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How to access Control Panel in Windows 8.1

By Bidisha ,Monday, September 16th, 2013

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Windows 8.1 Control PanelAn upgrade to the Microsoft’s lately released Windows 8 operating system; Windows 8.1 comes equipped with some really helpful pre-installed apps and programs. This operating system is full of new features and latest functions, which for sure you would not have experienced ever before. With the intent to enhance the way you work or browse the Internet, Windows 8.1 is certainly a level above than all of Microsoft’s operating systems released up until now. However, getting familiar with the basic functionalities and usage of this newest release can take time. And majority of the users are already in dismay about the current status of Control Panel. If you too have lately switched to Windows 8.,1 and don’t know how to access Control in Windows 8.1, let us help you.

Understanding your dilemma and importance of your time, in this article we have provided two different methods to access Control Panel in Windows 8.1. Both methods are short as well as simple to follow. So here’s how:

Method 1

Step 1: Point the mouse over the bottom left of the Start screen.

Step 2: Then from the menu that appears, go to ‘Control Panel’

Step 3: This will display the ‘Control Panel’ window on your desktop.

Method 2

Step 1: Go to the ‘Start Metro’ screen and click on the down arrow icon at the bottom left corner.

Step 2: Now an ‘Apps’ windows will appear. Under ‘Windows System’ look out for ‘Control Panel’ and click on it.

Note: Also, if you want, you can add a shortcut to jump to Control Panel with a blink of eyes. It is not just easy but convenient too.


Here’s a video that will show you easy steps to access control panel in Windows 8.1:


About Bidisha

wanted to buy a new cell phone and her thorough research for gadgets revealed her passion for technology. Gradually, she found her drawn to everything related to technology and her work which involves extensive research and writing on new gadgets, apps, and smarter use of technology. Careful, her mission is to manipulate technology-naïve women to juice up their ordinary lives with use of technology.

One Response to “How to access Control Panel in Windows 8.1”
nancy farr Says:
October 31st, 2013

it is absolutely the letters you use to check I dont want a microsoft acct. i want just as i had before 8.1. I was just comfortable with 8 and now this. hoiw do i correct this problem..Please Please Please. i am 75 years old tghe only one to use this puter and i have no need for a password.
nancy farr
how do i get rid of 8.1
nancy farr

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