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What is Windows Admin Center?
Windows Admin Center provides a web-based GUI for managing Windows installations. Windows Admin Center is primarily used to manage servers, but it can also be used to manage Windows 10 or Windows 11 installations. Windows Admin Center can be used as a complement to the built-in admin panels Server Manager and MMC. Windows Admin Center can be used as a complement to the “in-box” server management tools.
How much does Windows Admin Center cost?
Windows Admin Center can be used for free. Windows Admin Center can be installed locally on every PC that requires it. You may need to purchase additional licenses, such as a Windows Server license or Windows 11 license, for each computer.
Which versions of Windows Server are compatible with Windows Admin Center?
Windows Admin Center was designed with Windows Server 2022 as the primary focus. Windows Admin Center does not only work with Server 2022. Windows Admin Center can also be used with:
Windows Server 2022
Windows Server 2019
Windows Server 2016
Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows Server 2012
Windows 11
Windows 10
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An Overview of Windows Admin Center Installation

How do I install Windows Admin Center
Are you ready to start using Windows Admin Center? Installing Windows Admin Center is the first step in learning how to use it. This is a simple process, but we’ll go through it.
This video demonstrates how to install Windows Admin Center. This YouTube video is a companion primer to this article about installing Windows Admin Center.
How to download Windows Admin Center
Download Windows Admin Center first. It is easiest to download Windows Admin Center by doing a quick Google search. You can search the internet for Windows Admin Center and it should be the first link that appears in the search results.
Click here to go directly to the Windows Admin Center download page. This link will take to you directly to the Windows Admin Center Download Page. The link to download Windows Admin Center is at the bottom of this page. Scroll down to find it.
You will need to fill out a short form before you can download the Windows Admin Center MSI. Before you can download the installer, Microsoft will require that you fill out this form. This form contains information such as your name, company, and contact information.
Once Windows Admin Center has been downloaded, locate it on your PC. Windows Admin Center is installed by default in most versions of Windows. It can be found in the Downloads folder under your user profile. You will need to locate the change made by you or your system administrator.
How do I install Windows Admin Center
Double-click the MSI file once you find the Windows Admin Centre installer. Windows Admin Center installs just like other applications. To speed up the installation, you can click the next button in the Windows Admin Center installer. However, there are a few things you should be aware of.
First, you will be asked to send diagnostic information back either to Microsoft or Diagnostic and additional information back. You should be careful about which option you choose. You may not want to choose the diagnostic data option if your organization has sensitive or regulated information.
The installer will also ask you if you want to keep Microsoft Update current. Most people will want this option to be enabled. However, it is important to consult your systems administrator.