For More Information
If the information about Windows XP file layout issues in this chapter has increased your desire to learn more, here are some resources you can research:
Microsoft TechNet: http://www.microsoft.com/technet.
Following are two popular tools for multi-booting Windows XP with non-Microsoft operating systems:
V Communications System Commander and Partition Commander, located at http://www.v-com.com/.
PowerQuest's Partition Magic (version 7), located at http://www.powerquest.com/.
For more information about the tools and utilities found in the main Windows root directory, you can take the following action:
Use the help <name> command from a command prompt.
Look through the Windows XP Help and Support system. (Select Help and Support from the Start menu.)
Use the /? parameter after the utility name from a command prompt.
Run or start the program, and then look for help information.
Consult the TechNet CD-ROM.
Search the Microsoft Web site: http://support.microsoft.com/.
The following tools monitor your system for changes, especially during software installation. You can use the recorded changes to uninstall software and return your system to its previous state: