As you probably know, Microsoft is constantly making subtle changes to the Windows user interface. And as you also probably know, some of those changes make more sense than others.
In fact, some changes make you scratch your head and wonder just what the folks up in Redmond were thinking when they decided to make them.
One of the biggest head-scratchers of all is Microsoft’s decision to remove the Control Panel from the Start Menu’s right-click menu (the menu that pops up when you right-click on the Start button) in the Windows 10 Creators Update.
Yes, that’s right. If you have already installed the Windows 10 Creators Update on your computer you will no longer find the Control Panel on the Start button’s right-click menu.
Of course the Control Panel is one of the most-used parts of Windows, so why Microsoft decided to make it harder to find it is simply beyond me.
Well here’s some good news: It’s quite easy to add a tile for the Control Panel right to the Start Menu itself so you can quickly launch it whenever you need it. Here’s how:
1 – Press the Windows+S key combination to open a “Search” box.
2 – Type the word control into the Search box, then right-click on Control Panel.
3 – Select Pin to Start from the drop-down menu.
That’s all there is to it. From now on you’ll be able to launch the Windows Control Panel simply by clicking its tile on the Start Menu!
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