System Properties

Updated: 06/30/2019 by Computer Hope

System Properties is a section of Microsoft Windows for editing operating system settings, including hardware settings, connectivity, user profiles, security settings, and the computer name. The image below shows an example of how the system properties window looks in Windows 10.

System Properties window in Windows 10.

How do I open System Properties?

  1. Press Windows key+Pause on the keyboard. Or, right-click the This PC application (in Windows 10) or My Computer (previous versions of Windows), and select Properties.
  2. Under Control Panel Home, click one of the bottom three options.

Menu used to open System Properties in Windows 10.

  1. To adjust settings, click one of the tabs at the top.

Operating system terms, Properties, System, Windows Experience Index