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Can't get to my PC Settings, does anybody have a shortcut?

  1. #1


    Texas, USA
    Posts : 4
    Windows 8.1 (64 bit)

    Can't get to my PC Settings, does anybody have a shortcut?


    I accidentally deleted my PC Settings shortcut that was in
    Code:
    C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs
    Does anybody have a copy of it they can upload from that section of their windows 8? After I deleted that, apparently I can't even use the charms shortcut to PC Settings

    This fix didn't work: PC settings - Fix and Restore in Windows 8.1

    EDIT: Sorry, forgot to mention that the PC Settings shortcut that was offered on that thread only took me to my documents folder

    EDIT: I must look like a monologuing dumbass right now. Turns out, I had several links in my bookmarks to see if any of them worked to fix my issue. I tried a couple of them, and they didn't work. They one I did not try was the one I accidentally linked. So there, if you can't find the fix to your issue and some PC_Settings downloaded files don't work for you, try the link I used farther up.

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2


    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Does anybody have a copy of it they can upload from that section of their windows 8?
    Here is a copy of mine I created---

    Using 7-Zip---

    7-Zip

    PC Settings.zip

    Hope it helps.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Can't get to my PC Settings, does anybody have a shortcut?
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