How to open Control Panel in Windows 8

Office 2016
This tip is about opening Control Panel in Windows 8 for changing separators in Excel - semicolon to comma, comma to semicolon, comma to point, etc.

There are several different ways how to open it, here are some of them:

I - First way

   1.   Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, choose Settings:

Windows 8 settings icon

   2.   In the opened pane choose Control Panel:

Windows 8 settings

II - Second way

   1.   Right-click on the System icon in the Desktop and choose Properties in the popup menu:

Windows 8 system popup

   2.   In the opened pane choose Control Panel:

Windows 8 system

III - Third way

Double-click on the System icon:

Windows 8 system

IV - Forth way

Click Windows+X:

Windows 8 system

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