You can use Control Panel to change settings for Windows. These settings control nearly everything about how Windows looks and works, and you can use them to set up Windows so that it's just right for you.
|For Windows 10||In the search box on the taskbar, type control panel, and then select Control Panel.|
|For Windows 8.1 / Windows RT 8.1||Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, tap Search (or if you're using a mouse, point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and then click Search), enter Control Panel in the search box, and then tap or click Control Panel.|
|For Windows 7||Click the Start button, and then click Control Panel.|
When you’re in Control Panel:
If you browse Control Panel by icons, you can quickly find an item in the list by typing the first letter of the item's name. For example, to find Keyboard, type K, and the first Control Panel item beginning with the letter K—in this case, Keyboard—is selected in the list.
You can also use the arrow keys (Up Arrow, Down Arrow, Left Arrow, and Right Arrow) to scroll through the list of icons in Control Panel.
Article ID: 13764 - Last Review: May 2, 2016 - Revision: 16