10 Must Know Run Commands For Every Windows User

By Gizbot Bureau

Microsoft's Windows is the first preference of all the users as it implements various features and facilities that are easy to operate on your system. Run Commands is one such feature that we are talking about. In this article, we are sharing the 10 main Run Commands that are helpful to open anything. All you need is to type these commands on the Run command box to get quick access to the applications and features.

10 Must Know Run Commands For Every Windows User


Top 10 Run Commands for the Windows User

1) "." Command

The above Run Command "." helps you to open the home folder of the user. If you want to access the documents, pictures, desktop, videos, and downloads, then press the Windows key + R and type '.' in the Run Command box. The user's home folder will be opened for you. This is the simplest way to access the user's home folder.

2) "\" Command

The "\" Run Command helps to open C drive. When you want to access the C drive, press the Windows key + R and type '\' in the command box, the C drive will be opened for you.

3) "Calc" Command

The 'Calc' Command will open the calculator. Opening the calculator through Start menu, Accessories and Calculator is a longer task. Well, when you want to access the calculator quickly, type 'Calc' to open the calculator immediately.

4) "notepad" Command

Users can open the notepad from the Start menu and then clicking on the notepad. The easier way to open the notepad is by typing 'notepad' in the Run dialog box. Most of the users make use of this command in urgency.

5) "write" Command

The "write" Command will help you to open the Wordpad on your computer. Just enter "write" on the command box to open the Wordpad.

6) "msinfo32" Command


When you want to see the system information, then type 'msinfo32' in the Run command box. This command will open up the system details which include hardware and software. On the Run dialog box, type 'msinfo32' to view the system information.

7) "services.msc" Command

Sometimes, the task manager won't be able to close all the services or apps. With the help of Windows Services, we can close them manually. The simple way to open the Windows Services app on your device is through typing 'services.msc' on the Run dialog box and press Enter button. This feature is very useful when you know the way to use it.

8) "%USERPROFILE%" Command

This Run Command will help you to open the specific user's Profile directory. Using the '%USERPROFILE%' Command, you can open the personal folders, music, pictures, videos, etc.

9) "%PROGRAMFILES%" Command

We open the program files to manage and run the installed software. Use '%PROGRAMFILES' command to open the program file folder on your device. This is one of the best Run commands to be used.

10) "cleanmgr" Command

The 'cleanmgr' Command will clean the junk files on your system. This command opens the Windows Disk Cleanup Utility to clean up all the drive. Type 'cleanmgr' on the Run command box and press the Enter button to open the Disk Cleanup Utility.

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