Control Panel not showing all apps


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Hi

I am completely new to Windows 11, and have taken the plunge having just bought a new Windows 11 laptop. I have set it up with a local account, and using settings / apps have deleted a few apps I didnt think I wanted. I haven't yet added any.

Then I discovered Control Panel which I am familiar with on my Win10 PC, but what I cant understand is the fact it only shows two apps: Microsoft Edge and associated WebView2 Runtime. In Settings/Apps I can see 30 odd apps. Why the difference? I ran sfc /scannow which was clear.
 

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Control Panel items are slowly being migrated to other places, most of what I use are now on the right-click of the Windows key/Start button. But I still see most of what Win10 also had. Also, God Mode also works in Win11.
 

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Hi

I am completely new to Windows 11, and have taken the plunge having just bought a new Windows 11 laptop. I have set it up with a local account, and using settings / apps have deleted a few apps I didnt think I wanted. I haven't yet added any.

Then I discovered Control Panel which I am familiar with on my Win10 PC, but what I cant understand is the fact it only shows two apps: Microsoft Edge and associated WebView2 Runtime. In Settings/Apps I can see 30 odd apps. Why the difference? I ran sfc /scannow which was clear.
Control Panel should still work. It does on all of my computers and they are on the Insider Dev build. I wish I could answer your problem.
 

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Here's what you should see in Control Panel

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You say Control Panel when in reality I think you mean the Programs and Features section of Control Panel. Most of the apps that are pre-installed in Windows 11 are installed via the Microsoft Store and therefore do not show up in Programs and Features.

You need to go to Settings -> Apps to see these.
 

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Keithjr

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You say Control Panel when in reality I think you mean the Programs and Features section of Control Panel. Most of the apps that are pre-installed in Windows 11 are installed via the Microsoft Store and therefore do not show up in Programs and Features.

You need to go to Settings -> Apps to see these.
So why are the two Edge programs showing? Wouldn't they come from the "Microsoft Store" ???
Yes I did mean Programs and Features section.
Confused still
 

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Keithjr

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Well, this has weaned me off Control Panel. For some inexplicable reason, mine doesnt make sense. I now use Settings/Apps to see whats loaded
 

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