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Connect to another computer

Updated: January 21, 2005

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

To connect to another computer

  1. Open Computer Management.

  2. In the console tree, right-click Computer Management, and then click Connect to another computer.

  3. In the Select Computer dialog box, type the name of the computer that you want to manage, or click Browse to find it, and then click OK.


  • You must have the appropriate user rights or you must have been delegated the appropriate authority on the target computer to connect to that computer.

  • To open Computer Management, click Start, click Control Panel, double-click Administrative Tools, and then double-click Computer Management.

  • The name of the computer that you are managing appears in parentheses next to Computer Management in the console tree.

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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