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If I need to open the Control Panel through the command prompt, it is enough to type


I need to open the Folder Options window through typing some command through the command prompt.

Any ideas how?

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up vote 7 down vote accepted

The following works on Windows 7. It may work on others.

Folder Options has three tabs. You can choose which tab is selected when it is opened:

General Tab - C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Options_RunDLL 0

View Tab - C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Options_RunDLL 7

Search Tab - C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Options_RunDLL 2

Have fun :)

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How about these?… – user13267 Apr 21 '14 at 9:41

you can open Folder Option in Run menu using This Command

control folders

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