Empty Control Panel in Microsoft® Windows® 7
What are the issues that may arise when the control panel of Windows 7 system goes empty?
Windows 7 is the latest operating system by Microsoft. Windows 7 operating system has become the choice of professionals and home users who are looking for a featured operating system. Windows 7 is able to work great on systems with limited memory. This operating system is also able to work fast and opens applications in a snap. Windows 7 is better than Windows Vista and far more superior to Windows XP. Windows 7 is very fast to respond and you can start the system very soon using fast start up, shut down, stand by and resume features. This operating system works faultlessly on net books and comes with special aero look. The advance media center feature in this operating system allows you to easily switch from power off to booted mode in less than fifty seconds.
Following lines explain the issue when control panel of Windows 7 system goes empty and tips to resolve such issues.
- Missing control panel icons issue
- Tips to resolve issue
Missing control panel icons issue
Microsoft Windows 7 stores information about each and every icon that is present in the control panel in files with the extension .CPL. If these files are present and are not damaged, Microsoft Windows 7 will display these icons, otherwise these icons will not be shown. Generally the control panel files are stored in the "C: Windows System, C: Windows System32 or C: Winnt system32 directories" when the hardware device or software program associated to the icon has been installed.
Control panel is a section in Microsoft Windows 7 operating system that enables a user to change the system settings. Empty control panel issue can be caused when the control panel icon of Windows 7 system was removed or it has become corrupt. One of the other causes include related software program or hardware device that has been deleted or is no longer being detected by Windows operating system.
Microsoft Windows XP and newer versions of Windows operating system users can simply enable and remove control panel icons with the tweak UI program. If you do not have the tweak UI program installed on your system, you can download it from the website. After the tweak UI program has been installed on your system, you can check and uncheck the icons you want or do not want to show in the Windows control panel under the control panel section.
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