The Windows Control Panel is a Windows Graphical Interface that shows the many tools contained in the Windows\ System folder.. When you open your Control Panel you have a bird’s view of most of the Control Panel Files (.cpl) in your computer.
Let’s say you are constantly using the Credential Manager Control Panel, and you want to create a shortcut to your Desktop or Taskbar. Open your Control Panel, right-click on the Credential Manager icon and select Create Shortcut. The Shortcut icon will be created on your desktop. You can always drag it between two of your Taskbar icons for a quick access.