This page has been robot translated, sorry for typos if any. Original content here.

Using shortcuts to run commands

You probably have two or three programs that you run daily, or even many times a day. And, most likely, you took the shortcuts of these programs to the most convenient place on the "Desktop" to run them as quickly as possible. You can further accelerate the launch of these programs if you specify hot keys to call them. To do this, right-click the shortcut of the desired program, select the "Properties" item and on the "Label" tab, place the mouse cursor in the "Quick Call" field. Then press the key combination to call this program (Ctrl + Alt + letter, Ctrl + Shift + letter, Alt + Shift + letter or Ctrl + Alt + Shift + letter). It's very simple to get used to this method of opening programs, even wondering how it used to go without it.

For many Windows commands, you can make shortcuts.

To do this it is very simple: in the context menu select New -> Shortcut and specify the required command line, for example:

  • rundll32 shell32, SHExitWindowsEx -1 Overload Explorer
  • rundll32 shell32, Control_RunDLL Open "Control Panel"
The list of commands is too extensive and depends on the system installed on your computer.

Here is the list of the most important shortcuts for teams ...

  • rundll32 diskcopy, DiskCopyRunDll - call the "Copy disk" dialog.
  • rundll32 keyboard, disable - disables the keyboard, is valid until the next reboot.
  • rundll32 mouse, disable - disable mouse until reboot.
  • rundll32 krnl386.exe, exitkernel - unload the kernel of the system, exit Windows.
  • rundll32 mshtml.dll, PrintHTML "HtmlFileNameAndPath" - print an HTML document where "HtmlFileNameAndPath" is the path to the file and its name.
  • rundll32 msprint2.dll, RUNDLL_PrintTestPage - print a test page on the printer.
  • rundll32 netplwiz.dll, AddNetPlaceRunDll - call the connection wizard of the new network resource "Add to the networked environment".
  • rundll32 rnaui.dll, RnaWizard - invocation of the "Remote access network" wizard.
  • rundll32 rnaui.dll, RnaWizard / 1 - call the "Remote Access Network" wizard without displaying the initial window.
  • rundll32 shell, ShellExecute - open the Explorer (the "Desktop" folder).
  • rundll32 shell32, Control_RunDLL - open the folder "Control Panel" in Explorer.
  • rundll32 shell32, Control_RunDLL appwiz.cpl ,, n - call the "Add or Remove Programs" window, which opens a tab with the number "n" (from 1 to 3).
  • rundll32 shell32, Control_RunDLL main.cpl @ 0 - open the "Mouse Properties" dialog.
  • rundll32 shell32, Control_RunDLL main.cpl @ 1 - open the "Keyboard Properties" dialog.
  • rundll32 shell32, Control_RunDLL main.cpl @ 2 - open the "Printers" folder.
  • rundll32 SHELL32, SHHelpShortcuts_RunDLL PrintersFolder - open the "Printers" folder (another way).
  • rundll32 shell32, Control_RunDLL main.cpl @ 3 - open the folder "Fonts".
  • rundll32 SHELL32, SHHelpShortcuts_RunDLL FontsFolder - open the folder "Fonts" (another way).
  • rundll32 SHELL32, Control_RunDLL modem.cpl, add - open the dialog "Modem properties".
  • rundll32 shell32, Control_RunDLL timedate.cpl - open the "Date and time" dialog.
  • rundll32 shell32, OpenAs_RunDLL - call the "Open with ..." dialog.
  • rundll32 shell32, ShellAboutA WINHOWTO.RU - information about the version of Windows.
  • rundll32 shell32, SHExitWindowsEx 0 - close all programs, reload the shell.
  • rundll32 shell32, SHExitWindowsEx 1 - turn off the PC.
  • rundll32 SHELL32, SHExitWindowsEx -1 - overload the Windows shell.
  • rundll32 shell32, SHExitWindowsEx 2 - reboot the PC.
  • rundll32 shell32, SHExitWindowsEx 4 - forcibly close all programs.
  • rundll32 shell32, SHExitWindowsEx 8 - exit Windows and turn off the ATX-compatible PC.
  • rundll32 shell32, SHFormatDrive - call the disk formatting dialog A :.
  • rundll32 SHELL32, SHHelpShortcuts_RunDLL AddPrinter - starts the " Add Printer Wizard".
  • rundll32 shell32, SHHelpShortcuts_RunDLL Connect - Start the network drive connection wizard.
  • rundll32 SHELL32, SHHelpShortcuts_RunDLL PrintTestPage - print a test page.
  • rundll32 sysdm.cpl, InstallDevice_Rundll - call the installation wizard.
  • rundll32 url.dll, FileProtocolHandler% 1 - open a web page where% 1 is the site URL (including http: //).
  • rundll32 url.dll, MailToProtocolHandler% 1 - create a new email, where% 1 is the e-mail address of the recipient.
  • rundll32 user, CASCADECHILDWINDOWS - arrange all windows in a cascade.
  • rundll32 user, TILECHILDWINDOWS - arrange all the windows on the screen.
  • rundll32 user, disableoemlayer - system crash (!) - turn off all I / O functions (keyboard, display, mouse). As a result, there will be a black screen with a cursor and a non-responsive system, but Windows continues to work.
  • rundll32 user, ExitWindowsExec - fast restart Windows.
  • rundll32 user, RepaintScreen - execute the command "Update".
  • rundll32 user, SetCaretBlinkTime n - set the frequency of the cursor flashing corresponding to the value of the parameter n.
  • rundll32 user, SetCursorPos - move the mouse cursor to the upper left corner of the screen.
  • rundll32 user, SetDoubleClickTime n - set double click speed of the left mouse button (Double Click) corresponding to the parameter n.
  • rundll32 user, SwapMouseButton - swap keys of the mouse (reverse shift is impossible).
  • rundll32 user, WNetConnectDialog - call the "Network drive connection" dialog.
  • rundll32 user, WNetDisconnectDialog - call the "Disconnect network drive" dialog.
  • rundll32 AppWiz.Cpl, NewLinkHere% 1 - launch the New Shortcut Wizard where% 1 is the path to the source file.