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How to access DSA.msc in windows 7

    Question

  • I have dc in win2008R2 ent  and I have a client win7 ent .

    I have installed the RSAT in win7 but I am not able to open dsa.msc.

    Pls advise.

    Thursday, April 29, 2010 7:02 AM

Answers

  • Hope it will help you.

    Instructions

    Installing Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 7


    You must be either a member of the Administrators group on the computer on which you want to install the Administration Tools pack, or you must be logged on to the computer by using the built-in Administrator account.

    Important: Remove all versions of Administration Tools Pack or Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows Vista with SP1 from the computer before installing Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 7.

    Important: Only one copy of Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 7 can be installed on a computer at one time. Before you install a new package, remove any existing copies of Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 7. This includes any copies that are in different languages. To remove existing copies of Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 7, see Removing the complete Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 7 pack on this page.

    1. On a computer that is running Windows 7, download the Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 7 package from the Microsoft Download Center.

    2. Open the folder into which the package downloaded, and double-click the package to unpack it, and then start the Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 7 Setup Wizard.

    Important: You must accept the License Terms and Limited Warranty to start to install the Administration Tools pack.

    3. Complete all the steps that you must follow by the wizard, and then click Finish to exit the wizard when installation is completed.

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

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

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

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

    8. Select the remote management tools that you want to install.

    9. Click OK.

    10. 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.


    Reinstalling or removing individual Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 7

    If a remote administration tool was removed from a computer that is running Windows 7, you can install it again by performing the following steps.

    To reinstall individual remote administration tools:

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

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

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

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

    5. Select the remote management tools that you want to install, or clear the check boxes for any tools that you want to remove. Click OK.


    Removing the complete Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 7 pack

    You must be either a member of the Administrators group on the computer from which you want to remove the Administration Tools pack, or you must be logged on to the computer by using the built-in Administrator account.

    You can remove the complete Administration Tools pack from a computer by using the Uninstall a program utility in Control Panel.

    To remove the Administration Tools pack

    1. Click Start, click Control Panel, and then click Uninstall a program in the Programs area.

    2. Click View installed updates.

    3. Select Update for Microsoft Windows (958830).

    4. Click Uninstall.
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    Thanks Biswajit
    Thursday, April 29, 2010 12:29 PM

All replies

  • Did you go to "Turn Windows features on or off" to install the features you are looking for?
    Blogging about Windows for IT pros at www.theexperienceblog.com
    Thursday, April 29, 2010 9:54 AM
  • I have downloaded the .msu & installed the same.
    Thursday, April 29, 2010 12:22 PM
  • Hope it will help you.

    Instructions

    Installing Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 7


    You must be either a member of the Administrators group on the computer on which you want to install the Administration Tools pack, or you must be logged on to the computer by using the built-in Administrator account.

    Important: Remove all versions of Administration Tools Pack or Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows Vista with SP1 from the computer before installing Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 7.

    Important: Only one copy of Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 7 can be installed on a computer at one time. Before you install a new package, remove any existing copies of Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 7. This includes any copies that are in different languages. To remove existing copies of Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 7, see Removing the complete Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 7 pack on this page.

    1. On a computer that is running Windows 7, download the Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 7 package from the Microsoft Download Center.

    2. Open the folder into which the package downloaded, and double-click the package to unpack it, and then start the Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 7 Setup Wizard.

    Important: You must accept the License Terms and Limited Warranty to start to install the Administration Tools pack.

    3. Complete all the steps that you must follow by the wizard, and then click Finish to exit the wizard when installation is completed.

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

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

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

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

    8. Select the remote management tools that you want to install.

    9. Click OK.

    10. 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.


    Reinstalling or removing individual Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 7

    If a remote administration tool was removed from a computer that is running Windows 7, you can install it again by performing the following steps.

    To reinstall individual remote administration tools:

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

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

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

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

    5. Select the remote management tools that you want to install, or clear the check boxes for any tools that you want to remove. Click OK.


    Removing the complete Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 7 pack

    You must be either a member of the Administrators group on the computer from which you want to remove the Administration Tools pack, or you must be logged on to the computer by using the built-in Administrator account.

    You can remove the complete Administration Tools pack from a computer by using the Uninstall a program utility in Control Panel.

    To remove the Administration Tools pack

    1. Click Start, click Control Panel, and then click Uninstall a program in the Programs area.

    2. Click View installed updates.

    3. Select Update for Microsoft Windows (958830).

    4. Click Uninstall.
    ********************************

    Thanks Biswajit
    Thursday, April 29, 2010 12:29 PM
  • Thanks all of you.
    Thursday, April 29, 2010 2:41 PM
  • you install the RSAT tools pack. which is very similar to support tools / Admin tools pack in server 2003

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     Windows 7 Tutorials

    Friday, February 11, 2011 1:41 AM
  • Hi Biswajit

    I did all the steps given by you, and it is working Now, i am now able to access DSA.MSC in my windows 7 pc, but i am not able to reset password of any user as it says Access is Denied, you would be appreciated if you could help me on this.

    thanks and regards

    Vishnu 

    Thursday, March 15, 2012 3:45 AM
  • This is an old thread and i would request you to raise a new thread with the description of the problem you are seeing.

    Awinish Vishwakarma - MVP-DS

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    Thursday, March 15, 2012 4:36 AM
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