Computer Management

Computer Management is a Windows Server management console that provides a single integrated desktop tool for managing local and remote machines.

What is Computer Management?

A Microsoft Windows 2000 Server management console that provides a single integrated desktop tool for managing local and remote machines. Computer Management combines a number of administrative utilities from Windows NT with additional Windows 2000 tools to provide an easy way of viewing and managing properties of any computer running Windows 2000 on the network.

Using Computer Management, an administrator can perform the following actions on local and remote machines:

  • Create and manage shares
  • Display a list of connected users
  • Manage services such as Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) and Domain Name System (DNS)
  • Start and stop system services
  • Configure properties of storage devices
  • Monitor system events and application errors
  • Display device settings and add new device drivers

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To use Computer Management for modifying administrative settings, you must be a member of the Administrators group.