How to disable server manager startup Follow these 4 methods

How to disable server manager startup Follow these 4 methods

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With windows server 2008, Microsoft introduced a new feature called server manager which lets you manage server roles.  Even you can change the configuration of servers. From windows server 2012 and windows server 2012 r2 you can manage so many servers at a time even with the help of remote access.  Server manager startup automatically when you log in to any windows server. If you found this annoying then you can disable server manager startup easily.

You can disable the server manager startup in several ways. I have mentioned  4 methods by following these you can disable server manager startup easily.

How to disable server manager startup???

Method-1: By using Server Manager properties

If you want to disable the server manager for a particular user or the login user then you can disable it by using Server manager properties.

  • At firstly you can log in to the server.
  • Next go to the server manager dashboard and then select manage from the top right corner.
  • And then From the drop-down menu select Server manager properties.
  • Now enable the checkbox which says  “Do not start server manager automatically at logon“.
  • Select ok.

From the next time when you re-login, the server manager will not start up automatically.

Method-2: By Using group policy management

By following the above method you can disable server manager startup for a user but if your machine has so many users then you have to follow the above method for each user. If you want to disable the server manager startup for multiple users then by using group policy management you can do this.

  • Firstly, Go to start menu.
  • Then Search for Run.
  • Now in the cmd write gpedit.msc.
  • Now you can select ok.
  • It will open a group policy management console. 
  • Now from the left sidebar go to computer configuration.
  • Then select Administrative template.
  • And select system.
  • Now select server manager and from the right panel of that window double click on ” Do not display server manager automatically at log on” to edit it.
  • Now Enable it
  • Then select ok to save these settings.
  • Close the group policy management console 
  • Again go to start menu.
  • Search for run.
  • Now in the cmd write gpupdate.
  • At finally you can select ok.

Method-3: By using Task schedular

  • First up all you can go to start menu and search for Task Scheduler.
  • Then launch a task scheduler.
  • Now from the left sidebar go to Task scheduler library.
  • Then select Microsoft.
  • And go to Windows.
  • Now select server manager.
  • From the right panel of that window, right-click on  “Server Manager
  • Now from the list of task select disable.

From the next time when you re-login, the server manager will not start up automatically.

Method-4: By using the Powershell terminal

You can disable the server manager by using the Powershell terminal. But in that case, you need to know the command to disable the server manager.

  • Firstly Go to start menu and search for Windows PowerShell.
  • Then launch Windows PowerShell.
  • Hereafter you can write this command  ( Get-ScheduledTask-TaskName ServerManager | Disable-ScheduledTask-Verbose
  • To disable the pop-up you can try this command (Invoke-command -ComputerName Exchange-2019 -ScriptBlock { New-ItemProperty -Path HKCU:SoftwareMicrosoftServerManager -Name DoNotOpenServerManagerAtLogon -PropertyType DWORD -Value “0x1” –Force}

That’s it. I hope you guys to learn how to disable server manager at startup. Anyhow, you can use and follow the above method to disable server manager on your various Microsoft windows operating systems.

Moreover if you want to know install active directory or disable laptop keyboard in windows then you can refer for our previous articles.

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