Windows 8.1 - A desktop shortcut to rapidly access Programs and Features menu

September 2016


Windows 8.1 - A desktop shortcut to rapidly access Programs and Features menu


Learn how to create desktop shortcut to rapidly access the "Programs and Features" menu.
The procedure is as follows:
  • Right Click on an empty area of your Desktop
  • Select > New > Shortcut
  • Copy/paste the below command in the "Type the location of the item" field:
    • rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL appwiz.cpl
  • Click on Next
  • Give a name to the shortcut and click on OK.

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