How to Block Access to Settings and Control Panel in Windows 10 Version 1809
Microsoft is putting a lot of effort into migrating the classic Control Panel to the Settings app, but this process happens gradually, so in Windows 10 October 2018 Update (version 1809) both will continue to be available.
Needless to say, Windows 10 Settings is one of the most important parts of the operating system, mostly because any changes that you make here can affect how the computer works.
And while Microsoft is working to provide users with more control over the operating system by adding new features, the Settings app can also be a double-edged sword on systems were beginners don’t know exactly what they do.
There are several reasons to restrict access to the Settings app and to Control Panel, and IT admins know this the best, as this could allow them to keep computers in tip-top shape by not allowing unauthorized configuration changes.
Fortunately, this can be done on both Windows 10 Home and Windows 10 Pro, only that the method to do it is different o… (read more)