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Windows Productivity Vista Shortcut Keys in Run

Windows Productivity Vista Shortcut Keys in Run

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< Windows ProductivityVista Shortcut Keys >> 
Run... Command
The Run command in Windows is one of the most unused, yet powerful features (in terms of  productivity) in the operating system.
y
 
B
asic Run Command Information 
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Common Tasks with Run 
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Creating Your Own Run Commands 
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Infrequently Used Run Commands 
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Using Run as a Command Prompt 
B
asic Run Command Information
It is accessible in one of two ways: through the start menu (
 Figure 1
) and through theshortcutkeyWin+R. The dialog itself looks very unassuming, and quite user unfriendly if you ask me(
 Figure 2
). Its main purpose, as you can see from the dialog information, is to open a program,folder, document, or Internet resource which Windows will then open.
 
F
igure 1 - Run on the Start Menu
F
igure 2 - The Run Dialog
Common Tasks with Run
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elow are a list of commands you can type into the Run dialog:Run Calculator calcRun Command Prompt cmdRun
F
irefox (if installed) firefoxRun Internet Explorer iexploreRun Microsoft Word (if installed) winwordRun Microsoft Excel (if installed) excelRun Microsoft Outlook (if installed) outlook Run Notepad notepadRun Wordpad wordpadOpen Control Panel control panelOpen Program
F
iles folder %programfiles%Shutdown Windows shutdownRestart Windows shutdown -r Log Off Windows logoff Registry Editor regeditTask Manager taskmgr Windows Update Launches wupdmgr 
Creating Your Own Run Commands
If you are like me, you will use a few programs very frequently. One way to make them startfaster is to give them their own Run command:1.
 
Win+R to open the Run dialog
 
2.
 
Enter %windir% to open the Windows directory3.
 
Alt+
F
W S to open the
F
ile menu, choose the New menu item, then the Shortcut menuitem4.
 
Go through the wizard to create a shortcut to the desired program5.
 
The name you give the shortcut is what you type in the Run dialog to start the program
Infrequently Used Run Commands
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elow are a list of commands you can type into the Run dialog, split into several categories: programs, control panels, computer administration tools, and special folders.
Programs
Character Map charmapCheck Disk Utility chkdsk Clipboard Viewer clipbrd
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ree Cell freecellHearts Card msheartsMicrosoft Chat winchatMinesweeper winmineOn Screen Keyboard osk Remote Desktop mstscSpider Solitare spider Telnet Client telnetWindows Magnifier magnify
Control Panels
Accessibility Controls access.cplAdd Hardware Wizard hdwwiz.cplAdd/Remove Programs appwiz.cplAdministrative Tools control admintoolsAutomatic Updates wuaucpl.cplDate and Time timedate.cplDisplay Properties desk.cpl
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olders Properties control folders
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onts control fonts
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onts
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older fontsGame Controllers joy.cplInternet Properties inetcpl.cpl

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