Windows 8.1 - Display the Administrative tools on the StartScreen

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Windows 8.1 - Display the Administrative tools on the StartScreen




For the previous version of Windows, administrative tools (Firewall, Disk Management, Task Scheduler...) were only accessible via the Control Panel. Windows 8.1 gives you the ability to access these tools directly from the StartScreen (App View)
  • Open the Charm Bar (Windows Key + C) > Settings
  • Go to the Tiles menu
  • Toggle "Show administrative tools" to "Yes"
  • The administrative tools are now available on the StartScreen: