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Start / Control Panel selection

  1. #1

    Start / Control Panel selection

    When I click on Start / Control Panel I get 'All Control Panel Items'.

    How can I change this so I go into just 'Control Panel'?



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  2. #2

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    windows 8.1 Update 1 Pro 64bit

    Not sure what you mean by 'All Control Panel Items' if all items are appearing, click by View by Category.
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    win8.1.1 enterprise

    do as Nuccii says and then the next time you use start/control panel it will open the way you want ,did for me anyway[but I like it better the other way ] on win8.1 enterprise N
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  4. #4

    Forever West
    Posts : 591
    WinVista, Win7, Win8.1, Win10, Mac OS X 10.10, Linux Mint 17.1

    I set my Control Panel as a menu on the Start list, moving the mouse over the right arrow or clicking it gets a fly-out that lists all the applications and I can choose the one I want instead of opening Control Panel then finding it.
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    Trying to Sith things out
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 2,290
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit

    Using the Desktop toolbar in the taskbar gives you the best of both options, view by category and the individual items fly-out lists.
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