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Taskbar Taskbar*
Start Start*
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Windows Windows*
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The Control Panel in the new category view
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"Personalize Your PC"

Control Panel

Customizing your computer settings is simple with Windows XP Control Panel. Open it by clicking Control Panel on the Start menu. From Control Panel you can:

  • Change the way Windows XP looks and acts.
  • Add and remove programs or hardware devices.
  • Set up network connections and user accounts.
  • And more!