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How to Add or Remove Control Panel context menu in Windows 10

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In Windows 10, there are a few different ways to find and change your settings: Settings app, Control Panel, app settings, and search. Most of the settings that you'll want to change can be found in the Settings app.

In Settings, you can change most Windows settings, such as changing your screen resolution, adding and removing devices, personalizing the lock screen, changing the date and time, and adding user accounts.

The Control Panel includes some additional settings that you might use less often, such as customizing the desktop.

This tutorial will show you how to add or remove a cascading Control Panel desktop context menu with the Control Panel (Category), All Control Panel Items (Icons), and All Tasks (God mode) items for all users in Windows 10.

While you must be signed in as and administrator to be able to add or remove the Control Panel context menu, all users will be able to use the context menu.

EXAMPLE: Control Panel desktop context menu

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Here's How:

1. Do step 2 (add) or step 3 (remove) below for what you would like to do.

 2. To Add Control Panel to Desktop Context Menu

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.



 3. To Remove Control Panel from Desktop Context Menu

NOTE: This is the default setting.

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.



4. Save the .reg file to your desktop.

5. Double click/tap on the downloaded .reg file to merge it.

6. If prompted, click on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

7. You can now delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.

That's it,