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  • How to quick access Control Panel items from Windows Explorer navigation pane?

     

    Question

     

    How to access the Control Panel items quickly while using Windows Explorer?

     

    Answer

     

    To do so, simply add the Control Panel item to Favorites in Windows Explorer:

     

    1. Click the Start button , click Computer .
    1. In Windows Explorer, right click on the navigation pane on the left and then click Show all folders .
    1. Navigate to Control Panel section. Expand the item you used frequently. For example, the Default Programs.
    1. Drag the item to Favorites on the top of the navigation pane.
    1. Right click on the navigation pane, and uncheck Show all folders .
    Then, you can access Windows Explorer and open the Control Panel item quickly.
    Thursday, June 17, 2010 9:04 AM