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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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Table of Contents


About This Bookxxiii
    Intended Audiencexxiv
    Prerequisitesxxiv
    Reference Materialsxxiv
    About the CD-ROMxxiv
    Features of This Bookxxv
        Notesxxv
        Conventionsxxv
    Chapter and Appendix Overviewxxvii
    Finding the Best Starting Point for Youxxxii
        Where to Find Specific Skills in this Bookxxxii
    Getting Startedxxxvii
        Hardware Requirementsxxxvii
        Software Requirementsxxxvii
        Setup Instructionsxxxvii
    The Microsoft Certified Professional Programxxxix
        Microsoft Certification Benefitsxl
        Requirements for Becoming a Microsoft Certified Professionalxlii
        Technical Training for Computer Professionalsxliii
    Technical Supportxliv
CHAPTER 1  Introduction to Windows XP Professional1
        About This Chapter1
        Before You Begin1
    Lesson 1: Exploring New Features and Improvements2
        Automatic Updates2
        Copying Files and Folders to a CD2
        ClearType Support3
        Compressed Folders4
        Desktop Cleanup Wizard4
        Start Menu5
        Fax Support6
        Fast User Switching for Multiple Users of a Computer7
        Locale Support Additions and Regional Options Enhancements7
        Auto-Configuration for Multiple Network Connectivity7
        Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.08
        Instant Messaging8
        Internet Connection Firewall (ICF)9
        Terminal Services: Remote Desktop and Remote Desktop Connection9
        WebDAV Redirector10
        Web Publishing11
        Welcome Screen11
        Lesson Review12
        Lesson Summary13
    Lesson 2: Troubleshooting Using Help and Support Center14
        Assisted Support14
        Compatible Hardware and Software15
        Device Driver Referral Site16
        Full-Text Search16
        My Computer Information17
        Multiple Instances19
        Printing19
        Remote Assistance20
        Lesson Review21
        Lesson Summary21
    Lesson 3: Understanding Workgroups and Domains22
        Workgroups22
        Domains23
        Lesson Review25
        Lesson Summary26
    Lesson 4: Logging On and Off Windows XP Professional27
        Logging On Locally to the Computer27
        Windows XP Professional Authentication Process29
        Logging Off Windows XP Professional30
        The Windows Security Dialog Box30
        Lesson Review32
        Lesson Summary33
CHAPTER 2  Installing Windows XP Professional35
        About This Chapter35
        Before You Begin36
    Lesson 1: Getting Started37
        Preinstallation Tasks37
        Hardware Requirements37
        Hardware Compatibility List38
        Disk Partitions38
        File Systems39
        Domain or Workgroup Membership41
        Preinstallation Checklist43
        Lesson Review43
        Lesson Summary44
    Lesson 2: Installing Windows XP Professional from a CD-ROM45
        The Windows XP Professional Setup Program45
        Practice 1: Installing Windows XP Professional from a CD-ROM50
        Practice 2: Installing Windows XP Professional without Booting from the CD-ROM55
        Lesson Review61
        Lesson Summary62
    Lesson 3: Installing Windows XP Professional over the Network63
        Preparing for a Network Installation63
        Installing over the Network64
        Modifying the Setup Process Using WINNT.EXE65
        Modifying the Setup Process Using WINNT32.EXE66
        Lesson Review69
        Lesson Summary70
    Lesson 4: Upgrading Earlier Versions of Windows to Windows XP Professional71
        Identifying Client Upgrade Paths71
        Generating a Hardware Compatibility Report72
        Upgrading Compatible Windows 98 Computers72
        Upgrading a Windows NT 4 Client73
        Lesson Review75
        Lesson Summary75
    Lesson 5: Troubleshooting Windows XP Professional Setup76
        Resolving Common Problems76
        Setup Logs77
        Lesson Review78
        Lesson Summary79
CHAPTER 3  Setting Up and Managing User Accounts81
        About This Chapter81
        Before You Begin81
    Lesson 1: Understanding User Accounts82
        Local User Accounts82
        Domain User Accounts83
        Built-In User Accounts84
        Lesson Review87
        Lesson Summary88
    Lesson 2: Planning New User Accounts89
        Naming Conventions89
        Password Requirements90
        Lesson Review90
        Lesson Summary91
    Lesson 3: Creating, Modifying, and Deleting User Accounts92
        User Accounts Tool92
        The Computer Management Snap-In96
        Practice: Creating, Modifying, and Deleting Local User Accounts101
        Lesson Review107
        Lesson Summary108
    Lesson 4: Setting Properties for User Accounts109
        The General Tab109
        The Member Of Tab110
        The Profile Tab110
        Practice: Modifying User Account Properties113
        Lesson Review114
        Lesson Summary116
    Lesson 5: Implementing Groups117
        Understanding Groups117
        Understanding Local Groups118
        Creating Local Groups118
        Adding Members to a Group120
        Deleting Local Groups121
        Practice: Creating and Managing Local Groups121
        Understanding Built-In Local Groups123
        Understanding Built-In System Groups124
        Lesson Review125
        Lesson Summary126
CHAPTER 4  Installing, Configuring, and Troubleshooting Network Protocols127
        About This Chapter127
        Before You Begin127
    Lesson 1: Understanding the TCP/IP Protocol Suite128
        The TCP/IP Protocol Suite128
        Lesson Review131
        Lesson Summary132
    Lesson 2: Configuring and Troubleshooting TCP/IP133
        Understanding IP Addresses133
        Using a Static IP Address134
        Obtaining an IP Address Automatically136
        Using Automatic Private IP Addressing137
        Disabling Automatic Private IP Addressing139
        Specifying an Alternate Configuration for TCP/IP139
        Using TCP/IP Tools140
        Testing a TCP/IP Configuration142
        Practice: Configuring TCP/IP144
        Lesson Review150
        Lesson Summary151
    Lesson 3: Installing, Configuring, and Troubleshooting NWLink152
        Understanding NWLink Features152
        Installing NWLink153
        Configuring NWLink154
        Troubleshooting NetWare Connectivity157
        Practice: Installing and Configuring NWLink159
        Lesson Review160
        Lesson Summary161
    Lesson 4: Network Bindings163
        Binding Between Architectural Levels163
        Combining Network Bindings164
        Configuring Network Bindings164
        Specifying Binding Order164
        Practice: Working with Network Bindings165
        Lesson Review168
        Lesson Summary168
CHAPTER 5  Using the DNS Service and Active Directory Service169
        About This Chapter169
        Before You Begin170
    Lesson 1: Understanding DNS171
        Domain Namespace171
        Domain Naming Guidelines173
        Zones174
        Name Servers175
        Lesson Review176
        Lesson Summary177
    Lesson 2: Understanding Name Resolution178
        Forward Lookup Query178
        Name Server Caching180
        Reverse Lookup Query181
        Lesson Review182
        Lesson Summary182
    Lesson 3: Configuring a DNS Client183
        Configuring DNS Server Addresses184
        Configuring DNS Query Settings186
        Practice: Configuring a DNS Client187
        Lesson Review188
        Lesson Summary189
    Lesson 4: Understanding Active Directory190
        What Is Active Directory?190
        Simplified Administration190
        Scalability191
        Open Standards Support191
        Support for Standard Name Formats192
        Lesson Review192
        Lesson Summary193
    Lesson 5: Understanding Active Directory Structure and Replication194
        Logical Structure194
        Physical Structure197
        Replication within a Site199
        Lesson Review200
        Lesson Summary201
    Lesson 6: Understanding Active Directory Concepts203
        Schema203
        Global Catalog204
        Namespace206
        Naming Conventions207
        Lesson Review208
        Lesson Summary209
CHAPTER 6  Setting Up, Configuring, and Troubleshooting Common Setup and Configuration Problems for Network Printers211
        About This Chapter211
        Before You Begin211
    Lesson 1: Introduction to Windows XP Professional Printing212
        Terminology212
        Requirements for Network Printing213
        Guidelines for a Network Printing Environment214
        Lesson Review215
        Lesson Summary216
    Lesson 2: Setting Up Network Printers217
        Adding and Sharing a Local Printer217
        Adding and Sharing a Network Interface Printer220
        Adding an LPR Port222
        Setting Up Client Computers224
        Practice: Installing a Network Printer226
        Lesson Review234
        Lesson Summary235
    Lesson 3: Connecting to Network Printers236
        Using the Add Printer Wizard236
        Using a Web Browser238
        Using the Search Assistant238
        Lesson Review240
        Lesson Summary241
    Lesson 4: Configuring Network Printers242
        Sharing an Existing Printer242
        Downloading Printer Drivers243
        Stopping the Sharing of a Printer244
        Setting Up a Printer Pool245
        Setting Priorities Among Printers246
        Lesson Review247
        Lesson Summary248
    Lesson 5: Troubleshooting Setup and Configuration Problems249
        Troubleshooters249
        Common Troubleshooting Scenarios250
        Lesson Review251
        Lesson Summary252
CHAPTER 7  Administering and Troubleshooting Common Administrative Problems for Network Printers253
        About This Chapter253
        Before You Begin253
    Lesson 1: Understanding Printer Administration254
        Managing Printers254
        Managing Documents254
        Troubleshooting Printers255
        Performing Tasks That Require the Manage Printers Permission255
        Accessing Printers255
        Setting Printer Permissions to Control Access256
        Lesson Review259
        Lesson Summary260
    Lesson 2: Managing Printers261
        Assigning Forms to Paper Trays261
        Setting a Separator Page262
        Pausing, Resuming, and Canceling Documents264
        Redirecting Documents to a Different Printer264
        Taking Ownership of a Printer266
        Practice: Managing Printers267
        Lesson Review268
        Lesson Summary269
    Lesson 3: Managing Documents270
        Pausing, Restarting, and Canceling a Document270
        Setting Notification, Priority, and Printing Time271
        Practice: Managing Documents273
        Lesson Review274
        Lesson Summary275
    Lesson 4: Administering Printers Using a Web Browser276
        Using a Web Browser to Manage Printers276
        Accessing Printers Using a Web Browser276
        Lesson Review277
        Lesson Summary278
    Lesson 5: Troubleshooting Common Printing Problems279
        Examining the Problem279
        Reviewing Common Printing Problems279
        Windows XP Professional Printing Troubleshooter280
        Additional Troubleshooting Options281
        Lesson Review282
        Lesson Summary282
CHAPTER 8  Securing Resources with NTFS Permissions283
        About This Chapter283
        Before You Begin283
    Lesson 1: Understanding and Applying NTFS Permissions284
        NTFS Folder Permissions284
        NTFS File Permissions285
        Access Control List285
        Multiple NTFS Permissions286
        NTFS Permissions Inheritance287
        Lesson Review289
        Lesson Summary290
    Lesson 2: Assigning NTFS Permissions and Special Permissions291
        Planning NTFS Permissions291
        Setting NTFS Permissions292
        Practice: Planning and Assigning NTFS Permissions298
        Lesson Review303
        Lesson Summary304
    Lesson 3: Solving Permissions Problems305
        Copying Files and Folders305
        Moving Files and Folders306
        Troubleshooting Permissions Problems307
        Avoiding Permissions Problems308
        Practice: Managing NTFS Permissions309
        Lesson Review314
        Lesson Summary315
CHAPTER 9  Administering Shared Folders317
        About This Chapter317
        Before You Begin317
    Lesson 1: Understanding Shared Folders318
        Shared Folder Permissions318
        How Shared Folder Permissions Are Applied320
        Guidelines for Shared Folder Permissions320
        Practice: Applied Permissions321
        Lesson Review322
        Lesson Summary323
    Lesson 2: Planning, Sharing, and Connecting to Shared Folders324
        Shared Application Folders324
        Shared Data Folders325
        Requirements for Sharing Folders326
        Administrative Shared Folders327
        Sharing a Folder327
        Assigning Shared Folder Permissions329
        Caching330
        Creating Multiple Share Names331
        Modifying Shared Folders331
        Connecting to a Shared Folder332
        Lesson Review335
        Lesson Summary336
    Lesson 3: Combining Shared Folder Permissions and NTFS Permissions337
        Strategies for Combining Shared Folder Permissions and NTFS Permissions337
        Practice: Managing Shared Folders338
        Lesson Review347
        Lesson Summary348


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