Where can I find Active Directory Tools

In order to get the option to manage users, computers, etc in AD you need to have the AD tools installed.
This is a 2 step process.

The first step is you need to install the Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 7 with SP 1.

The second step is to enable the AD tools in control.
From the control panel, click Programs and Features.
Select Turn Windows Features on or off (on the left side)

Under Remote Server Administration Tools –> Role Administration Tools, select AD DS and AD LDS Tools.
Select the Active Directory Administrative Center.
Click Ok.


Now under the Start menu –> Administrative Tools you will find your AD tools

Community Credit, live writer plug in

A coworker of mine (David Mccollough) told me about Community Credit.  You use the website to track how your giving back to the developer community, ex. any blog posts or presentations you give at user groups, etc.

There is also a live writer plug-in, so when your posting it automatically updates Community Credit.

Here is the link that explains how to install the plug-in for 32 bit windows.

If you have 64 bit windows the path to the plug-in directory is “C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live Writer\Plugins”.