This book will assist readers in the analysis, tuning, optimization, automation, enhancement, maintenance, and troubleshooting of Windows 2000. The authors show users how to use operating system utilities, Resource Kit applications, and third-party tools to help you accomplish everyday and advanced Windows 2000 system tasks.
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I. WINDOWS 2000 OVERVIEW.1. Introducing Windows 2000.
Windows NT History and Description. Windows 2000 Architecture. Differences Between Windows 2000 Professional, Server, Advanced Server, and Datacenter Server. The Many Advantages of Windows 2000. Upgrade from Versions of Windows NT. Upgrade or Migrate from Other Windows Versions. Migrate from Other Operating Systems. For More Information.2. Common Windows 2000 Administrative Utilities.
What Administration Really Means. Administering a Windows 2000 System. For More Information.3. The Windows 2000 Layout.
Windows 2000 Directory Structures. Key Windows 2000 Executables. The Windows 2000 Distribution CD. Living with Service Packs and Hotfixes. For More Information.4. Fundamentals of Active Directory.
An Overview of Directory Services. Key Concepts and Terminology. Active Directory Basics. Objects in Active Directory. For More Information.5. Active Directory Tools.
Built-In Active Directory Tools. Resource Kit Tools. Third-Party Directory Monitoring and Administration Tools. For More Information.
II. NUTS AND BOLTS OF WINDOWS 2000.6. Windows 2000 and Hardware.
The Windows Driver Model (WDM). Plug and Play in Windows 2000. Documenting a Current Hardware Configuration. Planning to Add New Hardware. Working with Video. Working with Audio. Working with Storage. Working with Common Peripherals. Dealing with New Interfaces. Windows 2000 on a Laptop. Multiple CPUs and Windows 2000. Troubleshooting Hardware Problems on Windows 2000. Third-Party Hardware Troubleshooting Utilities. For More Information.7. Booting Windows 2000.
System and Boot Partitions. A Recipe to Boot. Building Boot Disks and ERDs. Multi-Boot Systems, the Microsoft Way. Multi-Boot Systems, Other Ways. Troubleshooting Boot Problems. Third-Party Troubleshooting Tools. For More Information.8. Windows 2000 Control Panel.
The Control Panel Applets. For More Information.9. Introducing the Windows 2000 Registry.
Registry Overview. Windows 2000 Registry Hives. Windows 2000 Registry Files and Structures. Security Information in the Registry. How Programs Interact with the Registry. Of Policies, the Policy Editor, and Windows 2000. For More Information.10. Editing the Windows 2000 Registry.
Backing Up the Registry. Editing the Registry. Working with Existing Keys and Values. Importing and Exporting Registry Data. Avoiding Registry Problems. Troubleshooting the Registry. Uninstalling Applications. Third-Party Registry Editing and Management Utilities. For More Information.11. Important Registry Keys and Values.
Basic Console Operations. Important Registry Miscellany. For More Information.
III. NETWORKING WINDOWS 2000.12. Windows 2000 Networking Explored and Explained.