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Windows 8 seems to have a few interesting Administrative tools at: Control Panel\System and Security\Administrative Tools

Is it possible to display them as Tiles in the Start screen. I understand, it is possible to create the Titles manually but is there are a better way?

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Yes. In the Start Screen, use the right-side hot corners and open the charms bar. Click Settings and then Tiles. Then it will give you the option of displaying Administrative Tools as tiles.

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All I see when I press Win+I or otherwise open the charms bar settings is: "Settings, Desktop (disabled), Control Panel, Personalization, PC Info, Help" I'm an administrator, but it's joined to a domain with no Win8 specific policies yet. Am I just missing something? – SilverbackNet Oct 30 '12 at 21:44
@SilverbackNet You have to click Settings and then you can see Tiles. – Ben Richards Oct 30 '12 at 21:53
That's exactly what I did, but I see the problem: I was doing it from Desktop. You have to do it from Start; a completely different menu shows in Desktop. (I should have read your answer more carefully.) – SilverbackNet Oct 30 '12 at 23:19
@SilverbackNet Ah, yes. The Settings menu from the Charms bar is context-sensitive, depending on what Metro app is open (or if you're on the Desktop). – Ben Richards Oct 31 '12 at 1:13

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