Having said that, I vote for the Control Panel to expand to hold Settings in addition to what it already held! Best of all worlds, IMNSHO.
WIN+R > control et voila Control Panel in all its glory.I noticed that when you tried to open things that were normally opened in Control Panel they opened the Windows 10 Settings page instead. Some of those seek to have reverted to opening in Control Panel again, which makes me wonder if CP is actually sticking around, for this and the above mentioned reasons....
The world and every crook are able to see your M$ e-mail account in your post #393.....do be careful and remove it.