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    Add Personalization to Control Panel in Windows 10

    Add Personalization to Control Panel in Windows 10

    How to Add Personalization to Control Panel in Windows 10
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    How to Add Personalization to Control Panel in Windows 10

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    Personalization includes your account's theme settings, desktop background, color and appearance, sounds, screen saver settings, desktop icon settings, mouse pointers, Notification Area Icons, and System Icons.

    Personalization has been removed from the Control Panel by default in Windows 10 to now be in Settings instead.

    This tutorial will show you how to add Personalization back to the Control Panel for all users in Windows 10.

    You must be signed in as an administrator to add or remove Personalization in the Control Panel.

    CONTENTS:
    • Option One: To Add or Remove Personalization in Control Panel
    • Option Two: To Add or Remove Personalization (classic) in Control Panel


    EXAMPLE: Personalization in Control Panel (icons view) and Control Panel (category view)
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    EXAMPLE: Personalization opening in Control Panel (classic) and Settings
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    Add Personalization to Control Panel in Windows 10 OPTION ONE Add Personalization to Control Panel in Windows 10
    To Add or Remove Personalization in Control Panel

    1. Do step 2 (add) or step 3 (remove) below for what you would like to do.


     2. To Add "Personalization" to Control Panel

    A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

    Add_Personalization_to_Control_Panel.reg

    download


     3. To Remove "Personalization" from Control Panel

    NOTE: This is the default setting.

    A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

    Remove_Personlization_from_Control_Panel.reg

    download

    4. Save the .reg file to your desktop.

    5. Double click/tap on the downloaded .reg file to merge it.

    6. When prompted, click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

    7. If the Control Panel is currently open, then close and reopen it to apply.

    8. You can now delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.






    Add Personalization to Control Panel in Windows 10 OPTION TWO Add Personalization to Control Panel in Windows 10
    To Add or Remove Personalization (classic) in Control Panel

    1. Do step 2 (add) or step 3 (remove) below for what you would like to do.


     2. To Add "Personalization (classic)" to Control Panel

    A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

    Add_Classic_Personalization_to_Control_Panel.reg

    download


     3. To Remove "Personalization (classic)" from Control Panel

    NOTE: This is the default setting.

    A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

    Remove_Classic_Personlization_from_Control_Panel.reg

    download

    4. Save the .reg file to your desktop.

    5. Double click/tap on the downloaded .reg file to merge it.

    6. When prompted, click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

    7. If the Control Panel is currently open, then close and reopen it to apply.

    8. You can now delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.


    That's it,
    Shawn


  1.    28 Oct 2017 #1

    Hi Shawn,
    Have you updated this one to work with the newer versions of W10? It had no effect on my control panel menu.
    I know you fixed the context menu tutorial, it works great!
      My ComputersSystem Spec


  2. Posts : 30,656
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17713
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       28 Oct 2017 #2

    Hello Richard, :)

    I just tested this in build 17025 to see if anything may have changed, but it still works for me.

    If you had Control Panel open when you added it, you'll need to close and reopen the CP to apply. If you did, then you might see if restarting the PC may.
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  3.    28 Oct 2017 #3

    Thank you, my mistake, It works just as you said, :)
      My ComputersSystem Spec


  4. Posts : 30,656
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17713
    Thread Starter
       28 Oct 2017 #4

    Great news.
      My ComputersSystem Spec


 

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