Windows command line for various control panel options


Control panel tool Command
Accessibility Options

control access.cpl

Add New Hardware

control sysdm.cpladd new hardware

Add/Remove Programs

control appwiz.cpl

Date/Time Properties

control timedate.cpl

Display Properties

control desk.cpl


control findfast.cpl

Fonts Folder

control fonts

Internet Properties

control inetcpl.cpl

Joystick Properties

control joy.cpl

Keyboard Properties

control main.cpl keyboard

Microsoft Exchange

control mlcfg32.cpl

(or Windows Messaging)
Microsoft Mail Post Office

control wgpocpl.cpl

Modem Properties

control modem.cpl

Mouse Properties

control main.cpl

Multimedia Properties

control mmsys.cpl

Network Properties

control netcpl.cpl

NOTE: In Windows NT 4.0, Network
properties is Ncpa.cpl, not Netcpl.cpl
Password Properties

control password.cpl

PC Card

control main.cpl pc card

Power Management (Windows 95)

control main.cpl power

Power Management (Windows 98)

control powercfg.cpl

Printers Folder

control printers

Regional Settings

control intl.cpl

Scanners and Cameras

control sticpl.cpl

Sound Properties

control mmsys.cpl sounds

System Properties

control sysdm.cpl

And to open Device Manager:

mmc devmgmt.msc