Microsoft may finally remove or hide the old Control Panel in Windows 10, according to Windows Central. The latest Windows Insider beta versions of Windows 10 reveal some subtle coding references that hint at a “hiding” of the legacy Control Panel. Microsoft phased out Windows XP many years ago, and recently ended support for Windows 7. But many elements of the older operating systems still remain in the latest version of Windows 10. One of those is the legacy Control Panel, where you still find lots of deeper settings and preferences. But future versions of Windows 10 might finally remove it in favor of the modern settings page. This move would make much sense, as a lot of the settings options from the legacy Control Panel are already available from the main Windows 10 settings app. It has become a bit redundant, having two ways to get to settings options for common tasks such as changing user accounts. In the future, this means Microsoft could perhaps push users to the modern Settings app instead. Unlike the classic Control panel, it is more easily accessible from the Windows 10 Start Menu. It’s also cleaner and more concise, with settings grouped together… Read full this story
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