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.

RUNDLL32.EXE dll_name,EntryPoint [options]


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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