JSI Tip 5766. How do force Windows XP users to use the classic Control Panel?

If you use the Windows XP Start menu, NOT the Classic Start menu, Control Panel applets are listed in categories.

You can force a user of the Windows XP Start menu to use the classic Control Panel:

1. Copy / Paste the following to a CCP.reg file:

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\[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\]
"ForceClassicControlPanel"=dword:00000001

2. Merge the CCP.reg file with the registry or run regedit /s CCP.reg.

3. The user must log off and on for the setting to take effect.



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