To run a Control Panel tool in Windows, type the appropriate command in the Open box or at a command prompt.

Control panel toolCommand
Accessibility Optionscontrol access.cpl
Add New Hardwarecontrol sysdm.cpl add new hardware
Add/Remove Programscontrol appwiz.cpl
Date/Time Propertiescontrol timedate.cpl
Display Propertiescontrol desk.cpl
FindFastcontrol findfast.cpl
Fonts Foldercontrol fonts
Internet Propertiescontrol inetcpl.cpl
Joystick Propertiescontrol joy.cpl
Keyboard Propertiescontrol main.cpl keyboard
Microsoft Exchangecontrol mlcfg32.cpl
(or Windows Messaging)
Microsoft Mail Post Officecontrol wgpocpl.cpl
Modem Propertiescontrol modem.cpl
Mouse Propertiescontrol main.cpl
Multimedia Propertiescontrol mmsys.cpl
Network Propertiescontrol netcpl.cpl
NOTE: In Windows NT 4.0, Network
properties is Ncpa.cpl, not Netcpl.cpl
Password Propertiescontrol password.cpl
PC Cardcontrol main.cpl pc card (PCMCIA)
Power Management (Windows 95)control main.cpl power
Power Management (Windows 98)control powercfg.cpl
Printers Foldercontrol printers
Regional Settingscontrol intl.cpl
Scanners and Camerascontrol sticpl.cpl
Sound Propertiescontrol mmsys.cpl sounds
System Propertiescontrol sysdm.cpl


NOTE: The Scanners and Cameras applet (sticpl.cpl) cannot be run in Windows Millennium. It has been replaced by the Scanners and Cameras Folder, which is simila

r in function to folders like Printers and Dial-up Networking.

Windows substitutes the name of the tool you want to run for %1%. For example:
“rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL appwiz.cpl”.
To run the Users tool in Control Panel, type control Ncpa.cpl users, and then press ENTER.

To run the Users tool for Windows 95/98/Me, type “control inetcpl.cpl users” (without the quotation marks) and then press ENTER.




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