Windows 10: Control panel slow to open.

Discus and support Control panel slow to open. in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; I've got this issue with Control panel taking a few seconds to open while other times it opens instantly. Occasionally on a clean boot I've seen Google... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by Kol12, Dec 12, 2020.

  1. Kol12 Win User

    Control panel slow to open.

    I've got this issue with Control panel taking a few seconds to open while other times it opens instantly. Occasionally on a clean boot I've seen Google Chrome show the same behavior taking a good few seconds to open the browser after I've clicked the icon in the toolbar. Then most of the time it opens instantly.

    I'm on the current 20H2 .685 build and DISM/SFC health checks are normal. However this has been going on for some time back on Win 10 2004 and possibly 1909. I can't think what the issue could be...

    Kol12, Dec 12, 2020

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    Thank you for visiting Microsoft Community and providing us with the detailed description about the issue.

    As per the description, I understand that you want to know how to access the control panel in Windows 10?

    I certainly understand your concern and will try my best to help you.

    I would suggest you to try the following steps to open the Control Panel in the system.

    Step 1: Opening Control Panel in Windows 10.

    • Open Run command box by simultaneously pressing Windows and R keys (Windows + R).

    • In the Run dialog box, type
      and then press Enter key to open the classic Control Panel.
    Step 2: Access Control Panel in Windows 10 from desktop.

    • Right-click on the Start button (Windows logo button at the bottom-left corner of the desktop) and then click Control Panel to open the same.
    Step 3: Launch Control Panel using search.

    • Open Start menu or screen.

    • In the search box, enter Control Panel and then press Enter key to open the same.
    Note: You can quickly access the search with the help of Windows + C hotkey.

    Step 4: Create Control Panel shortcut on desktop.

    • Right-click on desktop, click New, and then click Shortcut.
    • In Type the location of the item box, type the following path.
    explorer shell:ControlPanelFolder

    • Click Next button.
    • In the Type a name for this shortcut box, type Control Panel, and click Finish button. You can now double-click on the Control Panel icon on the desktop to quickly launch the same.
    Step 5: Pin Control Panel to Start or taskbar.

    • In the Start search box, type Control Panel.

    • When you see search results, right-click on Control Panel entry and then click Pin to Start to pin it to the Start menu or screen.
    Note: Clicking Pin to taskbar will pin the Control Panel to taskbar.

    I hope this information is helpful.

    Please do let us know if you need any further assistance, we will be glad to assist you.

    Thank you.
    Jayant Gupta, Dec 12, 2020
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    Step 2 does not work at all. Anything from File Explorer and above does not launch at all.
    DeviantWolf, Dec 12, 2020
  4. Control panel slow to open.

    windows 10 control panel

    Great help.......thanks.....I wonder why Microsoft did not installed it automatically....
    MannyMarinPR, Dec 12, 2020

Control panel slow to open.

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