The Control Panel is the most important section in the Windows operating system. In general, we can enter the Control Panel via the Start Menu. However, in Windows 7, you can set up the computer to allow you to directly access to individual Control Panel items directly from the Start Menu(Control Panel sub menus)
Here are the steps you can follow.
Step1: Right click on the Taskbar, then select Properties option
Step2: Move to Start Menu tab when you get a setting dialog box.
Step3: In the Start Menu tab, you can click the Customize button.
Step4: Look at Control Panel option and check the Display as a Menu(By default Display as a Link option will be checked). And click Ok button.
Now, when you click Control Panel in the Start menu, you’ll get a selection list that shows all the same Control Panel sub-items that you’d get if you launched the Control Panel into its own window. It looks like this: