Disable the Control Panel in Windows 7

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Steps

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    First we need to open the Run program
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    To open Run, we need to press and hold the Windows menu button on the keyboard, and then press 'R'.
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    Once the window opens, we can let go of the buttons
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    Now, in the textbox, we need to type "gpedit.msc"
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    Tap "Enter" on the keyboard. A new window will open.
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    In this window, we need to look under "User Configuration"
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    We need to locate "Administrative Templates"
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    Double click on it.
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    Then, double click on "Control Panel"
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    On the right side of the window, there is the option, "Prohibit access to the Control Panel"
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    Double click this and a new window will open.
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    In this window, we need to click "Enabled", then click "OK"
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    Once it is finished, let's click on the Start menu
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    There will no longer be a "Control Panel" option there.
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    This concludes our tutorial on how to disable the Control Panel on Windows 7 computers
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Recent edits by: Ash0hley, Lukward Thomason

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