How to Run Command for Control Panel

How to Run Command for Control Panel? The Control panel shows links to various configuration utilities, which are handy for administrators for computer maintenance. Run command to open control panel is ‘control’. Check – How to Open Chrome Browser from Command Line

How to Run Command for Control Panel –

You can follow the below steps to open the control panel from the Run window.

Step-1: Open the Run window from the Start menu. Alternatively, you can press the shortcut key combinations [Windows] + [R]
Step-2: Type in control and press enter.
How to Run Command for Control Panel
This works on all Windows editions – Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Server 2012 editions.

Run Control panel as administrator:

We can use runas command to launch any program with different user credentials. If you need to run a control panel with administrator privileges, use the below command. We can run this either from the Run window or from the command prompt. In both cases, you would be prompted for the administrator’s password.

runas /user:administrator control


C:\runas /user:administrator control
Enter the password for administrator:
Attempting to start control as user "MYPC\administrator" ...

It opens up the control panel window after printing the above message.

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