Different ways to open Run command box in Windows 10

The Run command box is widely used to launch the registry editor, system configuration, group policy object editor and other settings in Windows. On this page you will find different ways to open the dialogue in Windows 10.

run in windows 10

Method 1: Press Win+R

win r windows 10

Method 2. Press Win+X and click on RUN

win x run

Method 3.  In the Start menu

Go to the “Start Menu” – “All apps”

all apps in windows 10 start

Then navigate to “Windows system” and click on “Run”

start menu-all apps-w-windows system-run

Method 4. Using the File Explorer

Open the folder:

C:\Users\YourName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\System Tools

Click on “Run” shortcut:

run in appdata

Method 5. Using the Windows Search

  • Click on the search icon in the Taskbar.
  • Type “run” in the search field.
  • Right-click on “Run” in the results.
  • Click “Pin to Start” or “Pin to taskbar” as you like:

find run in search

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