Computer Management

Updated: 10/02/2017 by Computer Hope

Computer Management is a Microsoft Windows MMC snap in that was first introduced with Windows XP. It allows access to admin tools, including the Event Viewer, Task Scheduler, local users and groups, performance logs and alerts, Device Manager, Disk Management, and the Services manager.

Windows Computer Management

How to open Windows Computer Management

  1. Press Win + X (hold down the Windows key and press X) to open the Power User Tasks Menu.
  2. Select Computer Management (or press G).


  1. Open the Control Panel.
  2. Double-click on Administrative Tools if in Classic view, or click Performance and Maintenance and then Administrative Tools if in Category view. (Note that if you do not have Administrator rights to the computer, this option may not be available.)
  3. Once in the Administrative Tools window double-click Computer Management.

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