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Add an item to the Favorites list in an MMC console

Updated: January 21, 2005

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2

To add an item to the Favorites list in an MMC console

  1. Open a saved console in author mode by doing one of the following:

    • Right-click the .msc file, and then click Author.

    • Click Start, click Run, type mmc path\filename.msc /a, and then click OK.

  2. In the console tree, click the item that you want to add to the Favorites list.

  3. In the details pane, click either the Standard tab or the tab for the taskpad view you want to add.

  4. On the Favorites menu, click Add to Favorites.

  5. In Create in, do one of the following:

    • To add an item to an existing folder, click the folder in which you want the item to reside, and then click OK.

    • To add an item to a new folder, click the folder you want as the parent, and then click New Folder. In Folder name, type a name, click OK, and then click OK again.


  • The Standard tab and tabs for taskpad views are only available in the details pane of a console if you click an item in the console tree that is configured to have a taskpad view. Otherwise, no tabs are visible in the details pane.

Information about functional differences

  • Your server might function differently based on the version and edition of the operating system that is installed, your account permissions, and your menu settings. For more information, see Viewing Help on the Web.

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