control.exe Information

What is control.exe?

Control.exe is the launcher for the control panel .cpl files. Each individual control panel icon has a corresponding .cpl file located usually in the Windows or System/System32 directories. When running launching a .cpl file, it is control.exe that actually opens the control panel. Starting control.exe, by itself with no .cpl file as an argument, will open up the actual Control Panel.

Filename control.exe
Directory C:\WINDOWS\system32\dllcache\
Company Name Microsoft Corporation
File Version 5.1.2600.0 (xpclient.010817-1148)
File Description Windows Control Panel
Product Name Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Size (in bytes) 8,192
File Date 8/18/2001 8:00:00 AM
File Function Application
File Type Application
Internal Name Control
Legal Copyright © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Product Version 5.1.2600.0
Scanned from OS Version Microsoft Windows XP
Scanned from Service Pack Service Pack 2
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