Control Panel shortcuts..

Posted on Sun 05 March 2006 in Life • 2 min read

Searching for the shortcut to device manager..i came across these nice shortcuts for several control panel settings options for easy access..To run each of these settings,

Fire up run (win key + r) and type in the Shortcut (e.g : devmgmt.msc) and the configuration dialogue pops up ;)

Here is the list of shortcuts :

Control Panel Settings

Shortcut

Where to find

Certificate Manager

certmgr.msc

Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Computer Management

Indexing Service

ciadv.msc

Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Computer Management > Services and Applications > Indexing Service

Computer Management

compmgmt.msc

Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Computer Management

Device Manager

devmgmt.msc

Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Computer Management > System Tools > Device Manager

Disk Defragmenter

dfrg.msc

Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Computer Management > Storage > Disk Defragmenter

Disk Management

diskmgmt.msc

Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Computer Management > Storage > Disk Management

Event Viewer

eventvwr.msc

Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Computer Management > System Tools > Event Viewer

Shared Folders

fsmgmt.msc

Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Computer Management > System Tools > Shared Folders

Group Policy

gpedit.msc

*

Local Users and Groups

lusrmgr.msc

Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Computer Management > System Tools > Local Users and Groups

Removable Storage

ntmsmgr.msc

Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Computer Management > Storage > Removable Storage

Performance Monitor

perfmon.msc

Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Performance

Resultant Set of Policy

rsop.msc

*

Security Policy

secpol.msc

Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Local Security Policy

Services

services.msc

Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Computer Management > Services and Applications > Services

Windows Management Infrastructure

wmimgmt.msc

Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Computer Management > Services and Applications > WMI Control

If you know any more shortcuts..please let me know and i will add it to the list..

Also don’t forget to buzz me, if you know the location for the two settings Group Policy and Resultant Set of Policy

The options gpedit.msc and rsop.msc contain many hacks on customizing the environment settings. Have a look at them ;) Happy hacking !!

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