[Solved] Windows 7 – How to Install Windows 7 Active Directory Tool

Windows 7 Active Directory Tool is not enabled/installed by default, it is part of Microsoft server tools. You will need to enable or install Microsoft server tools.

Active Directory Management Tool was first introduced in windows server 2000. It allows you to take control of the user accounts with Graphical User Interface.

If you do not need a step-by-step guide, you can download and install the ADMT from the official Microsoft download link. Otherwise, you can follow the guide below to install the active directory tool on Windows 7.

Windows 7 – How to install the Active Directory

  1. Download the package


    Active Directory is part of RSAT(Remote Server Administration Tool) and can be downloaded from here.

  2. Install the package

    After downloading you will need to install the package. Simply agree and continue with “Next” and the installation should be smooth. It should take around 3-4 minutes, when completed click “Close”.

  3. Enable the feature

    Windows 7 doesn’t ship RSAT enabled, to enable it you will need to navigate to Control Panel, click Programs and Features, and then click Turn Windows features on or off.

  4. Turn on RSAT and Role Administration Tools

    Active Directory is part of RSAT and Role Administration Tools.

  5. Enable Active Directory Administrative Center

    Active Directory Administrative Center will enable the active directory tools.

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