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How to quickly access the computer Settings window.

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The Settings folder is the location in the Microsoft® Windows® 10 operating system to access, configure and/or set up the System, Devices, Network & Internet, Personalization, Accounts, Time & language, Ease of Access, Privacy, and Update & Security on the computer.

NOTE: The Settings screen for Windows® 10 operating system should be similar to this.


There are two different methods you can use to access the Settings folder:

Method 1:

On the taskbar, in the Search the web and Windows field, type Settings and then press the Enter key.

Method 2:

  1. Click the Start button to open the Start Menu.
  2. On the Start Menu, click the Settings category.