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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
    Published by Category: Customization
    05 Jul 2020
    Designer Media Ltd
     

    How to Add Personalization to Control Panel in Windows 10


    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)
    Add Personalization to Control Panel in Windows 10-personalization_in_control_panel_icons_view.jpg Add Personalization to Control Panel in Windows 10-personalization_in_control_panel_category_view.jpg


    EXAMPLE: Personalization opening in Control Panel (classic) and Settings
    Add Personalization to Control Panel in Windows 10-personalization_classic.jpg Add Personalization to Control Panel in Windows 10-personalization_in_settings.jpg






    OPTION ONE

    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

    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.






    OPTION TWO

    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

    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. Hemimax's Avatar
    Posts : 2,338
    Windows 10 Pro X64
       #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!
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  2. Brink's Avatar
    Posts : 56,201
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro for Workstations build 21354
    Thread Starter
       #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.
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  3. Hemimax's Avatar
    Posts : 2,338
    Windows 10 Pro X64
       #3

    Thank you, my mistake, It works just as you said, :)
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  4. Brink's Avatar
    Posts : 56,201
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro for Workstations build 21354
    Thread Starter
       #4

    Great news.
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  5. Posts : 2
    Windows 10
       #5

    Cannot remove Personalizaion by reg key


    Hello everybody, I have a problem with a reg key in our forum. I've used that reg key to enable "Personalization (classic) 32 bit" in Control Panel, but I cannot remove it even though I used the remove reg key the number of times. It doesn't work, the "Personalization (classic) 32 bit" is still there, still in my Control Panel. So could you please help me to remove it by trying another reg key? Attached files below are the picture of the "Personalization (classic) 32 bit" that I want to remove out of my Control Panel Settings and my exported registry key of my Control Panel Settings. Thanks a lot for helping me!

    personalization problem.reg

    Add Personalization to Control Panel in Windows 10-capture.png
    Last edited by Brink; 06 Sep 2018 at 17:18. Reason: attached your uploaded items
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  6. Brink's Avatar
    Posts : 56,201
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro for Workstations build 21354
    Thread Starter
       #6

    Hello @hadesfire996,

    It looks like you have a different GUID for this that was added from somewhere else.

    You can download and merge the .reg file below to remove it.

    Remove_Personlization_from_Control_Panel.reg
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  7. Posts : 2
    Windows 10
       #7

    It’s still not working. Or you need another somewhere else of the reg key address?! Tell me and I’ll export for you. Thank you!
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  8. Brink's Avatar
    Posts : 56,201
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro for Workstations build 21354
    Thread Starter
       #8

    Just to verify, did you close and reopen the Control Panel or restart the computer after merging the .reg file to apply?
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  9. pepito451's Avatar
    Posts : 41
    windows 10 pro
       #9

    thank you again, all these reg files are very useful
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