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Control Panel

   CONTROL: opens the control panel window
   CONTROL ADMINTOOLS: opens the administrative tools
   CONTROL KEYBOARD: opens keyboard properties
   CONTROL COLOUR: opens display properties.Appearance tab
   CONTROL FOLDERS: opens folder options
   CONTROL FONTS: opens font policy management
   CONTROL INTERNATIONAL or INTL.CPL: opens Regional and Language option
   CONTROL MOUSE or MAIN.CPL: opens mouse properties
   CONTROL USERPASSWORDS: opens User Accounts editor
   CONTROL USERPASSWORDS2 or NETPLWIZ: User account access restrictions
   CONTROL PRINTERS: opens faxes and printers available
   APPWIZ.CPL: opens Add or Remove programs utility tool
   OPTIONALFEATURES: opens Add or Remove Windows component utility
   DESK.CPL: opens display properties. Themes tab
   HDWWIZ.CPL: opens add hardware wizard
   IRPROPS.CPL: infrared utility tool
   JOY.CP: opens game controllers settings
   MMSYS.CPL: opens Sound and Audio device Properties. Volume tab
   SYSDM.CPL: opens System properties - Useful to get to Hardware tab, and Device Installation Settings, to disable windows auto driver download
   TELEPHON.CPL: Opens phone and Modem options
   TIMEDATE.CPL: Date and Time properties
   WSCUI.CPL: opens Windows Security Center
   ACCESS.CPL: opens Accessibility Options
   WUAUCPL.CPL: opens Automatic Updates
   POWERCFG.CPL: opens Power Options Properties
   AZMAN.MSC: opens authorisation management utility tool
   CERTMGR.MSC: opens certificate management tool
   COMPMGMT.MSC: opens the Computer management tool
   COMEXP.MSC or DCOMCNFG: opens the Computer Services management tool
   DEVMGMT.MSC: opens Device Manager
   EVENTVWR or EVENTVWR.MSC: opens Event Viewer
   FSMGMT.MSC: opens Shared Folders
   NAPCLCFG.MSC: NAP Client configuration utility tool
   SERVICES.MSC: opens Service manager
   TASKSCHD.MSC or CONTROL SCHEDTASKS: opens Schedule Tasks manager
   GPEDIT.MSC: opens Group Policy utility tool
   LUSRMGR.MSC: opens Local Users and Groups
   SECPOL.MSC: opens local security settings
   CIADV.MSC: opens indexing service
   NTMSMGR.MSC: removable storage manager
   NTMSOPRQ.MSC: removable storage operator requests
   WMIMGMT.MSC: opens (WMI) Window Management Instrumentation
   PERFMON or PERFMON.MSC: opens the Performance monitor
   MMC /a: opens empty Console in admin mode 
   MDSCHED: opens memory diagnostics tools
   DXDIAG: opens DirectX diagnostics tools
   ODBCAD32: opens ODBC Data source Administrator
   REGEDIT or REGEDT32: opens Registry Editor
   DRWTSN32: opens Dr. Watson
   VERIFIER: opens Driver Verifier Manager
   CLICONFG: opens SQL Server Client Network Utility
   UTILMAN: opens Utility Manager
   COLORCPL: opens color management
   CREDWIZ: back up and recovery tool for user passwords
   MOBSYNC: opens Synchronization center
   MSCONFIG: opens System Configuration Utility
   SYSEDIT: opens System Configuration Editor (careful while using this command)
   SYSKEY: Windows Account Database Security management (careful while using this command)

Windows utility and applications

   EPLORER: Opens windows Explorer
   IEXPLORER: Opens Internet explorer
   WAB: opens Contacts
   CHARMAP: opens Character Map
   WRITE: opens WordPad
   NOTEPAD: opens Notepad
   CALC: opens Calculator
   CLIPBRD: opens Clipbook Viewer
   WINCHAT: opens Microsoft Chat Interface
   SOUNDRECORDER: opens sound recording tool
   DVDPLAY: run CD or DVD
   WMPLAYER: opens Windows Media Player
   MOVIEMK: Opens untitled Windows Movie Maker
   OSK: opens on-screen Keyboard
   MAGNIFY: opens Magnifier
   WINCAL: opens Calendar
   DIALER: opens phone Dialer
   EUDCEDIT: opens Private Character Editor
   NDVOL: opens the mixer volume
   RSTRUI : opens Tool System Restore (For Vista only)
   %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\RESTORE\rstrui.exe: opens Tool System Restore (for XP only).
   MSINFO32: Opens the System Information
   MRT : launches the utility removal of malware.
   Taskmgr : Opens the Windows Task Manager
   CMD: opens a command prompt
   MIGWIZ: Opens the tool for transferring files and settings from Windows (Vista only)
   Migwiz.exe: Opens the tool for transferring files and settings from Windows (for XP only)
   SIDEBAR: Open the Windows (Vista only)
   Sigverif : Opens the tool for verification of signatures of files
   Winver : Opens the window for your Windows version
   FSQUIRT: Bluetooth Transfer Wizard
   IExpress opens the wizard for creating self-extracting archives. Tutorial HERE
   MBLCTR: opens the mobility center (Windows Vista only)
   MSRA : Opens the Windows Remote Assistance
   Mstsc : opens the tool connection Remote Desktop
   MSDT: opens the diagnostic tools and support Microsoft
   WERCON: opens the reporting tool and solutions to problems (for Vista only)
   WINDOWSANYTIMEUPGRADE: Enables the upgrade of Windows Vista
   WINWORD : opens Word (if installed)
   PRINTBRMUI : Opens migration wizard printer (Vista only)

Disk management

   DISKMGMT.MSC: opens disk management utility
   CLEANMGR: opens disk drive clean up utility
   DFRG.MSC: opens disk defragmenter
   CHKDSK: complete analysis of disk partition
   DISKPART: disk partitioning tool

Connection management

   IPCONFIG: list the configuration of IP addresses on your PC (for more information type IPCONFIG/? in the CMD menu)
   INETCPL.CPL: opens internet properties
   FIREWALL.CPL: opens windows firewall
   NETSETUP.CPL: opens network setup wizard

Miscellaneous commands

   JAVAWS: View the cover of JAVA software (if installed)
   AC3FILTER.CPL: Opens the properties AC3 Filter (if installed)
   FIREFOX: Mozilla launches Firefox (if installed)
   NETPROJ: allow or not connecting to a network projector (For Vista only)
   LOGOFF: closes the current session
   SHUTDOWN: shut down Windows
   SHUTDOWN-A: to interrupt Windows shutdown
   %WINDIR% or %SYSTEMROOT%: opens the Windows installation
   %PROGRAMFILES%: Opens the folder where you installed other programs (Program Files)
   %USERPROFILE%: opens the profile of the user currently logged
   %HOMEDRIVE%: opens the browser on the partition or the operating system is installed
   %HOMEPATH%: opens the currently logged user C: \ Documents and Settings \ [username]
   %TEMP%: opens the temporary folder
   VSP1CLN: deletes the cache for installation of the service pack 1 for Vista
   System File Checker (Requires Windows CD if the cache is not available):
   SFC / scannow: immediately scans all system files and repairs damaged files
   SFC / VERIFYONLY: scans only those files system
   SFC / Scanfil = "name and file path": scans the specified file, and repaired if damaged
   SFC / VERIFYFILE = "name and file path": Scans only the file specified
   SFC / scanonce: scans the system files on the next restart
   SFC / REVERT: return the initial configuration (For more information, type SFC /? In the command prompt CMD.
   Control desktop 	Launches the Desktop Control Panel subprogram
   Control color 	Launches the Desktop Control Panel subprogram, with the Appearance tab preselected
   Control date/time 	Launches the Date/Time Control Panel program
   Control international	Launches the Regional Settings Control Panel subprogram
   Control mouse 	Launches the Mouse Control Panel subprogram
   Control keyboard 	Launches the Keyboard Control Panel subprogram
   Control printers 	Displays the Printers folder
   Control fonts 	Displays the Fonts folder
   Control input.dll	Launches the Text Services and Input Language settings Control Panel subprogram
   Control folders 	Launches the Folder Settings Control Panel subprogram
   Control netware 	Launches the Novell NetWare Control Panel subprogram (if installed)
   Control telephony 	Launches the Phone and Modem Options Control Panel subprogram
   Control admintools 	Displays the Administrative Tools folder
   Control schedtasks 	Displays the Scheduled Tasks folder
   Control netconnections 	Displays the Network and Dial-up Connections folder
   Control infrared 	Launches the Infrared Control Panel subprogram (if installed)
   Control userpasswords 	Launches the Users and Passwords Control Panel subprogram

Previous page history was archived for backup purposes at User talk:RaTcHeT302/LQT Archive 1 on 2018-02-15.

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Souzooka (talkcontribs)

Hello, yes, apologies for being obtuse. I've been looking for a way to uncap Sonic Generations' 60 FPS cap. Tried googling everywhere, using DxWnd + D3DOverride to see if triple buffering would uncap it, some Cheat Engine nonsense, unpacking the files looking for a solution, etc. etc. I did edit the comment in the hopes that someone would offer a solution (or perhaps an elaboration) on high framerate performance in the game.

Anyways, the user which posted the original comment is MOJ, but I haven't seen any particular explanation of his claims nor do I have any particular way to get in contact since his Steam account link is broken, unless he still has a Hotmail (Hotmai?) account.

Reply to "Sonic Generations FPS Cap"
A (talkcontribs)

Hi, I made this screenshot comparison for Fez at 1440p, 1080p, and 720p. I did this because the Internet is vague on how exactly Fez looks at each resolution. The claim is that Fez really renders at 720p, and everything else is an upscale from that. I wanted to verify this claim, and show how the game scales. It was important to me to know whether I should run Fez at the highest resolution possible, or just run it at 720p. You said my comparison was "not of much use", so I hope I have changed your mind.

RaTcHeT302 (talkcontribs)

It would probably fit in better under a note field as usually the right side of the page is used for screenshots like these My idea was to mostly keep things a bit consistent looking, seeing as that screenshot looks a bit odd compared to the rest of the video settings screenshots, I usually like to keep most things neat looking. I don't exactly remember what other reasons I had when I removed that, you could just add the screenshot back.

Maybe I'm just way too picky sometimes so, idk. It's just a habit I have to keep things pretty and stuff :v I do add back anything important if I have to though, even if I might cleanup some of the uglier less than readable pages.

RaTcHeT302 (talkcontribs)

I don't think you should waste your time to make the screenshot look better, that's something I should probably do myself but it's not important really.

RaTcHeT302 (talkcontribs)

Oh, I clearly remember now, to me it was almost way too tiny. It made it hard to spot some of the differences at a first glance.

Garrett (talkcontribs)

Your screenshots show that this game is not actually upscaled from a set resolution, so the resolution mention should be rewritten or removed.

RaTcHeT302 (talkcontribs)

Actually, on hindsight, I still don't remember why I actually removed it.

Marioysikax (talkcontribs)

Sorry to butt in.

Because of graphical style used with the game, it's indeed designed to be played with 720p (basically designed to be played on Xbox 360, because most puzzles are designed with that controller in mind, also see key points for that game) and that's why 1440p is second recommended resolution as pixel count is exactly doubled then. However that comparison picture doesn't tell everything unless someone opens it in image manipulation program, because for example fez hat character is wearing, actually has 5x5 pixels area while everything is mostly 4x4, you can see many areas in screenshots where zoom is handled like that and it almost has to be because of games graphical style. Because we are talking about that minor difference, there's almost zero effect on gameplay and of course it's better to play with monitors native resolution, because down/upscale would ruin the games visuals far more.

So when changing that note, I would personally put comparison as reference, but it would also help if those screens were ~identical and much more zoomed in to see the difference. I've included screens under spoiler. (PS Also pixel count on 720p is actually 3x3 and with 1440p it's 6x6 so that original comparison ain't accurate at all)

Spoilers about the game included about game ending.

Where it shows best it's actually not an upscale is indeed first person view which is unlocked as without any AA applied it's super clear it's not upscaled from lower resolution. Also moving objects around regular 2D enviroment.
Question: as game does have first person view and stereoscopic anaglypth options available as unlock. However should they be on article as they also count as spoilers to the game?
*Link removed*
Garrett (talkcontribs)

The inclusion of 3D support should be covered. This wouldn't need to specifically mention the other feature unlocked along with it.

Reply to "Fez Screenshot Comparison usefulness"
Blackbird (talkcontribs)

Yes you did, but there were no uninstall instructions. Not any obvious ones that is. Granted I forgot to remove the downlaod from bit. My mistake!
I noticed you added it now so thanks!

RaTcHeT302 (talkcontribs)

When I read the original instructions I thought the INF files were part of the installation, but I was really tired and I was confused as to why those files were called "Delete_", so instead I accidentally told users to "Install" those files in the fourth step, you can see that in the previous edit.

RaTcHeT302 (talkcontribs)

Wait hold on I messed up that explanation I'll re-write it.

Reply to "Archive."
Karasuhebi (talkcontribs)

Why did you remove that section? Did I not word it correctly? Please feel free to rephrase it but that information is definitely accurate.

RaTcHeT302 (talkcontribs)

It's unclear. I don't even know what it means, I'm not going to to re-write that.

Karasuhebi (talkcontribs)

Basically that when you use the remove borders feature, it'll stretch the image that's available inside the bordered window to make it full screen instead of actually drawing more pixels e to cover the entirety of your screen once the border is removed. Here, check it out:

With Full Window: In regular fullscreen:

RaTcHeT302 (talkcontribs)

It would be a whole lot clearer if you simply said that the image gets stretched.

Garrett (talkcontribs)

Have you tried other borderless programs to see if they stretch the game as well? (I don't have this game myself). Stretching is not the correct result. If all programs stretch borderless should be marked as unsupported with the stretching mentioned in the notes.

Karasuhebi (talkcontribs)

@RaTcHeT302: I agree.

@Garrett: I tried using Borderless Gaming but I can't get it to work with it. I've posted an issue in GitHub. I guess it should be marked as unsupported? :-\

Reply to "Borderlands - Borderless Gaming section"

StarCraft Widescreen Resolutions - InsectLoader.exe works just fine

Karasuhebi (talkcontribs)

The InsectLoader hack works just fine in multiplayer, which I would imagine is what gets played the most. You only get the weird issue where your camera scroll breaks in single player. I've never had it crash as I complete a level in the campaign, although I can't confirm it doesn't happen to other people.

This is in regards to these edits:

RaTcHeT302 (talkcontribs)

On Windows 8 it doesn't work for me.

I don't remember what I had tested, there was another widescreen solution, which kinda worked (not sure if it still was this), the game loaded, but there were graphical glitches everywhere, and then it crashed again.

I remember this working on Windows Vista or XP, but I don't remember what version of the fix I had used. It would be nice if there was a less hacked in/more stable solution.

RaTcHeT302 (talkcontribs)

I don't really have the time or patience to look for a similar fix, if you wish to you could just add the edit back onto the page.

Karasuhebi (talkcontribs)

Hm...that's strange. I'm on Windows 8.1 x64 and it works just fine for me. Are you running it with admin privileges?

Karasuhebi (talkcontribs)

Yeah I just ran InsectLoader.exe without admin privileges and that's exactly the error message that I get. So yeah, it's not broken. It just needs admin privileges.

RaTcHeT302 (talkcontribs)

As I said already, I don't have time for this, just add the edit back. I don't care right now.

Reply to "StarCraft Widescreen Resolutions - InsectLoader.exe works just fine"
Garrett (talkcontribs)

You can make a compatibility package with the Microsoft Application Compatibility Toolkit and include a batch file to install/uninstall it. See my various uploaded fixes for the batch files (e.g. Grouch/Rocko's Quest low frame rate fix).

A smaller selection of flags can be set in an application manifest but I have not tested this approach.

RaTcHeT302 (talkcontribs)

I kept trying to find that tool as I lost it a while ago, thanks.

RaTcHeT302 (talkcontribs)

I have no idea how to use that manifest thing, it's so clusterfucky and explained so poorly.

Reply to "Packaging compatibility settings"
Primey (talkcontribs)

So why is it we're allowed to post links to software which modifies the exe of games yet I'm not allowed to post my skip intro fix?

Garrett (talkcontribs)

There is now an automated tool for this fix, but note that adjusting the EXE reportedly causes an issue with a mission (see Ceano's comment on this page).

RaTcHeT302 (talkcontribs)

You could get banned by editing the exe, I wouldn't do either. Until someone knows how the detection system works, it's too risky. I don't trust R* vague answers.

Better safe than sorry. And editing the main exe just to remove one intro video is extremely stupid, someone should figure out some better way of doing this. The first splash screen isn't that bad anyway, it's only 10 - 15 seconds approx, and it's not worth risking your account getting banned. It's not that I don't hate it, but lots of people might be using this page as a reference.

RaTcHeT302 (talkcontribs)

Until someone provides some real proof that this doesn't get you banned, along with the FOV hack and that weird mouse thingy, then I'd be careful about what I change.

Reply to "GTA V skip intro"
Jacklacour (talkcontribs)

I think the page looks much better than back in July 2014. Do you think it will be time to remove the cleanup template?

RaTcHeT302 (talkcontribs)

It still looks messy to me but I don't care.

Jacklacour (talkcontribs)

Let me guess, it's because of the 'The Sims 2 Store' and the 'Version differences' sections?

RaTcHeT302 (talkcontribs)

No, there's more than that, but I can't be bothered right now. As I said I don't care, do whatever you want.

Reply to "Do The Sims 2 still need a cleanup?"

Walt Disney World Quest: Magical Racing Tour widescreen

Garrett (talkcontribs)

The WSGF screenshots show a stretched output. When the output is stretched it counts as false even if widescreen resolutions are listed in-game.

Reply to "Walt Disney World Quest: Magical Racing Tour widescreen"
Garrett (talkcontribs)

The earliest release date is listed for a platform even if the release was only in a foreign language or a single country. Each OS currently gets only a single release date entry.

RaTcHeT302 (talkcontribs)

I added both release dates mainly because two versions of the game exist for some reason. I didn't know how to leave an empty row in the Windows field thingy.

I don't know the differences between each though, I'll just add the earliest possible date if this happens again.

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