What can consolidate management functions?

You often use the separate management utilities available under Administrative Tools, but you’d like to use a centralized management view rather than individual icons. Where would you find a consolidated point for most operating system administrative management functions?

A) Control Panel

B) Computer Management

C) Start Menu

D) System Tray

E) Starbucks

The answer: B) Computer Management

The Microsoft Management Console is a modular workspace that allows you to modularly add or remove administrative components. The Computer Management workspace consolidates System Tools, Storage, and Services and Applications into the Microsoft Management Console.

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The graphical Windows environment contains many different interface features that allow access to the powerful features of the operating system. In this module, you’ll learn how to recognize and use the most common Windows user interface features such as Windows Explorer, Control Panel, the Microsoft Management Console, and many others.