Computer Management Shortcuts in Windows

What is Computer Management?

In this post, many computer management shortcuts will be described. But before that we should know what exactly is computer management? In the digital world, the Computer Management is a management console or a collection of Windows administrative tool that allows admin users to access or manage, monitor or check certain system details. Computer management is divided into three parts, followed by System Tools, Storage & Services and applications. Every tool has its sub-directories that mention as below:

System Tools:-

  • Task Scheduler
  • Event Viewer
  • Shared Folders
  • Performance
  • Device Manager

Storage:-

  • Disk Management

Services and Applications:-

  • Services
  • WMI Control
  • SQL Server Configuration Manager
  • Message Queuing

Most accessible services in Disk Management are task scheduler, event viewer, performance, disk management & services. Let’s start and see the different methods to open computer management with shortcuts. Computer Management Shortcuts Click To Tweet

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Computer Management Shortcuts

Check out below important and easy methods to open or access Windows computer management. Note: this article will help you to access computer management if, you are using Windows 7, 8.1 or Windows. However, few commands will work on Windows XP and Vista as well.

Method 1. Use Windows Search

The very first and simplest way is to find anything on Windows is to use Windows Search. To open computer management, go to Windows search and type, “computer management” and you will see the result. Just click to open computer management, as shown in below image:

Method 2. Run Command for Computer Management

Press “Win + R” from your keyboard to open the Run command to any of your Windows version. Type, “compmgmt. ms” and click OK button and it will bring up the computer management console on your screen. Computer Management Shortcuts Click To Tweet

Method 3. Computer Management from Command Prompt

Computer Management can be accessed from Windows command prompt easily. There are  many ways to open command prompt in a Windows PC. Open command prompt and type, compmgmt.msc on command prompt and hit enter button.

Method 4. Computer Management from Windows Task Manager

Sometimes, your Windows is not functioning properly and does not allow you to see desktop screen and windows task manager is accessible. You can open computer management from Windows task manager as well. There are many different tricks to open Windows task manager in a Windows PC. Open Task manager, Navigate to File Menu from the top-left and select “Run new task”. Doing this will open Windows run command on your screen. Now, follow steps given on Method 3.

Method 5. Pin Computer Management Shortcut to your Desktop

No need any command, no need to do certain steps, if you have computer management shortcut created on your desktop screen. Just need to double click created shortcut and computer management will open quickly. To create a shortcut on the desktop, follow below steps:

  • Right-click on the desktop and navigate to “New” and then, “Shortcut”.
  • A create shortcut window will appear on your screen asking for: Type the location of the item:. Type, compmgmt.msc and click Next to continue and Finish. You will see a shortcut with name “compmgmt” will be created on your desktop. Computer Management Shortcuts Click To Tweet

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