1. System and Security – This section of the Control Panel provides access to computer settings related to system security, such as account and user management, Windows Update, Windows Firewall, Internet options, and backup and restore.
2. Network and Internet – This category is used to manage network settings, such as setting up a new connection or sharing data over your local network. It also includes settings related to Internet options, such as connecting to a home or work network.
3. Hardware and Sound – This group of options is used to manage the sound, display and other hardware components of your computer, such as audio and video devices, printers, scanners, and more.
4. Programs – This section of the Control Panel displays a list of all the programs installed on your computer, as well as links to related settings.
5. User Accounts – This section of the panel is used to manage user account settings, such as adding or removing users, setting parental controls, or changing passwords.
6. Ease of Access – This section of the panel helps to make computers and other devices easier to use for people with physical or cognitive impairments or special needs. It includes options for the built-in magnification, Narrator, and On-Screen keyboard.
7. Date and Time – This part of the panel is used to set the date, time, and time zone that are being used on your computer. It can also be used to sync the clock with an internet server.
8. Region and Language – This section of the panel lets you choose the language and regional settings, such as currency, number, and date formatting, for your computer.
9. Appearance and Personalization – This section offers options for customizing the desktop background, color scheme, screen saver, and font size. It also has options for using themes and changing mouse pointers.
10. Security Center – The Security Center gives you access to options related to computer security, such as Windows Firewall, Windows Update, and Windows Defender.
11. Administrative Tools – This section of the panel provides access to tools and settings used by advanced computer users and administrators. It includes options for setting system policies, creating and managing accounts, and monitoring system services.