Windows 10: Sunddenly I can't access Device Manager in Control Panel

Discus and support Sunddenly I can't access Device Manager in Control Panel in Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware to solve the problem; I tried to open Device Manager in Control Panel and got an error message saying I am blocked. I'm the Administrator. What the hell? When does MS ever... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware' started by therealsimpsons, Mar 15, 2019.

  1. Sunddenly I can't access Device Manager in Control Panel


    I tried to open Device Manager in Control Panel and got an error message saying I am blocked. I'm the Administrator. What the hell? When does MS ever stop messing with my system? Complete invasion of privacy.

    Is there a way to fix this? All I want to do is check to see if I have the latest driver for my video card!

    :)
     
    therealsimpsons, Mar 15, 2019
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  2. 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, Mar 15, 2019
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    Step 2 does not work at all. Anything from File Explorer and above does not launch at all.
     
    DeviantWolf, Mar 15, 2019
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  4. Sunddenly I can't access Device Manager in Control Panel

    windows 10 control panel

    Great help.......thanks.....I wonder why Microsoft did not installed it automatically....
     
    MannyMarinPR, Mar 15, 2019
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