Microsoft Windows 10: How to Change Your Settings

In Windows 10, you will use Settings to make most of your desired changes.  This knowledge article explains how to change your settings when you are ready to do so in Windows 10.

Step 1

Open the Start menu on the desktop.

 Start Menu

Step 2

Click Settings. This will display the categories within Settings.

Settings popup window

This menu contains fewer items than the Control Panel in Windows 7. So you may not see a setting that you are used to seeing on the Control Panel

Step 3

If you don't know what category to choose to find a particular setting, you can open Search on the task bar, then type in what you're seeking. In the example below, the user has searched successfully for AutoPlay settings.

AutoPlay search results


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