To run specific Windows 7 tools you can easily use RUN (Windowslogo + r) to execute the tool or snapin without searching for it inside the bush called Windows.

Administrative Tools

Administrative Tools control admintools
Authorization Manager azman.msc
Component Services dcomcnfg
Certificate Manager certmgr.msc
Direct X Troubleshooter dxdiag
Display Languages lpksetup
ODBC Data Source Administrator odbcad32
File Signature Verification Tool sigverif
Group Policy Editor gpedit.msc
Add Hardware Wizard hdwwiz.cpl
iSCSI Initiator iscsicpl
Iexpress Wizard iexpress
Local Security Settings secpol.msc
Microsoft Support Diagnostic Tool msdt
Microsoft Management Console mmc
Print management printmanagement.msc
Printer User Interface printui
Problems Steps Recorder psr
People Near Me p2phost
Registry Editor regedit or regedt32
Resoure Monitor resmon
System Configuration Utility msconfig
Resultant Set of Policy rsop.msc
SQL Server Client Configuration cliconfg
Task Manager taskmgr
Trusted Platform Module tpm.msc
TPM Security Hardware TpmInit
Windows Remote Assistance msra
Windows Share Folder Creation Wizard shrpubw
Windows Standalong Update Manager wusa
Windows System Security Tool syskey
Windows Script Host Settings wscript
Windows Version winver
Windows Firewall with Advanced Security wf.msc
Windows Memory Diagnostic MdSched
Windows Malicious Removal Tool mrt

Computer Management

Computer Management compmgmt.msc or CompMgmtLauncher
Task Scheduler control schedtasks
Event Viewer eventvwr.msc
Shared Folders/MMC fsmgmt.msc
Local Users and Groups lusrmgr.msc
Performance Monitor perfmon.msc
Device Manager devmgmt.msc
Disk Management diskmgmt.msc
Services services.msc
Windows Management Infrastructure wmimgmt.msc

Control Panel

Control Panel control
Action Center wscui.cpl
Autoplay control.exe /name Microsoft.autoplay
Backup and Restore sdclt
Create a System Repair disc recdisc
BDE Administrator bdeadmin.cpl
Color Management colorcpl
Credential Manager control.exe /name Microsoft.CredentialManager
Credential Manager Stored User Names and Passwords credwiz
Date and Time Properties timedate.cpl
Default Programs control.exe /name Microsoft.DefaultPrograms
Set Program Access and Computer Defaults control appwiz.cpl,,3 or ComputerDefaults
Devices and Printers control printers
Devices and Printers Add a Device DevicePairingWizard
Display dpiscaling
Screen Resolution desk.cpl
Display Color Calibration dccw
Cleartype Text Tuner cttune
Folders Options control folders
Fonts control fonts
Getting Started GettingStarted
HomeGroup control.exe /name Microsoft.HomeGroup
Indexing Options control.exe /name Microsoft.IndexingOptions
Internet Properties inetcpl.cpl
Keyboard control keyboard
Location and Other Sensors control.exe /name Microsoft.LocationandOtherSensors
Location Notifications LocationNotifications
Mouse control mouse or main.cpl
Network and Sharing Center control.exe /name Microsoft.NetworkandSharingCenter
Network Connections control netconnections or ncpa.cpl
Notification Area Icons control.exe /name Microsoft.NotificationAreaIcons
Parental Controls control.exe /name Microsoft.ParentalControls
Performance Information control.exe /name Microsoft.PerformanceInformationandTools
Personalization control desktop
Windows Color and Appearance control color
Phone and Modem Options telephon.cpl
Power Configuration powercfg.cpl
Programs and Features appwiz.cpl or control appwiz.cpl
Optional Features Manager optionalfeatures or control appwiz.cpl,,2
Recovery control.exe /name Microsoft.Recovery
Regional and Language intl.cpl
RemoteApp control.exe /name Microsoft.RemoteAppandDesktopConnections
Sound mmsys.cpl
Volume Mixer sndvol
System Properties sysdm.cpl or Windows logo key + Pause/Break
SP ComputerName Tab SystemPropertiesComputerName
SP Hardware Tab SystemPropertiesHardware
SP Advanced Tab SystemPropertiesAdvanced
SP Performance SystemPropertiesPerformance
SP Data Execution Prevention SystemPropertiesDataExecutionPrevention
SP Protection Tab SystemPropertiesProtection
SP Remote Tab SystemPropertiesRemote
Windows Activation slui
Windows Activation Phone Numbers slui 4
Taskbar and Start Menu control.exe /name Microsoft.TaskbarandStartMenu
Troubleshooting control.exe /name Microsoft.Troubleshooting
User Accounts control.exe /name Microsoft.UserAccounts
User Account Control Settings UserAccountControlSettings
User Accounts Windows 2000/domain version netplwiz or control userpasswords2
Encryption File System rekeywiz
Windows Anytime Upgrade WindowsAnytimeUpgradeui
Windows Anytime Upgrade Results WindowsAnytimeUpgradeResults
Windows CardSpace control.exe /name Microsoft.cardspace
Windows Firewall firewall.cpl
WindowsSideshow control.exe /name Microsoft.WindowsSideshow
Windows Update App Manager wuapp


Calculator calc
Command Prompt cmd
Connect to a Network Projector NetProj
Presentation Settings PresentationSettings
Connect to a Projector displayswitch or Windows logo key + P
Notepad notepad
Microsoft Paint mspaint.exe
Remote Desktop Connection mstsc
Run Windows logo key + R
Snipping Tool snippingtool
Sound Recorder soundrecorder
Sticky Note StikyNot
Sync Center mobsync
Windows Mobility Center (Only on Laptops) mblctr or Windows logo key + X
Windows Explorer explorer or Windows logo key + E
Wordpad write
Ease of Access Center utilman or Windows logo key + U
Magnifier magnify
Narrator Narrator
On Screen Keyboard osk
Private Character Editor eudcedit
Character Map charmap
Ditilizer Calibration Tool tabcal
Disk Cleanup Utility cleanmgr
Defragment User Interface dfrgui
Internet Explorer iexplore
Rating System ticrf
Internet Explorer (No Add-ons) iexplore -extoff
Internet Explorer (No Home) iexplore about:blank
Phone Dialer dialer
Printer Migration PrintBrmUi
System Information msinfo32
System Restore rstrui
Windows Easy Transfer migwiz
Windows Media Player wmplayer
Windows Media Player DVD Player dvdplay
Windows Fax and Scan Cover Page Editor fxscover
Windows Fax and Scan wfs
Windows Image Acquisition wiaacmgr
Windows PowerShell ISE powershell_ise
Windows PowerShell powershell
XPS Viewer xpsrchvw
Open Documents folder documents
Open Pictures folder pictures
Open Music folder music
Open Videos folder videos
Open Downloads folder downloads
Open Favorites folder favorites
Open Recent folder recent
Logs out of Windows logoff
Locks User Account Windows logo Key + L