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How to Run Control Panel Tools through Run and Command Prompt

Hi guys,

This article will help you to run control panel tools by using run application of windows operating and command prompt (micro soft disk operating system).

This article will help to boost your work also it takes time to find control panel and run items, if you can remember the shortcut codes than that will definitely help you to do your any work very faster way.

Some of the control panel items are required every time link if you want to install new fonts on your computer then you need to follow all the steps to find control panel and open font then you need paste, imagine that same thing you can do in 2 steps, yes same thing you can in 2 steps by typing command.

Note : If you want to run  all these control panel items from command prompt then make sure that your command prompt has full control over your computer means you need to run your command prompt as administrator, that time you have to give full access or main access. [windows/system32].

How to Run Command Prompt as Administrator

Run Command Prompt as AdministratorHere am using windows 8.1 on my PC, just press windows key or press shortcut key Windows Key+Q for Search every where on PC. and just type for Command Prompt. Now It's time to right click on command prompt application and then you will get run as administrator. That will give you access to your system32 files. 

Note: If you wanna run control panel tools through Run Application Just press windows key + r for run and type given command and just press enter and next moment you will get your desired tool on your computer screen. 

Run Command Prompt as Administrator

Control Panel Tools with extension name

Control Panel Tools with extension name
  • Joystick Properties            control joy.cpl
It gives you joystick properties and let you control the joystick settings for your computer 
  • Keyboard Properties            control main.cpl keyboard
It will give you the setting of keyboard and you can change the setting and save it it's one of the easiest way. 
  • Multimedia Properties          control mmsys.cpl
Give multimedia properties means you can get sound and volume control window where you can change setting of microphone and speaker etc...
  • Network Properties             control netcpl.cpl or ncpa.cpl
This will give you access to the network places and gives the lists of network adapters
  • Password Properties            control password.cpl
This is password properties setting, you can control password setting and it will let you change the password too. 
  • PC Card                        control main.cpl pc card (PCMCIA)
It will give you the windows on mouse control system, where you can change the speed of mouse and etc...
  • Regional Settings              control intl.cpl
Regional setting, you can choose your place on computer and date and time setting. 
  • Scanners and Cameras           control sticpl.cpl
This will give you access to the scanner and camera devices where you can add new devices too and you can refresh them. 
  • Sound Properties               control mmsys.cpl sounds
This is the sound properties where you can increase the volume and decrease the volume and change default sound device. 
  • System Properties              control sysdm.cpl
It gives you information about your computer system windows windows you have installed and what are the specifications
  • Power Management (Windows 95)  control main.cpl power
This is the power management tool for windows 95 and more others
  • Power Management (Windows 98)  control powercfg.cpl
This is also a power management tool for windows 98 operating system
  • Printers Folder                control printers
This will give you access to your all the devices and gives the lists of added printers on your computer and let you control your online and offline printers
  • Mouse Properties               control main.cpl
Gives you mouse control panel for your computer
  • Accessibility Options          control access.cpl
Accessibility options of your computer it's control mechanism
  • Add New Hardware               control sysdm.cpl add new hardware
If you wanna add new hardware on your computer then go through this 
  • Add/Remove Programs            control appwiz.cpl
Do you want to remove any of your un-necessary installed application from your computer then go through this 
  • Date/Time Properties           control timedate.cpl
Do you want to change your computer date and time than use this shortcut key
  • Display Properties             control desk.cpl
You can change your display setting through this command
  • FindFast                       control findfast.cpl
  • Fonts Folder                   control fonts
Gives you fonts folder, where you can install new fonts
  • Internet Properties            control inetcpl.cpl
You can change your internet properties from here. 
  • Microsoft Exchange             control mlcfg32.cpl
  • Microsoft Mail Post Office     control wgpocpl.cpl
  • Modem Properties               control modem.cpl


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