1.    16 May 2017 #1
    Join Date : Jan 2016
    Posts : 42
    windows 10

    creators update:control panel not in menu

    after the creators update:control panel diasappaered from the right-click start menu
    is control panel moved to another menu?
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  2.    16 May 2017 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    New Jersey
    Posts : 1,386
    Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64

    It can be put back, Brink will come along and post the instructions.

    In the mean time you could put the control panel icon on the taskbar.
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  3.    16 May 2017 #3
    Join Date : Feb 2017
    Posts : 479
    Windows 10 Home x64, V1709 (16299.64)

    Type it in Cortana, or access it with File Explorer. Last one has "All Control Panel Items" with the individual list under it.
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  4.    16 May 2017 #4
    Join Date : Jul 2014
    San Jose, California
    Posts : 2,146
    Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64 Win10Prox64

    You can also add it to the right click context menu using code below, create a txt file with .reg extension, double click to merge into the registry:
    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
    [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\background\shell\4.Control Panel]
    @="Control Panel"
    [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\background\shell\4.Control Panel\command]
    @="C:\\Windows\\explorer.exe shell:::{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}"
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  5.    16 May 2017 #5
    Join Date : Jun 2016
    Posts : 123
    Windows 10 Pro

    I pinned the Control Panel icon to the task bar and access it from there. Just a suggestion ...
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  6.    16 May 2017 #6
    Join Date : Jan 2016
    Posts : 42
    windows 10
    Thread Starter

    File explorer is a good method.once i typed in file explorer "control panel": it appaers in the drop down list of file explorer even after reboot
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  7.    16 May 2017 #7
    Join Date : Jan 2016
    Posts : 42
    windows 10
    Thread Starter

    I didn't try the registery suggestion because I have a dutch version of windows 10
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  8.    16 May 2017 #8
    Join Date : Dec 2013
    Portsmouth Hampshire
    Posts : 1,826
    Windows 10 x86 14383 Insider Pro and Core 10240

    Just click then type "control" (or the Dutch equivalent first name of Control Panel!) - then wait until "control panel" appears on the search list, and right-click it and pin to start or whatever you want to do.
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  9.    16 May 2017 #9
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 25,191
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17040

    Hello Louis,

    The tutorial below can help show you 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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