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Control Panel

System

Shortcut: Alt+Space 

Contains commands to manipulate the window

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Back

Press push button Back

Forward

Press push button Forward

Recent Pages

Press push button Recent Pages

Address: Control Panel

Desktop

Open split button Desktop

Open

Open button dropdown Open

Control Panel

Open split button Control Panel

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Open button dropdown Open

Press push button Previous Locations

Refresh "Control Panel"

Press push button Refresh "Control Panel"

Search Control Panel

Search Box

Search

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Explorer Pane

CPCategoryPanel

Category

Browse Control Panel items by category or view a complete list of all items.

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System and Security View and change system and security status, back up and restore file and system settings, update your computer, view RAM and processor speed, check firewall, and more.

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System and Security

System and Security View and change system and security status, back up and restore file and system settings, update your computer, view RAM and processor speed, check firewall, and more.

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Review your computer's status

Jump link Review your computer's status

Back up your computer

Jump link Back up your computer

Find and fix problems

Jump link Find and fix problems

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Network and Internet Check network status and change settings, set preferences for sharing files and computers, configure Internet display and connection, and more.

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Network and Internet

Network and Internet Check network status and change settings, set preferences for sharing files and computers, configure Internet display and connection, and more.

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View network status and tasks

Jump link View network status and tasks

Choose homegroup and sharing options

Jump link Choose homegroup and sharing options

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Hardware and Sound Add or remove printers and other hardware, change system sounds, play CDs automatically, conserve power, update device drivers, and more.

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Hardware and Sound

Hardware and Sound Add or remove printers and other hardware, change system sounds, play CDs automatically, conserve power, update device drivers, and more.

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View devices and printers

Jump link View devices and printers

Add a device

Jump link Add a device

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Programs Uninstall programs or Windows features, uninstall gadgets, get new programs from the network or online, and more.

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Programs

Programs Uninstall programs or Windows features, uninstall gadgets, get new programs from the network or online, and more.

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Uninstall a program

Jump link Uninstall a program

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User Accounts and Family Safety Change user account settings and passwords, and set up parental controls.

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User Accounts and Family Safety

User Accounts and Family Safety Change user account settings and passwords, and set up parental controls.

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Add or remove user accounts

Jump link Add or remove user accounts

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Set up parental controls for any user

Jump link Set up parental controls for any user

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Appearance and Personalization Change the appearance of desktop items, apply a theme or screen saver to your computer, or customize the Start menu and taskbar.

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Appearance and Personalization

Appearance and Personalization Change the appearance of desktop items, apply a theme or screen saver to your computer, or customize the Start menu and taskbar.

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Change the theme

Jump link Change the theme

Change desktop background

Jump link Change desktop background

Adjust screen resolution

Jump link Adjust screen resolution

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Clock, Language, and Region Change the date, time, and time zone for your computer, the language to use, and the way numbers, currencies, dates, and times are displayed.

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Clock, Language, and Region

Clock, Language, and Region Change the date, time, and time zone for your computer, the language to use, and the way numbers, currencies, dates, and times are displayed.

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Change keyboards or other input methods

Jump link Change keyboards or other input methods

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Ease of Access Adjust your computer settings for vision, hearing, and mobility, and use speech recognition to control your computer with voice commands.

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Ease of Access

Ease of Access Adjust your computer settings for vision, hearing, and mobility, and use speech recognition to control your computer with voice commands.

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Let Windows suggest settings

Jump link Let Windows suggest settings

Optimize visual display

Jump link Optimize visual display

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