Short Cut to Control Panel

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Smoke286, Nov 3, 2003.

  1. Smoke286

    Smoke286 Smokeater

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    I want to put a short cut to my control panel on my desktop, but I can't remember how to do it. Anyone?
     
  2. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    Open My Computer. If you see Control Panel, just drag and drop it to your desktop and a shortcut will be created.
    If you don't see Control Panel when you open My Computer, click Tools>Folder Options, and select the View tab. Then scroll down and check the "Show Control Panel in My Computer" box. Then just drag and drop it onto the desktop like above.
    :)

    You should also be able to drag and drop the Control Panel link on the start menu to the desktop unless you've set it to cascade.

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  3. Hipster Doofus

    Hipster Doofus Good grief Charlie Brown

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    Grab a hold of the control panel & drag it to the desktop. Done. :D
     
  4. Hipster Doofus

    Hipster Doofus Good grief Charlie Brown

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  5. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    One statement said it all, eh? ;)
     
  6. Glaanieboy

    Glaanieboy Moderator

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    Or just point your shortcut to control.exe :rolleyes:
     
  7. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    My chance to say DOH! :p
    I've been using that so many times from the Run dialog. Don't know why I didn't think of using that in a shortcut.
     
  8. Smoke286

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    Thanks NetRyder, That did it, I had to get it into My Computer first
     
  9. NetRyder

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    Glad to help :)
     
  10. grimman

    grimman Guest

    I wonder if it's worth the effort of telling you that you can make a custom control panel by making shortcuts to the appropriate .cpl-files...
     
  11. Smoke286

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    I'm a firm believer in the if it aint broke don't fix it axiom
     
  12. grimman

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    That's the way to do it! ;D