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Microsoft® Windows® 2000 Professional Step by Step
Author ActiveEducation
Pages 304
Disk 1 Companion CD(s)
Level Beg/Int
Published 01/05/2000
ISBN 9781572318472
ISBN-10 1-57231-847-3
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Index


A
access level, 94
    Change, 97
    check access level, 254
    Full, 97
    Read, 97
Accessories submenu, 12
Active Desktop, 168
    add item, 169–71, 181
    defined, 180
    delete item, 171
    resize item, 182
active window, 16, 17, 24
    defined, 20
add
    hardware, 217–20, 223
    Plug and Play hardware, 216–17, 223
    printer, 223
    printer driver, 212–14
    program, 202–5, 206–9, 222
    user, 95, 105
    Windows component, 222
Add Network Place, 82, 83–85
Add Network Place Wizard, 83–85
Add Printer Wizard, 212–14, 223
Add/Remove Hardware Wizard
    install, 217–20
    uninstall, 220
Address bar, 114
Address bar, continued
    defined, 180
    taskbar, 177
    using, 115
Address Book, 136
    add contact, 136–38, 149
    defined, 148
    long-distance number, 138
    shared contact, 142
Administrator, 94
    account, 82
    add or remove program, 202–5
    check access level, 254
    configuring Windows components, 202
    maintenance, 226
    privileges, 82
advanced search, 63
Analysis Report, 231
and. See search
ARPANET, 107
Arrange Icons, 162, 163–64, 181
Autorun
    defined, 221
    install new software, 205

B
Back button, 115
    using, 116
background, 181
background picture, 166
    add, 165–66
    thumbnail, 166
backing up, 233, 234–37, 245
    defined, 244
    destination, 236
    emergency repair disk, 237
    restoring data, 238–40
Backup Wizard, 234–37
bad sector, 232
    defined, 244
block sender, 141
boot process, 4
    defined, 20
Browse For Folder, 67
browser, 108
    defined, 127
    home page, 113
burn-in, 166
    defined, 180
button
    check settings for mouse, 255
    mouse, 172
byte, 228

C
cable
    fiber optic, 108
    parallel, 87
    serial, 87
calendar
    change, 8
    display, 8
Cancel button
    defined, 20
    dialog box, 9
cascading menu, 20
change
    access level, 97
    password, 91
    undo, 74
    Windows password, 105
Change Password button, 92
check box
    cleared, 9
    selected, 9
Check Disk, 232–33, 245
Choose Program, 56
clean installation, 260
clicking, 7
    defined, 20
    mouse properties, 172
close
    minimized program, 19
    program, 24
Close button, 13
    defined, 14, 20
    dialog box, 9
collapsed thread, 121
color scheme, 164
    change, 165–66, 181
column resize, 60
Column Settings
    dialog box, 60
Communications Cable Between Two Computers, 90
component, 6
Computers Near Me, 83
computer virus, 125
Connection To message, 115
Connect To The Internet icon, 109
contact
    add, 136–38, 149
    Address Book, 136
    long-distance number, 138
    shared, 142
Contents tab, 28
    defined, 26, 46
    using, 47
context-sensitive
    help, 37. (see also context-sensitive help)
    troubleshooting, 41
context-sensitive help, 46
control
    defined, 46
    Windows Update, 41
Control Panel
    add or remove hardware, 217–20
    add or remove a program, 202–5, 209–11
    Phone And Modem Options, 138
    temporary Internet files, 227
copy
    different disk drive, 74
    within disk drive, 73
Copy To button, 66, 67
cover page, 145
create
    file, 63, 65, 73
    folder, 63, 65, 73
Customize This Folder wizard, 164

D
Date/Time Properties, 11
default
    defined, 71
    folder, 51
    printer, 213
defragment disk, 230–32, 245
defragmenting, 230
    defined, 244
delete
    Active Desktop item, 171
    file, 69, 70, 74
    folder, 69, 74
    hardware, 220
    permanent, 69, 239
    program, 202–5, 209–11, 223
    Recycle Bin, 69
Deleted Items folder, 133
desktop, 6
    Active Desktop, 168
    add background, 181
    add background picture, 165–66
    Arrange Icons, 162, 181
    change color scheme, 165–66, 181
    check setup, 256
    color scheme, 164
    create custom scheme, 166
    customize taskbar, 177–78
    defined, 7, 21
    lock icons, 181
    visual impairment, 164
Desktop toolbar
    defined, 180
    taskbar, 177
Details, 59
    resize column, 60
device. See hardware
diagnose computer problem, 48
dialing rules, 187
dialog box
    access Help, 48
    defined, 8, 21
    Log On To Windows, 5
    Newsgroup Subscriptions, 123
    Save As, 40
    Shut Down Windows, 18, 19
dial-up, 183
dial-up connection
    create, 187–89
    defined, 198
    dialing rules, 187
    error message, 189
    Internet, 110
    network, 81, 186, 199
    using, 113
Digital Signature Not Found, 217
direct network, 86
    connect, 104
    disconnect Internet, 124
Disk Cleanup, 226, 227–30, 244–45
    defined, 244
Disk Defragmenter, 230–32, 245
disk space, 227–30
    clean up, 244–45
Display button, 29
DNS server, 110
Documents menu, 57
domain, 83
    name. (see domain name)
domain name, 133
    defined, 148
    e-mail address, 133
double-clicking, 7
    defined, 21
    mouse properties, 172
download
    defined, 46
    Windows Update, 41
Drafts folder
    edit message, 135
    e-mail, 133
    save draft, 135
dragging, 7
    copy file or folder, 66
    create shortcut, 159
    defined, 21
    move file or folder, 66
drive compression, 228
driver
    defined, 221
    hardware, 219

E
electronic mail. See e-mail
e-mail
    address, 132. (see also e-mail address)
    block sender, 141
    delete message, 140, 149
    existing account, 111
    folder list, 132
    folders, 133
    format outgoing mail, 136
    Formatting bar, 134
    incoming, 112
e-mail, continued
    Internet address, 109
    Internet Connection Wizard, 111
    junk, 141
    message box, 134
    message rules, 139. (see also message rules)
    organize messages, 139
    outgoing, 112
    read, 149
    receiving, 135
    reply, 132
    routed through Internet, 133
    save draft, 135
    selected message, 132
    sending, 133–35, 148
    server, 112
    set up new account, 111
    stationery, 136
    subject, 134
    type message, 134
    unread message, 132
    virus, 125
e-mail address, 132
    defined, 148
    domain name, 133
e-mail message. See e-mail
emergency repair disk, 237
    defined, 244
Empty Recycle Bin button, 69
Enable Hibernate Support, 18
encrypt
    defined, 198
    operating system, 197
    security, 197
Entire Network, 82
error
    on disk, 232
    network connection, 90
expanded thread, 121
extension, 54
    defined, 71
    hide, 54
    see, 54

F
F1 key, 39
FAT, 195
Favorites
    add, 119
    defined, 46
    list, 33–34
    shared folder, 100
    tab, 27, 31, 32
Favorites button, 119
Favorites list, 118
    add topic, 48
    add Web page, 129
    defined, 127
    organize, 120
    remove page, 120
    view offline, 192
Favorites pane
    close, 120
    using, 119
fax, 143
    cover page, 145
    Send Fax Wizard, 143
    sending, 149
fiber optic cable, 108
file, 49
    change permission, 195–97
    copy, 66
    copy within disk drive, 73
    create, 63, 73
    defined, 71
    delete, 69, 70, 74
    dragging, 66
    extension, 54
    install practice files, 50
    move, 66
    name, 54
    open, 54, 55, 72
    print, 57, 72
    Rename, 66, 68, 74
    search, 60, 73
    security, 194, 200
    select multiple files, 68
    sort, 58, 60, 73
    view network file offline, 200
File Allocation Table. See FAT
file system, 232
    defined, 244
File Transfer Protocol, 103
find help topic, 47
folder, 49
    access level, 97
    change background, 164
    change permission, 195–97
    copy, 66
    copy within disk drive, 73
    create, 63, 73
    defined, 71
    delete, 69, 74
    dragging, 66
    move, 66
    name, 54
folder, continued
    navigate, 72
    network, 52
    open, 104
    Rename, 66, 74
    security, 194, 200
    shared, 52, 97
    start sharing, 98
    stop sharing, 99
    synchronized, 52
    view network folder offline, 200
Folders pane
    My Computer, 50
    Windows Explorer, 50
Formatting bar
    e-mail, 134
    enhance e-mail messages, 136
Forward button, 115
    using, 116
Found New Hardware Wizard, 215, 216–17
fragmented, 230
    Analysis Report, 231
    defined, 244
free space, 228
FTP. See File Transfer Protocol
Full access, 97
full control permission, 194

G
gigabyte, 228
Go button, 116
guest, 89

H
hard disk
    backing up, 245
    check for errors, 232, 245
    Disk Cleanup, 226
    free space, 226, 227–30
    restore data, 246
hardware
    driver, 219
    install, 217–20, 223
    install Plug and Play, 216–17, 223
    Manufacturers list, 219
    Models list, 219
    uninstall, 220
Help
    button, 37
    context-sensitive, 37
    dialog box, 48
    find help topic, 47
    menu, 38, 39
    pointer, 40
    pop-up description, 37
    print topic, 34
    in a program, 48
    search, 48
    start, 47
    using, 26
    Web Help, 45
    What’s This?, 37
Help button, 37
Help pointer, 40
Hibernate, 185
    defined, 18, 21
Hide button, 29
History button, 118
History list, 118
    defined, 127
    sort, 119
    using, 129
History pane, 118, 119
home page, 113
    browser, 114
    default, 113
    defined, 127
    personal, 114
host, 89
host name, 190
    defined, 198
HTML. See Hypertext Markup Language
HTTP incoming mail server, 112
https. See hypertext transfer protocol secure server
hyperlink. See also link
    defined, 127
Hypertext Markup Language, 31
    defined, 46
hypertext transfer protocol secure server, 125

I
icon
    Arrange Icons, 162
    defined, 21
    Line Up Icons, 162
    lock, 181
IMAP incoming mail server, 112
inactive window, 16
Inbox folder, 133
Incoming Connections, 89
incoming mail server, 112
index subentry, 33
Index tab
    defined, 26, 46
    using, 47
install
    defined, 221
    hardware, 217–20, 223
    Plug and Play hardware, 216–17, 223
    practice files, 50
    printer driver, 212–14
    program, 206–9, 222
    software, 205
    Windows 2000, 259–62
    Windows 2000 clean, 260
    Windows 2000 upgrade, 260–62
install on first use, 202
instance, 14
Internet, 107
    account logon information, 110
    backbone, 108. (see also Internet backbone)
    connecting, 109
    connection wizard, 109. (see also Internet Connection Wizard)
    defined, 127
    dial-up connection, 110
    disconnect, 124
    DNS server, 110
    IP address, 110
    network connection, 110
    privacy, 125
search, 129
    service provider, 108. (see also Internet service provider)
    temporary files, 227
    virus, 125
    virus-checking software, 125
Internet backbone, 108
    defined, 127
Internet Connection Wizard, 109, 128
    default Internet service provider, 110
    e-mail, 133
    set up newsgroup, 122
Internet Explorer
    search, 117–18
    Standard Buttons toolbar settings, 255
    start, 115
Internet Information Services installation, 202–5
Internet service provider, 108
    default, 110
    defined, 127
    password, 109
    user name, 109
InterNIC, 133
IP address, 146
    defined, 148, 199
    find, 146
    Internet, 110
    virtual private network, 190
ISP. See Internet service provider

J
junk e-mail, 141
    defined, 148

L
LAN. See local area network
laptop computer
    defined, 21
    Stand By, 18
Large Icons, 59
Line Up Icons, 11, 162
link, 113, 114
Links toolbar
    defined, 180
    taskbar, 177
list folder contents permission, 194
List Topics button, 29
local area network, 81
    defined, 103, 127
    Internet connection, 110
Local Disk, 53
local printer, 211
Location Information Wizard, 138
Lock Computer button, 94
Log Off, 18
    defined, 21
log on, 4
    anonymously, 84
    defined, 21
    script, 110
Log On To Windows, 5

M
Mail button, 121
Main Identity, 142
maintenance schedule, 241, 246
Make Available Offline, 191
Manufacturers list, 219
map
    folder, 100, 101
    network drive, 106
    remove folder mapping, 101
mapping drives, 103
Maximize button, 15
    active window, 17
    defined, 13, 21
megabyte, 228
menu
    close, 10
    dialog box, 9
    display all commands, 12
    hide commands, 12
message. See post
message box, 134
message rules, 139
    defined, 148
    entering, 140–42, 149
minimize all windows, 24
Minimize button, 15
    defined, 13, 21
minimized program, 14
    close, 19
Models list, 219
modem, 108
    defined, 127
modify permission, 194
mouse, 172
mouse, continued
    button, 172
    check settings, 255
    customize, 173–74, 182
    hardware, 172
    left-handed, 255
    motion, 172
    properties, 172
    speed, 173
mouse pointer, 21, 172
    customize, 172
move
    different disk drive, 73
    within disk drive, 73
    window, 23
Move To button, 66
My Computer, 29
    defined, 21, 72
    free space, 226
    navigate folders, 50
    Standard Buttons toolbar settings, 255
My Documents, 53
    default, 51
    defined, 72, 103
    Windows Explorer, 50
    Windows password, 92
My Network Places, 82
    Add Network Place, 82
    Computers Near Me, 83, 83
    Entire Network, 82
    Make New Connection, 88
Network Connection Wizard, 89

N
name
    computer, 97
    file, 54
    folder, 54
    network identity, 97
    network place, 85
navigate folders, 72
near. See search
NetMeeting, 146
network, 4
    defined, 21
    dial-up connection, 81, 199
    direct, 86
    map folder, 100, 101
    password, 91
    peer-to-peer, 86
    printer, 211
    remove folder mapping, 101
    Windows Update, 41
network connection to Internet, 110
Network Connection Wizard, 89, 186
    dial-up connection, 186–87
network folder, 52
    defined, 72
    map, 106
network interface card, 86
    defined, 103
network name, 97
network place name, 85
newsgroup, 108, 120, 121
    cancel subscription, 124
    defined, 127
    news server, 109
newsgroup, continued
    reply, 121
    subscribe, 120, 123, 130
    thread, 120, 121
    unsubscribe, 124
    view available groups, 122
    virus, 125
Newsgroup Subscriptions, 123
news server, 109, 122
    defined, 127
New Technology File System. See NTFS
NIC. See network interface card
not. See search
Notepad, 12
NTFS
    security, 197
    security for files and folders, 195

O
offline
    file or folder, 200
    synchronize with online version, 193–94, 200
    view Web page, 191–92, 200
OK button, 9
open
    file, 54, 55, 57, 72
    folder, 104
Open With, 56, 72
operating system, 3
    defined, 21
    encrypt files, 197
    security, 195
operating system, continued
    share printer, 213
operator
    defined, 46
    search, 27
or. See search
Outbox folder, 133
outgoing mail server, 112
Outlook Express
    add contact, 136–38
    Address Book, 136
    message rules, 139. (see also message rules)
    organize messages, 139
    Standard Buttons toolbar settings, 256
    start, 122

P
parallel cable, 87
parallel port, 87
    defined, 103
    parallel cable, 87
password, 4, 82
    change, 91, 92, 105
    confirm, 93
    defined, 22, 103
    My Documents, 92
    network, 91
    screen saver, 167
    set-up process, 4
    Windows, 91
peer-to-peer network, 86
    defined, 104
permission
    change level, 195–97
    full control, 194
permission, continued
    list folder contents, 194
    modify, 194
    NTFS, 195
    read, 194
    read and execute, 194
    set, 200
    write, 194
Permissions button, 98
Phone And Modem Options, 138
Picks Of The Month, 44
Plug and Play, 215
    defined, 221
    install, 216–17, 223
    install additional software, 217
    uninstall, 220
    USB, 215
POP3 incoming mail server, 112
pop-up description, 10
    defined, 22, 46
    Help, 37, 38
pop-up window
    close, 37
    defined, 46
port, 87
    defined, 104, 221
    parallel, 87
    printer, 212
    serial, 87
post, 120, 127
power options, 184
    Enable Hibernate Support, 18
power scheme
    apply, 199
power scheme, continued
    set up, 184–85
print
    file, 57, 72
    help system topic, 34
    Windows Explorer, 57
printer
    add, 223
    default, 213
    install driver, 212–14
    local, 211
    network, 211, 213
    port, 212
    shared, 211
    uninstall, 220
printer driver, 211
privacy, 125
program, 11
    access Help, 48
    add, 222
    add or remove, 202–5
    close, 18, 24
    create shortcut, 159
    defined, 22
    file, 49
    install, 206–9, 222
    install on first use, 202
    minimized, 14
    restore, 24
    start, 11, 23
    switch, 16
    uninstall, 209–11, 223
Programs submenu, 12
progress bar, 204
    defined, 221

Q
Quick Launch bar, 6
    defined, 8, 22
quotation marks. See search

R
Read access level, 97
read and execute permission, 194
read permission, 194
Recycle Bin, 69, 70
    bypass, 239
    delete shortcut icon, 163
    empty, 69
Refresh button, 117
Related Topics, 29
remove. See delete
Rename
    file, 66, 74
    folder, 66, 74
    shortcut icon, 161
    undo, 68
reply
    e-mail, 132
    newsgroup, 121
resize area, 13, 15
    defined, 14, 22
Restart, 18, 22
restore
    data, 237, 246
    minimized program, 24
Restore button, 69, 70
Restore Down button, 15
    defined, 14, 22
Restore Wizard, 238–40
Restricted user, 94
right-clicking, 7
    defined, 22

S
Save As dialog box, 40
Scheduled Task Wizard, 241–43
schedule maintenance, 241–43, 246
screen saver, 166
    defined, 180
    password protected, 167
    set up, 167–68
    turn on, 181
search. See also Search Assistant
    advanced, 63
    and, 27
    date, 63
    file, 60
    file content, 73
    help, 48
    highlight topic, 30
    Internet, 117–18, 129
    near, 27
    not, 27
    operator, 27
    or, 27
    quotation marks, 27, 117
    remove highlighting, 30
    results, 62
    size, 63
    type, 63
Search Assistant, 61
    Look In, 61
Search button, 117
search engine, 117
    defined, 127
Search Highlight Off, 30
Search Now button, 62
Search pane, 117–18
Search Results, 62
Search tab, 29
    defined, 27, 47
secure site, 125
security. See also permission
    encrypt, 197
    files and folders, 194, 200
    NTFS, 195, 197
    properties, 196
    screen saver, 166
Security Warning, 42–43
Select A Device, 90
Send And Receive All button, 135
Send button, 134
Send Fax Wizard, 143–45
Sent Items folder, 133
serial cable, 87
    female, 88
serial port, 87
    defined, 104
    male, 88
    serial cable, 87
server, 108
    defined, 128
    news, 109. (see also news server)
    secure, 125
    set up incoming mail, 112
    set up outgoing mail, 112
Setup, 207
setup.exe file, 206
    defined, 221
shared folder, 52
    access level, 97
    defined, 72
    start sharing, 98, 105
    stop sharing, 99
shared printer, 211
share name, 97
shortcut, 158
    add, 180
    defined, 7, 22
    icon. (see shortcut icon)
shortcut icon, 6, 158
    create, 159–62
    delete, 163, 181
    name, 161
    start program, 11
shortcut menu, 160
Show Desktop button, 17, 24
    defined, 8, 22
shut down, 19, 24
    defined, 22
shut-down process, 18, 19
    alert box, 20
Shut Down Windows dialog box, 18, 19
software. See program
sort
    file, 58, 60, 73
    History list, 119
Standard Buttons toolbar, 114, 115
    Back button, 116
    check settings, 255
    Favorites button, 119
    Forward button, 116
    History button, 119
    Mail button, 121
    Refresh button, 117
    Search button, 117
    Send button, 134
Standard user, 94
    check access level, 254
Stand By, 184
    defined, 18, 22, 199
start
    program, 23
    Windows, 23
Start button, 6, 12
    defined, 8, 22
Start menu, 10, 12, 158
    change content, 182
    check settings, 257
    customize, 175–77, 182
    program, 11
    settings, 176
stationery, 136
Status bar, 38, 39
    defined, 47
subfolder
    defined, 72
    open, 51
subject, 134
subscribe
    defined, 128
    newsgroup, 120, 123, 130
surf
    temporary Internet files, 227
    Web, 114
switch
    program, 16
    window, 16
Synchronization Manager, 193
    schedule synchronization, 194
synchronized folder, 52
    defined, 72

T
tab
    Contents, 26, 28
    defined, 47
    Favorites, 27, 31, 32
    help system, 26
    Index, 26
    Search, 27
taskbar, 6
    Address bar, 177
    check settings, 257
    customize, 177, 177–78, 182
    defined, 8, 23
    Desktop Toolbar, 177
    Links toolbar, 177
    shortcut menu, 178
    toolbar, 182
Task Manager, 94
teleconference, 146
    defined, 148
text box, 9
thread
    collapsed, 121
    defined, 128
    expanded, 121
    newsgroup, 120
thumbnail, 58
    background picture, 166
    defined, 72, 180
time, 6
    change, 8
time, continued
    defined, 8, 23
title bar, 13, 23
toggle, 162, 180
toolbar
    resize, 178
    Standard Buttons, 114
Topics Found dialog box, 33
Troubleshoot button, 41
troubleshooter, 35–36
    defined, 47
troubleshooting, 35–36
    network connection, 90
    Troubleshoot button, 41

U
undo
    change, 74
    Rename, 68
Uniform Resource Locator. See Web address
uninstall, 209
    defined, 222
    hardware, 220
    Plug and Play, 220
    program, 209–11, 223
Universal Serial Bus. See USB
unread e-mail message, 132
unsubscribe, 124
update Windows, 48
upgrade Windows, 260–62
URL. See Web address
USB, 215
    defined, 222
    Plug and Play, 215
USB port, 215
user
    access level, 94
    add, 95, 105
    Administrator, 94
    check access level, 254
    different, 18
    Restricted, 94
    Standard, 94
user name, 4
    defined, 23
    different user, 18
    Internet service provider, 109, 111

V
Views, 59
virtual private network, 190
    defined, 199
virus, 125
    defined, 128, 222
    install new software, 205
virus-checking software, 125
visual impairment, 164
volume, 230
    defined, 244
VPN. See virtual private network

W
wallpaper, 164, 180
WAN. See wide area network
Web, 108
    browser. (see browser)
    defined, 128
    page, 113
    site. (see Web site)
Web, continued
    surf, 114
Web address, 114
    defined, 128
Web Help, 45
Web page
    add to Favorites, 119, 129
    defined, 128
    view, 129
    view offline, 191, 200
Web site, 108
    defined, 128
    secure, 125
What’s This?, 37
    defined, 47
wide area network, 83
    defined, 104
window
    active, 16, 17, 24
    change size and shape, 23
    close, 13
    defined, 7, 23
    inactive, 16
    minimize all, 24
    move, 13, 23
    resize, 13
    switch, 16
Windows
    control programs, 4
    define, 3
    hardware, 4
    password, 91
    select version, 5
    shut down, 18
    start, 4, 23
Windows Components Wizard, 203, 222
Windows Explorer, 52
    create file, 63
    create folder, 63, 64
    create shortcut, 159
    defined, 72, 180
    navigate folders, 50
    print file, 57
    Standard Buttons toolbar settings, 255
Windows password, 105
Windows Security
    dialog box, 92
    lock computer, 94
    Task Manager, 94
Windows Update, 41, 42–44, 48
    control, 41
    defined, 47
    download, 41, 45
    driver, 219
    network, 41
    Windows Critical Update Notification, 241
wizard
    Add Network Place, 84
    Add Printer, 212–14, 223
    Add/Remove Hardware, 217–20, 220
    Backup Wizard, 234–37
    Customize This Folder, 164
    Found New Hardware, 215, 216–17
    Internet Connection, 111
    Location Information, 138
    NetMeeting, 146
    Network Connection, 89, 186
    Restore, 238–40
    Scheduled Task, 241–43
    Send Fax, 143
    summary screen, 214
    Windows Components, 203, 222
WordPad, 14
workgroup, 83
World Wide Web. See Web
write permission, 194


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