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Window 8.1 Control Panel Not on Desktop

  1. #1


    Posts : 2
    window Vista, Win 7, Win 8, Win 8.1

    Window 8.1 Control Panel Not on Desktop


    Hi All
    I using window 8.1, I can recall the Window Control Panel was on the desktop at one time, do not know if I did sometime to delete it or not, What I am asking is how do I get it back on the desktop, instead of going to the start button and right clicking to get it too open up..
    Thanks
    Welcome all answers.

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  2. #2


    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Baitmn, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    This was most likely the Control Panel desktop icon that was checked using the method in the tutorial below to show.

    Desktop Icons - Add or Remove in Windows 8

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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  3. #3


    Posts : 2
    window Vista, Win 7, Win 8, Win 8.1

    control panel


    Shawn,
    thanks for the kind words,
    yes you came to the rescue again,
    thank for having this site, it has save me must time and headaches with the information here,,

    thanks for all your help.
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  4. #4


    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10


    You're most welcome. I'm glad we were able to help.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Window 8.1 Control Panel Not on Desktop
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