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Windows: open control panel - how to

  • Aug 09, 2020
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The settings in Windows, you must open the control panel. We show you where you can find the control panel in Windows 7, 8, and 10.

Control panel Windows 10 open

Note: Open the Start menu, "settings", you will find also some important features that are not placed since Windows 10 is in the control panel.

  1. Click on the Windows icon to the Start menu opens.
  2. Enter on your keyboard, simply the term "control panel".
  3. Then, the search result is displayed and can be selected.
Windows 10: open control panel

Instructions for Windows 8

In Windows 8 there is not only the classic control panel, but also a sorted and on Windows 8-focused system control. As you open the can, you will learn in this practical tip. For the conventional control panel, proceed as follows:

  1. Press on your keyboard the Windows, so that you can go to the start screen.
  2. Type "System": There is a search bar, which contains as the first result of the "control panel" will open.
  3. Select this, open the control panel and you can configure your PC.
Windows 8: open control panel

Windows 7 and Vista: procedure

  1. Click the bottom right of the screen to the Windows Button to open the start menu.
  2. On the right side you will see the menu item "system control". Click on this link.
  3. The control panel will now open.
Windows 7 + Vista: System Control

Windows 7 Support is set to: Now quickly require

By the way: Since 13. January 2015 there are no new Features and bug fixes in Windows 7 and more. Security updates, there will be only until the beginning of 2020. Who Windows 7 but still has the can for free on Windows 10 Home or Windows 10 Pro update.

  • In order for everything to work properly, you need a current computer that meets the requirements for Windows 10. The best laptops for the new Windows System can be found in our "best of" list. Los is already below 250 Euro.
  • The Best: most of the current Laptops, Windows 10 is already installed. You do not need to set up the System once more, but can start right away.
Perfectly equipped for the new Windows

Windows XP: open control panel

  1. Click the bottom right of the screen to the "Start"button.
  2. On the right side, you can see approximately in the middle of the control panel.
  3. Now the system will open control.
Windows XP: open control panel

As you Windows programs uninstall can, read in this practical tip. Should you individual help with the Windows operating systems will need then contact the experts in the CHIP Forum.