In this article we explain how to add the old Control Panel to the Metro start screen in Windows 8. Windows 8 provides many features but when we need to access the Control Panel in Windows 8, when we have to go through all the new Metro Control Panel, sometimes it is a very difficult process.
Some steps to add old control panel
To create a shortcut, first we right-click on the desktop and go to the new text and then click the shortcut.
After this process, a shortcut page opens in the desktop.
Type the following code in the location of the item:
We click the next button in the create shortcut page, then open the shortcut name page.
Now we need to give our new shortcut a name, and click Finish.
After this process, we will see a new shortcut Control Panel on the desktop. Then we right-click on the shortcut menu and select properties.
Then open the Control Panel properties dialog box and click the change icon button:
When we click the change icon button then open the change icon page.
Paste the following code into the textbox:
After this process we select the Control Panel icon on the change icon and click ok. Then right-click on the new shortcut Control Panel and select "pin to start" from the menu.
Finally we are done with this process and we start screen from Windows 8.