The Windows Control Panel provides access to a host of useful management tools, including the Add/Remove Programs feature, printer controls, User Accounts management and network configuration. Here's how to access the Control Panel in Windows XP default and classic modes as well as Windows Vista.
Time Required: Less than 1 minute
- Click the Start button.
- In Vista, from the right pane select Control Panel.
- In Windows XP default, from the left pane select Control Panel.
- In Windows XP classic, from the left pane select Settings then select Control Panel from the resulting menu.