The fact that the Start button is not available in Windows 8 makes us wonder about the existence of certain elements that we used to access traditionally from it, such as the Control Panel. The good news is that it still exists, but it is no longer so visible.
The Control Panel from the Desktop application
control panel is a typical element of previous versions and, for this reason, to access it from Windows 8you have to enter the first desktop application. Once in it, she accesses the Charm Bar, by placing the mouse pointer in the lower right corner or by pressing the Windows+C keys. Now you can choose the icon corresponding to the configuration options.
Next, the access entry to the control Panelin which you will have to click to, in this way, open its window and be able to access all its functions.
Locate Control Panel from the Start screen
However, if you have already changed the chip to the new Windows 8 interfaceyou may find it more convenient to add a tile to the Start screen that takes you to the Control Panelol. To do this, exit the Desktop and, from the Start screen, go back to the Charm Bar. In it, choose the icon corresponding to the searches.
From the search box that will have appeared, then type the word control Panel. Check that, as you start typing, matches will appear in the left panel, until you can see the icon corresponding to the Control Panel on the left.
Then click on that icon that has just appeared. She does it with the right mouse button, in order to mark it and not open it.
Add Control Panel to the Start screen
At the bottom of the screen a new menu with various options will now appear. Choose the first, which is the one that will allow you anchor the element located in the home screen.
Back on the Start screen, move around it and scroll to its right side. You will be able to verify that there appears a new mosaic corresponding to control Panel. From now on, you only have to click on it, so that the Control Panel tool will open directly. Of course, it will do it in the application Deskwhich is the environment for which this tool is designed.