Windows Accessories

Updated: 12/26/2023 by Computer Hope

Microsoft Windows Accessories are a group of programs and utilities that can be included with Microsoft Windows but are not essential. Generally, these accessories give Windows users additional features such as the ability to create a drawing in Microsoft Paint. With Windows 11, Microsoft has renamed the Windows Accessories folder to Windows Tools, but the area still contains may of the same programs.

Windows Accessories

Below lists all accessories that were part of Windows with links to additional information about each accessory. Clicking on any of the links give you further information about that particular accessory.


The following list of Windows Accessories is programs included over the evolution of Windows. Not all accessories listed below will be in your version of Windows.

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