Opening the Control Panel via Command Line / Run – Win 2008
I have a Windows Server which is tied down, so that the control panel is not visible. I therefore needed to work out how to open it up, via a command. It was dead simple, after doing some digging around.
Goto start and then run – alternatively hit “Windows Key” + R
type “control panel” in the run box
Very simple indeed.
There are lots of .cpl calls you can make, to the various options within the control panel, such as
sysdm.cpl – for the system properties
ncpa.cpl – for the network control centre
desk.cpl – for display stuff
But to get directly to the whole control panel, is done from RUN using “control panel”
all the best