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How to restore Administrative Tool in Start Menu

I installed the Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) on a Win7 workstation according to the instructions at: https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Installing_RSAT_on_Windows_for_AD_Management. That all worked fine and the new tools showed up under a new 'Administrative Tools' folder on the start menu. After un-joining and re-joining the domain to accomplish other purposes, the domain Administrator user no longer had the Administrative Tools folder, and no selection for the RSAT tools (e.g. Active Directory Users and Computers, etc.). I tried reinstalling RSAT, but no joy. I can get to some of the tools by typing e.g. "Active Directory Users and Computers", or some part thereof, in the Start Menu search box, but I can't remember all the tool names, and don't want to! I want my 'Administrative Tools' folder back on the Start menu.

How can I do this?
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jmarkfoley
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jmarkfoley
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DeleteCommented:
1. Right click in the blank space on your Task Bar and go to Properties.
2. Select the "Start Menu" tab and click "Customize"
3. In the Customize Start Menu window scroll all the way to the bottom and find "System Administrative Tools" (should be third option from bottom).
4. Click the radio button for either "Display on the All Programs menu" or Display on the All Programs menu and the Start menu"
5. Click OK
6. Click OK
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Danny ChildIT ManagerCommented:
Sembee (godlike, of this parish...) put a blog post together a while ago on the subject of custom MMC tools.

It was good then, and it's good now.  It should get you the AD (and Exchange, if needed) tools you're after.

I've saved the resulting file on a network drive, and have used it in a bunch of places.

http://blog.sembee.co.uk/post/Things-you-get-asked-at-presentations-the-custom-MMC.aspx
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jmarkfoleyAuthor Commented:
Justin F's was the quick-fix I needed immediately, but DanCh99's link is excellent. I'll likely use that in the future.
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