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[How-to] Creating Your Own Run Commands

Welcome back to Tech18,today i am going to teach you how to create your own Run Commands.Using this tutorial you can create any run command, for instannce opening Windows Media Player you can go to start–>run–>wmplayer.exe <press enter>.

Just follow the instructions as shown below carefully :

  1. Firstly go to ClickΒ  Start–>Run—>then type regedit and hit enter.
  2. Now navigate to:
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurr entVersionApp Paths
  3. Right-Click on App Paths and select> New> Key
  4. Title the new key the name of the application, in this case lets consider you want create a run command for Opera.exe.
  5. Right-Click the default string value and click Modify.
  6. Change the value to the path of the executable you want to run. E.g. C:Program FilesOpera 9opera.exe.
  7. Now, in the white space below right click anywhere and select New> String Value.
  8. Name it Path and enter the value as C:Program FilesOpera 9opera.exe.
  9. That’s it, the two keys should like as shown below, now close the registry editor.
  10. Go to start> Run> type your run command and hit enter. In the above case its Opera.exe. Opera will launch within seconds.


You can do this for any application. All you need to do is enter the path of the application you want to open and also make sure that you remember the name of the key that you give as you have to enter it to launch it.

Comments are welcome !!!!!!!!!! πŸ™‚


10 thoughts on “[How-to] Creating Your Own Run Commands”

  1. Tech-guy says:

    very nice tutorial,it has helped me in customizing my current operating system πŸ™‚
    Thanks once again πŸ™‚

  2. Sunil Jain says:

    Thanks for commenting πŸ˜€
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  3. Creative Web Design says:

    I do not want to just create a batch (.bat) file if possible. I would like to assign a command such as "//steam: and have it run steam.exe…just as an example.
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  4. gochi juice says:

    This is a nice tutorial. Very detailed instructions and i agree, this really helps a lot in customizing operating system. Thanks a million times for this post sunil jain.. =)

  5. gochi juice says:

    WOW! I guess I just found the right tutorial that I have been looking for in a while.. I admit, this is a very detailed tutorial and really helpful for my OS customization. Thanks a lot sunil jain!

    1. Sunil Jain says:

      Thanks for commenting Gochi πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚
      I am glad that it helped you πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

  6. vent says:

    Thanks – I didn't even know you could use regedit for that.

    1. Sunil Jain says:

      Thanks Vent πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ for commenting πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

  7. Custom Mat Board&nbs says:

    Gee, Now I can do more shortcuts and commands in my own computer. I really thank you for sharing it to us. This is a great tutorial video I have seen this 2010. It is very detailed and very comprehend-able. More power.

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