open IIS or Internet Information Services Manager=> Start-> Run-> inetmgr

Open temporary directory or folder => Start-> Run-> temp

Open Services => Start-> Run-> services.msc

Open Certificate Manager => Start-> Run->  certmgr.msc

Open Remote desktop Connection => Start-> Run->  mstsc

Open Microsoft Management Console =>  Start-> Run->  mmc

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2 Responses to Common Commands for IT

  1. rajeevakjeev says:

    Few More.
    Accessibility Controls – access.cpl
    Accessibility Wizard – accwiz
    Add Hardware Wizard – hdwwiz.cpl
    Add/Remove Programs – appwiz.cpl
    Administrative Tools – control admintools
    Automatic Updates – wuaucpl.cpl
    Bluetooth Transfer Wizard – fsquirt
    Calculator – calc
    Certificate Manager – certmgr.msc
    Character Map – charmap
    Check Disk Utility – chkdsk
    Clipboard Viewer – clipbrd
    Command Prompt – cmd
    Component Services – dcomcnfg
    Computer Management – compmgmt.msc
    Control Panel – control
    Date and Time Properties – timedate.cpl
    DDE Shares – ddeshare
    Device Manager – devmgmt.msc
    Direct X Troubleshooter – dxdiag
    Disk Cleanup Utility – cleanmgr
    Disk Defragment – dfrg.msc
    Disk Management – diskmgmt.msc
    Disk Partition Manager – diskpart
    Display Properties – control desktop
    Display Properties – desk.cpl
    Dr. Watson System Troubleshooting Utility – drwtsn32
    Driver Verifier Utility – verifier
    Event Viewer – eventvwr.msc
    Files and Settings Transfer Tool – migwiz
    File Signature Verification Tool – sigverif
    Findfast – findfast.cpl
    Firefox – firefox
    Folders Properties – control folders
    Fonts – control fonts
    Fonts Folder – fonts
    Free Cell Card Game – freecell
    Game Controllers – joy.cpl
    Group Policy Editor (for xp professional) – gpedit.msc
    Hearts Card Game – mshearts
    Help and Support – helpctr
    HyperTerminal – hypertrm
    Iexpress Wizard – iexpress
    Indexing Service – ciadv.msc
    Internet Connection Wizard – icwconn1
    Internet Explorer – iexplore
    Internet Properties – inetcpl.cpl
    Keyboard Properties – control keyboard
    Local Security Settings – secpol.msc
    Local Users and Groups – lusrmgr.msc
    Logs You Out Of Windows – logoff
    Malicious Software Removal Tool – mrt
    Microsoft Chat – winchat
    Microsoft Movie Maker – moviemk
    Microsoft Paint – mspaint
    Microsoft Syncronization Tool – mobsync
    Minesweeper Game – winmine
    Mouse Properties – control mouse
    Mouse Properties – main.cpl
    Netmeeting – conf
    Network Connections – control netconnections
    Network Connections – ncpa.cpl
    Network Setup Wizard – netsetup.cpl
    Notepad notepad
    Object Packager – packager
    ODBC Data Source Administrator – odbccp32.cpl
    On Screen Keyboard – osk
    Outlook Express – msimn
    Paint – pbrush
    Password Properties – password.cpl
    Performance Monitor – perfmon.msc
    Performance Monitor – perfmon
    Phone and Modem Options – telephon.cpl
    Phone Dialer – dialer
    Pinball Game – pinball
    Power Configuration – powercfg.cpl
    Printers and Faxes – control printers
    Printers Folder – printers
    Regional Settings – intl.cpl
    Registry Editor – regedit
    Registry Editor – regedit32
    Remote Access Phonebook – rasphone
    Remote Desktop – mstsc
    Removable Storage – ntmsmgr.msc
    Removable Storage Operator Requests – ntmsoprq.msc
    Resultant Set of Policy (for xp professional) – rsop.msc
    Scanners and Cameras – sticpl.cpl
    Scheduled Tasks – control schedtasks
    Security Center – wscui.cpl
    Services – services.msc
    Shared Folders – fsmgmt.msc
    Shuts Down Windows – shutdown
    Sounds and Audio – mmsys.cpl
    Spider Solitare Card Game – spider
    SQL Client Configuration – cliconfg
    System Configuration Editor – sysedit
    System Configuration Utility – msconfig
    System Information – msinfo32
    System Properties – sysdm.cpl
    Task Manager – taskmgr
    TCP Tester – tcptest
    Telnet Client – telnet
    User Account Management – nusrmgr.cpl
    Utility Manager – utilman
    Windows Address Book – wab
    Windows Address Book Import Utility – wabmig
    Windows Explorer – explorer
    Windows Firewall – firewall.cpl
    Windows Magnifier – magnify
    Windows Management Infrastructure – wmimgmt.msc
    Windows Media Player – wmplayer
    Windows Messenger – msmsgs
    Windows System Security Tool – syskey
    Windows Update Launches – wupdmgr
    Windows Version – winver
    Windows XP Tour Wizard – tourstart
    Wordpad – write

  2. alpesh chaudhari says:

    thnx a lot sir

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