PowerTip: Use PowerShell to Show Control Panel Items

Doctor Scripto

Summary: Use Windows PowerShell to show Control Panel items in Windows 8.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question How can I use Windows PowerShell to display applets from within the Control Panel?

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer Use the Show-ControlPanelItem cmdlet to display an applet, and use the Get-ControlPanelItem cmdlet to obtain a list of all applets. The following command illustrates how to display the autoplay item:

Show-ControlPanelItem autoplay


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