GPO – Show items in Control Panel

With Windows Group Policy it’s possible to specify what features a user can use in the Windows Control Panel.
The problem is that a full cpl list is hard to find on the web.
So here it is (Compatible from Windows Vista and up)

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Control Panel – Command line
Add Hardware – Wizard hdwwiz.cpl
Administrative Tools – control admintools
Advanced System Properties ?
Advanced tab System – PropertiesAdvanced.exe
Computer Name – tab sysdm.cpl or SystemPropertiesComputerName.exe
Prevention tab – SystemPropertiesDataExecutionPrevention.exe
Hardware tab – SystemPropertiesHardware.exe
System Protection tab – SystemPropertiesProtection.exe
Remote tab – SystemPropertiesRemote.exe
AutoPlay control /name – Microsoft.AutoPlay
Backup and Restore Center control /name – Microsoft.BackupAndRestoreCenter
Backup Status and Configuration – sdclt.exe
BitLocker Drive Encryption control /name – Microsoft.BitLockerDriveEncryption
Bluetooth Devices – bthprops.cpl
Date And Time – timedate.cpl or control date/time
Display Settings – desk.cpl
Default Programs control /name – Microsoft.DefaultPrograms
Device Manager – devmgmt.msc
Disk Manager – diskmgmt.msc
Ease of Access Center – access.cpl or Utilman.exe
Game Controllers –  joy.cpl
Indexing Options control /name – Microsoft.IndexingOptions
Internet Options – inetcpl.cpl
Keyboard Properties – control keyboard
Mouse Properties – main.cpl or control mouse
Network and Sharing Center control /name – Microsoft.NetworkandSharingCenter
Network Connections – ncpa.cpl or control netconnections
Offline Files control /name – Microsoft.OfflineFiles
Parental Controls control /name – Microsoft.ParentalControls
Pen and Input – Devices TabletPC.cpl
People Near Me – collab.cpl or p2phost.exe
Phone and Modem Options – telephon.cpl or control telephony
Power Options – powercfg.cpl
Printers control – printers
Problem Reports and Solutions – wercon.exe
Programs and Features – appwiz.cpl
Regional and Language Options – intl.cpl or control international
Scanners and Cameras – sticpl.cpl
Secure Online Key Backup control /name – Microsoft.SecureKeyBackup
Security Center – wscui.cpl
Sound – mmsys.cpl
Speech Recognition Options control /name – Microsoft.SpeechRecognitionOptions
Sync Center – mobsync.exe
System control /name – Microsoft.System
Tablet PC Settings control /name – Microsoft.TabletPCSettings
Task Scheduler control – schedtasks
Text to Speech – sapi.cpl or control speech
User Accounts – nusrmgr.cpl or Netplwiz.exe or control userpasswords
User Accounts (advanced) – control userpasswords2
Volume Mixer – SndVol.exe
Welcome Center control.exe /name – Microsoft.WelcomeCenter
Windows Defender – MsAsCui.exe
Windows Firewall – Firewall.cpl or FirewallControlPanel.exe
Windows Firewall Settings – FirewallSettings.exe
Windows Sidebar Properties – control.exe /name Microsoft.WindowsSidebarProperties
Windows SideShow – control.exe /name Microsoft.WindowsSideshow
Windows Update – control.exe /name Microsoft.WindowsUpdate

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