Windows 2000 Professional

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Windows 2000 Professional explores the power available to the Windows workstation user on the corporate network and internet and is aimed directly at the power user who values the security, stability and networking capabilities of NT alongside the ease and familiarity of the Windows 9X user interface. This book covers both user and administration topics, with a dose of networking content added for connectivity. It also covers upgrading from Windows 9X and Windows NT 4, working with the enhanced Windows 2000 ...
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Windows 2000 Professional explores the power available to the Windows workstation user on the corporate network and internet and is aimed directly at the power user who values the security, stability and networking capabilities of NT alongside the ease and familiarity of the Windows 9X user interface. This book covers both user and administration topics, with a dose of networking content added for connectivity. It also covers upgrading from Windows 9X and Windows NT 4, working with the enhanced Windows 2000 interface, setting up Internet connections, configuring network security, working remotely, "Internetworking" with Windows 2000 Server, Windows 9X, Linux, Novell, and MacIntosh. Also, includes extensive coverage of networking (including Virtual Private Networks) customizing the Windows interface and working with the Windows 2000 Registry.
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Presents proven strategies and procedures for installing, deploying, and managing servers and workstations in diverse enterprise settings, for intermediate and advanced users. Part I shows how to install Windows 2000 Professional, and Part II delves into the operating system's new features. Part III explains the operating system's networking features and shows how to use them with Windows NT Server 4.0, as well as Windows 2000 Server. Part IV contains appendices. Honeycutt has developed and deployed Windows since version 1.0. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780735709508
  • Publisher: Pearson Education
  • Publication date: 4/18/2000
  • Series: Inside Windows Guides
  • Pages: 368
  • Product dimensions: 7.38 (w) x 9.07 (h) x 0.98 (d)

Table of Contents

I. INTRODUCING WINDOWS 2000 PROFESSIONAL.

1. Introducing Windows 2000 Professional.
Requirements. Setup Preparation. Upgrading to Windows 2000 Professional. Installing on a Fresh Disk (Wipe-and-Load). Dual-booting Windows 2000 Professional. Automating Installation.

2. Troubleshooting Setup.
Windows Installation. Dual-Boot Configuration. Starting Windows.

II. USING WINDOWS 2000 PROFESSIONAL.

3. Configuring Hardware.
BIOS Compatibility. Driver Compatibility. Troubleshooting.

4. Personalizing Windows.
Windows Explorer. Files and Folders. Special Folders. Integrated Searching. Guidance for Users.

Installing and Using Applications.
Typical Failures. Stability Improvements. Installing Applications.

6. Using Printers and Fonts.
Installing Printers. Managing Printers. Managing Fonts.

7. Managing Disks and Files.
Defragmenting Disks. Checking Disks for Errors. Compressing Disks and Files. Recovering Wasted Space. Managing Disks and Volumes. Backing Up Files.

8. Managing the Computer.
Viewing Events. Examining the System. Scheduling Tasks. Synchronizing Time. Managing Services. Managing User Profiles. Customizing Consoles. Measuring Performance

9. Using Multiple Languages.
Character Encoding. Installing Language Groups. Changing the Default System Locale. Setting Regional Preferences. Editing Multilingual Documents. Core Program Code. Language Editions.

10. Making Computers Accessible.
Accessibility Issues. Emergency Hotkeys in a Pinch. Taking the Accessibility Exam. Features for Visual Impairments. Features for Hearing Impairments. Features for Physical Impairments. Using the Status Indicator. Administering Accessibility Features. Managing Accessibility Utilities. Help for Browsing the Web.

III. NETWORKING WINDOWS 2000 PROFESSIONAL.

11. Securing Your Compute.
Managing Users and Groups. Logging On as Another User. Preventing Access While Away. Setting Object Permissions. Auditing Access to Objects. Encrypting Files and Folders.

12. Networking Your Computer.
Installing Network Adapters. Configuring Network Connections. Changing Network Identification. Logging on to Networks. Sharing Resources on Networks. Creating Dial-Up Connections. Securing Connections. Creating Peer-to-Peer Networks.

13. Using Mobile Computers.
Taking Files with You. Using Briefcase. Securing Mobile Computers Understanding Hardware Profiles. Creating Dial-Up Connections. Configuring Modem Options. Troubleshooting Power Management.

14. Connecting to the Internet.
Creating Connections. Using Cable Modems. Sharing Connections.

IV. APPENDIXES.

Appendix A. Glossary.
Appendix B. Quick Start for Windows 98 Users.
New Concepts. Professional Upgrade. Common Tasks.

Appendix C. Quick Start for Windows NT 4.0 Users.
Life Gets Better. Professional Upgrade. Common Tasks.

Appendix D. Frequently Asked Questions.
General Questions. Installation Questions. Hardware Questions. Applications Questions. Networking Questions. Administration Questions. User Interface.

Index

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