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Add MSCONFIG System Configuration to Control Panel in Windows 10

How to Add MSCONFIG.EXE System Configuration Tool to Control Panel in Windows 10

MSConfig.exe, known as the System Configuration Tool, is an essential tool that allows managing the startup process of the Windows operating system. You can add it to the Control Panel if you want. This adds extra value to the classic Control Panel tool, which Microsoft continues to remove features from in flavor of the Settings app. Continue reading

Add Registry Editor to Control Panel in Windows 10

How to Add Registry Editor to Control Panel in Windows 10

Registry Editor is an essential tool for system administrators, geeks and regular users who want to change the Windows operating system's hidden settings which are not available via its user interface. You can add it to the Control Panel if you want. This adds extra value to the classic Control Panel tool, which Microsoft continues to remove features from in flavor of the Settings app. Continue reading

Add Local Group Policy Editor to Control Panel in Windows 10

How to Add Local Group Policy Editor to Control Panel in Windows 10

The Local Group Policy Editor is a Microsoft Management Console (MMC) snap-in that provides a single user interface through which all the settings of Local Group Policy objects can be managed. In addition to various methods you can use to access the Local Group Policy Editor app, you can add it to the classic Control Panel in Windows 10. Continue reading

Add Classic Desktop Background to Control Panel in Windows 10

How to Add Classic Desktop Background to Control Panel in Windows 10

If you are using Windows 10 for a while, you definitely know that the classic Personalization options were removed from the control panel. All options to personalize are now there in the Settings app, which is a modern app designed for both touch screen and classic desktop users. If you are not satisfied by this new way to tune up your OS appearance, you might be interested in adding the classic Desktop Background applet back to the Control panel. Continue reading

Add Classic Color and Appearance to Control Panel in Windows 10

How to Add Classic Color and Appearance to Control Panel in Windows 10

If you are using Windows 10 for a while, you definitely know that the classic Personalization options were removed from the control panel. All options to personalize are now there in the Settings app, which is a modern app designed for both touch screen and classic desktop users. If you are not satisfied by this new way to tune up your OS appearance, you might be interested in adding the classic Color and Appearance applet back to the Control panel. Continue reading

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.

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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.
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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.
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