How to Open System Properties in Windows 10

In this post, you’ll see different methods to open System Properties in Windows 10.

You’ll also see the steps to create a System Properties shortcut and open file or folder properties. Let’s get started.

How to Open System Properties in Windows 10

Sysdm.cpl Command

The command sysdm.cpl can get to System Properties, and you can use it in the following programs:

  • Task Manager (click on File > Run new task to use the command)

Sysdm.cpl File

Open System 32 Folder.

Double-click the “sysdm.cpl.”

Control Panel

Open the Control Panel.

If you’re on the “Category” view: Hit System and Security > System. Click on “Rename this PC (advanced)” in the left sidebar.

Else: Hit “System.” Click on “Rename this PC (advanced)” in the left sidebar.

Create System Properties Shortcut

Follow the steps below to create a System Properties shortcut on your Windows 10 desktop or File Explorer.

Right-click on the desktop or File Explorer blank area.

Hover your mouse over “New” in the context menu.

Hit “Shortcut.”

Type sysdm.cpl in the “Create Shortcut” pop-up. Click the “Next” button.

Give the shortcut name if you don’t like the suggested one.

Click on the “Finish” button.

Read: How to Open System Configuration

How to Open File or Folder Properties in Windows 10

Method #1 

Select the file or folder.

Press Alt + Enter keys together.

Method #2

Right-click on the file or folder.

Hit the “Properties” option.

Method #3 

Double click the file or folder while holding the “Alt” key.

Method #4 

Select the file or folder.

Hit the “Properties” icon at the top left.

Method #5 

Select the file or folder.

Press these keys one by one: Alt, h, p, r.

Now, you can see that the “Properties” is selected. Hit the “Enter” key.