You can open MMC 3.0 either through the Windows interface or the command line:

Using the Windows interface

  • Click Start, click in the Start Search text box, type mmc, and then press ENTER.

Using a command line

To open MMC by using a command line
  1. Open a command window by clicking Start, clicking in the Start Search text box, typing cmd, and then pressing ENTER.

  2. At the command prompt, type mmc, and then press ENTER.

  • If you are restricted from using certain snap-ins by Local Policies or Group Policies, you cannot open snap-in consoles that contain those snap-ins.
  • To open an existing or saved MMC console, browse to the snap-in console or a shortcut to the snap-in console in Windows Explorer, and then double-click it.
  • You can also open an existing MMC console from another console in which you are working. To do this, click the File menu, and then click Open.

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