The Windows Control Panel is the ideal way to allow a user to alter settings for an application that runs in the background or automatically. For example, it is a good idea to control your service using a control panel applet.
In this page you can install a Control Panel applet that will launch an application or open a certain document or file.
If you use Digital Signature functionality to sign your package, the Control Panel applet will also be signed. The Control Panel applet will also have the appropriate UAC requested execution level information set to "As Invoker" for proper behavior under Windows Vista or above.
Adding a new Control Panel Applet
Use the Insert key while the "Control Panel Applets" panel is focused.toolbar button, the "New Applet" tree context menu item or press the
Deleting a Control Panel Applet
Use the Delete key while an applet is selected.toolbar button, the “Delete” tree context menu item, or press the
- Applet Settings
Configure Control Panel applet options.