100+ Useful Run Commands For Windows 7 Vista and XP
Like everyone said, time is gold. Every single second is precious and time is not to be wasted. Doyou notice that sometimes we actually used up to 10 seconds to open a windows program? Withtoday tip, you can probably open any programs in less than 5 seconds. So now I’m going to showyou a list of general and common commands that you can use in the
option from the
(Start > Run box). I consider this tip somewhat advanced, but if you get this into your headearly on and spend more time familiarizing yourself, you can be a PRO in computing shortcuts!This list is quite long and extensive. If you can’t memorize all these right away, you can alwayscome back here and check out the commands you need when you wish to open certain windows programs. (Bookmark this page!)Additional Advice: I strongly recommend you to use SlickRun.SlickRun is simply another “run
option” that is much more simple to use.SlickRun is a free floating command line utility for Windows. SlickRun gives you almost instantaccess to any program or website. SlickRun allows you to create command aliases (known asMagicWords), so C:\Program Files\Outlook Express\msimn.exe becomes MAIL.Enter a web URL into SlickRun and it will launch your browser and navigate to the specifiedaddress. Run multiple programs in a few keystrokes, jot a note, look up a definition… SlickRun isthe most natural way to interact with your computer.Alright, here we go.
Run Commands that can be used in both “Windows Vista” and “Windows XP”:
To open…Run Commands…
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