On the off chance you were wondering how exactly you can install the Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) on Windows 11, we got you covered.
This process has been simplified, in comparison with the previous operating system, and users consider it more straightforward, as this Reddit post explains.
In the meantime, you can also look at our article about the newest Windows 11 build that brings new features but also a few bugs. There are quite a few reasons to wait for the next update, so don’t say that you haven’t been warned.
2. From the left side menu select Apps, then click on Optional Features, on the right-side menu.
3. Now, from the Add an optional feature tab, click on the View features button, which is colored in blue.
4. Type RSAT in the search tab and select all the variants you want to install.
As we mentioned above, users that already performed this action declared themselves happy with the change that Microsoft made in this area.
Instead of seeking the help of some other software in order to get this done, now you can simply install RSAT from the Settings menu, and above are the simple steps to do it.
When the installation process is finished, there aren’t any other actions that you will be required to perform. Simply close the Settings menu and enjoy your new Windows 11 optional features.
Get-WindowsCapability -Name RSAT* -Online | Select-Object -Property DisplayName, State
The first step if you want to install the RSAT components is to check whether or not you have the right components you want. Perform the easy steps above to find out.
3.1 Install the components all at once
Get-WindowsCapability -Name RSAT* -Online | Add-Windows Capability -Online
3.2 Install the components one by one
Instead of installing all the components in bulk like we’ve shown you in the previous procedure, you can also install them one by one.
All you need to do is to open an elevated PowerShell command window and run the following command, replacing the tool-name with the actual name of the RSAT tool you want to install:
Add-WindowsCapability -Online -Name tool-name
You will be able to see the exact tool names in the list that you’ve got in Step 2 of this guide.
If you need more information, you can check all the RSAT components and their specifications on Microsoft’s dedicated webpage.
Now that you’ve seen how simple it is to install RSAT on Windows 11, do not hesitate to apply the below procedure and run the RSAT tool on your PC.
2. Scroll down on the list of apps and select Windows Tools.
3. In the next window you will find all the RSAT components you installed. Just double-click any to launch.
Let us know in the comments section below if you managed to install RSAT on Windows 11 or if you have any additional questions. We’d love to hear your opinion.