administrative wizards

Definition of administrative wizards in The Network Encyclopedia.

What are Administrative Wizards

A Microsoft Windows NT administrative tool that consists of a number of wizards designed to facilitate common administrative tasks, namely:

  • Creating new user accounts
  • Creating new groups and modifying the membership of groups
  • Configuring permissions for accessing files and folders
  • Installing local printers or connecting to network printers
  • Installing new programs or removing existing ones
  • Installing a modem
  • Creating disk sets for installing network client software
  • Managing license compliance