One of the good things about Windows 10, Is the array of native options and features that allow you to customize It according to your computing environment. A native app commonly used to configure & customize the OS, Is the Windows Settings utility. If you're sharing your PC with other users, they can also do the very same and mess up your Implementations. As such, In this tutorial, I will show you how to block access to Windows Settings & Control Panel.
Before I make a start, here's what I'm referring to In terms of the Windows Settings. Upon right-clicking on a blank area on your desktop and selecting Personalize, the utility will open as per the Image below. Beneath this facade, are some very useful tools and settings to configure, troubleshoot and customize the OS.
This Is actually considered a Control Panel replacement, but It (Control Panel) Is still available In Windows 10, and can be accessed the same way as previous Windows versions. Due to their Interchangeability, I will demonstrate how to block each one by using a neat little tool named Win10 Settings Blocker that can be downloaded from the official website, or via this reputable source.
Essentially, once Win10 Settings Blocker Is applied, both Control Panel & Windows Settings will be rendered nonfunctional. The process Is very simple and straightforward, so without further delay, let's rip Into this tutorial.