Windows 10: Settings UI is ugly / CU update feedback

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  1. Posts : 7
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       07 Apr 2017 #1

    Settings UI is ugly / CU update feedback


    I don't mind Microsoft replacing Control Panel and such with something better and more efficient. But The Settings phone like UI is so f.. ugly. What's even worse, is that MS just removed Control Panel from Win+X shortcuts, and replaced Programs and Feature with Apps and Features, which is extremely inefficient. System info window is also replaced with another inefficient About window, which I find pretty stupid.

    I predict that the next major update will get rid of File Explorer, and replace it with metro like UI, removing most of the features.
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  3. Phone Man's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Pro 1803 64 bit
       07 Apr 2017 #3

    If you open Apps and Features look at top right and there is a link to Programs and Features. After Program and Features is open look at top left and there is a link to Control Panel.

    Open Control Panel in Windows 10 - Windows 10 General Tips Tutorials

    It all still there, just hidden.

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  4. Posts : 7
    Windows 10 Pro
    Thread Starter
       07 Apr 2017 #4

    Phone Man said: View Post
    It all still there, just hidden.Jim
    It's true, but don't you find it weird that you have to go through phone like settings to get into normal settings? It just doesn't make sense to me..
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  5. Phone Man's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Pro 1803 64 bit
       07 Apr 2017 #5

    Brink, thanks for all the links. Lot of reading and learning in my future.

    I am just poking around on this new version.

    Two systems updated and one to go. But it will have to wait until next week. I will be at the French Quarter Festival in New Orleans all weekend.

    http://fqfi.org/frenchquarterfest/pics.html

    Jim
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    Windows 10 Pro x64
       07 Apr 2017 #6

    Have fun.
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  7. Brink's Avatar
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       07 Apr 2017 #7

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  8. Posts : 7
    Windows 10 Pro
    Thread Starter
       07 Apr 2017 #8

    Any way to make Control Panel like a retractable menu like in Classic Shell from Win+X power user menu?
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  9.    07 Apr 2017 #9

    dimar said: View Post
    It's true, but don't you find it weird that you have to go through phone like settings to get into normal settings? It just doesn't make sense to me..
    When the explorer shell (what we know as "the desktop interface") has been completely deprecated (and it will be), then a phone-like UI won't be weird.
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  10. Polo6RGTI's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Pro WS x64 17134.320
       07 Apr 2017 #10

    I rarely use the Settings UI.
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