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MCSE Training Kit (Exam 70-270): Windows® XP Professional
Author Microsoft Corporation
Pages 928
Disk 1 Companion CD(s)
Level All Levels
Published 11/13/2001
ISBN 9780735614291
ISBN-10 0-7356-1429-6
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Index


A
Accelerated Graphics Port (AGP), 356
access control entries (ACEs), 285
access control lists (ACLs), 285
accessibility options, 392-395
   display options, 395
   keyboard options, 392-395
   keyboard options, FilterKeys, 393-394
   keyboard options, StickyKeys, 392-393
   keyboard options, ToggleKeys, 394
   mouse options, 395-396
   sound options, 395
Account Lockout Policy, 467-468, 471
account policies
   Account Lockout Policy, 467-468, 471
   configuring and testing, 470
   Password Policy, 464-467, 468-469
   review and summary, 471-472
ACEs (access control entries), 285
ACLs (access control lists), 285
ACPI (Advanced Configuration and Power Interface) BIOS, 406
action log, Setup logs, 77
Active Directory
   configuration information in, 349
   Global Catalog, 204-205
   logical structure of, 194-197
   namespace, 206
   naming conventions, 207-208
   overview of, 190
   physical structure of, 197-199
   replication within sites, 199-200
   review and summary, 192-193, 200-202, 208-209
   scalability, 191
   schema, 203-204
   simplified administration with, 190
   support for open standards, 191-192
   support for standard name formats, 192
Add Hardware Wizard, 407-408
Add Network Place Wizard, accessing shared folders, 333
Add or Remove Programs tool, 399
Add Printer Wizard
   adding local printers, 229-230
   connecting to network printers, 236-237
   installing printers, 226-228
   Local Or Network Printer page, 217-219
   Select a Printer Port page, 220-221
   sharing local printers, 230-231
Address Resolution Protocol (ARP), 129
administration, using Active Directory, 190
administrative folders, sharing, 327
administrative messages, sending, 559-560, 601-602
Administrator accounts
   as built-in user accounts, 84-85
   passwords for, 58
   renaming, 481
Administrators group
   built-in local groups and, 123
   sharing folders and, 326
Administrator User account, Setup Wizard options, 47
Advanced Backup Settings, 604
Advanced boot options, 672
Advanced Configuration and Power Interface (ACPI) BIOS, 406
Advanced Connection Options
   New Connection Wizard, 622-623
   outbound connections, 631-632
Advanced Performance Options dialog box, 370-371
Advanced Power Management (APM), 363
Advanced Restore Settings, 612-613
Advanced RISC Computing (ARC)
   overview of, 647
   path naming conventions, 648
   paths, 648-649
Advanced Security Settings dialog box, 294
Advanced Setting dialog box, 636
Advanced tab, Internet Properties dialog box, 493-496
AGP (Accelerated Graphics Port), 356
Alerter service, Recovery Console, 678
Analysis Report dialog box, 540
animations, in Web pages, 494
Anonymous Logon, 125
APIPA. See Automatic Private IP Addressing (APIPA)
APM (Advanced Power Management), 363
Appearance and Themes, Display Properties dialog box, 350
Appearance tab, Display Properties dialog box, 351
application folders, sharing, 324-325
application layer, TCP/IP, 130
application logs, 452
applications, publishing and installing, 721
ARC (Advanced RISC Computing)
   overview of, 647
   path naming conventions, 648
   paths, 648-649
architectural levels, network bindings between, 163
ARP (Address Resolution Protocol), 129
Assisted Support, Help and Support Center
   Microsoft Incident Submission and Management, 14
   Windows Newsgroups, 15
attribute objects, schema, 203
AU (Automatic Updates)
   configuring, 380-381
   overview of, 2
Audit Account Logon Events Properties dialog box, 446
AUDIT file, 460
audit policies
   AUDIT file, 460
   auditing files and folders, 446-448, 458-459
   auditing printers, 448-450, 459-460
   configuring, 443
   determining what to audit, 441
   Event Viewer, archiving logs, 456
   Event Viewer, locating events, 454-455
   Event Viewer, managing logs, 455-456
   Event Viewer, security logs, 453-454
   Event Viewer, XP logs in, 452
   overview of, 440
   planning, 456-457
   review and summary, 442, 450-451
   setting up, 443-446, 457-458
Audit Properties dialog box, 459
Authenticated Users, system groups, 124
authentication process, logging on/off, 29-30
Auto-Configuration for Multiple Network Connectivity, 7, 139-140
Automated System Recovery Wizard, 617-620. See also Backup or Restore Wizard
   backup destination, 618-619
   review and summary, 619-620
   using, 617-618
Automatic Image Resize, in IE 6.0, 8
Automatic Private IP Addressing (APIPA)
   disabling, 139
   process for using, 137-139
   TCP/IP and, 148-149
Automatic Updates (AU)
   configuring, 380-381
   overview of, 2

B
Backup Destination page, Automated System Recovery Wizard, 618
backup jobs, 592
backup media, 594
Backup Operators, built-in local groups, 123
Backup or Restore Wizard. See also Automated System Recovery Wizard
   backing up data, backing up files, 606-608
   backing up data, changing default options, 597-599
   backing up data, introduction to, 592-593
   backing up data, planning, 593-595
   backing up data, preliminary tasks, 601-602
   backing up data, review and summary, 599-600, 610-611
   backing up data, scheduling, 605
   backing up data, selecting files and folders, 602-603
   backing up data, selecting type of backup, 595-597
   backing up data, specifying destination, media settings, and advanced settings, 603-605
   backing up data, unattended backups, 608-609
   restoring data, 611-616
   restoring data, preparation, 611
   restoring data, restoring files, 614-615
   restoring data, review and summary, 616
   restoring data, selecting backup sets, files, and folders, 612
   restoring data, specifying advanced settings, 612-613
   Welcome screen, 593
backup reports, 608
backup sets, restoring, 612
backup types
   combining, 596-597
   copy, 596
   daily, 596
   incremental, 596
   normal, 595-596
Backup Utility, 597-599. See also Backup or Restore Wizard
   Backup Log tab, 598
   Backup Type tab, 597
   Exclude Files tab, 599
   General tab, 597-598
   integration with Task Scheduler, 605
   Restore tab, 597-598
   wizards of, 617
baselines, performance, 586-587
basic disks. See also disks
   organization of, 717
   upgrading to dynamic, 721-722
basic disk storage, 711
basic input/output system. See BIOS (basic input/output system)
binding order
   changing, 166
   specifying, 164-165
bindings. See network bindings
BIOS (basic input/output system)
   master boot record (MBR) and, 650
   Plug and Play or ACPI compatible, 406
   RIS and, 698
   viewing information about, 18
boot floppies
   creating for RIS, 704-705
   Setup program and, 64
BOOT.INI file, 647-650
   ARC paths and, 648-649
   modifications to, 649-650
   switches, 649
boot process, 645-679. See also startup and recovery tools
   Advanced boot options, 672
   BOOT.INI file, 647-650
   boot sequence, 651-652
   files used in, 646-647
   kernel initializes, 653-654
   kernel loads, 652-653
   logon, 655
   preboot sequence, 650
   review and summary, 655-656
   troubleshooting boot failure, 676-677
bottlenecks, identifying and resolving, 587
broadband connections, 630
built-in local groups, 123-124
built-in system groups, 124-125
built-in user accounts, 84-86
   Administrator, 84-85
   Guest, 85-86

C
caching
   name server caching, 180
   settings for, 564
   shared folders and, 330-331
callback options, inbound connections, 624
cameras, configuring, 423
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) Level 1, IE 6.0 support for, 8
CD, copying files and folders to, 2-3
CD-R, copying files and folders to, 2-3
CD-ROM drives
   El-Torito compatible, 55
   not supported, 76
   unable to copy files from, 76
CD-RW, copying files and folders to, 2-3
certificates, site, 494
Change An Account task, 93
Check Disk (chkdsk)
   checking hard drive for file system errors, 541-542
   options of, 535
   switches, 535-536
   using, 534-536
child domains, 171
chkdsk. See Check Disk (chkdsk)
Cipher command, 525
Class A addresses, 133
Class B addresses, 134
Class C addresses, 134
ClearType support, 3-4
client computers. See also DNS clients
   identifying client upgrade paths, 71-72
   network-based installation and, 64
   providing NetWare clients access to Windows 2000 Server, 152
   RIS support, 703
   setting up for network printers, 224-226
   upgrading Windows NT 4 clients, 73-74
   in Windows domains, 25
Client for Microsoft Networks
   installing networking components and, 48
   unbinding TCP/IP, 166
client upgrade paths, 71-72
color
   color profile for monitors, 355
   configuring quality of, 353
   displaying compressed files and folders in a different color, 504
command line, 332, 343
commands
   Cipher command, 525
   Find command, 665
   Recovery Console, 674-675
Compatibility tool, generating hardware compatibility report, 72
Compatible Hardware and Software feature, Help and Support Center, 15-16
Compressed Folders, 509
   copying and moving, 509
   creating, 510
   overview of, 4
Compressed Folders feature, 500-501, 510
compression
   Compressed Folders feature, 500-501, 510
   copying and moving files and, 509-510
   encryption and, 524
   managing, 506-508
   NTFS, 500-506
   review and summary, 510-512
Computer Management console, 96-101
   creating local user accounts, 99-101, 104-105
   creating shared folders, 553
   creation of, 97-99, 103
   Device Manager, 405, 415
   managing disks on remote computers, 718
   monitoring user sessions, 557
   sharing folders, 552
Computer Name tab, System Properties dialog box, 383-384
Configuration Recovery menu, 652
configuring, Windows XP Professional, 349-403
   desktop, accessibility options, 392-395
   desktop, display options, 395
   desktop, General tab options, 396-397
   desktop, mouse options, 395-396
   desktop, multiple languages and locations, 389-392
   desktop, review and summary, 397-398
   desktop, sound options, 395
   displays, configuring multiple, 357-358
   displays, dialog box tabs, 351-352
   displays, display adapter advanced options, 354-355
   displays, review and summary, 358-359
   displays, settings options, 353
   displays, troubleshooting multiple, 358
   displays, using multiple, 355-356
   operating system, Automatic Updates (AU), 380-381
   operating system, environment variables, 377-378, 385-386
   operating system, error reporting, 378-379
   operating system, joining workgroups or domains, 383-384
   operating system, performance options, 368-373, 385
   operating system, remote access, 381-383, 384-385
   operating system, review and summary, 386-388
   operating system, startup and recovery settings, 375-377
   operating system, System Restore, 379-380
   operating system, user profiles, 373-375
   power management, Advanced Power Management, 363
   power management, advanced power options, 362
   power management, hibernate mode, 362-363
   power management, power options, 360-361, 365
   power management, review and summary, 366-367
   power management, selecting power schemes, 361-362
   power management, UPS, 363-364
   Windows components, installing/removing, 399-401
   Windows components, managing IIS, 401-402
   Windows components, review and summary, 402-403
connections, network/Internet, 621-634
   Auto Configuration for Multiple Network Connectivity, 7
   inbound, allowing dial-up connections, 622-623
   inbound, allowing VPN connections, 623-624
   inbound, configuring connections, 625-626
   inbound, configuring devices for, 623
   inbound, review and summary, 626-627
   inbound, selecting network software, 624-625
   inbound, specifying user permissions/callback options, 624
   outbound, Advanced Connections, 631-632
   outbound, configuring, 632-634
   outbound, connecting to the Internet, 628-630
   outbound, Connect To The Network At My Workplace, 630-631
connectivity
   NetWare, 157-159
   TCP/IP, 141-142
Connect To The Network At My Workplace, 630-631
Content Advisor, 493
Content tab, Internet Properties dialog box, 493
Control Panel
   Add or Remove Programs tool, 399
   changing operating system settings, 384
   configuring hardware devices, 405
   configuring power options, 365
   configuring Regional and Language options, 386-388
   configuring user profiles, 373-375
   System Properties dialog box, 649
   User Accounts tool in, 92
control sets, registry, 662-663
cookies, 489
copy backups, 596
counters, System Monitor, 584-585
Creator Owner, system groups, 124
cryptography. See EFS (Encrypting File System)
CryptoPak, 524
CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) Level 1, IE 6.0 support for, 8
Ctrl+Alt+Delete
   accessing Log On To Windows dialog box, 27
   accessing Windows Security dialog box, 31
   disabling logon requirement, 483

D
daily backups, 596
data folders, sharing, 325-326. See also shared folders
data storage, 499-544
   compression, Compressed Folders feature, 500-501, 510
   compression, copying and moving files, 509-510
   compression, managing, 506-508
   compression, NTFS compression, 500-506
   compression, review and summary, 510-512
   disk quotas, best uses, 517
   disk quotas, enabling/disabling, 517-520
   disk quotas, monitoring, 516
   disk quotas, overview of, 513-514
   disk quotas, review and summary, 520-521
   disk quotas, setting, 514-515
   disk quotas, status of, 516
   review and summary, 543-544
data types, in registry hierarchy, 660
Date and Time setting page, 59
Date, Time, Language, and Regional Options window, 389
decryption. See EFS (Encrypting File System); encryption
default permissions, 298-299
defragmenting. See Disk Defragmenter
deny permissions, 286, 320
deploying, Windows XP Professional, 681-724
   disk duplication method, extracting Windows System Preparation tool, 691
   disk duplication method, installing from master image, 694-696
   disk duplication method, preparing master image, 692-694
   disk duplication method, review and summary, 697
   installing Deployment Tools for, 684-685
   remote installations, client requirements, 703
   remote installations, configuring RIS, 701-702
   remote installations, creating boot floppies for, 704-705
   remote installations, installing RIS, 700-701
   remote installations, overview of, 698
   remote installations, prerequisites for, 699
   remote installations, using Remote Installation Services Setup Wizard, 699-700
   tools for simplifying, direct cable or network connections, 707-710
   tools for simplifying, Disk Management snap-in, 710-718, 721
   tools for simplifying, Files and Settings Transfer Wizard, 707
   tools for simplifying, review and summary, 722-724
   tools for simplifying, Windows Installer, 718-721
   Windows Setup Manager, automating installations with, 682-684
   Windows Setup Manager, creating unattended setup script, 685-689
   Windows Setup Manager, review and summary, 690
Deployment Tools, installing, 684-685
Desktop Cleanup Wizard, 4-5
desktop, configuring
   accessibility options, display options, 395
   accessibility options, General tab options, 396-397
   accessibility options, keyboard options, 392-395
   accessibility options, mouse options, 395-396
   accessibility options, sound options, 395
   multiple languages and locations, 389-392
   review and summary, 397-398
Desktop Items dialog box, 352
Device Driver Referral Site, Help and Support Center, 16
device drivers
   downloading for network printers, 243-244
   driver signing, configuring, 431-432
   driver signing, monitoring and troubleshooting, 432
   driver signing, review and summary, 435
   driver signing, using Windows File Signature Verification tool, 433-434
   for multiple processors, 436-437
   for printers, 213
   registry and, 658
Device Manager
   configuring hardware devices, 414-417
   confirming hardware installation, 408-409
   location in Computer Management console, 405
   updating device drivers with, 436
   using, 417
   viewing hidden devices, 417
Device Properties dialog box, 416-417
devices, configuring for inbound connections, 623
DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol)
   Auto-Configuration for Multiple Network Connectivity, 7
   obtaining IP addresses with, 133, 150
dial-up connections
   allowing for inbound connections, 622-623
   Network Connection page, 630-631
dial-up modems, 629-630
Dialup, system groups, 125
dictionary database, user accounts in, 23
direct cable, using for deployment, 707-710
directory database, domain user accounts in, 83
Disk Cleanup
   freeing up disk space, 542
   options of, 537-539
   using, 536
Disk Defragmenter
   defragmenting hard drives, 539-541
   effective use of, 534
   options of, 533
   using, 531-533
disk duplication, deployment method, 691-697
   extracting Windows System Preparation tool, 691
   installing from master image, 694-696
   preparing master image, 692-694
   review and summary, 697
Disk Management snap-in, 710-718
   adding disks, 715-716
   changing storage type, 716-717
   managing disks on remote computers, 718
   setting up hard disk, 710-711
   setting up storage, 711-713
   upgrading from basic disk to dynamic disk, 721
   using refresh and rescan disks, 717
   working with volumes, 714-715
disk partitions. See partitions
disk quotas. See also data storage
   best uses, 517
   monitoring, 516
   overview, 513-514
   quota management settings, 518-520
   review and summary, 520-521
   setting, 514-515
   status, 516
disks. See also hard drives
   adding, 715-716
   changing storage type, 716-717
   managing on remote computers, 718
   Properties dialog box, 715-716
   setting up hard disks, 710-711
   setting up storage, 711-713
   upgrading from basic to dynamic, 721
   using refresh and rescan disks, 717
   working with volumes, 714-715
disk space
   freeing up, 542
   insufficiency, 76
   partitions and, 39
display adapters, advanced options, 354-355
Display Properties dialog box
   list of tabs, 351
   Screen Saver tab, 350
   Settings tab, 353
displays, 350-359
   accessibility options, 395
   configuring multiple, 357-358
   dialog box tabs, 351-352
   display adapter advanced options, 354-355
   review and summary, 358-359
   settings options, 353
   troubleshooting multiple, 358
   using ClearType on LCD displays, 3
   using multiple, 355-356
distinguished name (DN), Active Directory, 207
distribution servers, 63-64
DLL (dynamic-link library), 718
DN (distinguished name), Active Directory, 207
DNS (Domain Name System), 171-177. See also name resolution
   Active Directory support for, 191
   domain namespace, 171-173
   domain naming guidelines, 173-174
   name servers, 175-176
   review and summary, 176-177
   zones, 174-175
DNS clients, 183-189
   DNS query settings, 186-187
   DNS Server addresses, 184-185
   overview of, 183-184
   review and summary, 188-189
   using DNS Service, 187-188
DNS queries, 186-187
DNS Servers, 184-185
Document Object Model (DOM) Level 1, 8
documents, 270-275
   overview of, 254
   pausing, resuming and canceling printing, 262-264, 270-271
   printing, 273
   redirecting to other printers, 264-265
   review and summary, 274-275
   setting notification, priority and printing time, 271-272, 274
domain controllers
   functions of, 198-199
   local groups and, 118
   overview of, 24, 190
   Setup cannot find, 77
   in Windows domains, 25
domain namespace, 171-173
   host names, 173
   root domains, 172
   second-level domains, 173
   top-level domains, 172
Domain Name System. See DNS (Domain Name System)
domain naming guidelines, 173-174
domains, 23-25. See also workgroups and domains
   Active Directory organization and, 190, 196
   benefits of, 24
   defined, 171
   membership in, 42, 383-384
   types of computers in, 25
domain user accounts, 83-84
DOM (Document Object Model) Level 1, 8
DOS, MS-DOS, 225
drivers. See device drivers
driver signing
   configuring, 431-432
   monitoring and troubleshooting, 432
   review and summary, 435
   using Windows File Signature Verification tool, 433-434
dual booting, NTFS, 56
dynamic disks. See also disks
   organization, 717
   overview of, 713
   upgrading to, 721-722
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
   Auto-Configuration for Multiple Network Connectivity, 7
   obtaining IP addresses with, 133, 150
dynamic-link library (DLL), 718
dynamic storage, 713

E
effective permissions, 286
EFS (Encrypting File System)
   decrypting files and folders, 524, 528
   disabling, 526
   encrypting files and folders, 523-524, 526-528
   features of, 523
   overview of, 522-523
   review and summary, 529-530
   testing encrypted files, 528
   using Recovery Agent, 525-526
   using the Cipher command, 525
El-Torito compatible CD-ROM drives, 55
Encrypting File System. See EFS (Encrypting File System)
encryption
   Cipher command and, 525
   compression and, 524
   56-bit vs. 128 bit, 524
   public and private keys and, 522
Enhanced CryptoPak, 524
Enter Password dialog box, 27
entries, in registry hierarchy, 659
environment variables, 377-378
   adding and testing system variables, 385-386
   setting, 378
   system and user, 378
ErrorControl value, boot process, 654
error log, Setup logs, 77
error reporting, configuring, 378-379
events
   audited by Windows XP Professional, 444-445
   defined, 440
   locating, 454-455
   triggers for printer events, 450
   triggers for user events, 448
Event Viewer
   archiving logs, 456
   locating events, 454-455
   managing logs, 455-456
   security logs, 453-454
   XP logs, 452
Everyone, system groups, 124, 292
Explorer, Internet. See Internet Explorer (IE)
Explorer, Windows, 319

F
Fast User Switching, 7
FAT file system
   converting to NTFS, 41
   features of, 40-41
   partitions, 710
   Recovery Console and, 672
   sharing folders and, 337
   sharing resources on, 317
FAT32 file system
   converting to NTFS, 41
   features of, 40-41
   partitions, 710
   Recovery Console and, 672
   sharing resources on, 317
fax support, 419-423
   installing, 419-420
   managing and troubleshooting, 420-422
   sending faxes, 422-423
   in Windows XP Professional, 6
file allocation table. See FAT file system; FAT32 file system
File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks (FPMN), 48
File and Printer Sharing for NetWare (FPNW), 152
file permissions, verifying, 459
files and folders. See also offline folders and files; Shared Folders snap-in
   auditing, 446-448, 458-459
   backing up, 606-608
   changing permissions while copying, 305-306, 311-313
   changing permissions while moving, 306-307, 311-313
   Compressed Folders, 4
   copying to a CD, 2-3
   decrypting, 524, 528
   deleting files with all permissions denied, 313-314
   encrypting, 523-524, 526-528
   file permissions, 285
   folder permissions, 284-285, 299-300
   overriding folder permissions with file permissions, 286
   planning backups, 594
   restoring, 612, 614-615
   selecting for backup, 602-603
   taking ownership of files, 309-311
   testing encrypted files, 528
   transferring ownership of, 297
Files and Settings Transfer Wizard, 707
file systems, 39-41
   checking for errors, 541-542
   converting FAT/FAT32 to NTFS, 41
   FAT and FAT32 features, 40-41
   NTFS features, 40
filtering events, 454-455
FilterKeys, keyboard options, 393-394
Find command, Registry Editor, 665
Find Printers dialog box, 239
firewalls. See also Internet Connection Firewall (ICF)
   function of, 635
   ICF as, 9
Fixing A Printer Problem option, Help and Support Center, 281
folders, shared. See shared folders
forests, in AD logical structure, 197
forms, assigning to paper trays, 261-262, 267
forward lookup queries, 178-179
Found New Hardware Wizard, 406-407
FPMN (File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks), 48
FPNW (File and Printer Sharing for NetWare), 152
FQDN (fully qualified domain names), 173
frame types, NWLink, 154-155
Full Control permission, 292, 339
full-text searches, Help and Support Center, 16-17
fully qualified domain names (FQDN), 173

G
game controllers, configuring, 425
General tab
   Backup Utility, 597-598
   desktop options, 396-397
   Internet Properties dialog box, 489
   New Connection Wizard, 623
   user account properties, 109
Global Catalog, Active Directory, 204-205
globally unique identifier (GUID), 208
Group Policy. See also account policies; audit policies
   accessing, 444-445
   audit policies, 439, 457-458
   in Microsoft Management Console (MMC), 443
   security settings, 463
   user rights, 473-474
groups, 117-126
   adding members, 120-121
   adding/removing members to/from local groups, 121-122
   Administrators group, 123, 326
   assigning/removing permissions, 342
   built-in local groups, 123-124
   built-in system groups, 124-125
   creating local groups, 118-119
   deleting local groups, 121, 122-123
   NTFS permissions and, 293-294
   preparing to use local groups, 118
   review and summary, 125-126
   understanding, 117-118
Guest accounts
   as built-in local group, 123
   disabling, 86
   enabling, 85-86
   renaming, 484-485
GUID (globally unique identifier), 208

H
hard drives. See also disks
   checking for file system errors, 541-542
   defragmenting, 539-541
   using Disk Cleanup on, 542
hardware
   compatibility, 37-38
   Compatible Hardware and Software feature, 15-16
   detection during boot sequence, 651-652
   generating hardware compatibility report, 72
   My Computer Information, 18
   requirements, 37-38
Hardware Compatibility List (HCL), 38, 594
hardware devices
   configuring, fax support, 419-423
   configuring, I/O devices, 423-426
   configuring, review and summary, 426-427
   configuring, using Device Manager, 414-418
   installing, automatic, 406-409
   installing, manual, 410-412
   installing, review and summary, 412-413
hardware profiles, 428-430
   creating/modifying, 428-429
   overview of, 428
   in registry, 658
   review and summary, 429-430
   viewing properties, 429
Hardware Profiles dialog box, 428
hardware resources, 410-412
   changing assignments, 411-412
   determining available, 410-411
   list of, 410
Hardware Troubleshooter, 414
HCL (Hardware Compatibility List), 38, 594
Help and Support Center, 14-21
   assisted support, Microsoft Incident Submission and Management, 14-15
   assisted support, Windows Newsgroups, 15
   Compatible Hardware and Software feature, 15-16
   Device Driver Referral Site, 16
   Fixing A Printer Problem option, 281
   full-text searches, 16-17
   My Computer Information, 17-19
   printing documentation from, 19-20
   Remote Assistance feature, 20
   review and summary, 21
   troubleshooting printers, 249
   use of multiple instances, 19
hibernate mode, enabling, 362-363
hidden devices, viewing, 417
High Contrast option, accessibility options, 395
histograms, 584
hives, in registry hierarchy, 660
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT, 661
HKEY_CURRENT_CONFIG, 661
HKEY_CURRENT_USER, 661
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
   overview of, 660
   subkeys of, 661-662
HKEY_USERS, 660
home and small business components, 635-644
   Internet Connection Firewall, 635-639, 641-642
   Internet Connection Sharing, 642
   Network Bridge, 640
   Network Setup Wizard, 641
   review and summary, 643-644
home folders, 111-113
   advantages of, 112
   creating, 112
   shared folders and, 318
host names, 173
HOSTS file, 183
HTML (Hypertext Markup Language), 8
HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol), 191-192

I
IANA (Internet Assigned Numbers Authority), 138
ICF (Internet Connection Firewall)
   enabling and configuring, 635-637, 641-642
   overview of, 9
ICMP (Internet Control Message Protocol)
   internet layer, TCP/IP, 129
   options of, 637
   sharing error and status information, 636
ICS (Internet Connection Sharing), 638-639, 642
IE (Internet Explorer). See Internet Explorer (IE)
IGMP (Internet Group Management Protocol), 129
IIS (Internet Information Services)
   accessing printers and, 276
   installing, 400-401
   Internet printing and, 238
   managing, 401-402
inbound connections
   allowing dial-up connections, 622-623
   allowing VPN connections, 623-624
   configuring connections, 625-626
   configuring devices, 623
   review and summary, 626-627
   selecting network software, 624-625
   specifying user permissions/callback options, 624
incremental backups, 596
inheritance
   of NTFS permissions, 287-288
   options, 298
   preventing, 297-298
input/output devices. See I/O devices
installing Windows XP Professional, from CD-ROM, 45-62
   completing installation, 49-50, 54-55
   installing networking components, 48-49, 54
   review and summary, 59
   Setup program, 45-46, 50-52
   Setup Wizard, 47, 52-53
installing Windows XP Professional, over the network, 63-70
   modifying setup using WINNT.EXE, 65-66
   modifying setup using WINNT32.EXE, 66-68
   preparing for, 63-64
   review and summary, 69-70
   steps in, 64-65
installing Windows XP Professional, preinstallation tasks, 37-44
   disk partitions, 38-39
   domain or workgroup membership, 41-43
   file system selection, 39-41
   hardware requirements and compatibility, 37-38
   review and summary, 43-44
installing Windows XP Professional, troubleshooting, 76-79
   common problems, 76-77
   Recovery Console, 675-677
   review and summary, 78-79
   Setup logs, 77-78
installing Windows XP Professional, upgrade process, 71-75
   generating hardware compatibility report, 72
   identifying client upgrade paths, 71-72
   review and summary, 75
   upgrading compatible Windows 98 computers, 72-73
   upgrading Windows NT 4 clients, 73-74
installing Windows XP Professional, without booting from CD-ROM, 55-60
   completing installation, 59
   installing networking components, 59
   Setup program, 55-57
   Setup Wizard, 57-59
Instant Messaging, 8
Interactive, system groups, 125
internal network number, NWLink, 156-157
Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA), 138
Internet, connecting to, 55, 60, 628-630. See also connections, network/Internet
Internet Connection Firewall (ICF)
   enabling and configuring, 635-637, 641-642
   overview of, 9
Internet connections. See connections, network/Internet
Internet Connection Sharing (ICS), 638-639, 642
Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)
   Internet layer, TCP/IP, 129
   options of, 637
   sharing error and status information, 636
Internet Explorer (IE)
   connecting to network printers, 238
   managing printers, 276-277
   new features in version 6.0, 8
   security options, 488
Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP), 129
Internet Information Services. See IIS (Internet Information Services)
Internet layer, TCP/IP, 129
Internet options, 488-497
   accessing, 488
   Internet Properties dialog box, 488-490
   Internet Properties dialog box, Advanced tab, 493-496
   Internet Properties dialog box, Content tab, 493
   Internet Properties dialog box, General tab, 489
   Internet Properties dialog box, Privacy tab, 492-493
   Internet Properties dialog box, Security tab, 490-492
   review and summary, 496-497
Internet Protocol (IP), 129. See also TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol)
Internet Service Providers (ISPs), 629, 630
Internetwork Packet Exchange/Sequenced Packet Exchange (IPX/SPX) protocol, 152. See also NWLink
interprocess communication (IPC), 152
I/O devices, 423-426
   game controllers, 425
   IrDA and wireless, 425
   keyboards, 425-426
   modems, 424-425
   mouse devices, 423-424
   review and summary, 426-427
   scanners and cameras, 423
IP (Internet Protocol), 129. See also TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol)
IP addresses
   address Classes, 133-134
   obtaining automatically, 136-137, 147-148
   obtaining using DHCP, 150
   overview, 133-134
   static, 134-136, 146-147
IPC (interprocess communication), 152
Ipconfig, 142-143, 145-146
ipxroute config, 155, 157
ipxroute ripout, 157
IPX/SPX (Internetwork Packet Exchange/Sequenced Packet Exchange) protocol, 152. See also NWLink
IrDA devices, configuring, 425
ISPs (Internet Service Providers), 629, 630

K
kernel. See also NTOSKRNL.EXE
   initializing, 653-654
   loading, 652-653
keyboard options, 392-395
   FilterKeys, 393-394
   StickyKeys, 392-393
   ToggleKeys, 394
keyboards, configuring, 425-426
keys, in registry hierarchy, 659
Knowledge Base, Microsoft, 16

L
language options, Regional and Language Options, 389-391
LAN (local area network) segments, 621
LastKnownGood configuration, 669-671
LCD (liquid crystal display), 3
LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol), 191
Library folders, 302
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP), 191
line printer daemon (LPD), 222
line printer remote (LPR), 222-224, 233-234
liquid crystal display (LCD), 3
local area network (LAN) segments, 621
locale settings, 7. See also Regional and Language Options
local groups
   adding/removing members to/from, 121-122
   built-in, 123-124
   creating, 118-119
   defined, 118
   deleting, 121, 122-123
   options of, 119
   preparing to use, 118
Local Policies node
   options under, 473
   Security Options node, 481
local printers
   adding and sharing, 217-219, 229-231
   defined, 212
Local Security Authority (LSASS.EXE), 655
local security database
   creation of local user accounts in, 82
   in Windows XP Professional workgroups, 22-23
Local Security Policies. See Local Policies node
local user accounts, 82-83
   assigning passwords to, 102-103
   creating with Computer Management snap-in, 99-101, 104-105
   creating with User Accounts tool, 101-102
   deleting, 106
   options of, 100-101
   testing new, 105-106
local user profile, 110
logical structure, Active Directory, 194-197
   domains, 196
   forests, 197
   objects, 194-195
   organizational units, 195-196
   trees, 196-197
logon/log off, 27-33
   authentication process, 29-30
   boot process, 655
   changing with User Accounts tool, 95
   locally, Log On To Windows dialog box, 28-29
   locally, Welcome screen, 27-28
   logging off, 30
   review and summary, 32-33
   Windows Security dialog box and, 30-31
logon rights, 478-479
logon screen, 483-484
logon scripts, 111
Log On To Windows dialog box, 28-29
logs. See also audit policies
   archiving, 456
   managing, 455-456
   security, 453-454
   types of, 452
   used by Windows XP Professional, 452
LPD (line printer daemon), 222
LPR (line printer remote), 222-224, 233-234
LSASS.EXE (Local Security Authority), 655

M
Macintosh clients, setting up for network printing, 226
Macromedia Flash, 8
Macromedia Shockwave Player, 8
Manage Printers permission, 255
master boot record (MBR), 650
master disk image
   installing from, 695-696
   preparing for duplication, 692-694
MBR (master boot record), 650
media, backup, 594
media errors, 76
media settings, for backups, 603-605
Member of tab, user account properties, 110
member servers, in Windows domains, 25
membership, local groups, 118
Memory Usage settings, Performance and Maintenance window, 371
Microsoft DOS (MS-DOS), 225
Microsoft Encrypting File System (EFS). See EFS (Encrypting File System)
Microsoft Incident Submission and Management, 14-15
Microsoft Internet Explorer. See Internet Explorer (IE)
Microsoft Internet Information Services. See IIS (Internet Information Services)
Microsoft Knowledge Base, 16
Microsoft Management Console (MMC)
   Computer Management snap-in, 96
   Group Policy snap-in, 443
   Shared Folders snap-in, 546
Microsoft Windows 3.x
   connecting network printers to client computers, 237
   setting up client computers for network printing, 225
Microsoft Windows 95
   connecting network printers to client computers, 237
   setting up client computers for network printing, 224-225
Microsoft Windows 98
   connecting network printers to client computers, 237
   setting up client computers for network printing, 224-225
   upgrading to Windows XP Professional, 72-73
Microsoft Windows 2000
   connecting network printers to client computers, 236-237
   setting up client computers for network printing, 224-225
Microsoft Windows 2000 Server, 152
Microsoft Windows Me, 224-225
Microsoft Windows NT
   connecting network printers to client computers, 237
   setting up client computers for network printing, 224-225
Microsoft Windows NT 4 clients, upgrading, 73-74
Microsoft Windows XP Professional, configuring. See configuring, Windows XP Professional
Microsoft Windows XP Professional, connecting network printers to client computers, 236-237
Microsoft Windows XP Professional, deploying. See deploying, Windows XP Professional
Microsoft Windows XP Professional, installing. See installing Windows XP Professional
Microsoft Windows XP Professional, new features
   Auto Configuration for Multiple Network Connectivity, 7
   Automatic Updates, 2
   ClearType support, 3-4
   Compressed Folders, 4
   copying files and folders to a CD, 2-3
   Desktop Cleanup Wizard, 4-5
   Fast User Switching, 7
   fax support, 6
   IE 6.0, 8
   Instant Messaging, 8
   Internet Connection Firewall, 9
   locale and regional option enhancements, 7
   Remote Desktop and Remote Desktop Connection, 9-10
   review and summary, 12-13
   Start menu, 5-6
   WebDav redirector, 10-11
   Web Publishing, 11
   Welcome screen, 11
Mini-Setup Wizard, System Preparation tool, 692
MMC (Microsoft Management Console)
   Computer Management snap-in, 96
   Group Policy snap-in, 443
   Shared Folders snap-in, 546
Modem Dialing Information page, 58
modems, configuring, 424-425
monitoring. See also network resources
   disk quotas, 516
   driver signing, 432
   Network Monitor, 157
   System Monitor snap-in, adding counters, 584-585
   System Monitor snap-in, using, 583-584, 587-588
   Task Manager, monitoring networking, 580
   Task Manager, monitoring processes, 576-578
   Task Manager, monitoring programs, 575-576
   Task Manager, monitoring system performance, 578-580
   user sessions, 557
monitors. See also displays
monitors, color profile for, 355
mouse accessibility options, 395-396
MouseKeys, 395-396
MS-DOS (Microsoft DOS), 225
MSIEXEC.EXE, 718, 720-721
MSINFO32.EXE, 18-19
.msi package file format, 718
multimedia, Internet options, 494
multiple displays
   configuring, 357-358
   troubleshooting, 358
   using, 355-356
multiple languages and locations. See Regional and Language Options
multiple permissions, 320, 386-388
multiple processors
   review and summary, 437
   scaling, 436
   updating drivers, 436-437
multiple share names, 331
My Computer, accessing shared folders, 332
My Computer Information, 17-19
   accessing, 17-18
   advanced system information, 18-19
   general category, 18
   hardware and software categories, 18
   status category, 18
My Documents folder, 111
My Network Places
   accessing shared folders, 332
   configuring network bindings from, 164


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