Open the run box asap in any version of Windows Home › Forums › Great Computer Tips And Tricks › Sneeky Keyboard Shortcuts › Open the run box asap in any version of Windows This topic contains 0 replies, has 1 voice, and was last updated by Mitz 5 years ago. Viewing 1 post (of 1 total) Author Posts November 2, 2009 at 11:13 am #28834 MitzKeymaster To open the run dialog box on Windows XP, Vista, or Windows Seven, simply press the Winkey and the letter R on the keyboard. In windows Vista there is no run link in the start menu unless you enable it, so this shortcut is handy. Please see how to add run back to the start menu. Author Posts Viewing 1 post (of 1 total) You must be logged in to reply to this topic.