How to open the control panel

The below will walk you through how to open control panel on your operating system and how to change the view within control panel to be able to view a list of all Control Panel items. Please follow the instructions below for your operating system:

Windows 7

  1. Open Control Panel by clicking the Start button and then select Control Panel.
  2. Under View by, click either Large icons or Small icons to view a list of all Control Panel items.

 

Windows 8.1

  1. Open Control Panel by swiping in from the right edge of the screen, tapping Search (or if you’re using a mouse, pointing to the upper-right corner of the screen, moving the mouse pointer down, and then clicking Search), entering Control Panel in the search box, tapping or clicking Apps, and then tapping or clicking Control Panel.
  2. Under View by, click either Large icons or Small icons to view a list of all Control Panel items.

 

Windows 10

  1. Right-click the Start button and then select Control Panel.
  2. Under View by, click either Large icons or Small icons to view a list of all Control Panel items.

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