Introduction

Starting with Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14971 the Paint 3D Preview app was included as part of Windows10.

If you like to open Paint from Start, then it will now take you to the Paint 3D app.

Steps

Start search

 To get Classic Paint type in mspaint in the Start Search box.

File location

 Right click on mspaint icon and click Open file location.

Locate MSPaint

Locate mspaint under C:\Windows\System32

Pin to start

 Right click on mspaint icon and select either Pin to Start or Pin to taskbar so that you can access classic paint easily.