How do i install active directory users and computers

How do I install Active Directory Users and Computers? #

Active Directory Users and Computers is a Microsoft Management Console (MMC) snap-in that allows you to manage users, groups, computers and organizational units in your Windows Active Directory environment.

Prerequisites #

  • A valid Windows username & password with administrative permissions.
  • The installation media containing Active Directory Users and Computers.

Steps to Install Active Directory Users and Computers #

  1. Navigate to the installation media containing Active Directory Users and Computers.
  2. Double-click the executable (msicuu2.exe) to launch the Microsoft Installer Clean Up Utility.
  3. Click the checkbox(es) next to the software components to be removed. In this case, we want to remove Active Directory Users and Computers.
  4. Click the Remove button.
  5. Close the Microsoft Installer Clean Up Utility once the process is complete.
  6. Browse to the installation media and double-click the executable (launch.exe) to launch the installation wizard.
  7. Choose the Setup Type, click Next and then enter the Windows credentials.
  8. Once the installation is complete, click Finish.

Conclusion #

In this tutorial, we learned how to install Active Directory Users and Computers, which is necessary for managing users, groups, computers, and organizational units in a Windows Active Directory environment.