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9 Ways to Open Control Panel in Windows 10

To open Control Panel in Windows 10 on your Windows 10 PC, you can put the following 9 methods into practice.

Guide Steps
Way 1: Launch Control Panel using search
Way 2: Use the Win + X Menu
Way 3: Use the Run Window
Way 4: Open Control Panel through Windows PowerShell
Way 5: Open Control Panel in the File Explorer
Way 6: Access Control Panel by Command Prompt
Way 7: Access Control Panel from Start Menu
Way 8: Go to Control Panel through the Setting Panel
Way 9: Start Control Panel in Taskbar

Way 1: Launch Control Panel using search

Step 1:Open Start menu and find the search box.

find the search box

Step 2: In the search box, enter Control Panel and then press Enter key.

enter control panel and press enter key

Way 2: Use the Win + X Menu

Step 1: Right-click on the Start button and then click Control Panel.

right click on the start button and click control panel

Way 3: Use the Run Window

Step 1: Press Windows + R key to open Run command box.

press windows r key to open run command box

Way 4:Open Control Panel through Windows PowerShell

Step 1: Click the Star button and select Windows
PowerShell to enter it.

select windows powershell

Step 2: Input control panel in the Windows PowerShell and hit Enter.

input control panel in the windows powershell

Way 5: Open Control Panel in the File Explorer

Step 1:  Click the File Explorer icon on the taskbar.

click the file explorer

Step 2: Select Desktop and double-tap Control Panel.

select desktop and double tap control panel

Way 6: Access Control Panel by Command Prompt

Step 1: Input cmd in the search box and click Command Prompt to open it.

input cmd in the search box and click command prompt

Step 2: Type control panel in the Command Prompt window and press Enter.

type control  panel in the command prompt

Way 7: Access Control Panel from Start Menu

Step 1: In the Start search box, type Control Panel.

enter control panel and press enter key

Step 2: When you see search results, right-click Control Panel entry and then click Pin to Start to pin it to the Start menu.

click pin to start

Step 3: Click the Start button to open the Start Menu and click All apps.

click the start button and click all apps

Step 4: Scroll down to the Windows System folder. Click on it and there you will find the Control Panel shortcut.

use shortcut to open control panel

Way 8:Go to Control Panel through the Settings Panel

Step 1:Open the Settings Panel by Windows + I, and tap Control Panel on it.

go to control panel through the setting panel

Way 9: Start Control Panel in Taskbar

Step 1: In the search box, enter Control Panel and then press Enter key.

enter control panel and press enter key

Step 2: In the contextual menu, click Pin to taskbar.

click the pin to taskbar

Step 3: The Control Panel shortcut is now pinned to the taskbar and you can use it at any time.

start control panel in taskbar

Conclusion:

These are all the methods I found for starting the Control Panel in Windows 10. Some of them are easier than others and I hope that you will find this list helpful.

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