New Shell commands in Windows 7

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Shell commands are used when you want to access relatively inaccessible places in Windows. They can also be used to create shortcuts on the desktop.

Windows 7 New shell commands

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Windows 7 has new shell commands. Some of the most useful are:

shell:Device Metadata Storage
shell : PublicSuggestedLocations
shell:Users pinned

Open your run box and execute these shell commands from there.

If you know more, feel free to add them.

Windows has a set of specific folders identified by unique strings called CLSID or Windows Class Identifiers. These folders are accessible using the CLSID identifiers that Windows assigns to each folder in the Windows registry. If you know the codes, you can start them easily. In addition to the shell, shortcut and CLSID commands available in Windows 7, Windows 8 offers new shortcuts, shell commands and CLIDs.

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