1.    17 May 2017 #1
    Join Date : Oct 2014
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    Windows 10 Pro x86 and x64 dual boot

    You CAN still access Control Panel in Creators Update


    I have been wondering about this for a little while as I miss control panel for machine reliability which shows crashes and updates not normally reported.

    But I have found a way to access Control Panel from Settings. Open settings, click or tap Apps, in Related Settings you can see Programs and Features, tap or click this, then in the top left click or tap Control Panel Home.

    Bit convoluted but it is still there which I am pleased about just not accessible from right clicking on the Start Menu Button.
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  2.    17 May 2017 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2013
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17046
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  3.    17 May 2017 #3
    Join Date : Jan 2017
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    Win 10 Pro

    Quote Originally Posted by banger View Post
    I have been wondering about this for a little while as I miss control panel for machine reliability which shows crashes and updates not normally reported.

    But I have found a way to access Control Panel from Settings. Open settings, click or tap Apps, in Related Settings you can see Programs and Features, tap or click this, then in the top left click or tap Control Panel Home.

    Bit convoluted but it is still there which I am pleased about just not accessible from right clicking on the Start Menu Button.
    Why not Windows Key +R (run) "control.exe" without the quotes.
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  4.    17 May 2017 #4

    Or type "cont" in search bar and it shows up.
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  5.    17 May 2017 #5
    Join Date : Oct 2014
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    As I can see there are other ways.
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  6.    17 May 2017 #6
    Join Date : Aug 2016
    S/E England
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    10 Home x64 (1709) (10 Pro on 2nd pc)

    I have put the Create Control Panel All Tasks Shortcut in Windows 10 in my Start menu's All apps (Customize Start List Folders in Windows 10) and from there pinned it to Start. Pinned the plain-vanilla Control Panel to Start too. I now have a choice of tiles for 'Control Panel' and 'God Mode'.
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  7.    17 May 2017 #7
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    Where is that like button.
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  8.    17 May 2017 #8
    Join Date : Aug 2016
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    Quote Originally Posted by banger View Post
    Where is that like button.
    Bottom left corner of every post.
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  9.    17 May 2017 #9

    Its not actually a like button but a reputation button which is more valuable.
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