Windows 10: Missing control panel

Discus and support Missing control panel in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; I am unable to find my Control Panel today. I see the words control panel when I right click on the menu after clicking on the start button. But... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by dibbee, Feb 14, 2016.

  1. dibbee Win User

    Missing control panel

    I am unable to find my Control Panel today. I see the words control panel when I right click on the menu after clicking on the start button. But nothing happens. It does not open. I have been researching it all day but to no avail. I am using an Acer laptop and I updated to Windows 10 last July. I have had this control panel until today. Can someone help me to restore it? Thanks so much.

    dibbee, Feb 14, 2016
  2. Louie Del Win User

    Control Panel Options Missing

    Hi Ken,

    Since you've mentioned that you're unable to go to Control Panel>
    Appearance and Personalization > Display after installing an update, we'd like to confirm if this option is no longer available or you're getting an error message. Please send us a
    screenshot of what's
    showing up when you tried going to that option so we can isolate your concern. If you would like to check the update history, follow these steps:

    • Type settings in the Search box.
    • Click Update & security.
    • Select Windows Update. In the right-hand corner, you'll see
      Update history
      and click on that.

    We'll wait for your response.
    Louie Del, Feb 14, 2016
  3. neilpzz Win User
    neilpzz, Feb 14, 2016
  4. Missing control panel

    Have you tried Start
    Left Click
    Click All Apps
    Scroll down to
    Windows System
    Clink to Open it
    Click Control Panel and it will open
    Also Right Clink
    This you can then Pin To Start
    Then you can open it that way
    Also you can pin it to Task Bar as well
    That way you can probably get your Control Panel working again

    Also have you tried System Restore and find a date when it was working ok
    If none of this works then follow this link
    SFC Command - Run in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums
    hTconeM9user, Feb 15, 2016
  5. davidhk Win User
    Will it open if you type control panel in the search bar > then press Enter ?

    If that does not help, please find out what else do not open on the list after you've right clicked at Start button.
    davidhk, Feb 15, 2016
  6. dibbee Win User
    Thank you very much. I actually right clicked on the unusable control panel shortcut icon and actually got my cp back on my computer. I then pinned it to my task bar and it is okay. But I do see what you are talking about and I really appreciate you helping me. I am happy there is this forum to help me in the future.
    dibbee, Feb 15, 2016
  7. Glad you got it working ok
    Also glad this forum could help you
    hTconeM9user, Apr 4, 2018

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