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Windows 10 Administrative Tools
Windows 10 comes with a number of utilities available in the Administrative Tools folder.
Component Services - Manage Component Object Model (COM) components. These services should be used by developers and administrators.
Computer Management - Allows to manage various options of local or remote computers with a consolidated user interface. It allows you to maintain file systems, view logs and manage users and system services. This tool includes a number of tools which available separately in the Administrative Tools folder.
Defragment and Optimize Drives - While Windows automatically defragments drives as part of regular maintenance, this tool allows you to execute the defragmentation manually.
Disk Cleanup - Use this tool to remove temporary files, old logs, empty the Recycle Bin, and delete redundant Windows Update files.
Event Viewer - View system and application logs.
Hyper-V Manager - Allows the user to manage his virtualization platform where available.
iSCSI Initiator - Configures connections between storage devices on a network.
Local Security Policy - Launches the Group Policy Editor app.
ODBC Data Sources - Launches the Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) where the user configure connections to various database engines and data sources.
Performance Monitor - Shows systems information about CPU, RAM, network and other system resources usage in detail.
Print Management - Allows the user to manage printers and print servers on a network.
Resource Monitor - Shows the resource usage per app in detail.
Services - Manages all the system services which run in the background in Windows.
System Configuration - This tool, known as msconfig.exe, allows the user to change the startup options of the operating system and manage its boot process.
System Information - Shows information about the computer, its OS and hardware. This tool as also known as msinfo32.exe.
Task Scheduler - This tool allows the user to schedule apps and tools to run automatically.
Windows Firewall with Advanced Security - Allows to change options for the built-in Firewall app on local or remote computer using the advacned user interface.
Windows Memory Diagnostic - Allows to check the installed RAM for errors.
Here how you can access them. If not already enabled in the start menu, Try the steps below Right Click in the Start Menu – Select-Properties ...... Right click on the Taskbar – Select Properties\ Start Menu\Customize
This enables the menu as a folder in All Programs on the Start Menu.
Expand the Administrative Tools group and you are done. To Pin it to the Start Menu, you can open the Control Panel\System and Security – Right Click on the Administrative Tools and select Pin to Start.