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Classic Control Panel in XP

By default, the control panel is in Category View, so when you open it, you see 10 categories (Appearance, sound, etc.) to choose from.

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That can make it hard to find what you want. If you notice on the right side there is a link marked Switch to Classic View.

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Click there and you will be magically taken to more familiar territory.

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Not only are your old friends there, like Add or Remove Programs, but some new friends and descriptions of what they do.

Isn’t that a lot easier?

~ David