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Keypirinha Plugin: WinSys

NOTICE: This repository has been publicly archived. This plugin is still available for download and use, but there will be no more future updates to this plugin (feel free to fork it and apply your own changes in your own fork). For alternatives and up to date solutions, consider using Microsoft's PowerToys Run: instead, which has better system integration on Windows.

A useful Keypirinha plugin with common system and shell commands for Windows 10.

Provides keywords for system command features such as shutdown, locking the computer, emptying the recycling bin, as well as shell commands to open the new Windows 10 settings panels and other useful explorer folders (e.g. AppData), etc.


Downloads can be found at the releases page:


Download the WinSys.keypirinha-package file from the release page shown above and move it to your InstalledPackage folder located at:

  • Keypirinha\portable\Profile\InstalledPackages in Portable mode
  • Or %APPDATA%\Keypirinha\InstalledPackages in Installed mode (the final path would look like C:\Users\%USERNAME%\AppData\Roaming\Keypirinha\InstalledPackages)


Type in a valid keyword to activate the corresponding function:

System Actions

Keyword Description
Lock Locks the computer and brings you to the lock screen
Shutdown Shuts down the computer
Restart Restarts the computer
Hibernate Puts the computer into hibernate mode
Sleep Puts the computer to sleep
Logout Logs out the current user
Empty Recycle Bin Empty the Recycle Bin

Explorer Shell Shortcuts

Keyword Description
Recycle Bin Opens the Recycle Bin folder
AppData Opens the user's AppData folder
LocalAppData Opens the user's AppData/Local folder
LocalLowAppData Opens the user's AppData/LocalLow folder
Desktop Opens the user's Desktop folder
Downloads Opens the user's Downloads folder
Documents Opens the user's Documents folder
Startup Opens the user's Startup folder

Windows Settings Shortcuts (Win10 only)

Keyword Description
Settings Panel Opens the Settings application
System Settings Opens the system settings panel
Display Opens the display settings panel
Notification & Actions Opens the notification & actions panel
Battery Opens the battery settings panel
Bluetooth & other devices Opens the Bluetooth & other devices panel
Printers & Scanners Opens the printers & scanners panel
Phone & mobile devices Opens the mobile devices panel
Background Opens the background personalization panel
Lock screen Opens the lock screen personalization panel
Date & Time Opens the date & time panel
Region & Language Opens the region & language panel
Accounts Opens the accounts, email, sync panel
Update & Security Opens the update & security panel

Change Log


  • Added Startup keyword as a shell command to open the user's startup menu folder

1.0.0 - Initial Release

  • Initial release of the plugin which contains system actions, explorer shell shortcuts, and windows settings shortcuts for Windows 10


This package is distributed under the terms of the MIT license.


Thanks to polyvertex for Keypirinha.

This plugin was inspired by psistorm's keypirinha-systemcommands.


Feel free to submit a pull request that you may see fit to help improve this plugin. All contributions are welcome!


A Keypirinha plugin with useful system and shell commands for Windows 10/11.








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