Using the Control Panel Utilities

Control Panel contains utilities for managing server hardware and operating system settings. As you might already know, some Control Panel utilities offer a fairly simple interface and are easy to work with, while others are fairly complex. Utilities that require little or no explanation are not discussed in this text; you will find a discussion of some of the more complex utilities later in this section.


The way you access Control Panel depends on the Start menu style. For the Classic Start menu, click Start, click Settings, and then click Control Panel. For the simple Start menu, click Start, and then click Control Panel.


Display Control Panel as a menu

Regardless of menu style, you can configure the system ...

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