Windows 10

Working with Administrative tools in Windows 10

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Hi guys, hope you are all enjoyed with our very informative site which enhances your skills and knowledge as well. In this tutorial we are going to learn administrative tools in real environment admin restrict the user’s right that’s why he is unable to use administrative level of tools. So as an administrator you have to know about these tools/files for starting services and events logs. This is really amazing tools to monitor applications and services within the system.

Event Viewer

This is a tool to show detail information regarding warnings and errors of windows and other programs. It is very useful to troubleshoot the problem with specific program. There are two ways to access event viewer.

Start>Control Panel> Administrative Tools or hold start/windows button + R and write eventvwr.msc in text area.

run eventviewer 1

After windows explorer opens there are so many options in left side panel but here I am going to discuss applications in windows logs drop down area. In the middle panel you can clearly see the logs of errors or information or warnings. These are also called level.

event viewer infor and error 2

You can see the details of by double clicking of one of the log.

event info and error application 3

System Information

In this tool you will see the system summary regarding hardware resources, components and software environment. Hardware resources is related to manufacturer, system board and memory management. Component info is related to devices (storage, multimedia and network). Software environment info basically concerned with both resources because every device or hardware resource has its own execution file to invoke the machine/devices.

Hold start/windows button + R and write msinfo32.exe/ msinfo32 in text area.

ms system info 1

ms info detail 2


Service tool is used to  control the state of program/system. You can start, restart and stop the services. You can set services automatic start at the boot time or set manually as well.

Hold start/windows button + R and write services.msc in text area.

Run service 1

Select any service or you want to stop/restart/start right click on it as you can see in below image service is already start so here you can stop or restart. (Note: make sure that service not related to windows system file otherwise you will face the problem for example if you stop the service of network adapter then you will not able to connect with internet or network related resources. So be careful…)

right click to properties 3

In the right click pop-up in above image you can see the option of properties. Click on it dialog box will open which tells you the detail of service as well as startup type at boot time choose your required option to manage services.

properties of services 4

System Configuration

This tool provides you the startup level of system at boot time you can manage the startup program/services at boot time or boot system with normal/safe or diagnostic mode.

Hold start/windows button + R and write msconfig.exe/ msconfig in text area.

ms config run 1

Here in below image there are  multiple tabs for config /manage system related services/programs. In general tab set the startup condition. There are three option of startup normal, diagnostic and selective.

system configuration general 2

In boot tab current OS is showing and booting option.

system configuration boot 3

As you can see in below images service tab shows  when system is booting up you can uncheck these services as well.

sys config services 4

In the startup tab there is link to explorer task manager section to enable or disable service.

ms config startup 5

ms config task manager

Tools tab launch/execute the selected item which shows detail of that particular program as we run in above example like event viewer, system information etc.

ms config tool tab 6

launch app through tools tab


In this tutorial we learnt about administrative tools like system information, events logs, system configuration and services of windows OS/programs. Subscribe our newsletter for new  upcoming tutorials.


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