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    Run Commands:

    compmgmt.msc - Computer management
    devmgmt.msc - Device manager
    diskmgmt.msc - Disk management
    dfrg.msc - Disk defrag
    eventvwr.msc - Event viewer
    fsmgmt.msc - Shared folders
    gpedit.msc - Group policies
    lusrmgr.msc - Local users and groups
    perfmon.msc - Performance monitor
    rsop.msc - Resultant set of policies
    secpol.msc - Local security settings
    services.msc - Various Services
    msconfig - System Configuration Utility
    regedit - Registry Editor
    msinfo32 _ System Information
    sysedit _ System Edit
    win.ini _ windows loading information(also system.ini)
    winver _ Shows current version of windows
    mailto: _ Opens default email client
    command _ Opens command prompt

    Run Commands to access the control panel:

    Add/Remove Programs control appwiz.cpl
    Date/Time Properties control timedate.cpl
    Display Properties control desk.cpl
    FindFast control findfast.cpl
    Fonts Folder control fonts
    Internet Properties control inetcpl.cpl
    Keyboard Properties control main.cpl keyboard
    Mouse Properties control main.cpl
    Multimedia Properties control mmsys.cpl
    Network Properties control netcpl.cpl
    Password Properties control password.cpl
    Printers Folder control printers
    Sound Properties control mmsys.cpl sounds
    System Properties control sysdm.cpl

    Command Prompt:

    ANSI.SYS - Defines functions that change display graphics, control cursor movement, and reassign keys.
    APPEND - Causes MS-DOS to look in other directories when editing a file or running a command.
    ARP - Displays, adds, and removes arp information from network devices.
    ASSIGN - Assign a drive letter to an alternate letter.
    ASSOC - View the file associations.
    AT - Schedule a time to execute commands or programs.
    ATMADM - Lists connections and addresses seen by Windows ATM call manager.
    ATTRIB - Display and change file attributes.
    BATCH - Recovery console command that executes a series of commands in a file.
    BOOTCFG - Recovery console command that allows a user to view, modify, and rebuild the boot.ini
    BREAK - Enable / disable CTRL + C feature.
    CACLS - View and modify file ACL's.
    CALL - Calls a batch file from another batch file.
    CD - Changes directories.
    CHCP - Supplement the International keyboard and character set information.
    CHDIR - Changes directories.
    CHKDSK - Check the hard disk drive running FAT for errors.
    CHKNTFS - Check the hard disk drive running NTFS for errors.
    CHOICE - Specify a listing of multiple options within a batch file.
    CLS - Clears the screen.
    CMD - Opens the command interpreter.
    COLOR - Easily change the foreground and background color of the MS-DOS window.
    COMP - Compares files.
    COMPACT - Compresses and uncompress files.
    CONTROL - Open control panel icons from the MS-DOS prompt.
    CONVERT - Convert FAT to NTFS.
    COPY - Copy one or more files to an alternate location.
    CTTY - Change the computers input/output devices.
    DATE - View or change the systems date.
    DEBUG - Debug utility to create assembly programs to modify hardware settings.
    DEFRAG - Re-arrange the hard disk drive to help with loading programs.
    DEL - Deletes one or more files.
    DELETE - Recovery console command that deletes a file.
    DELTREE - Deletes one or more files and/or directories.
    DIR - List the contents of one or more directory.
    DISABLE - Recovery console command that disables Windows system services or drivers.
    DISKCOMP - Compare a disk with another disk.
    DISKCOPY - Copy the contents of one disk and place them on another disk.
    DOSKEY - Command to view and execute commands that have been run in the past.
    DOSSHELL - A GUI to help with early MS-DOS users.
    DRIVPARM - Enables overwrite of original device drivers.
    ECHO - Displays messages and enables and disables echo.
    EDIT - View and edit files.
    EDLIN - View and edit files.
    EMM386 - Load extended Memory Manager.
    ENABLE - Recovery console command to enable a disable service or driver.
    ENDLOCAL - Stops the localization of the environment changes enabled by the setlocal command.
    ERASE - Erase files from computer.
    EXIT - Exit from the command interpreter.
    EXPAND - Expand a M*cros*ft Windows file back to it's original format.
    EXTRACT - Extract files from the M*cros*ft Windows cabinets.
    FASTHELP - Displays a listing of MS-DOS commands and information about them.
    FC - Compare files.
    FDISK - Utility used to create partitions on the hard disk drive.
    FIND - Search for text within a file.
    FINDSTR - Searches for a string of text within a file.
    FIXBOOT - Writes a new boot sector.
    FIXMBR - Writes a new boot record to a disk drive.
    FOR - Boolean used in batch files.
    FORMAT - Command to erase and prepare a disk drive.
    FTP - Command to connect and operate on a FTP server.
    FTYPE - Displays or modifies file types used in file extension associations.
    GOTO - Moves a batch file to a specific label or location.
    GRAFTABL - Show extended characters in graphics mode.
    HELP - Display a listing of commands and brief explanation.
    IF - Allows for batch files to perform conditional processing.
    IFSHLP.SYS - 32-bit file manager.
    IPCONFIG - Network command to view network adapter settings and assigned values.
    KEYB - Change layout of keyboard.
    LABEL - Change the label of a disk drive.
    LH - Load a device driver in to high memory.
    LISTSVC - Recovery console command that displays the services and drivers.
    LOADFIX - Load a program above the first 64k.
    LOADHIGH - Load a device driver in to high memory.
    LOCK - Lock the hard disk drive.
    LOGON - Recovery console command to list installations and enable administrator login.
    MAP - Displays the device name of a drive.
    MD - Command to create a new directory.
    MEM - Display memory on system.
    MKDIR - Command to create a new directory.
    MODE - Modify the port or display settings.
    MORE - Display one page at a time.
    MOVE - Move one or more files from one directory to another directory.
    MSAV - Early M*cros*ft Virus scanner.
    MSD - Diagnostics utility.
    MSCDEX - Utility used to load and provide access to the CD-ROM.
    NBTSTAT - Displays protocol statistics and current TCP/IP connections using NBT
    NET - Update, fix, or view the network or network settings
    NETSH - Configure dynamic and static network information from MS-DOS.
    NETSTAT - Display the TCP/IP network protocol statistics and information.
    NLSFUNC - Load country specific information.
    NSLOOKUP - Look up an IP address of a domain or host on a network.
    PATH - View and modify the computers path location.
    PATHPING - View and locate locations of network latency.
    PAUSE - Command used in batch files to stop the processing of a command.
    PING - Test / send information to another network computer or network device.
    POPD - Changes to the directory or network path stored by the pushd command.
    POWER - Conserve power with computer portables.
    PRINT - Prints data to a printer port.
    PROMPT - View and change the MS-DOS prompt.
    PUSHD - Stores a directory or network path in memory so it can be returned to at any time.
    QBASIC - Open the QBasic.
    RD - Removes an empty directory.
    REN - Renames a file or directory.
    RENAME - Renames a file or directory.
    RMDIR - Removes an empty directory.
    ROUTE - View and configure windows network route tables.
    RUNAS - Enables a user to execute a program on another computer.
    SCANDISK - Run the scandisk utility.
    SCANREG - Scan registry and recover registry from errors.
    SET - Change one variable or string to another.
    SETLOCAL - Enables local environments to be changed without affecting anything else.
    SETVER - Change MS-DOS version to trick older MS-DOS programs.
    SHARE - Installs support for file sharing and locking capabilities.
    SHIFT - Changes the position of replaceable parameters in a batch program.
    SHUTDOWN - Shutdown the computer from the MS-DOS prompt.
    SMARTDRV - Create a disk cache in conventional memory or extended memory.
    SORT - Sorts the input and displays the output to the screen.
    START - Start a separate window in Windows from the MS-DOS prompt.
    SUBST - Substitute a folder on your computer for another drive letter.
    SWITCHES - Remove add functions from MS-DOS.
    SYS - Transfer system files to disk drive.
    TELNET - Telnet to another computer / device from the prompt.
    TIME - View or modify the system time.
    TITLE - Change the title of their MS-DOS window.
    TRACERT - Visually view a network packets route across a network.
    TREE - View a visual tree of the hard disk drive.
    TYPE - Display the contents of a file.
    UNDELETE - Undelete a file that has been deleted.
    UNFORMAT - Unformat a hard disk drive.
    UNLOCK - Unlock a disk drive.
    VER - Display the version information.
    VERIFY - Enables or disables the feature to determine if files have been written properly.
    VOL - Displays the volume information about the designated drive.
    XCOPY - Copy multiple files, directories, and/or drives from one location to another.
    TRUENAME - When placed before a file, will display the whole directory in which it exists
    TASKKILL - It allows you to kill those unneeded or locked up applications

    Windows XP Shortcuts:

    ALT+- (ALT+hyphen) - Displays the Multiple Document Interface (MDI) child window's System menu
    ALT+ENTER - View properties for the selected item
    ALT+ESC - Cycle through items in the order they were opened
    ALT+F4 - Close the active item, or quit the active program
    ALT+SPACEBAR - Display the System menu for the active window
    ALT+TAB - Switch between open items
    ALT+Underlined letter - Display the corresponding menu
    BACKSPACE - View the folder one level up in My Computer or Windows Explorer
    CTRL+A - Select all
    CTRL+B - Bold
    CTRL+C - Copy
    CTRL+I - Italics
    CTRL+O - Open an item
    CTRL+U - Underline
    CTRL+V - Paste
    CTRL+X - Cut
    CTRL+Z - Undo
    CTRL+F4 - Close the active document
    CTRL while dragging - Copy selected item
    CTRL+SHIFT while dragging - Create shortcut to selected iteM
    CTRL+RIGHT ARROW - Move the insertion point to the beginning of the next word
    CTRL+LEFT ARROW - Move the insertion point to the beginning of the previous word
    CTRL+DOWN ARROW - Move the insertion point to the beginning of the next paragraph
    CTRL+UP ARROW - Move the insertion point to the beginning of the previous paragraph
    SHIFT+DELETE - Delete selected item permanently without placing the item in the Recycle Bin
    ESC - Cancel the current task
    F1 - Displays Help
    F2 - Rename selected item
    F3 - Search for a file or folder
    F4 - Display the Address bar list in My Computer or Windows Explorer
    F5 - Refresh the active window
    F6 - Cycle through screen elements in a window or on the desktop
    F10 - Activate the menu bar in the active program
    SHIFT+F10 - Display the shortcut menu for the selected item
    CTRL+ESC - Display the Start menu
    SHIFT+CTRL+ESC - Launches Task Manager
    SHIFT when you insert a CD - Prevent the CD from automatically playing
    WIN - Display or hide the Start menu
    WIN+BREAK - Display the System Properties dialog box
    WIN+D - Minimizes all Windows and shows the Desktop
    WIN+E - Open Windows Explorer
    WIN+F - Search for a file or folder
    WIN+F+CTRL - Search for computers
    WIN+L - Locks the desktop
    WIN+M - Minimize or restore all windows
    WIN+R - Open the Run dialog box
    WIN+TAB - Switch between open items

    Windows Explorer Shortcuts:

    ALT+SPACEBAR - Display the current window’s system menu
    SHIFT+F10 - Display the item's context menu
    CTRL+ESC - Display the Start menu
    ALT+TAB - Switch to the window you last used
    ALT+F4 - Close the current window or quit
    CTRL+A - Select all items
    CTRL+X - Cut selected item(s)
    CTRL+C - Copy selected item(s)
    CTRL+V - Paste item(s)
    CTRL+Z - Undo last action
    CTRL+(+) - Automatically resize the columns in the right hand pane
    TAB - Move forward through options
    ALT+RIGHT ARROW - Move forward to a previous view
    ALT+LEFT ARROW - Move backward to a previous view
    SHIFT+DELETE - Delete an item immediately
    BACKSPACE - View the folder one level up
    ALT+ENTER - View an item’s properties
    F10 - Activate the menu bar in programs
    F6 - Switch between left and right panes
    F5 - Refresh window contents
    F3 - Display Find application
    F2 - Rename selected item

    Internet Explorer Shortcuts:

    CTRL+A - Select all items on the current page
    CTRL+D - Add the current page to your Favorites
    CTRL+E - Open the Search bar
    CTRL+F - Find on this page
    CTRL+H - Open the History bar
    CTRL+I - Open the Favorites bar
    CTRL+N - Open a new window
    CTRL+O - Go to a new location
    CTRL+P - Print the current page or active frame
    CTRL+S - Save the current page
    CTRL+W - Close current browser window
    CTRL+ENTER - Adds the http://www. (url) .com
    SHIFT+CLICK - Open link in new window
    BACKSPACE - Go to the previous page
    ALT+HOME - Go to your Home page
    HOME - Move to the beginning of a document
    TAB - Move forward through items on a page
    END - Move to the end of a document
    ESC - Stop downloading a page
    F11 - Toggle full-screen view
    F5 - Refresh the current page
    F4 - Display list of typed addresses
    F6 - Change Address bar and page focus
    ALT+RIGHT ARROW - Go to the next page
    SHIFT+CTRL+TAB - Move back between frames
    SHIFT+F10 - Display a shortcut menu for a link
    SHIFT+TAB - Move back through the items on a page
    CTRL+TAB - Move forward between frames
    CTRL+C - Copy selected items to the clipboard
    CTRL+V - Insert contents of the clipboard
    ENTER - Activate a selected link
    HOME - Move to the beginning of a document
    END - Move to the end of a document
    F1 - Display Internet Explorer Help

 

 

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