I know running it opens up Advanced System Properties but unlike most Microsoft commands that have a logic to the name I can't figure out what this one stands for.
Does anybody know what the dm in sysdm.cpl stands for?
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Whilst I cannot provide a source, I would assume it stands for System Device Manager.
The Device Manager has a menu of its own now, however in older versions of Windows the System properties menu had far fewer features and the Device Manager had a tab of its own within the properties menu rather than its own menu.
Windows 98 properties menu's device manager tab: