Windows 10: Hiding an app from control panel

Discus and support Hiding an app from control panel in Windows 10 Ask Insider to solve the problem; Is there a way to install an app (in this case steam) and configure it so that it doesn't appear on the control panel, quick access or the windows... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Ask Insider' started by /u/p20sren, Apr 26, 2020.

  1. Hiding an app from control panel


    Is there a way to install an app (in this case steam) and configure it so that it doesn't appear on the control panel, quick access or the windows search bar? I'm assuming its either a special directory or a registry hack. Any help would be welcome!

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    /u/p20sren, Apr 26, 2020
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  2. Hiding installed apps in Control Panel

    Is there a way to hide apps like Steam from the control panel without using the regedit

    ??

    ***Moved from Windows / Gaming on Windows 10***
     
    Marcus_Nguyen, Apr 26, 2020
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  3. Riel Alc Win User
    Hiding installed apps in Control Panel

    Hi Marcus,

    Just to check, have you already found an answer to your query on how to hide installed apps in Control Panel?

    We're looking forward to your reply.
     
    Riel Alc, Apr 26, 2020
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  4. Hiding an app from control panel

    windows 10 control panel

    Hello,

    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
      Control
      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, Apr 26, 2020
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