Microsoft has removed the classic “System” properties from its control panel in the new October 2020 Update of Windows 10. You might be thinking there is no way to access it again if you miss the previous Control Panel. Luckily, there is a hidden command that lets you open the System Control Panel.
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In this guide, we will show you how to access the classic version of the Control Panel on Windows 10 latest update.
How to Access Classic “System” Control Panel on Windows 10
Here’s how you can launch the classic “System” properties Control panel:
First, open the “Run” dialogue box by pressing “Windows + R” simultaneously.
Next, copy and paste the following command into the “Run” dialogue. Press the Enter key or click on “OK” to run the entered command.
The System Control panel will appear on the screen as it was before the new update.
If you want to have easy access to it, you can create its shortcut on the desktop or anywhere you like. To create the System Control Panel shortcut, follow the steps mentioned below:
Right-click anywhere on the screen and from the context menu select “New” > “Shortcut”.
In the “Type Location” box, enter the command and click “Next”.
Enter the name of the shortcut and click “Finish”.
You can now access the Control Panel in its all classic glory through just one click.
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