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Using shortcuts to execute commands

You probably have two or three programs that you run daily, or even many times a day. And, most likely, you moved the shortcuts of these programs to the most convenient place on the "Desktop" to run them as quickly as possible. You can speed up the launch of these programs even more if you set up hot keys for calling them. To do this, right-click on the shortcut of the desired program, select the "Properties" item and on the "Shortcut" tab, position the mouse cursor in the "Shortcut" field. Then press the key combination to call this program (Ctrl + Alt + letter, Ctrl + Shift + letter, Alt + Shift + letter or Ctrl + Alt + Shift + letter). Getting used to this method of opening programs is very simple, you even wonder how you could do without it before.

For many Windows commands, shortcuts can be made.

It is very simple to do this: in the context menu, select Create -> Shortcut and specify the necessary command line, for example:

  • rundll32 shell32, SHExitWindowsEx -1 Reload 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 a list of the most significant command shortcuts ...

  • rundll32 diskcopy, DiskCopyRunDll - call the "Copy disk" dialog.
  • rundll32 keyboard, disable - disable the keyboard, valid until the next reboot.
  • rundll32 mouse, disable - disable the mouse until reboot.
  • rundll32 krnl386.exe, exitkernel - unload the system kernel, 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 wizard to connect the new network resource "Add to Network Places".
  • rundll32 rnaui.dll, RnaWizard - call the "Remote Access Network" wizard.
  • rundll32 rnaui.dll, RnaWizard / 1 - call the "Remote Access to Network" wizard without displaying the initial window.
  • rundll32 shell, ShellExecute - open Explorer (the "Desktop" folder).
  • rundll32 shell32, Control_RunDLL - open the "Control Panel" folder in Explorer.
  • rundll32 shell32, Control_RunDLL appwiz.cpl ,, n - call the "Add or Remove Programs" window, in which the tab with the number "n" is open (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 Fonts folder.
  • rundll32 SHELL32, SHHelpShortcuts_RunDLL FontsFolder - open the Fonts folder (another way).
  • rundll32 SHELL32, Control_RunDLL modem.cpl, add - open the "Modem Properties" dialog.
  • rundll32 shell32, Control_RunDLL timedate.cpl - open the "Date and time" dialog.
  • rundll32 shell32, OpenAs_RunDLL - call the dialog "Open with ...".
  • 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 - reload the Windows shell.
  • rundll32 shell32, SHExitWindowsEx 2 - restart the PC.
  • rundll32 shell32, SHExitWindowsEx 4 - force close all programs.
  • rundll32 shell32, SHExitWindowsEx 8 - exit from Windows and turn off the ATX-compatible PC.
  • rundll32 shell32, SHFormatDrive - call the disk formatting dialog A :.
  • rundll32 SHELL32, SHHelpShortcuts_RunDLL AddPrinter - launch the "Printer Setup Wizard".
  • rundll32 shell32, SHHelpShortcuts_RunDLL Connect - launch the network drive connection wizard.
  • rundll32 SHELL32, SHHelpShortcuts_RunDLL PrintTestPage - print a test page.
  • rundll32 sysdm.cpl, InstallDevice_Rundll - call the hardware 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 message, where% 1 is the e-mail addressee.
  • rundll32 user, CASCADECHILDWINDOWS - cascade all windows.
  • rundll32 user, TILECHILDWINDOWS - arrange all windows on the screen.
  • rundll32 user, disableoemlayer - system crash (!) - turn off all I / O functions (keyboard, display, mouse). The result will be a black screen with a cursor and a non-responsive system, but Windows continues to work.
  • rundll32 user, ExitWindowsExec - fast reboot of Windows.
  • rundll32 user, RepaintScreen - run the "Update" command.
  • rundll32 user, SetCaretBlinkTime n - set the blinking frequency of the cursor 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 the speed of double-clicking the left mouse button (Double Click), corresponding to the parameter n.
  • rundll32 user, SwapMouseButton - swap mouse keys (reverse shift is not possible).
  • rundll32 user, WNetConnectDialog - call the " Map Network Drive" dialog.
  • rundll32 user, WNetDisconnectDialog - call the dialog "Disconnect a network drive."
  • rundll32 AppWiz.Cpl, NewLinkHere% 1 - launch the wizard to create a new shortcut, where% 1 is the path to the source file.