Microsoft says the System option in the Control Panel has been removed from Windows 10. As of the October 2020 Update, there is no way to access it. There is a hidden command that opens the System Control Panel if it is missing. This command also works for the May 2020 Update.
This is for devices running Windows 10 operating system
Run the Command
To run the command, press Windows+R to open the Run dialog. Next, copy and paste the following command into the Run dialog, then press Enter or click OK.
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Now, your System Control Panel will be displayed. See below image:
Create a Shortcut
If you want easier access, you can create a shortcut that opens it. Here’s how to do this.
On your desktop or in any folder, right-click and select
New > Shortcut
See following image:
Now, in the Type Location box, copy and paste the the following command
and press Next. Refer to below image:
Next, assign a name for the shortcut and click Finish. In my example, it is named System Control Panel. See below image:
Change Shortcut Icon
To change its icon, right-click it, and select
Properties > Shortcut tab > Change icon
Then, choose an icon and click OK.
Microsoft may remove the System pane completely from future versions of Windows 10. If so, this command will stop working.
Thanks to Spartan@HIDevolution on the NotebookReview forums for discovering this command!
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