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Add the Terminal Services Extension

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

The Terminal Services Extension can be added to the Local Users and Groups snap-in or to the Active Directory Users and Computers snap-in.

The Terminal Services Extension adds Terminal Services-specific tabs to the Properties sheet of a user account. The Terminal Services-specific tabs are:

  • Remote Control

  • Terminal Services Profile

  • Environment

  • Sessions

To add the Terminal Services Extension to Local Users and Groups

  1. Open Microsoft Management Console. To open Microsoft Management Console, click Start, click Run, type mmc, and then press ENTER.

  2. On the File menu, click Add/Remove Snap-in.

  3. In the Add or Remove Snap-ins dialog box, in the Available snap-ins list, select Local Users and Groups, and then click Add.

  4. In the Choose Target Machine dialog box, select the computer that you want Local Users and Groups to manage, and then click Finish.

  5. In the Selected snap-ins list, select Local Users and Groups, and then click Edit Extensions.

  6. In the Extensions for Local Users and Groups dialog box, do one of the following:

    • Select Always enable all available extensions. This is the default setting. The Terminal Services - Extension check box will be automatically selected.

    • Select Enable only selected extensions and select the Terminal Services - Extension check box.

  7. Click OK, and then click OK to close the Add or Remove Snap-ins dialog box.

To add the Terminal Services Extension to Active Directory Users and Computers

  1. Open Microsoft Management Console. To open Microsoft Management Console, click Start, click Run, type mmc, and then press ENTER.

  2. On the File menu, click Add/Remove Snap-in.

  3. In the Add or Remove Snap-ins dialog box, in the Available snap-ins list, select Active Directory Users and Computers, and then click Add.

  4. In the Selected snap-ins list, select Active Directory Users and Computers, and then click Edit Extensions.

  5. In the Extensions for Active Directory Users and Computers dialog box, do one of the following:

    • Select Always enable all available extensions. This is the default setting. The Terminal Services - Extension check box will be automatically selected.

    • Select Enable only selected extensions and select the Terminal Services - Extension check box.

  6. Click OK, and then click OK to close the Add or Remove Snap-ins dialog box.

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