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A Complete List of “Windows System Run Commands”

This post contains the useful Run commands that works on Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10. This will help users to quickly access various applications, system utilities and tools.

How to Open Windows Run Commands

How to open Run window
To any versions of Windows OS, you can open run command easily through the shortcut method that is pressing Windows key and alphabet “R” together, where “R” is not case sensitive. Open run command by going through Start menu.


Here is the useful list:

  • cmd:Opens the command prompt
  • cleanmgr: Disk Cleanup
  • compmgmt.msc:Opens the computer management console
  • calc: Opens Calculator
  • control: Opens the Control Panel
  • control printers: Opens the printers dialogue box
  • devmgmt.msc– Opens the Device Manager
  • dfrg.msc: Opens Windows’ disk defragmenter
  • diskmgmt.msc:Opens the disk management tool
  • dsa.msc: Opens Active Directory Users and Computers
  • dssite.msc: Opens Active Directory Sites and Services
  • dhcpmgmt.msc: Opens the DHCP Management
  • dnsmgmt.msc: Opens the DNS Management
  • excel: Opens the Microsoft Excel (if installed)
  • eventvwr/eventvwr.msc: Open the event Viewer window
  • fsmgmt.msc:Opens shared folders
  • frontpg: Opens the Microsoft FrontPage (if installed)
  • gpedit.msc:Opens the group policy editor
  • iexplore: Opens the Internet Explorer
  • lusrmgr.msc: Opens the local users and groups
  • msinfo32: Opens the System Information utility
  • mmc: Opens the Microsoft Management Console
  • msaccess: Opens the Microsoft Access (if installed)
  • msmsgs: Opens the Windows Messenger
  • mspaint: Opens the Microsoft Paint
  • mailto:Opens the default email client
  • msconfig:Opens the system configuration utility
  • ntbackup: Opens the Backup or restore Wizard (Windows Backup Utility)
  • notepad: Opens the Notepad
  • powerpnt: Opens the Microsoft PowerPoint (if installed)
  • perfmon.msc:Opens the performance monitor
  • regedit:Opens the registry editor
  • rsop.msc:Opens resultant set of policy
  • rstrui: Opens the System restore
  • services.msc: Opens the Services utility window
  • Secpol.msc:Opens local security settings
  • Services.msc:Opens services utility
  • Sysedit:Opens system configuration editor
  • System.ini:Opens the Windows loading information
  • winword: Opens the Microsoft Word (if installed)
  • wordpad: Opens the WordPad
  • wmplayer: Opens theWindows Media Player
  • Win.ini: Opens the Windows loading information
  • Winver: Shows current version of Windows

How to Block Pop-Ups in Firefox Browser

This article explains “How to Block Pop-Ups in Firefox Browser” both older and new versions of Firebox browsers.

block Firefox pop-ups

Web browsers gives us a platform to get connected with the web and access the vast knowledge from the internet. But do you know how safe you are while browsing? Do you know that the websites you are visiting are continuously tracking your activities? Well, this is true…they collect your data sometimes to provide better services, but there are also lots of third-party websites that misuse your information for monetizing traffic of their sites and present numerous advertisements and pop-ups all over the browser.

We had already explained our users “How to block pop-ups and ads in Chrome Browser”, now here is the helpful guide to explain users how they can block pop-ups from annoying sites and avoid their data to be tracked by third-party sites.

However, while doing so, you may not able see some contents within the webpage but you can always put them in exceptions if you want them to appear on your browser.

Follow the steps to block pop-ups from your Firefox browser:

For older versions of Firefox browser:

  1. Click on the “Firefox” button in the upper-left corner of the browser.firefox menu
  2. Go to “Options” it will open a sub menu and you need to choose the “Options” once again.
    FirefoxButtonOptionsA window will open as shown in the picture:
  3. Select the “Content” tab and click on the check box that says “Block pop-up windows”. If it is already checked.firefox-popups
  4. Now click on the “Exception” button and remove all the existing exceptions. (Later on you can add sites to the exception if you want).FirefoxPopupAllowedSites
  5. Now Close the browser completely. And restart it.
  6. Click the “Firefox” button on the top-left and click on “Add-ons“.
  7. Search pop-up and ad blocking add-ons like: “Adblock Plus”.  It is better to be prevented from annoying pop-ups and ads on the browser. Now click on “Add to Firefox.”
  8. Make sure you always have the updated versions of the browser. And do not update them from any redirect page.

For New versions of Firefox browser:

  1. Click on the three horizontal bars on the top-right corner of your firefox menu
  2. Click on “Options” from the menu.
  3. Now you can navigate to “Privacy & Security” menu appearing on left of the window or just type “pop-ups” in the search bar. (as shown in the picture).firefox block pop-ups
  4. Now check the “Block pop-up windows“, if not.
  5. Now click on the “Exception” and remove all the sites from there and click on “Save Changes“.firefox allow exceptions
  6. Now restart your browser.

If you still see any annoying pop-ups that appears on your browser, then install an pop-up blocker add-on to your browser. But do not attempt this step from any third-party website.

How To install add-ons on the Firefox browser

  1. Click on the three horizontal bars on the top-right corner of your browser.
  2. Click on “Add-ons” from the menu.
  3. Now click on “Get Add-ons” from the left menu. firefox get addons
  4. Click on “See more add-ons” button.
  5. Search for “pop-up blockers” or just go to pop-up blocker addon
  6. Now click on “Add to firefoxstrict pop-up blocker to block pop-ups from firefox browser

Recommended Step:

Continuous pop-ups could be a sign of virus infection, it is very important to make your computer/laptop virus free.

Click to scan your computer for any virus or harmful program(recommended).

How to Stop Pop-Up Ads in Chrome Browser

A simple guide to get rid of pop-ups from Chrome browser

How to stop pop-up ads on chrome browser

Pop-ups and unwanted Ads are too much annoying, as they never let you surf freely. They pop-up in the middle of nowhere and distract you from your activity. Apart from being annoying and disturbing, these pop-ups and ads can be risky as they might drop any harmful program or virus, if accidentally got clicked.

But don’t worry “there is always a solution for a problem”-we just need to find the right one for us.

So, here is the step-by-step guide how you can easily stop annoying pop-ups appearing on your Chrome browser.

  1. Open your Google Chrome browser.
  2. Click on the three dots appearing on the top-right corner of the browser. Now navigate to settings
  3. A new window will open, you can simply type the URL “chrome://settings/content?search=content+settings” on the “search settings” box appearing on top.
    Now click on the “Content Settings”(Control what information websites can use and what content they can show you).content settings
  4. Navigate through the menu and click on “PopUp”.popup menu chrome
  5. You can block/allow pop-ups by using the toggle switch. Turn off the toggle switch if it says “Allowed”.pop-up blocked on chrome
  6. You can also manage sites you do not want to appear on the browser(edit,block,remove).block and allow sites on chrome
  7. Now, go back to “Content settings” and choose “Ads”.block ads on chrome settings
  8. Turn the toggle off if it says “Allowed” (Blocked is recommended).ads block on chrome
  9. Now clear browsing history data.clear browsing datacleardata
  10. Close the window and scan your computer for any virus or harmful program(recommended).
  11. Now restart your browser.

How to Recover Deleted data from Pen Drive(Both using cmd and Recovery Software)

Pen drives are our small backup device that often help us to carry, store, transfer and access our important documents, photos, videos and any other files. But what will happen, if the data got accidently deleted or corrupted or infected by virus?
It comes as a shock to us….But now you don’t have to worry, because here we are going to teach you how you can get back your deleted files from pen drives. The recovery methods provided here works in cases of data deletion, lost, inaccessible due to any error or virus infection.

What you first need to do is, connect your Pen drive to the computer/laptop. In case the pen drive is corrupted or computer is not able to access it-”it will prompt you to format the Pen drive” or other similar warnings.

Once you connect the device, we recommend you to first scan it with Anti-virus program. Because if it infected, then it can further spread the infection to your computer/laptop.
If you don’t have any active anti-virus program, then click here to download and scan the Pen drive.

Manual Method:Pen Drive Data Recovery Using CMD

After scanning your pen drive, follow the below steps to recover deleted files using CMD. This method works when the pen drive is corrupted.

  1. Connect the Pen drive to the PC which you want to recover.
  2. Now click on the Start button on the bottom-left corner of the desktop screen and then right click.
  3. Click Command Prompt (Admin) in windows of earlier version for win 10 and above you will see “windows Powershell(Admin)”. Then the “CMD” will open.
  4. Type the drive in which the pen drive is connected like letter, E.g. > F: , and press Enter.
  5. Type attrib -h -r -s /s /d *.*, press Enter. Do not quickly close the window or do any other thing, just wait for few seconds.
  6. Now, check the pen drive see whether the files have been restored.

If this manual solution has not helped you to recover the files, then we have the automatic recovery solution for you. This will help you to recover any of your files like documents, photos, videos and any other.

Automatic Solution: Recover data from Pen Drive using “Card Data Recovery” software

Card Data Recovery software is a complete suite in one to recover your lost/corrupted/infected data from the pen drive. It works on all the versions of all windows OS.

      1. Plug the Pen Drive into your computer using a USB cable;
      2. Download Card Data Recovery and install it on your computer. And launch this pen drive data recovery software.

        Free Download Card Data Recovery

      3. Click “Start” on the home interface.connect-your-Pen Drive
      4. Select your Pen Drive; Select Standard Mode and then tick file types, or select Advanced Mode and then tick file formats. Click “Scan”.Select Standard Mode
      5. Select the files you need to recover and click “Recover“. Save the recovered files on your computer, instead of pen drive. Before recovery, you are allowed to preview photos and audios in advance.recover-data-from-card

Following these steps will help you recover your files from any corrupted or infected Pen Drive.

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