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How to open Control Panel in Windows 10


With the launch of Windows 10, Microsoft continuously trying to make all control panel features in Settings menu and it’s useful for windows 10 as it’s coming now for tablet and mobile phone. But still, it’s not able to complete all your job with the setting menu.

in such case, an old classic control panel is really helpful. In this tutorial, I am trying to bring approx all the ways to open control panel in windows 10.

Methods to open Control Panel in Windows 10:-

Method1:- The easiest way to open Control panel is Right-click on the Start menu and Select the “Control Panel” here.

How to open Control Panel in Windows 10

Method2:- Add Control Panel in Windows Explorer

To add control panel in windows explorer, open the Run menu by pressing windows Key + R or right-click on the start menu and select “Run” and enter %appdata% command.

and navigate to C:\Users\Rumyittips\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Network Shortcuts\

and right-click on the empty area and select New > Shortcut and entercontrol” and click on the next and enter your name that you want’s to put a control panel and click on the finish.

it will be now in your Windows explorer menu.

Method3:- Creating Shortcuts for Control panel item

On Desktop, Right-click on the empty area and select New> Shortcut and enter below command for each item of a control panel. like in the case of “Add or Remove Programs” enter the command “appwiz.cpl” and click on the Next and click Finish.

List of All Control Panel Commands:-

Control panel tool             Command
   Add/Remove Programs            appwiz.cpl
   Date/Time Properties           timedate.cpl
   Display Properties             desk.cpl
   Internet Properties            inetcpl.cpl
   Joystick Properties            joy.cpl
   Keyboard Properties            main.cpl 
   Microsoft Mail Post Office     wgpocpl.cpl
   Network Properties             netcpl.cpl
   Power Management               powercfg.cpl
   Regional Settings              intl.cpl
   Scanners and Cameras           sticpl.cpl
   Sound Properties               mmsys.cpl
   System Properties              sysdm.cpl

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