How to make shortcuts to Windows 10 settings on your Desktop

How to make shortcuts to Windows 10 settings on your Desktop

Here's how you can create custom Desktop shortcuts to open the Windows10 Settings app at a specific setting

Want to see Windows 10's log of your I/O usage -- the Data Usage app in Settings -- by simply clicking or tapping on the Desktop? Enable or disable your microphone with two clicks? Turn off your webcam? Manage your Wi-Fi settings? It's easy.

A simple extension of a brilliant hack by Lucas (@Whistler4Ever), published by Sergey Tkachenko at WinAero, and unearthed by Steven Parker at Neowin gives you a very easy way to put an icon on your Windows 10 Desktop screen that opens to just about any Settings page, where you can change a setting in a nonce.

Here's how to make it work:

A new shortcut appears on your desktop. Double-click or tap it, and the Settings app appears.

Here's the list:

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