JSI Tip 0009 - Run a Control Panel object without opening the Control Panel.

In Explorer, associate .CPL with %windir%\system32\control.exe (View/Options/Type)
Then Highlight the .CPL and create a shortcut.

Example:
Description: Display
Command line: c:\winnt\system32\display.cpl
Working Directory: c:\winnt\system32

Click on the shortcut to run Display.CPL.

If you wish to add Control Panel to your start menu, create a new folder (see tip 051) and name it
Control Panel.\{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D\}

You will need to reboot to see Control Panel on your Start menu.

Another way to add Control Panel to your Start menu is to use TweakUI. From the Desktop tab, right click on Control Panel and Create as file. Save it on the 051).
You can do this for Printers also.


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