How to Enable Active Directory in Windows 10
This wikiHow teaches you how to install Active Directory on a Windows 10 PC. You must be using Windows 10 Professional or Enterprise to install Active Directory.
Part 1Installing Remote Server Administration Tools
1//www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=45520 in a web browser. Active Directory does not come with Windows 10 by default so you’ll have to download it from Microsoft. If you’re not using Windows 10 Professional or Enterprise, the installation will not work.
2It’s the red button. You may have to scroll down a little to find it.
3” This selects all of the files in the list.
5There are multiple files you’ll need to download, so click Save for all of them as indicated.
6You’ll find it in This PC or on the desktop.
7Double-click the first of the files, then follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation. Do the same with the other files you just downloaded.
Part 2Enabling Active Directory
1To do this, type control panel into the search bar, then click Control Panel in the search results.
3A dialog box will appear.
4” A list of tools will expand.
6” Windows will install some files and then prompt you to restart the computer.
7The computer will turn off and then turn back on. When the computer comes back up, Active Directory tools will be accessible through the Windows Administrative Tools in the Start menu.