Windows 10: RTM via upgrade - Control panel doesn't work

Discus and support RTM via upgrade - Control panel doesn't work in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; Hi there After an upgrade to RTM - if you try and run Control panel from the start button (right mouse) it appears but you can't do anything with it... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by jimbo45, Jul 29, 2015.

  1. jimbo45 Win User

    RTM via upgrade - Control panel doesn't work


    Hi there

    After an upgrade to RTM - if you try and run Control panel from the start button (right mouse) it appears but you can't do anything with it -- and it eventually disappears so you can't access any of the items on it any more.

    I know you can do a lot of things in Settings via the menu -- but IMO if Control Panel doesn't work then it should be removed from any menu.

    Cheers
    jimbo

    :)
     
    jimbo45, Jul 29, 2015
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  2. Background Slideshow in Windows 10

    A: You can: either via Picture mode or via Slideshow mode. One is single-picture mode, one is single-folder mode.

    B: You kind of can, but there is a bug in folder selection in Windows 10 RTM's Settings application's Personalization :: Background page. That bug is fixed in current Windows Insider builds, which will be coming your way at some future date.

    As you're noting, the Personalization :: Background page was rewritten / reimplemented in Windows 10 as a Settings page not a control panel. In that transition some functionality changed, and some was lost. The current Windows Insider builds should improve
    your experience here: as noted that will be available at some unknown future date when that goes RTM.

    For now, you can also run this:

    control /name Microsoft.Personalization /page pageWallpaper

    from a WIN+R (Run) prompt to use the old control panel.
     
    zachd [MSFT], Jul 29, 2015
    #2
  3. "We couldn't reserve your upgrade"

    As I mentioned, clicking on the "Get Windows 10" app doesn't work. I tried updating via the Windows Update control panel and that didn't work either.
     
    Paul_Wolfe, Jul 29, 2015
    #3
  4. RTM via upgrade - Control panel doesn't work

    What Exactly doesn't work?
    RTM  via upgrade - Control panel doesn't work [​IMG]
     
    GaloreRu1z4n3x, Jul 29, 2015
    #4
  5. NUS
    Nus Win User
    Yeah, working fine for me. Must be your rig, bro.
     
  6. jimbo45 Win User
    Hi there

    Going to do a CLEAN install -- No Ms account, No "Get insider builds" - bog standard install from download ISO got from W8.1 system.

    Upgrades can sometimes cause problems.

    Cheers
    Jimbo
     
    jimbo45, Jul 29, 2015
    #6
  7. NUS
    Nus Win User
    Yep, I'm only going to have non-insider, non-MS account, clean installs.
     
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