Missing control panel in win 7 home prem

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  1. nehoma

    nehoma Honorable Member

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    I just installed win 7 home prem. on a laptop and there is no control Panel link.
    I did nan upgrade, I know a clean install is better but I wanted to save time and dont fancy doing it all again. If upgrade is offered it should work.
    Any ideas please?
     
    #1 nehoma, Mar 18, 2010
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  2. cybercore

    cybercore New Member

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    Create a new administrator account, Run > control userpasswords2 > add user.

    You should also be able to Start > Run > Control Panel.

    Let us know how it goes.
     
  3. nehoma

    nehoma Honorable Member

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    thank you cybercore, that did the trick. I presume "control panel" only appears in the admin user account.
     
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    cybercore New Member

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    You are welcome, I knew you knew it. :)
     
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    nehoma Honorable Member

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    Thats the only thing I dont know! I wish.
    I cant find where to click for the SOLVED thingy
     
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    I marked it "Solved". Your experience is a good info for many users who go the upgrade route. :)
     

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