- You can disable run command in windows 10 using registry editor by creating a new DWORD file under Microsoft policies.
- If you want other not to access run command and open files directly which are already known using run command you can disable it and to enable just simply change the dword value in explorer to 0 from 1.
On windows 10 if you want to disable run command you an easily disable it and enable windows 10 run command using regedit (registry editor).
Disable Run Command in Windows 10
Step 1: click on start menu and in windows search type in regedit and open registry editor settings.
Step 2: Right click on registry editor and select run as administrator.
Note: If you receive user account control prompt then just go ahead and click on yes.
Step 3: In registry editor -> on the right side pane -> Double click on HKEY_CURRENT_USER
Step 4: Now, expand software folder -> Microsoft -> windows
Step 5: Under windows -> Double click on CurrentVersion folder.
Step 6: Double click on Policies folder
Step 7: Now, highlight policies folder -> on the right side blank area and right click on it and select new -> DWORD 32 BIT value and name it as Explorer and hit enter.
Step 8: Once you create explorer folder double click on it and change the value data from 0 to 1
Now, click on ok and apply changes and restart your windows 10 computer. That’s it, this is how you disable run command in windows 10.
Enable Run Command in Windows 10
To enable run command you need to open registry editor again and navigate to the same folder path which you have disabled.
Step 1: HKEY_CURRENT_USER -> Microsoft -> Windows
Step 2: Expand CurrentVersion folder -> Policies
Step 3: In policies on the right side bar -> go ahead and change the value of explorer from 1 to 0 to enable run command in windows 10.
Or else you can just go ahead and delete the explorer folder as well.
That’s it, this is how you enable run command in windows 10
Why you Need to Disable run command in windows 10
If you want other users not to access run command in windows 10 then you can just go ahead and disable them.
What is the use of Run command in windows 10
Run command is used to open to files and run command is used as shortcut and directly open folder of files path or access temporary files, msconfig, services, with ease and open cmd as well.