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Windows Explorer opens instead of start menu shortcuts (like Control Panel)

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Control Panel not listed in Windows Explorer

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How do I fix the display of Windows 7's Control Panel?

This has really bugged me since I took the plunge and upgraded to Windows 7. I think everything is great on the whole apart from the Control Panel. Instead of ordering from top to bottom like in ...