How to easily open control panel in windows 10

It was very easy in windows 7 to open control panel just by going to start then control panel option. In windows 10 you will not find control panel that much faster. But, It is still very easy to open control panel in windows 10.

Open control panel from windows 10 search bar

Control panel can be opened in windows 10 in many ways. Most easy and faster method is by searching control panel in search bar.

Open control panel from windows 10 search bar

if you use control panel in windows 10 frequently, you should pin it to the taskbar or create shortcut at desktop.

Here is how to pin control panel in windows 10

Go to Start -> Search “control panel” then right click and select “Pin to taskbar” option.

pin control panel in windows 10

in this way your control panel option will be available at taskbar.

Open control panel using run command

If your search bar working slower. There is another most easiest method to open control panel in windows 10 using run command .

Press Win + R (Run) -> type “control” then hit Enter.

Open control panel using run command

Open control panel from task manager

If your desktop user interface is not available but you can access task manager. You can open control panel in windows 10 using run new task option available in task manager.

To open control panel from task manager

Go to -> File then click “Run new task”

Type “control” the hit Enter. Your control panel will be available.

Open control panel from any explorer window

There is yet another easiest way to open control panel in windows 10 from any windows explorer.

To open just click on arrow icon next to This PC icon at the address bar of file explorer. Refer following image

Open control panel from any explorer window

Control panel is most important tool to troubleshoot windows problem. It is advised to always keep control panel shortcut at the desktop. You can add missing control panel shortcut to the desktop from theme options.In windows 10 to add missing desktop icon..

Go to desktop-> right click then “select “Personalize”

now click on “Themes” and look for “Desktop icon setting” option at the right side of window under “Related Settings”. from here you can add required icon to the desktop.

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