Control Panel -Component of Microsoft Windows


Control Panel -Component of Microsoft Windows

The Control Panel is a component of Microsoft Windows that provides the ability to view and change system settings. It consists of a set of applets that include adding or removing hardware and software, controlling user accounts, changing accessibility options, and accessing networking settings. Additional applets are provided by third parties, such as audio and video drivers, VPN tools, input devices, and networking tools.

The Control Panel has been part of Microsoft Windows since Windows 1.0, with each successive version introducing new applets. Beginning with Windows 95, the Control Panel is implemented as a special folder, i.e. the folder does not physically exist, but only contains shortcuts to various applets such as Add or Remove Programs and Internet Options. Physically, these applets are stored as .cpl files. For example, the Add or Remove Programs applet is stored under the name appwiz.cpl in the SYSTEM32 folder.

In Windows XP, the Control Panel home screen was changed to present a categorized navigation structure reminiscent of navigating a web page. Users can switch between this Category View and the grid-based Classic View through an option that appears on either the left side or top of the window. In Windows Vista and Windows 7, additional layers of navigation were introduced, and the Control Panel window itself became the main interface for editing settings, as opposed to launching separate dialogs.

On Windows 10, Control Panel is deprecated in favor of Settings app, which was originally introduced on Windows 8 as "PC settings" to provide a touchscreen-optimized settings area using its Metro-style app platform. Some functions, particularly the ability to add and remove user accounts, were moved exclusively to this app on Windows 8 and cannot be performed from Control Panel.

System and Security

System and Security allows the user to change many options of their computer, such as battery settings, user accounts, maintenance options, recovery and improve the system security.

Security and Maintenance– security and maintenance are provides the network security and virus protection and also provides automatic maintenance option.

Window Defender Firewall– Window Defender Firewall option can check the your internet connection connect with the cable connection or Wi-Fi connection, That is your internet connection connect with the private network or public network.

control panel System– system can allow hardware and software specification allow hardware and software specification. Like the example- which can run operating system, processor specification, RAM specification and full computer name etc.

Power Option– change the battery settings and choose the customize power option.

File History– File History saves copies of your files so you can get them back if they are lost or damaged.

Backup and Restore– can create backup your system files. When you need than restore you data files.

Story Spaces– Use Storage Space to save files two or more drives to help protect you from a drive failure.

Work Folders– Use Work Folders to make your work files available on all device you use.

Administrative tools– This settings is very important your system. Can manage the component services, computer management optimize drives, disk cleanup, performance monitor, etc. Can use the services option stop the window updating, more settings disable. Can use System Configuration optimize booting system and boot your computer will very fast.

Flash Player– If you use Flash Player provides the three option. 1- Allow website to save information on this computer. 2- Ask me before allowing new website to save information on this computer. 3- Block all website from storing information on this computer.

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