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How do I access the Control Panel in Windows 8?

How do I access the Control Panel in Windows 8?

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The new Control Panel is now called PC Settings that allows the user to customize the settings within Windows 8. To launch PC Settings, refer to this link .

The classic Control Panel still exists and can be accessed using the following steps:

  1. Launch Charms by placing the cursor to the top right hand or bottom left hand corner
  2. Select Search.
  3. Type Control Panel.
     
  4. Select Control Panel 
  5. The classic Control Panel will now launch within the desktop mode.
     

Or you can try the steps below:

  1. Launch Charms by placing the cursor to the top right hand or bottom left hand corner on the desktop.
  2. Select Settings 
  3. Select Control Panel.