How to Open Computer Management in Windows 10

In this post, you will discover how to open Computer Management (as an administrator too).

You will also learn how to create a Computer Management shortcut on a Windows 10 PC. Let’s get started.

Open Windows 10 Computer Management

Method #1

Simply right-click the Start button and choose Computer Management, which is found under Disk Management.

Method #2

The command to open Computer Management is compmgmt.msc. Let’s look at the programs in which this command works.

Computer Management can also be started using the compmgmt command in the following programs.

Method #3

In the Start menu, type computer. You will now see the Computer Management app. Click on it.

Method #4

From the Start menu, select Windows Tools. Double-click Computer Management.

Method #5

If you have This PC icon on your desktop, right-click it and then click the Manage option. Computer Management will be open.

If you do not have This PC icon on your desktop, open File Explorer. On the navigation pane, you will see This PC. Right-click on it and then click Manage.

On your Windows 10 computer, you can now view Computer Management.

Method #6

Open the Control Panel. Hit Windows Tools.

Double-click the Computer Management shortcut.

Method #7

Open the C: > Windows > System32 folder.

Search and double-click on the compmgmt file.

Open Computer Management as Administrator

Method #1

Open the Start menu.

Type computer.

Now you can see the Computer Management app. Hit Run as administrator option.

Method #2

Open the Start menu.

Click on Windows Tools.

Right-click on Computer Management.

Move the mouse over More. Click Run as administrator.

Method #3

Open the Control Panel.

Hit Windows Tools.

Now you can see the Computer Management shortcut.

Right-click on it, then click “Run as administrator”.

Method #4

Open the C: > Windows > System32 folder.

Find and right-click on the compmgmt file.

Click Run as administrator option.

Method #5

Open elevated Command Prompt or elevated Windows PowerShell.

Type the command: compmgmt and then press Enter.

Here are some alternative ways:

Open the Task Manager. Click File. Click Run new task.

Enter compmgmt.msc and then select “Create this task with administrative privileges.”

Press the OK button.

This task can also be performed using the Run Box.

Type compmgmt.msc in the Run Command Box and then press Ctrl + Shift + Enter.

Create a Shortcut for Computer Management

Follow the steps below to add a shortcut to Computer Management on your Windows 10 desktop or File Explorer.

Right-click on the empty area of the desktop or File Explorer.

In the context menu, select “New” and press “Shortcut.”

Type compmgmt.msc in the pop-up window “Create Shortcut” and click “Next”.

Enter the shortcut name if you dislike the suggested one.

Click the “Finish” button.

That’s all.

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