SCCM Run Commands Pro Tips | Windows Shortcuts | ConfigMgr

A .cpl file represents each tool or applet in Control Panel. We can launch these tools either using.CPL file name from command prompt or commands similar to control /name <Name Of the Applet>. More details on SCCM Shortcut Commands Pro Tips.

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Introduction

For example, to launch the windows update applet from the command prompt use the “control /name Microsoft.WindowsUpdate” command. More details – SCCM Shortcut Commands along with more Windows.

In this post, I will provide a list of CPL files and commands through which we can directly launch control panel tools or applets (SCCM Shortcut Commands). These commands. CPL files can be used for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 operating systems.

Patch My PC

This list could be very useful if you want to use it for scripting. These command-line options are very helpful for the automation of ConfigMgr / SCCM scripts or Group policies.

SCCM Shortcuts (ConfigMgr Shortcut Commands)

Control smscfgrc – Command Line Shortcut to launch Configuration Manager SCCM Control Panel Applet

Configuration Manager Client App
SCCM Run Commands Pro Tips | Windows Shortcuts | ConfigMgr

control SMSRAP – Command Line Shortcut to Launch Configuration Manager SCCM Run Advertised Programs (RAP) Canonical names of SCCM RAP

control SMSPDM – Command Line Shortcut to launch Configuration Manager SCCM Program Download Manager (PDM) 

Easy Access “Run” Commands for SCCM professionals . SCCM ConfigMgr commands from RUN menu of Windows.

NOTE! – Some of the following commands are not available for SCCM Current Branch.

Client ConfigMgr console Properties

%windir%\System32\CCM\SMSCliUI.exe
%windir%\SysWOW64\CCM\SMSCliUI.exe

Run Advertised Program (x64 & x86)

%windir%\System32\CCM\SMSRAP.CPL
%windir%\SysWOW64\CCM\SMSRAP.CPL

Task Sequence Progress Bar (x64 & x86)

%windir%\System32\CCM\TsProgressUI.exe
%windir%\SysWOW64\CCM\TsProgressUI.exe

ConfigMgr Shortcut EXE files RUN Commands|SCCM
ConfigMgr Shortcut EXE files RUN Commands|SCCM

SMS Agent Host Restart (x64 & x86)

%windir%\System32\CCM\CcmRestart.exe
%windir%\SysWOW64\CCM\CcmRestart.exe

SCCM (ConfigMgr) Client Repair

%windir%\System32\CCM\ccmrepair.exe
%windir%\SysWOW64\CCM\ccmrepair.exe

—-policy.vbs—————-

Dim oCPAppletMgr
Set oCPAppletMgr = CreateObject("CPApplet.CPAppletMgr")
Dim oClientActions
Set oClientActions = oCPAppletMgr.GetClientActions()
Dim oClientAction
For Each oClientAction In oClientActions
If oClientAction.Name = "Request & Evaluate Machine Policy" Then oClientAction.PerformAction
End If
Next

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Code Snippet

function repairclient([String] $strComputer)
{
$SMSCli = [wmiclass] "\\$strComputer\root\ccm:sms_client"
$SMSCli.RepairClient()
}

Windows Commands

AppWiz.cpl – Command Line  Shortcut for launching Add Remove Programs – Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Programs and Features. SCCM Shortcut Commands.

appwiz-cpl
SCCM Run Commands Pro Tips | Windows Shortcuts | ConfigMgr

BthProps.cpl – Command Line Shortcut for launching Bluetooth Devices – Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Devices and Printers\Bluetooth Devices

bthprops-CPL
SCCM Run Commands Pro Tips | Windows Shortcuts | ConfigMgr

CollAb.cpl – Command Line Shortcut to change your profile picture via People Near Me (Only for Windows 7 and below)

collab-CPL
SCCM Run Commands Pro Tips | Windows Shortcuts | ConfigMgr

DESK.cpl – Command Line Shortcut to change Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Display\Screen Resolution

DESK-CPL SCCM Run Commands Pro Tips | Windows Shortcuts | ConfigMgr
SCCM Run Commands Pro Tips | Windows Shortcuts | ConfigMgr

FireWall.cpl – Command Line Shortcut to change Windows Firewall settings – Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Windows Firewall

FireWall-CPL

FlashPlayerCPLApp.cpl – Command Line  Shortcut to Flash Player Settings Manager – It’s not working from the Command prompt for me

FlashPlayerCPLApp-CPL

HdwWiz.cpl – Command Line Shortcut for launching Device Manager

hdwwiz-CPL

Igfxcpl.CPL – Command Line Shortcut to launch Intel Graphics and Media Control Panel 

igfxcpl-CPL

Inetcpl.CPL – Command Line Shortcut to launch internet properties 

INETCPL-CPL SCCM Shortcut Commands SCCM Run Commands Pro Tips | Windows Shortcuts | ConfigMgr
SCCM Shortcut Commands SCCM Run Commands Pro Tips | Windows Shortcuts | ConfigMgr

Intl.CPL – Command Line Shortcut to launch Regional Setting – Region and Language Setting – Location, Keyboards, etc.

intl-CPL

Irprops.CPL – Command Line  Shortcut to launch Infrared Port PropertiesJoy.cpl – Shortcut to launch Game Controllers – Joystick Properties

JOY-CPL

Main.cpl – Command Line Shortcut to launch Mouse properties

Mouse-Properties

MLCFG32.CPL – Command Line Shortcut to Launch Mail Setup – Outlook – It won’t work from the command prompt as this CPL file is located in the program files folder

MLCFG32-CPL

mmsys.CPL – Command Line Shortcut to launch Sound properties

mmsys-CPL

ncpa.CPL – Command Line Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Network Connections – Shortcut to Network connections

NCPA-CPL

powercfg.CPL – Command Line Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Power Options – Shortcut to launch Power Plan Configuration

powercfg-cpl

RTSnMg64.CPL – Command Line Shortcut to launch Realtek Audio Manager

‘RTSnMg64.CPL‘ is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program, or batch file.

RTSnMg64-cpl

S32LUCP2.CPL – Command Line Shortcut to Launch Symantec Live Update Configuration – it won’t get launched from the Default command prompt

ERROR message ‘S32LUCP2.cpl’ is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program, or batch file.

S32LUCP2-cpl

sapi.CPL – Command Line Shortcut to launch Speech Properties  – it won’t get launched from the Default command prompt

ERROR message ‘sapi.cpl’ is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program, or batch file.

SAPI-cpl SCCM Run Commands Pro Tips | Windows Shortcuts | ConfigMgr

sysdm.CPL – Shortcut to launch System Properties and change the computer name

SYSDM-cpl

TabletPC.cpl – Shortcut to launch Tablet PC -Pen, Touch, Handwriting, and Flicks configurations. More SCCM Shortcut Commands above?

TabletPC-cpl

Telephon.CPL -Shortcut to launch Location Information and telephone configuration in OLD times 🙂

telephon-cpl

TimeDate.cpl – Shortcut to launch Time and Date, Additional Clocks, Internet Time Configurations

timedate-CPL

Wscui.cpl – Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Action Center – Shortcut to launch Action Center

wscui-CPL

control /name Microsoft.BitLockerDriveEncryption – Shortcut to the configuration of BIT Locker Encryption

Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\BitLocker Drive Encryption

Bit Locker Encryption SCCM Run Commands Pro Tips | Windows Shortcuts | ConfigMgr
SCCM Run Commands Pro Tips | Windows Shortcuts | ConfigMgr

control admintools – Shortcut to launch Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Administrative Tools 

Admin Tools

control /name Microsoft.AutoPlay – Shortcut to launch Auto Play – Choose what happens when you insert each type of media or device – Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\AutoPlay. More SCCM Shortcut Commands above??

AutoPlay

control /name Microsoft.ColorManagement – Shortcut to launch color Management

Color Management

control /name Microsoft.CredentialManager – Shortcut to launch Credential Manager – This view and delete your login information. – Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Credential Manager

Credential Manager

control /name Microsoft.DefaultPrograms – Shortcut to Launch Default program – Choose the default programs which is used by Windows – Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Default Programs

Default Programs

control printers – Shortcut to launch printers – Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Devices and Printers

Printers

control schedtasks – Shortcut to launch Task Scheduler

Task Sheduler

control /name Microsoft.WindowsUpdate – Shortcut Launch  Windows Update – Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Windows Update

Windows Update SCCM Run Commands Pro Tips | Windows Shortcuts | ConfigMgr
SCCM Run Commands Pro Tips | Windows Shortcuts | ConfigMgr

control user passwords – Shortcut to launch User Account management – Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\User Accounts. More SCCM Shortcut Commands above??

User Account

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Anoop is Microsoft MVP! He is a Solution Architect in enterprise client management with more than 20 years of experience (calculation done in 2021) in IT. He is a blogger, Speaker, and Local User Group HTMD Community leader. His main focus is on Device Management technologies like SCCM 2012, Current Branch, and Intune. E writes about ConfigMgr, Windows 11, Windows 10, Azure AD, Microsoft Intune, Windows 365, AVD, etc…

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