Create shortcut to Active Directory in XP

This is an easy way to create an Active Directory search in Windows XP and can be placed anywhere on the system.

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This is an easy way to create an Active Directory search in Windows XP that can be placed anywhere on the system. Just create a new shortcut on your desktop with the following command:

%SystemRoot%SYSTEM32rundll32.exe dsquery,OpenQueryWindow

You can then search the Active Directory from that window.

Editor's Note: Take a look at another user tip about creating an Active Directory search.

This was first published in March 2006

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