How to start Control Panel in Windows 10

By | October 29, 2017

When updating “Windows 10 Creators Update” which is released on April 11, 2017, In the right-click menu(Context Menu) on the windows start button, the existing control panel has disappeared.

Is there no control panel?

▼ One of the indispensable tools frequently used by Windows users is the “control panel”. By pressing Windows + X key on keyboard, the following management menu will be displayed.

1Control panel is displayed in the menu before “Creators Update”(left side), but after “Creators Update”, the location of “Control Panel” has changed to 1Setting(right side).

Also, instead of the command prompt,2Windows PowerShell has become the default shell tool.

[Windows10]Windows 10 Creators Update

Starting control panel

Let’s show you some ways to open the control panel.

Run by specifying file name

▼ As below, press Windows + R key to open Run, and enter1control or C:\Windows\System32\control.exe in the text box. Click2OKbutton.

[Windows10]Windows 10 Creators Update

Windows File Explorer

▼ You can select2Control Panel on1This PC in Windows Explorer below.

[Windows10] Control Panel

Selecting in the Windows navigation pane

▼ In the left Windows navigation pane, Choose1Control Panel.

[Windows10] Control Panel

▼ However, in order to display Control Panel in the Windows navigation pane as follows: as below, click 1View > 2Navigation pane > 3Show all folders

[Windows10] Control Panel

To select in the Start menu

▼ Click1 Start button >2Windows System >3Control Panel.

[Windows10] Control Panel

Windows search box

▼ In the Windows search box below, enter1control and in the search results2Control Panel.

[Windows10] Control Panel

Fixing in the taskbar

▼ If you frequently use control panel, after you run it, and right-click on1control panel and then2Pin to taskbar on the menu

This can be opened at any time, Control Panel icon to be always displayed on the taskbar.

[Windows10] Control Panel