Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Shortcuts to Applications in Windows 7

05 Nov 2010   #1
Abhishek Ghosh

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit, Mac OS X 10.6
 
 
Shortcuts to Applications in Windows 7

I have used 64 bit version of Windows 7 to test the shortcuts, screenshots are included to give you a visual impression.


Firstly, use [Windows key] and [R] to invoke the run command box:


1) Character Map = charmap.exe
very useful for finding unusual characters.


2) Color Management = colorcpl.exe


3) Device pairing wizard= devicepairingwizard.exe


4) Display Switch = displayswitch.exe


5) Direct X diagnostic = dxdiag.exe


5) DPI Scaling = dpiscaling.exe


8) Driver verification manager = verifier.exe (Undocumented, Security prompt will appear, accept it.)


9) Event Viewer Snapin Launcher = eventvwr.exe (Security prompt will appear, accept it.)


10 ) File siganture verification tool = sigverif.exe


11) Private character editor = eudcedit.exe (Security prompt will appear, accept it.)

allows creation or modification of characters :


12) IExpress Wizard = iexpress.exe

Create self-extracting / self-installing package:


13) Group policy editor = gpedit.msc

Used to manage group policies, and permissions, (Security prompt will appear, accept it.)


14) Language setup = lpksetup.exe

(Security prompt will appear, accept it.)


15) Magnifier = magnify.exe


16) Memory diagnostic tool = mdsched.exe

(Security prompt will appear, accept it.)


17) Microsoft Synchronization Manager = mobsync.exe

It works in Microsoft Windows XP too, undocumented for Microsoft Windows XP.


18) Microsoft remote assistance = msra.exe


19) Microsoft diagnostic troubleshooting wizard = msdt.exe

(Security prompt will appear, accept it.)


20) Microsoft Malicious Software removal tool = mrt.exe


21) Narrator = narrator.exe


22) Network shared folder wizard = shrpubw.exe

(Security prompt will appear, accept it.) Creates shared folders on network:


23) ODBC Data Source Administrator = odbcad32.exe

(Security prompt will appear, accept it.)


24) Problem steps recorder = psr.exe


25) Registry editor = regedit.exe


26) File encryption certificate = rekeywiz.exe


27) Remote desktop = mstsc.exe


28) Remote connection manager = rasphone.exe


29) System restore = rstrui.exe


30) Services = services.msc

(Security prompt will appear, accept it.)


31) Sound Volume = sndvol.exe


32) Sound recorder = soundrecorder.exe


33) System activation = slui.exe


34) System monitor = perfmon.exe


very useful, highly configurable tool, tells you everything you ever wanted to know about any aspect of PC performance, for uber-geeks only.

35) Syskey = syskey.exe


Secures Windows 7 Account database Ė use with care, itís virtually undocumented but it appears to encrypt all passwords, Iím not sure of the full implications.

36) System configuration = msconfig.exe


37) System information = msinfo32.exe




My System SpecsSystem Spec
05 Nov 2010   #2
Arc

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit SP 1
 
 

Nice work

Here is a few more : Run Commands for Windows 7
My System SpecsSystem Spec
05 Nov 2010   #3
Combine

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bits
 
 

Very nice, I appreciate your work, it was useful for me.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
06 Nov 2010   #4
Abhishek Ghosh

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit, Mac OS X 10.6
 
 

Thanks Arc!
Nope they does not work. To activate Clipboard, you have to copy paste the exe from Win XP. For the others, probably the dll files has been replaced.

@Combine: Thanks mate
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Shortcuts to Applications in Windows 7




Thread Tools



Similar help and support threads for2: Shortcuts to Applications in Windows 7
Thread Forum
Solved What are the applications that come with Windows 7 General Discussion
Batch script to change how applications open from shortcuts General Discussion
Solved Windows 7 RDP shortcuts Network & Sharing
applications on top, windows 7 General Discussion
Windows 7 Shortcuts General Discussion
Windows 7 will not run some Applications Software

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:13 AM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App