Dialog & Wizard Shortcuts

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The Commands listed below can be used in shortcuts, scripts, software or directly from the command line to open a specific dialog or wizard in Windows. This allows opening the desired window quickly without having to click through menus and folders.

For example, to open the "Add Printer" wizard you could create a new shortcut on the Desktop and use "RunDLL32 shell32.dll,SHHelpShortcuts_RunDLL AddPrinter" for the location (the target).

NameTabCommandXPVista7810
About Windows RunDLL32 SHELL32.DLL,ShellAboutWyesyesyesyesyes
Accessibility Properties
Ease of Access Center
KeyboardRunDLL32 shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL access.cpl,,1yes    
 SoundRunDLL32 shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL access.cpl,,2yes    
 DisplayRunDLL32 shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL access.cpl,,3yes    
 MouseRunDLL32 shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL access.cpl,,4yes    
 GeneralRunDLL32 shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL access.cpl,,5yes    
  RunDLL32 shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL access.cplyesyesyesyesyes
Add Network Location rundll32 shwebsvc.dll,AddNetPlaceRunDll ?yesyesyes
Add Network Place Wizard rundll32 netplwiz.dll,AddNetPlaceRunDllyes    
Add or Remove Programs
Programs and Features
Add New Programs
Get Programs
Explorer.exe shell:AddNewProgramsFolderyesyesyesyesyes
 Add New Programs
Get Programs
RunDLL32 shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL appwiz.cpl,,1yesyesyesyesyes
 Uninstall or change a programRunDLL32 shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL appwiz.cplyesyesyesyesyes
 Turn Windows features on or offRunDLL32 shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL appwiz.cpl,,2yesyesyesyesyes
 Set Program Access and Computer DefaultsRunDLL32 shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL appwiz.cpl,,3yesyesyesyesyes
 Installed UpdatesExplorer.exe shell:AppUpdatesFolder yesyesyesyes
 Uninstall or change a programExplorer.exe shell:ChangeRemoveProgramsFolderyesyesyesyesyes
Add Printer RunDLL32 shell32.dll,SHHelpShortcuts_RunDLL AddPrinteryesyesyesyesyes
Add Standard TCP
IP Printer Port Wizard
 RunDLL32 tcpmonui.dll,LocalAddPortUI????yes
Bluetooth Device Selection! RunDLL32 BtWizard.dll,ShowWizard /mode:4yesyesyes??
Bluetooth Service Selection! RunDLL32 BtWizard.dll,ShowWizard /mode:2yesyesyes??
Bluetooth Setup! RunDLL32 BtWizard.dll,ShowWizardyesyesyes??
Briefcase Info RunDLL32 syncui.dll,Briefcase_Introyes    
Connect to a network (Wireless, VPN) RunDLL32 van.dll,RunVAN yesyesyes 
Copy Disk RunDLL32 diskcopy.dll,DiskCopyRunDllyes    
Date and TimeDate and TimeRunDLL32 shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL timedate.cplyesyesyesyesyes
 Additional ClocksRunDLL32 shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL timedate.cpl,,1yesyesyesyesyes
 Internet Time      
Desktop Explorer.exe shell:ThisPCDesktopFolder   yesyes
Device Manager RunDLL32 devmgr.dll DeviceManager_Executeyesyesyesyesyes
Display SettingsMonitorRunDLL32 shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL desk.cplyesyesyesyesyes
Find Users, Contacts, and Groups RunDLL32 dsquery,OpenQueryWindow??yes?yes
Folder OptionsViewRunDLL32 shell32.dll, Options_RunDLL 7 yesyesyesyes
 File Types      
 SearchRunDLL32 shell32.dll, Options_RunDLL 2 yesyesyesyes
Folder Options
File Explorer Options
GeneralRunDLL32 shell32.dll, Options_RunDLL 0yesyesyesyesyes
Forgotten Password Wizard RunDLL32 keymgr.dll,PRShowSaveWizardExWyesyesyesyesyes
Format RunDLL32 shell32.dll,SHFormatDriveyes    
Game Controllers RunDLL32 shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL joy.cplyesyesyesyesyes
Help and Support CenterNetwork Diagnostics Toolshcp://system/netdiag/dglogs.htmyes    
 Supportcenterhcp://system/HomePage.htmyes    
 Windows Update Centrehcp://system/updatectr/updatecenter.htmyes    
 Program Compatibility Wizardhcp://system/compatctr/compatmode.htmyes    
 System Configuration Utilityhcp://system/sysinfo/sysConfigLaunch.htmyes    
 Advanced System Informationhcp://system/sysinfo/sysInfoLaunch.htmyes    
 Microsoft System Informationhcp://system/sysinfo/msinfo.htmyes    
Initial Bluetooth Configuration Wizard! RunDLL32 BtWizard.dll,ShowWizard /mode:3yesyesyes??
Internet Explorer Explorer.exe shell:InternetFolderyesyesyesyes 
Internet PropertiesGeneralRunDLL32 shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL inetcpl.cpl,,0yesyesyesyesyes
 SecurityRunDLL32 shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL inetcpl.cpl,,1yesyesyesyesyes
 PrivacyRunDLL32 shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL inetcpl.cpl,,2yesyesyesyesyes
 ContentRunDLL32 shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL inetcpl.cpl,,3yesyesyesyesyes
 ConnectionsRunDLL32 shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL inetcpl.cpl,,4yesyesyesyesyes
 ProgramsRunDLL32 shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL inetcpl.cpl,,5yesyesyesyesyes
 AdvancedRunDLL32 shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL inetcpl.cpl,,6yesyesyesyesyes
Keyboard PropertiesSpeedRunDLL32 shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL main.cpl @1yesyesyesyesyes
 HardwareRunDLL32 shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL main.cpl @1,1yesyesyesyesyes
Location InformationDialing Rules
Location Information
RunDLL32 shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL telephon.cplyesyesyesyesyes
Log Off RunDLL32 shell32.dll,#54yes    
Map Network Drive rundll32 Shell32.dll,SHHelpShortcuts_RunDLL Connectyesyesyesyesyes
Mouse PropertiesButtonsRunDLL32 shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL main.cpl,,0yesyesyesyesyes
 PointersRunDLL32 shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL main.cpl,,1yesyesyesyesyes
 Pointer OptionsRunDLL32 shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL main.cpl,,2yesyesyesyesyes
 WheelRunDLL32 shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL main.cpl,,3yesyesyesyesyes
  RunDLL32 shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL main.cpl,,4yesyesyesyesyes
Network Setup Wizard rundll32 hnetwiz.dll,HomeNetWizardRunDllyes    
Open With RunDLL32 shell32.dll,OpenAs_RunDLL C:\test.txtyesyesyesyesyes
Organize Favorites! RunDLL32 shdocvw.dll,DoOrganizeFavDlgyesyesyesyesyes
PersonalizationDesktopRunDLL32 shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL desk.cpl,,0yesyesyesyesyes
 Screen SaverRunDLL32 shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL desk.cpl,,1yesyesyesyesyes
 AppearanceRunDLL32 shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL desk.cpl,,2yesyesyesyesyes
 Display
Screen Resolution
RunDLL32 shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL desk.cpl,,3yesyesyesyesyes
Phone and Modem OptionsModemsRunDLL32 shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL modem.cpl,,1yes    
 Modems ???RunDLL32 shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL modem.cpl,,2yes    
Regional and Language OptionsFormatsRunDLL32 shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL intl.cpl,,0yesyesyesyesyes
 LocationRunDLL32 shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL intl.cpl,,1yesyesyesyesyes
 Keyboards and Languages
Administrative
RunDLL32 shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL intl.cpl,,2yesyesyesyesyes
 Administrative
Formats
RunDLL32 shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL intl.cpl,,3 yesyesyesyes
Remote Shutdown Dialog shutdown -iyesyesyesyesyes
Run RunDLL32 shell32.dll,#61yesyesyesyesyes
Safely Remove Hardware RunDLL32 shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL HotPlug.dllyesyesyesyesyes
Scanner and Camera Wizard rundll32 wiashext.dll,AddDeviceWasChosenyes    
Set up a wireless router or access point RunDLL32 shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL NetSetup.cpl,@0yesyesyesyesyes
Shut Down RunDLL32 shell32.dll,#60yes    
Sounds and Audio Devices Properties
Sounds
Volume
Playback
RunDLL32 shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL mmsys.cpl,,0yesyesyesyesyes
 Sounds
Recording
RunDLL32 shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL mmsys.cpl,,1yesyesyesyesyes
 Audio
Sounds
RunDLL32 shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL mmsys.cpl,,2yesyesyesyesyes
 Voice
Communications
RunDLL32 shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL mmsys.cpl,,3yes yesyesyes
 !Hardware
Playback
RunDLL32 shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL mmsys.cpl,,4yes  yesyes
Start Using Bluetooth! RunDLL32 BtWizard.dll,ShowWizard /mode:9yesyesyes??
Stored User Names and Passwords RunDLL32 keymgr.dll,KRShowKeyMgryesyesyesyesyes
Sync CenterSync SetupExplorer.exe shell:SyncSetupFolder yesyesyesyes
 Sync ResultsExplorer.exe shell:SyncResultsFolder yesyesyesyes
  Explorer.exe shell:SyncCenterFolder yesyesyesyes
 ConflictsExplorer.exe shell:ConflictFolder yesyesyesyes
System Properties RunDLL32 shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL sysdm.cpl,,0yesyes   
 Computer NameRunDLL32 shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL sysdm.cpl,,1yesyesyesyesyes
 HardwareRunDLL32 shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL sysdm.cpl,,2yesyesyesyesyes
 AdvancedRunDLL32 shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL sysdm.cpl,,3yesyesyesyesyes
 System Restore
System Protection
RunDLL32 shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL sysdm.cpl,,4yesyesyesyesyes
 Automatic Updates
Remote
RunDLL32 shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL sysdm.cpl,,5yesyesyesyesyes
 RemoteRunDLL32 shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL sysdm.cpl,,6yes    
Taskbar and Start Menu PropertiesTaskbarRunDLL32 shell32.dll, Options_RunDLL 1yesyesyesyesyes
 Start Menu
Jump Lists
RunDLL32 shell32.dll, Options_RunDLL 3 yesyesyesyes
 Notification AreaRunDLL32 shell32.dll, Options_RunDLL 4 yesyesyesyes
 Customize Notification IconsRunDLL32 shell32.dll, Options_RunDLL 5 yesyesyesyes
 ToolbarsRunDLL32 shell32.dll, Options_RunDLL 6 yesyesyesyes
User Accounts RunDLL32 shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL nusrmgr.cplyesyesyesyesyes
 UsersRunDLL32 netplwiz.dll,UsersRunDllyesyesyesyesyes
 Userscontrol userpasswords2yesyesyesyesyes
Welcome Center
Getting Started
 RunDLL32 oobefldr.dll,ShowWelcomeCenter yesyes  
Windows ActivationChange product keyslui 3 yesyesyesyes
 Aktivierung per Telefonslui 4 yesyesyesyes
Windows FirewallGeneralRunDLL32 shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL firewall.cplyesyesyesyesyes
 Exceptions      
 Advanced      
Windows Security
Action Center
 RunDLL32 shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL wscui.cplyesyesyesyesyes
Windows Update wuapp yesyesyes 
  wuauclt /ShowWUAutoScan??yesyes 
Wireless Network Setup Wizard rundll32 wzcdlg.dll,FlashConfigCreateNetworkyes? ??

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Tested on: Windows XP SP3, Windows Vista SP2, Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10