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Windows Vista® Inside Out Deluxe Edition by Craig Stinson, Carl Siechert, Ed Bott

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Creating Your Own MMC Consoles

Creating your own MMC console or modifying an existing one involves the following steps (not necessarily in this order):

  • Run MMC with no snap-in, or open an existing MMC console in Author mode

  • Display the console tree if it’s not already visible

  • Add or remove snap-ins, folders, and, if appropriate, extensions (modules that extend the functionality of snap-ins)

  • Add taskpad views (customized pages that appear within the Details pane of a snap-in), if appropriate

  • Manipulate windows and other display elements to taste

  • Add items to the Favorites menu, if appropriate

  • Name the console and choose an icon for it

  • Choose Author mode or one of the three User modes, and further restrict user options, if appropriate

  • Use the File menu to ...

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