Sunday, 1 November 2015

Useful Windows commands you should know



Program Name

Create and repair a system partition:
Manage boot configuration data:
Automated cleanup of temp files, recycle
bin:
Quit the current script:
Update group policy settings:
Command

bcdboot
bcdedit

cleanmgr
exit
gpupdate


Program Features/Add-Remove program:
appwiz.cpl


Windows Firewall:
firewall.cpl


Windows Firewall with Advanced Security:
wf.msc


Remote Desktop:
Mstsc


Microsoft word:
winword


Microsoft  excel:
Excel


Microsoft Powerpoint:
powerpnt


Microsoft Outlook:
outlook


Internet explorer:
iexplore


Explorer:
explorer.exe


Task Manager:
taskmgr


Disk Cleanup Utility:
cleanmgr


Disk Management:
diskmgmt.msc


Display Properties:
desk.cpl


Event Viewer:
eventvwr.msc


Group Policy Editor:
gpedit.msc


Internet Properties:
inetcpl.cpl


Check network status:


Ping "ip address or 
hostname" 
eg: ping 192.168.0.1 -t


IP Configuration (Display Connection Configuration:
ipconfig /all


IP Configuration (Display DNS Cache Contents):
ipconfig /displaydns


IP Configuration (Delete DNS Cache Contents):
ipconfig /flushdns


IP Configuration (Release All Connections):
ipconfig /release


IP Configuration (Renew All Connections):
ipconfig /renew


Trace the network path:

tracert "ip address"
 eg: tracert 192.168.0.1


Local Users and Groups:
lusrmgr.msc


Network Connections:
ncpa.cpl


Notepad:
notepad


Power Configuration:
powercfg.cpl


Regional Settings:
intl.cpl


Registry Editor:
regedit


Services:
services.msc


System Configuration Utility:
msconfig


System File Checker Utility (Scan Immediately):
sfc /scannow


Checkdisk:
chkdsk


Checkdisk for operating system upon restart:

chkdsk c: /R.. 
Then click on yes


System Properties:
sysdm.cpl


Run command prompt through administrator account from user profile:
runas /u:administrator cmd


Scanner and fax wizard:
wiaacmgr.exe


Opens the DirectX Diagnostic Tool:
dxdiag


System Restore console:
rstrui


Windows Remote Assistance:
msra


Windows PowerShell:
powershell


Windows Features:
optionalfeatures


Print Management:
printmanagement.msc


Paint:
mspaint


On-Screen Keyboard:
osk


Problem Steps Recorder:
psr



Ease of Access Center:
utilman