Saturday, December 16

Working With Control Panel

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Working with Control Panel

You can use Control Panel to change settings for Windows. These settings control nearly everything about how Windows looks and works, and they allow you to set up Windows so that it’s just right for you.

Click to open Control Panel.

Use the search box to find tasks quickly

You can use two different methods to find the Control Panel item you are looking for:

Use Search. To find a setting you are interested in or a task you want to perform, enter a word or phrase in the search box. For example, type “sound” to find specific tasks related to settings for your sound card, system sounds, and the volume icon on the taskbar.

Browse. You can explore Control Panel by clicking different categories (for example, System and Security, Programs, or Ease of Access), and viewing common tasks listed under each category. Or, under View by, click either Large icons or Small icons to view a list of all Control Panel items.

Tip
If you browse Control Panel by icons, you can quickly jump ahead to an item in the list by typing the first letter of the item’s name. For example, to jump ahead to Gadgets, type G, and the first Control Panel item beginning with the letter G is selected in the window.
 

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