How To Display Administrative Tools On Windows 8 Start Screen

It can be useful to display the list of administrative tools right on the Windows 8 start screen.

This is not enabled by default but to display them :

1. Go to Windows 8 start screen and invoke Settings charm by pressing Windows key + I. (A list of Windows 8 keyboard shortcuts can be foundĀ here.)

Windows 8 settings charm

2. Select Tiles and drag the slider to “Yes” under “Show administrative tools”.

Tiles settings for Windows 8 start screen

Enable display of administrative tools

From now on, the list of administrative tools will be directly accessible from Windows 8 start screen.

List of administrative tools for Windows 8

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