Install RSAT (Remote Server Administration Tools)

KB ID 0000099 Dtd 29/04/10

Problem

You have a member server, or client on which you want to install the administration tools.

Solution

1. On a computer running the final release of Windows Vista with SP1.

2. Download the RSAT package from the Microsoft Web site.

Windows Vista (with SP1 and above)

X32 http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=9FF6E897-23CE-4A36-B7FC-D52065DE9960

x64 http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=D647A60B-63FD-4AC5-9243-BD3C497D2BC5

Windows 7

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=7d2f6ad7-656b-4313-a005-4e344e43997d&displaylang=en

3. Double-click the downloaded package to start the Setup wizard. Follow the instructions in the wizard to complete the installation.

4. Click Start > run > appwiz.cpl {enter} > Turn Windows features on or off > If you are prompted to provide permission by User Account Control, click Continue.

5. In the Windows Features dialog box, select the “Remote Server Administration Tools” snap-ins > OK.

To Place Administration Tools on the start menu

1. Right click Start Menu > Properties.

2. On the Start Menu tab > Customize.

3. Scroll down to System Administrative Tools > Tick “Display on the All Programs menu and the Start menu.”

4. OK > Apply > OK

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