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Shortcut to 'performance options'?

Discussion in 'Computers and Networks' started by TtOoWwAa, Oct 31, 2013.

  1. TtOoWwAa

    TtOoWwAa Member

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    Hi,

    In Windows XP/2000 how do you open 'performance options' (in system properties) from either a run command/path thingy or by somehow making a file shortcut.

    I think the run command is something like rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL somethinghere
    performance options runs under rundll32.exe but even though its part of system properties it opens from a button instead of being on a tab itself so it may not be sysdm.cpl but something different, in windows vista and higher its systempropertiesperformance.exe

    To get onto tab 3 of sysdm.cpl you add it where 'somethinghereis' then add,3 however since the button for performance options is on that tab I think there will be a new command all together now.

    The actual link to it is in control panel>performance and maintenance>adjust visual styles (tab1) however dragging that link into notepad or onto the desktop does nothing.

    There may be a namespace for it but tying to find it is very difficult as they are in hexadecimal and don't tell us much.

    Regards, Tt
     
  2. eTech

    eTech Active Member

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    Try..


    Click start button

    Right clk "my computer"

    Select "properties"

    Click "advanced" tab

    If I remember...there's a performance "settings" button.

    eT
     
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  3. TtOoWwAa

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    Sorry, I mean a shortcut like in a command or a file shortcut (which uses a command anyhow usually)
     
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  5. tunedwolf

    tunedwolf Well-Known Member

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    Try this: rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL sysdm.cpl,,3

    To automate it, I dare say you could just save this in a batch file, or if you're really adventurous, you could write a vbs script to click your way through the tabs and buttons :)
     
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