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RUNDLL32

Posted On 2007-04-24 by FortyPoundHead
Keywords: Command Reference
Tags: Windows Commandline Windows
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Run a DLL program. This command is available on all version of Windows from Win95 onwards, but the DLL''s and options available do vary considerably. Many options are case sensitive.

Syntax
RUNDLL32.EXE dll_name,EntryPoint [options]

Examples

Un-install MS Java Virtual Machine (JVM):
RUNDLL32 advpack.dll,LaunchINFSection java.inf,UnInstall

Copy a floppy disk
RUNDLL32 diskcopy,DiskCopyRunDll

Lock workstation
RUNDLL32.exe user32.dll, LockWorkStation

Add a Network Printer

RUNDLL32 printui.dll,PrintUIEntry /ia /c\\server /m "AGFA-AccuSet v52.3"
/h "Intel" /v "Windows 2000" /f %windir%\inf\ntprint.inf

Add a Local Printer

RUNDLL32 printui.dll,PrintUIEntry /if /b "Test Printer" /c\\SERVER
/f "%windir%\inf\ntprint.inf" /r "lpt1:" /m "AGFA-AccuSet v52.3"

Add a printer connection that''s available to anyone who logs on:

Rundll32 printui.dll,PrintUIEntry /ga /n\\Server\PrintShare

Display all the available commands for PRINTUI.DLL

RUNDLL32 printui.dll,PrintUIEntry /?

(add/remove print drivers, print queues, preferences, properties etc)


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