How to Enable Administrative Tools

Some installations of Windows Vista and Windows 7 hide the administrative tools so they don’t appear on the All Programs menu list, forcing you to go to Control Panel -> Administrative Tools. There’s an easy way to unhide the administrative tools so they appear in your All Programs menu list.
First right click on the Windows Start button, and click Properties.

On the Start Menu tab, next to Start menu click the Customize button.

Scroll down almost to the bottom of the Customize Start Menu dialog window until you find System administrative tools. Select the radio button next to Display on the All Programs menu.

Click OK, then OK again.
If you click the Windows Start button -> All Programs, and scroll down you will now see Administrative Tools.

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