Windows 10 Rundll32 Commands – the complete list

Windows 10 comes with a number of useful Rundll32 commands which will allow you to open system folders, Control panel applets and various configuration dialog windows and wizards. They are very useful when you need to create a shortcut to some Windows feature to open it directly.


Our readers are already familiar with rundll32.exe commands. We already used one of them to create a special shortcut which will allow you to access the printing queue directly with one click.

Open Taskbar Settings

There is the full list of Rundll32 Commands in Windows 10.
You can execute any of them in the command prompt or paste them in the Run dialog (Win + R).

Open the Desktop Background page of Personalization

rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL desk.cpl,,2

Run the Add Printer wizard

rundll32.exe shell32.dll,SHHelpShortcuts_RunDLL AddPrinter

Run the Add Standard TCP/IP Printer Port wizard

rundll32.exe tcpmonui.dll,LocalAddPortUI

Printer User Interface

rundll32.exe Printui.dll,PrintUIEntry /?

Printers folder

rundll32.exe Shell32.dll,SHHelpShortcuts_RunDLL PrintersFolder

Open Control Panel

rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL

Configure Date and Time

rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL timedate.cpl

Set up additional clocks in the Date and Time applet

rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL timedate.cpl,,1

Configure Desktop icons

rundll32.EXE shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL desk.cpl,,0

Open Device Manager

rundll32.exe devmgr.dll DeviceManager_Execute

Change Display Settings

rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL desk.cpl

Open Ease of Access Center

rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL access.cpl

Open File Explorer Options at the General tab

rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Options_RunDLL 0

Open File Explorer Options at the Search tab

rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Options_RunDLL 2

Open File Explorer Options at the View tab

rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Options_RunDLL 7

Open the Fonts folder

rundll32.exe Shell32.dll,SHHelpShortcuts_RunDLL FontsFolder

Run the Forgotten Password wizard

rundll32.exe keymgr.dll,PRShowSaveWizardExW

Open the Game Controllers applet

rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL joy.cpl

Hibernate or Sleep your PC.

rundll32.exe powrprof.dll, SetSuspendState 0,1,0

See the following article: Create Shutdown, Restart, Hibernate and Sleep Shortcuts in Windows 10.

Lock your computer

rundll32.exe user32.dll,LockWorkStation

Change Indexing options

rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL srchadmin.dll

Open the Infared applet

rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL irprops.cpl

Open Network Connections

rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL ncpa.cpl

Run the Map Network Drive wizard

rundll32.exe Shell32.dll,SHHelpShortcuts_RunDLL Connect

Swap left and right mouse buttons

rundll32.exe User32.dll,SwapMouseButton

Open the Mouse Properties dialog window

rundll32.exe Shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL main.cpl @0,0

ODBC Data Source Administrator

RunDll32 shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL odbccp32.cpl

Open the Pen and Touch settings

rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL tabletpc.cpl

Open Power Options

rundll32.exe Shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL powercfg.cpl

Process idle tasks

rundll32.exe advapi32.dll,ProcessIdleTasks

Open Programs and Features

rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL appwiz.cpl,,0

Open the Region applet at the Formats tab

rundll32.exe Shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL Intl.cpl,,0

Open the Region applet at the Location tab

rundll32.exe Shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL Intl.cpl,,1

Open the Region applet at the Administrative tab

rundll32.exe Shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL Intl.cpl,,2

Run the Safely Remove Hardware wizard

rundll32.exe Shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL HotPlug.dll

Open the Screen Saver settings

rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL desk.cpl,,1

Open Security and Maintenance

rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL wscui.cpl

Configure default programs

rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL appwiz.cpl,,3

Run the Set Up a Network wizard

rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL NetSetup.cpl

Open the Sounds applet at the Playback tab

rundll32.exe Shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL Mmsys.cpl,,0

Open the Sounds applet at the Recording tab

rundll32.exe Shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL Mmsys.cpl,,1

Open the Sounds applet at the Sounds tab

rundll32.exe Shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL Mmsys.cpl,,2

Open the Sounds applet at the Communications tab

rundll32.exe Shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL Mmsys.cpl,,3

Open Settings at the Personalization - Start page

rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Options_RunDLL 3

Stored User Names and Passwords

rundll32.exe keymgr.dll,KRShowKeyMgr

Open System Properties at the Computer Name tab

rundll32.exe Shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL Sysdm.cpl,,1

Open System Properties at the Hardware tab

rundll32.exe Shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL Sysdm.cpl,,2

Open System Properties at the Advanced tab

rundll32.exe Shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL Sysdm.cpl,,3

Open System Properties at the System Protection tab

rundll32.exe Shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL Sysdm.cpl,,4

Open System Properties at the Remote tab

rundll32.exe Shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL Sysdm.cpl,,5

Open Taskbar Settings in the Settings app

rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Options_RunDLL 1

Open the User Accounts applet

rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL nusrmgr.cpl

Open Windows Features

rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL appwiz.cpl,,2

Open Windows Firewall

rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL firewall.cpl

Open Keyboard Properties

rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL main.cpl @1

Open the About Windows dialog window

rundll32.exe SHELL32.DLL,ShellAbout

Bonus tip: here is the list of rundll32.exe commands which will allow to manage Internet Explorer.
RunDll32 commands for Internet Explorer
Delete all browsing history in Internet Explorer

rundll32.exe InetCpl.cpl,ClearMyTracksByProcess 255

Delete all browsing history and add-ons history in Internet Explorer

rundll32.exe InetCpl.cpl,ClearMyTracksByProcess 4351

Delete Cookies and website data in Internet Explorer

rundll32.exe InetCpl.cpl,ClearMyTracksByProcess 2

Delete Download History in Internet Explorer

rundll32.exe InetCpl.cpl,ClearMyTracksByProcess 16384

Delete Form Data in Internet Explorer

rundll32.exe InetCpl.cpl,ClearMyTracksByProcess 16

Delete History in Internet Explorer

rundll32.exe InetCpl.cpl,ClearMyTracksByProcess 1

Delete passwords in Internet Explorer

rundll32.exe InetCpl.cpl,ClearMyTracksByProcess 32

Delete temporary Internet files and website files in Internet Explorer

rundll32.exe InetCpl.cpl,ClearMyTracksByProcess 8

Organize Favorites in Internet Explorer

Rundll32.exe shdocvw.dll,DoOrganizeFavDlg

Open Internet Properties at the General tab

rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL inetcpl.cpl

Open Internet Properties at the Security tab

rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL inetcpl.cpl,,1

Open Internet Properties at the Privacy tab

rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL inetcpl.cpl,,2

Open Internet Properties at the Content tab

rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL inetcpl.cpl,,3

Open Internet Properties at the Connections tab

rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL inetcpl.cpl,,4

Open Internet Properties at the Programs tab

rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL inetcpl.cpl,,5

Open Internet Properties at the Advanced tab

rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL inetcpl.cpl,,6

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3 thoughts on “Windows 10 Rundll32 Commands – the complete list

  1. Michael

    Thanx

    Now we just need a Hide Settings from start menu via rundll

    Michael

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  2. Matthew Fearnley

    Just to say there’s a typo in one: “rindll”. I wouldn’t have bothered mentioning, but it came up in an early search result and I was hoping to copy/paste it.

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    1. Sergey Tkachenko Post author

      I see, fixing.
      Thank you.

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