Competency-based learning for the academic classroom. Developed for academic courses, MICROSOFT(r) WINDOWS(r) 2000 PROFESSIONAL WITH EVALUATION SOFTWARE helps students build the skills they need on the job and for MCP Exam 70-210-a core requirement on the Windows 2000 MCSE track. The textbook delivers Microsoft courseware adaptable for either a full 16-week semester or a 6-, 8-, or 10-week course. The book is filled with competency-based practice exercises that students complete on their own, while the companion lab manual features additional skill-building activities ideal for your classroom's computer lab. Along with the textbook and lab manual, students get a Student CD-ROM containing study aids, simulation video clips that demonstrate common procedures, an electronic version of the textbook, and detailed information on how to begin a career in Information Technology. Plus they get a 120-day evaluation version of Windows 2000 Professional. An Instructor CD-ROM containing a complete set of instructor support materials-including lecture outlines, teaching tips, PowerPoint(r) slides, test banks, and an instructor lab manual-is also available.
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About This Book. Intended Audience. Prerequisites. Reference Materials. Features of This Book. The Microsoft Certified Professional Program. Technical Support. Chapter 1: Introduction to Windows 2000. Lesson 1: Overview of the Windows 2000 Platform. Lesson 2: Windows 2000 Professional. Lesson 3: Windows 2000 Workgroups and Domains. Lesson 4: Logging On to Windows 2000. Lesson 5: The Windows Security Dialog Box. Chapter 2: Installing Windows 2000 Professional. Lesson 1: Getting Started. Lesson 2: Installing Windows 2000 from a CD-ROM. Lesson 3: Installing Windows 2000 over the Network. Lesson 4: Troubleshooting Windows 2000 Setup. Chapter 3: Using Microsoft Management Console and Task Scheduler. Lesson 1: Introducing the Microsoft Management Console. Lesson 2: Using Consoles. Lesson 3: Using Task Scheduler. Chapter 4: Using Windows Control Panel. Lesson 1: Configuring Hardware Settings. Lesson 2: Configuring the Display. Lesson 3: Configuring Operating System Settings. Lesson 4: Installing Hardware Automatically. Lesson 5: Installing Hardware Manually. Lesson 6: Configuring and Troubleshooting the Desktop Environment. Chapter 5: Using the Registry. Lesson 1: Understanding the Registry. Lesson 2: Using Registry Editor. Chapter 6: Managing Disks. Lesson 1: Introduction to Disk Management. Lesson 2: Common Disk Management Tasks. Chapter 7: Installing and Configuring Network Protocols. Lesson 1: TCP/IP. Lesson 2: NWLink. Lesson 3: Other Protocols Supported by Windows 2000. Lesson 4: Network Bindings. Chapter 8: Using the DNS Service. Lesson 1: Understanding DNS. Lesson 2: Understanding Name Resolution. Lesson 3: Configuring a DNS Client. Chapter 9: Introducing Active Directory Directory Services. Lesson 1: Understanding Active Directory Directory Services. Lesson 2: Active Directory Structure and Replication. Lesson 3: Understanding Active Directory Concepts. Chapter 10: Setting Up and Managing User Accounts. Lesson 1: Understanding User Accounts. Lesson 2: Planning New User Accounts. Lesson 3: Creating User Accounts. Lesson 4: Setting Properties for User Accounts. Chapter 11: Setting Up and Managing Groups. Lesson 1: Implementing Local Groups. Lesson 2: Implementing Built-In Local Groups. Chapter 12: Setting Up and Configuring Network Printers. Lesson 1: Introducing Windows 2000 Printing. Lesson 2: Setting Up Network Printers. Lesson 3: Connecting to Network Printers. Lesson 4: Configuring Network Printers. Lesson 5: Troubleshooting Network Printers. Chapter 13: Administering Network Printers. Lesson 1: Understanding Printer Administration. Lesson 2: Managing Printers. Lesson 3: Managing Documents. Lesson 4: Administering Printers Using a Web Browser. Lesson 5: Troubleshooting Common Printing Problems. Chapter 14: Securing Resources with NTFS Permissions. Lesson 1: Understanding NTFS Permissions. Lesson 2: Applying NTFS Permissions. Lesson 3: Assigning NTFS Permissions. Lesson 4: Assigning Special Access Permissions. Lesson 5: Copying and Moving Files and Folders. Lesson 6: Solving Permissions Problems. Chapter 15: Administering Shared Folders. Lesson 1: Understanding Shared Folders. Lesson 2: Planning Shared Folders. Lesson 3: Sharing Folders. Lesson 4: Combining Shared Folder Permissions and NTFS Permissions. Strategies for Combining Shared Folder Permissions and NTFS Permissions. Chapter 16: Auditing Resources and Events. Lesson 1: Understanding Auditing. Lesson 2: Planning an Audit Policy. Lesson 3: Implementing an Audit Policy. Lesson 4: Using Event Viewer. Chapter 17: Configuring Group Policy and Local Security Policy. Lesson 1: Configuring Account Policies. Lesson 2: Configuring Security Options. Lesson 1: Managing NTFS Compression. Chapter 18: Selecting an Alternate Display Color for Compressed Files and Folders. Lesson 2: Managing Disk Quotas. Lesson 3: Increasing Security with EFS. Lesson 4: Using Disk Defragmenter. Chapter 19: Backing Up and Restoring Data. Lesson 1: Understanding How to Back Up and Restore Data. Lesson 2: Backing Up Data. Lesson 3: Restoring Data. Lesson 4: Changing Windows Default Backup Options. Chapter 20: Monitoring Access to Network Resources. Lesson 1: Monitoring Network Resources. Lesson 2: Monitoring Access to Shared Folders. Lesson 3: Sharing a Folder Using the Shared Folders Snap-In. Lesson 4: Monitoring Network Users. Chapter 21: Configuring Remote Access. Lesson 1: Understanding the New Authentication Protocols in Windows 2000. Lesson 2: Configuring Inbound Connections. Lesson 3: Configuring Outbound Connections. Chapter 22: The Windows 2000 Boot Process. Lesson 1: The Boot Process. Lesson 2: Control Sets in the Registry. Lesson 3: Advanced Boot Options. Lesson 4: The Boot.ini File. Lesson 5: Using the Recovery Console. Chapter 23: Deploying Windows 2000. Lesson 1: Automating Installations. Lesson 2: Using Disk Duplication to Deploy Windows 2000. Lesson 3: Performing Remote Installations. Lesson 4: Upgrading Previous Versions of Windows to Windows 2000. Lesson 5: Installing Service Packs. Chapter 24: Configuring Windows 2000 for Mobile Computers. Lesson 1: Using Offline Folders and Files. Lesson 2: Configuring Power Options. Chapter 25: Implementing, Managing, and Troubleshooting Hardware Devices and Drivers. Lesson 1: Using Device Manager and System Information. Lesson 2: Configuring, Monitoring, and Troubleshooting Driver Signing. Lesson 3: Configuring Computers with Multiple Processors and Monitoring System Performance. Lesson 4: Installing, Managing, and Troubleshooting Devices. Appendix A: Questions and Answers. Appendix B: Creating Setup Boot Disks. Appendix C: Understanding the DHCP Service. Appendix D: Managing Backup Tapes. Glossary. Index.