Summary: Learn how to open Windows 8 Control Panel items from within Windows PowerShell.
How can I open a Control Panel item, such as Windows Firewall, from within Windows PowerShell?
Use the Show-ControlPanelItem cmdlet. To get a list of openable Control Panel items, use the Get-ControlPanelItem cmdlet, as shown here.
Get-ControlPanelItem 'Windows Firewall'