How To Install the AD Users & Computers Tool

Easy365Manager is a snap-in to the AD Users & Computers management tool.

AD Users & Computers must be present on your system before installing Easy365Manager.

Follow the below steps to install the AD Users & Computers tool on your system.

Installing AD Users & Computers on a Windows Server

Click the Windows button and type ‘add feature’ to start the feature installation:

RSAT Server installation

This opens up the ‘Add roles and features’ wizard in Server Manager. Click Next a couple of times until you reach the features section:

RSAT Server installation

In the features section expand ‘Remote Server Administration Tools’ all the way down to the ‘AD DS Snap-Ins’ component. Select it and click Next:

RSAT Server installation

Click Install to complete the installation. Then start the installation of Easy365Manager again.

Installing AD Users & Computers on a Windows Client

Start by identifying your Windows version as there are different approaches depending on your system version. Press the Windows button, type WinVer and press enter:

Windows Version

Take a note of the OS (in this case Windows 10) and the version (in this case 1903).

Windows 10 version 1809 and Later

For Windows 10 version 1809 and later, use Feature on Demand (FoD) to install RSAT tools for Active Directory administration. Follow these steps:

  • Start an administrative PowerShell prompt
  • Execute the below command
  1. Get-WindowsCapability -Name RSAT.ActiveDirectory* -Online | Add-WindowsCapability -Online

Then start the installation of Easy365Manager again.

Windows 10 Version 1709 and Earlier

Install the Remote Server Administration Tools by following this link:

Then start the installation of Easy365Manager again.

Windows 8.1

Install the Remote Server Administration Tools by following this link:

Then start the installation of Easy365Manager again.

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