How to Open Control Panel in Windows 11?

Besides several rumors that Microsoft is removing the classic Control Panel from Windows 10 and in the later version of Windows, Microsoft has not removed it from Windows 11 yet.

The Control Panel is an element of Microsoft Windows that allows viewing and changing system settings. It consists of applets that include adding or removing hardware and software, controlling user accounts, changing accessibility options, and accessing networking settings.

As said above, Control Panel is still part of Windows 11, and you can access it in several ways. Some of the easy options are following:-

  1. Using Run box
  2. Through Windows Search
  3. From Command prompt

How to Open Control Panel using the Run box on Windows 11?

To open Control Panel using the Run command box, do the following:-

Step 1. First, launch the Run dialog box by hitting Windows + R keys simultaneously on the keyboard.

Step 2. When Run box opens, type Control or Control Panel and then press Enter from the keyboard or click the OK button.

After executing the above steps, Control Panel opens.

How to Access Control Panel through Windows Search on Windows 11?

This is another most straightforward way to open Control Panel on Windows 11. Use the following steps to open Control Panel on Windows 11:-

Step 1. First, click the Start button or Windows logo icon on the taskbar.

Step 2. After that, in the search box at the top, type Control Panel. In the available search results, click the Control Panel app to open it.

How to Launch Control Panel from Command Prompt on Windows 11?

To access the Control Panel from Command Prompt, do the following:-

Step 1. First, click on the Start button or Windows logo icon on the taskbar.

Step 2. Then type Command Prompt on the search box at the top.

Step 3. In the available top results, select the Command Prompt app to open it.

Step 4. Finally, on the prompt, type Control Panel and then hit Enter from the keyboard to launch it.

That’s it.

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