Windows 10: Strange - where is control panel? Solved

  1.    17 Jan 2016 #1

    Strange - where is control panel?


    Have two laptops - installed Win 10 on old one a while back and now on my new one.

    On the old one, I have an icon for control panel - on the new one I do not and can find no way to get to control panel.

    Among other things, I want to disable my touch pad but can find no way to do so on the new laptop.
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       17 Jan 2016 #2

    Right click at Start button > Control Panel is on the list.

    Control Panel - Open in Windows 10

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    Last edited by Brink; 18 Jan 2016 at 11:57. Reason: added tutorial link
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  3.    17 Jan 2016 #3

    Got it - tks.
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  4.    17 Jan 2016 #4

    Or Win + R, type in Control Panel

    Or left click on the start icon and start typing Control Panel
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  5. davidhk's Avatar
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       17 Jan 2016 #5

    jeb1000 said: View Post
    Got it - tks.
    You are welcome.
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  6.    17 Jan 2016 #6

    or left click on start icon, left click on all app icon (bottom one), scroll down to Windows System. In Windows System will be a Control Panel icon - you can right click on that and pin to the start screen or pin to taskbar.
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  7.    18 Jan 2016 #7

    If you go to Settings -> Personalization, select Themes and then select Desktop Icon Settings, you will get a chance to place Control Panel icon on desktop, if you wish.
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