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Microsoft® Windows® Operating System: Essentials by Tom Carpenter

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CHAPTER 5

Managing with the Control Panel

The Control Panel is the hub of configuration and administration for Windows operating systems, and it is very important for a technician or Windows user to understand its use. In this chapter, you will learn how the Control Panel works by investigating the various configuration tools and the important applets. You will explore the following specific topics:

  • Understanding applets
  • Configuring Administrative Tools
  • Configuring accessibility
  • Using important applets

Understanding Applets

The Control Panel consists of multiple components called applets. The Control Panel provides an organizational structure to the applets available on the system. In this section, you will learn what applets are and how to ...

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