Interesting bug in Control Panel

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Interesting bug in Control Panel

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Came across this when messing with the (now deprecated) Control Panel in Windows 11; clicking the Up button brings you to a Windows 10-style Ribbon explorer rather than the new one. This is in version 21H2 by the way.

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For further proof, here's the new explorer and the Ribbon one resulted from the bug:

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Wow, that's actually a really cool bug! I might actually use that on my secondary laptop that I actually put Windows 11 on. Just more evidence of how poorly build Windows 11 is...
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Oh, and that bug still isn't fixed in Windows 11 Nickel. *sighs* Really, Microsoft?
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Nguyen Thien Minh wrote:
Tue Jun 21, 2022 4:47 am
Oh, and that bug still isn't fixed in Windows 11 Nickel. *sighs* Really, Microsoft?
Latest Copper build still has this bug. So you can't expect them to fix it in Nickel.

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Nguyen Thien Minh wrote:
Tue Jun 21, 2022 4:47 am
Oh, and that bug still isn't fixed in Windows 11 Nickel. *sighs* Really, Microsoft?
Have you reported it? 🤔

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somerone wrote:
Sun Jun 26, 2022 1:33 pm
Nguyen Thien Minh wrote:
Tue Jun 21, 2022 4:47 am
Oh, and that bug still isn't fixed in Windows 11 Nickel. *sighs* Really, Microsoft?
Latest Copper build still has this bug. So you can't expect them to fix it in Nickel.
I mean, Nickel's RTM'd already, so you'd expect them to fix the bug after it appears in Windows 11 21H2...
xelloss wrote:
Sun Jun 26, 2022 3:24 pm
Nguyen Thien Minh wrote:
Tue Jun 21, 2022 4:47 am
Oh, and that bug still isn't fixed in Windows 11 Nickel. *sighs* Really, Microsoft?
Have you reported it? 🤔
Not yet, but about to do it now...
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Nice.

I know other way to get the ribbon interface; you go to the Administrative Tools folder, then select some item in the navigation panel.

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It looks like the Control Panel is using some sort of an old framework, judging by:

1. The search icon being on the left side of the search box rather than right
2. Typing "Control Panel" into the Explorer address bar closing the window and re-opening it

Hence why this bug happens

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KTRMAmbiance wrote:
Wed Jul 27, 2022 4:44 pm
It looks like the Control Panel is using some sort of an old framework, judging by:

1. The search icon being on the left side of the search box rather than right
2. Typing "Control Panel" into the Explorer address bar closing the window and re-opening it

Hence why this bug happens
It’s likely that the UWP control bar doesn’t contain the proper icons and whatnot for Control Panel. Control Panel is also being merged into the settings app so it will probably be removed in a future release. There is no point in MS adding control panel support to the UWP control bar.

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Meow wrote:
Thu Jul 28, 2022 3:55 pm
KTRMAmbiance wrote:
Wed Jul 27, 2022 4:44 pm
It looks like the Control Panel is using some sort of an old framework, judging by:

1. The search icon being on the left side of the search box rather than right
2. Typing "Control Panel" into the Explorer address bar closing the window and re-opening it

Hence why this bug happens
It’s likely that the UWP control bar doesn’t contain the proper icons and whatnot for Control Panel. Control Panel is also being merged into the settings app so it will probably be removed in a future release. There is no point in MS adding control panel support to the UWP control bar.
I know, and the directories C:\Windows\Fonts and C:\Windows\Offline Web Pages (which the latter is also deprecated) also don't use the UWP bar, however the bug doesn't happen there.

Hence both them and the Control Panel run from the Explorer window

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I hope this gets fixed on Windows 11 22h2, This makes Windows 11 inconsistent and This also counts as Bugs By the way
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WayneNathaniel2600 wrote:
Thu Oct 27, 2022 11:30 am
I hope this gets fixed on Windows 11 22h2, This makes Windows 11 inconsistent and This also counts as Bugs By the way
It's still not fixed, read the posts above, one has a screenshot of the said build

I had upgraded to 22H2 a month ago, checked it myself and still the same bug

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KTRMAmbiance wrote:
Sat Oct 29, 2022 6:44 pm
WayneNathaniel2600 wrote:
Thu Oct 27, 2022 11:30 am
I hope this gets fixed on Windows 11 22h2, This makes Windows 11 inconsistent and This also counts as Bugs By the way
It's still not fixed, read the posts above, one has a screenshot of the said build

I had upgraded to 22H2 a month ago, checked it myself and still the same bug
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This is kind of an "inevitable bug". After the ribbon was introduced, Control Panel was excluded from loading any toolbars. The Windows 11 bar is not a redesign. Noboy redesigns anything, because they're scared. Windows 11 explorer toolbar is a *plugin*. So, since Control Panel does not load any plugins, it defaults to the actual (actual, technically not "old") toolbar.

Changing that would require changing how Control Panel works... but they want to remove it altogether.
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Same thing you can achieve if you will access "System Tools" and go back.

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Noticed yesterday that this bug does not happen on classic personalization, color and wallpaper applets (enabled with Winaero Tweaker):

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Additionally they run on a File Explorer window, rather than Control Panel.

Clicking the Up button there only puts the Win7-style command bar, however:

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KTRMAmbiance wrote:
Fri Jan 20, 2023 11:54 am
Noticed yesterday that this bug does not happen on classic personalization, color and wallpaper applets (enabled with Winaero Tweaker):

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Additionally they run on a File Explorer window, rather than Control Panel.

Clicking the Up button there only puts the Win7-style command bar, however:

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Tried this in summer of 2022 when i had Windows 11.
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