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Change Control Panel Icon in Windows 10

Change Control Panel Icon in Windows 10

Control Panel and Settings are two apps you can use in Windows 10 to change most of the settings available in the OS. Settings is a Universal app bundled with Windows 10. It is created to replace the classic Control Panel. As of this writing, the classic Control Panel still comes with a number of options and tools which are not available in Settings. In this article, we will see how to change its icon.

Add Windows Defender to the Control Panel in Windows 10

Add Windows Defender to the Control Panel in Windows 10

Windows Defender is the default antivirus app shipped with Windows 10. Earlier versions of Windows like Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7 and Vista also had it but it was less efficient previously as it only scanned spyware and adware. In Windows 8 and Windows 10, Defender is based on the Microsoft Security Essentials app which offers better protection by adding full blown protection against all kinds of malware. Today, we will see how to add Windows Defender to the classic Control Panel.

Show Only Certain Control Panel Applets in Windows 10

Show Only Certain Control Panel Applets in Windows 10

Control Panel and Settings are two apps you can use in Windows 10 to change most of the settings available in the OS. Settings is a Universal app bundled with Windows 10. It is created to replace the classic Control Panel. As of this writing, the classic Control Panel still comes with a number of options and tools which are not available in Settings. In this article, we will see how to show only certain applets of the Control Panel in Windows 10 and hide others.

How to Hide Control Panel Applets in Windows 10

How to Hide Control Panel Applets in Windows 10

Control Panel and Settings are two apps you can use in Windows 10 to change most of the settings available in the OS. Settings is a Universal app bundled with Windows 10. It is created to replace the classic Control Panel. As of this writing, the classic Control Panel still comes with a number of options and tools which are not available in Settings. In this article, we will see how to hide specific applets of the Control Panel in Windows 10.

Open Control Panel Applets Directly in Windows 10

Open Control Panel Applets Directly in Windows 10

In every release of Windows 10, more and more classic options of the Control Panel are being converted to a modern page in the Settings app. At some point, Microsoft will remove the classic Control Panel completely. The classic Control Panel still comes with a number of options and tools which are not available in Settings.

Create Control Panel Shortcut in Windows 10

Create Control Panel Shortcut in Windows 10

In Window 10, you can create a Control Panel shortcut. This will allow you to open the Control panel directly from the right-click menu of the Desktop. It is possible to make it open in the desired view like large icons, small icons or category icons. Here is how it can be done.

Add Control Panel Context Menu in Windows 10

Add Control Panel Context Menu in Windows 10

You can add Control Panel to the context menu in Windows 10. This will allow you to open the Control panel directly from the right-click menu of the Desktop. Here is how it can be done.