February 7, 2021

How to Block Control Panel in Windows 10 Computer

If you have been using Windows 10 for a while, you may know that the operating system provides several ways to uninstall an application. You can uninstall the application from the start menu and control panel. Also, you can manually uninstall the program from the app installation folder.

Although Windows 10 offers several ways to uninstall an application, the control panel is the most commonly used. The control room has been there from the beginning, and we have got this facility.

Although the control panel is a great feature, it can be used for bad, especially if you share your PC / laptop with others. The control panel is a hub for accessing a wide variety of settings. One can easily uninstall the program, through the control panel to make proxies changes, security changes, etc.

Read also: How to disable shutdown, restart, sleep and hibernate in windows 10

Steps to block control panel in Windows 10 PC

So, if other people use your computer or laptop often, it is best to always block the control panel in Windows 10. Blocking the control panel on Windows 10 is relatively easy. You need to make some changes in the Local Group Policy Editor.

This article will share a detailed guide on how to disable the control panel in Windows 10 computers. Let’s check out

step 1. First, press Windows key + r On your computer keyboard. It will open Run dialog box.

Open the RUN dialog box

stage 2. In the RUN dialog box, type ‘gpedit.msc’ And press the Enter button.

enter 'gpedit.msc'

step 3. This will open the Local Group Policy Editor. Navigate the following path – User Configuration> Administrative Templates> Control Panel.

Navigate to the given path

step 4. On the right pane, double click ‘Restrictions on control panel and PC settings’

Double click on 'Access denied on Control Panel and PC Settings'

Step 5. On the next window, select ‘capable’ And click on ‘Alright’ switch.

Click on the OK button

Step 6. Now, whenever you try to open the control panel, you will get an error message.

Step 6. To revert the changes, select ‘not configured’ And then click ‘Alright’ Button at step 5.

Select 'not configured'

this is the matter! You are done. This is how you can prevent access to the control panel and PC settings on a Windows 10 computer.

Therefore, this article is about how to block the control panel in a Windows 10 computer. I hope this article helped you! Please share this with your friends too. If you have any doubts related to this, let us know in the comment box below.

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