You can get directly to place where you desire to set you computer configuration through control panel . However , in some control panel view ,you can't find the certain icon you want to use . Let me show you how to change the default Control Panel view so that you can find your certain icon.
- Open the Start Menu.
- Click on the Control Panel button on the right.
- Control Panel with the Category View .
- To change Control Panel view .Click the View by Category, Here you have three choices: Category(see screenshot above), Large icons, Small icons. Select the view items you desire.
- Control Panel with the Large icons View .
- Control Panel with the Small icons View .
- Close the Control Panel.
In step 3, the Control Panel View will automatically be the same view as you set the last time in the Control Panel.
Sometimes, when I want to change some major settings on my computer, I will go to the control panel, but I find the
default view for the control panel in Windows 7 is Category view and lacks direction functionality, so I want to force small
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Error: This does not force small icons view in the Windows 7 Control Panel.
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