The Microsoft Management Console (MMC) is a Windows component and desktop application that hosts so-called snap-ins that provide an interface for configuring and monitoring the system. Most of the administration tools under Microsoft Windows are implemented as MMC snap-ins (*.msc files), including ...

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Broken dropdowns in SQL Server Configuration Manager on Windows 8.1

I recently installed a new virtual VMWare machine for development purposes. The machine has Windows 8.1 (64 bit), Visual Studio 2013 and Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Standard Edition, all with latest ...
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How to apply created by mmc .msc file

In widnows 7 Professional, I just have created new .msc file using mmc for specifying user (hiding drives in my computer and disabling Ctrl+alt+del as it was written here: How to hide drive for ...
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Computer Management / Microsoft Management Console (MMC): why do these look different?

Right clicking on Computer and selecting Manage (asks for the administrator password and then) brings up the Computer Management console. From the Task Manager I can see that the name of the ...
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MMC not working and couldnt install any software

I am running a Windows 7 64 bit PC. When I tried to install Visual Studio or SQL Server through an ISO image loaded through Daemon tools, a command window opens up and disappears quickly. I tried ...
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Can Windows 2008 R2 display a different taskbar icon for each open MMC snap-in?

When developing, I tend to have several MMC windows open, each with a different snap-in. Typically, I have: BizTalk Server Administration Console Event Viewer Services Certificates In Windows ...
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How to save an MMC console with remote computer snap in's

I made an MMC console and added several snap ins to manage computers on my network. I saved it to my desktop and when I open it again every snap in is giving me information about the local computer ...
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Sudden severe performance Issues with Windows Home Server 2011

I have a Windows Home Server 2011 box with an Athlon 64 X2 dual processor, 6Gb RAm, and 4 2Tb disks configured as a couple of mirrored raid arrays. I use this box to run nightly backups of the 4 ...
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dns snap-in fails to sync

I use the DNS tool to update DNS on a domain. I log in as a domain admin to one of the domain controllers and use the DNS tool but as of yesterday it doesn't sync to the domain. It only has 10 or so ...
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How to run each snap-in as a different user

I manage 4 different domains on our internal network and each of them requires a different domain\user and password. What I want to do is run a MMC and add 4 different Active Directiory (Users & ...
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MMC and Eventvwr Won't Run on 32-bit Windows 8

Situation: Windows 8 Release Preview on 32-bit hardware. Problem:The Eventvwr won't run. Tried double-clicking actual executable in \System32. Tried 'Run as Administrator'. I looked at the ...
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Read-only access to MMC functionality

Does anyone know of a Windows Server 2008 role(s) to allow readonly access to MMC (MS Management Console) facilities - i.e. we would like to be able to remotely view (not add/update/delete) ...
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Reset Windows 7 group policy settings

For my system, there are two accounts. I applied a few changes to a secondary account via the group policy object snap-in of Window's management console. Despite applying these changes to the ...
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Installing a custom Root authority certificate for a Service Application

I have an Windows service application, that executes under a specific user account, that calls a remote web service via HTTPS. The certificate the remote server uses is issued by a Root authority ...
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What to do if you want the Active Directory MMC plugin to be available?

I don't understand or think that much about active directory. Right now I am just wondering how the following icon comes up on my desktop. What needs to be installed on my machine to get it. More ...
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Windows 7 Certificate Manager Snap-In without access to MMC

In support of a remote end user, I need to walk them through adding a trusted root certificate to their computer's "Computer Account". This is no big deal, except this user is running Windows 7 Home ...
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How do I resolve the “MMC cannot initialize the snap-in” error in Windows 7?

When I'm trying to add the "Windows Firewall With Advanced Security" Snap-in, I get this error message: MMC cannot initialize the snap-in I searched for a solution but couldn't find any.
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Retrieve Personal Certificate from Windows XP

A user's smime certificate was not backed up, and now resides only in the personal keystore of his computer, and I do not have the password to his account. Is there a way to open his certificate ...
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Is it possible to show all certificates of a node (windows 7)

Is it possible to show also local Computer Certificates as non-Administrator? Over mmc.exe it's not possible...
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Get a driver for SD/MMC card [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows 7 does not recognize Media Card Reader after upgrade from Vista Hi, I updated to Windows 7 and everything works fine except for my SD/MMC card. Windows can not ...
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Microsoft Management Console stops working when I add snap-in to it

I have Windows 7 Ultimate OS. I'm opening mmc.exe as administrator and trying add Certificates or any other snap-in, then while loading that snap-in MMC breaks and displays following message and ...
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How can I start certmgr.msc for computer account?

I can start individual Management Console snap-ins by starting them directly without going through starting mmc.exe and selecting the snap-ins I want. However, for certmgr.msc selecting in MMC gives ...
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How can I get the Windows 7 Manage menu back?

My computer is running Windows 7. I don't know how it happened, but my Manage menu — Computer > Manage — disappeared. How can I bring it back? Or is there a shortcut for it?
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What is the function of “Connect to console” in tsmmc.msc? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What exactly is the console session in RDP? When creating a new connection in the Remote Desktops MMC snap-in, there is an option called "Connect to console" which is ...
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mmc could not create the snap-in. CLSID: FX:{18ea3f92-d6aa-41d9-a205-2023400c8fbb} error

MMC Snap-in will not load most processes and throws an error on Windows 2008R2 x64. It gives the error: mmc could not create the snap-in. CLSID: FX:{18ea3f92-d6aa-41d9-a205-2023400c8fbb} when ...
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MMC application crashes when trying to add snap-in

The MMC application keeps on crashing whenever I try to add a snap-in on my PC. Google didn't really help much. Is there any way I can check whats causing it to crash? The event log doesn't help ...
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mmc.exe starts and then immediately stops

I'm having a problem where I can't run mmc.exe or any of the programs that depend on it. (services.msc, eventvwr.msc, etc) If I try to open any of these things, the mouse flickers for a second and ...
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Invoking an MMC Snap-in function from Windows command shell: is it possible?

I need to execute a MMC Snap-in function from the Command Shell of a Windows computer. I need it to schedule this command in the same Windows PC and executes in background. Probably this questions ...
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“Host USB device connections disabled” in VMware?

I installed Linux, Windows XP and Chrome OS in VMware Workstation 7 and in every OS the USB host doesn't work. When I start some of the Operating Systems this message shows up: Host USB device ...