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  1.    13 May 2017 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 44
    Windows 10

    Control Panel


    Hi

    Where did the Control panel option do? I had an update today and I use to be able to right click the start menu to get to the control panel and I just went to access the CP to turn something off and the CP option is missing from the right click menu on the start button.

    I can access the CP from within the start menu but it is no longer an option in the right click on start menu pop up menu items

    Where has it gone?

    Dave
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  2.    13 May 2017 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 25,288
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17046

    Hello Dave,

    The tutorial below can help show how to add Control Panel back to the Win+X menu.

    Show Control Panel or Settings on Win+X Menu in Windows 10 Windows 10 Customization Tutorials
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  3.    13 May 2017 #3
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 164
    Windows 10 Enterprise

    You can also type "control" in the task bar search field and it will take you straight to the Control Panel too...just another option.
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  4.    13 May 2017 #4
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    New Jersey
    Posts : 1,400
    Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64

    You can also put the CP icon on the taskbar.
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  5.    13 May 2017 #5
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 44
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter

    I know all the other ways I wanted it where I am use to accessing it reasomn I asked as the update removed it from where I wanted it.

    Now I do have it back but every time I click it it now asks me if I want to open this. There was a check box about showing this warning every time so I unchecked it now I get this pop up every time but even the check box is gone now. Any way to stop this warning pop up as this was never there before the update
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  6.    13 May 2017 #6
    Join Date : Dec 2013
    Portsmouth Hampshire
    Posts : 1,836
    Windows 10 x86 14383 Insider Pro and Core 10240

    If you add the Desktop Toolbar to the taskbar (Right-click on taskbar, Toolbars, Desktop), Control Panel is presented on the Desktop Toolbar menu with 2 options - All Control Panel Items or as a menu with individual Control Panel Applets

    Tenforums tutorial:

    Add Toolbars to Taskbar in Windows 10 Windows 10 Customization Tutorials

    OPTION FOUR
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  7.    13 May 2017 #7
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 44
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter

    I didn't ask that as I don't want more things cluttering up my desktop or tool bar.
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  8.    13 May 2017 #8
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 25,288
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17046

    Quote Originally Posted by Dave1776 View Post
    I know all the other ways I wanted it where I am use to accessing it reasomn I asked as the update removed it from where I wanted it.

    Now I do have it back but every time I click it it now asks me if I want to open this. There was a check box about showing this warning every time so I unchecked it now I get this pop up every time but even the check box is gone now. Any way to stop this warning pop up as this was never there before the update
    It sounds like you may have missed doing step 3 below.

    Show Control Panel or Settings on Win+X Menu in Windows 10 Windows 10 Customization Tutorials

    If you like, remove the current shortcut, and start over to see if will work properly afterwards.
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  9.    13 May 2017 #9
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    New Jersey
    Posts : 1,400
    Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64

    I personally thought it was a ridiculous change in the Creator`s Update, why would they remove the Control Panel option from the start menu right click who would vote yes on that ?

    Long live the AU
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  10.    13 May 2017 #10
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 44
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter

    Thanks Brink that resolved it an yeap I missed it have been fishing on my cell all day and just wiped out HA HA but resolved.

    And I agree AddRAM it was a stupid idea to remove something that is needed more often then not!
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