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Installing or Removing Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 7

To install the Administration Tools pack by using the Windows interface

Download the Administration Tools package from the Microsoft Web site (

Open the folder into which the package downloaded, double-click the package to unpack the files, and then start the Remote Server Administration Tools Setup Wizard.

You must accept the License Terms and Limited Warranty to install Administration Tools.

Complete all the steps that are required by the wizard, and then click Finish to exit the wizard when installation is completed.

Click Start, click Control Panel, and then click Programs.

In the Programs and Features area, click Turn Windows features on or off.

If you are prompted by User Account Control to allow the Windows Features dialog box to open, click Continue.

In the Windows Features dialog box, expand Remote Server Administration Tools.

Select the remote management tools that you want to install, and then click OK.

Configure the Start menu to display the Administration Tools shortcut, if it is not already there.

Right-click Start, and then click Properties.

On the Start Menu tab, click Customize.

In the Customize Start Menu dialog box, scroll down to System Administrative Tools, and then select Display on the All Programs menu and the Start menu. Click OK.

Shortcuts for snap-ins installed by Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 7 are added to the Administrative Tools list on the Start menu.

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