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Microsoft® Windows® XP Inside Out, 2nd Edition by Craig Stinson, Carl Siechert, Ed Bott

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Appendix C. Using and Customizing Microsoft Management Console

Microsoft Management Console (MMC) is an application that hosts administrative tools. By itself, MMC performs no administrative services. Rather, it acts as host for one or more modules called snap-ins. The snap-ins do the useful work. MMC simply provides user-interface consistency so that you or the users you support see more or less the same style of application each time you need to carry out some kind of management task. The combination of MMC with one or more snap-ins is called an MMC console.

Creating snap-ins requires expertise in ActiveX programming. You don't have to be a programmer, however, to make your own ...

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