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Mastering Windows XP Professional By Mark Minasi

Mastering Windows XP Professional by Mark Minasi

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A resource for those installing, configuring, and administering Windows XP, whether as part of a corporate network or for home or small business use. It includes topics on Web and FTP servers, scripting, the Microsoft Mangement Console and Services, and security, and gives troubleshooting advice.

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Mastering Windows XP Professional by Mark Minasi

This work provides complete coverage of Windows XP Professional. The latest from the world's leading Windows authority Mark Minasi, "Mastering Windows XP Professional" is the premier resource for anyone installing, configuring, and administering Windows XP, whether as part of a corporate network or for home or small business use. Depend on it for step-by-step instruction in hundreds of key techniques - not to mention a thorough look at all of XP's new features and troubleshooting advice that will save you time, money, and countless headaches. Updates to this edition include new coverage for administrators on topics including Web and FTP servers, scripting, the Microsoft Mangement Console and Services, and security. Coverage includes: using the new Start menu and Control Panel; setting up broadband Internet connections; setting up and configuring a peer-to-peer network; securing your PC and network from intruders; encrypting vital data; running programs designed for previous versions of Windows; transferring files and settings from one computer to another; sharing your desktop with remote users; connecting to remote computers using Remote Desktop Connection; using Windows Media Player 8 Communicating in real time using Windows Messenger; using Windows XP on Portable Computers; restoring your system to a previous configuration; preventing disaster; backing up and recovering data; using the Services and MMC administration tools. Bonus Coverage include: Windows XP Essential Skills; 96 pages of full-color visual, step-by-step instruction on the 57 most important Windows XP skills. In minutes, you'll learn how to burn a CD, set up an Internet connection, use XP's powerful System Restore feature, and much more.

About Mark Minasi

Mark Minasi, MCSE, is recognized as one of the world's best teachers of NT/2000. He teaches NT/2000 classes in 15 countries and is a much sought--after speaker at conferences. His firm, MR&D, has taught tens of thousands of people to design and run NT networks. Among his eight other Sybex books are Mastering Windows 2000 Server 3rd Ed., Mastering Windows NT 4 7th Ed., and The Complete PC Upgrade and Maintenance Guide, which has sold a million copies and been translated into 12 languages.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Essential Skills for Windows XP Professional. Part 1: Windows XP Professional Basics. Chapter 1: Introducing Windows XP Professional. Chapter 2: Installing Windows XP Professional (and Automating Installation). Chapter 3: Using the Desktop and Getting Help. Chapter 4: Customizing the Interface. Chapter 5: Installing, Running, and Managing Applications. Chapter 6: Managing Files and Folders. Chapter 7: Installing and Working with Printers and Fonts. Chapter 8: Installing and Configuring Hardware. Chapter 9: Media Player and Movie Maker. Chapter 10: Using Windows XP Professional on Notebook PCs. Part 2: Communications and the Internet. Chapter 11: Connecting to the Internet. Chapter 12: Web Browsing with Internet Explorer. Chapter 13: Using the Communications Programs. Chapter 14: Using Outlook Express for E--mail and News. Part 3: Networking Windows XP Professional. Chapter 15: Windows XP Professional Networking and Network Design Primer. Chapter 16: Setting Up and Configuring a Peer--to--Peer Network. Chapter 17: Connecting to Domains. Chapter 18: Living with Windows XP Professional Strict Security. Chapter 19: Auditing Security. Chapter 20: Secure Telecommuting. Part 4: Diagnosing, Administering, Automating and Troubleshooting Windows XP. Chapter 21: Administrative and Diagnostic Tools. Chapter 22: Understanding and Using the Registry. Chapter 23: Using Scripts to Automate Windows XP. Chapter 24: Disaster Prevention And Recovery. Chapter 25: Advanced Troubleshooting Methodology. Part 5: Advanced Topics. Chapter 26: The Microsoft Management Console. Chapter 27: Manage Windows XP Professional Services. Chapter 28: Hosting Web/FTP Servers. Appendix A: Web Publishing with Windows XP Professional. Appendix B: Connecting to Novell NetWare Networks. Appendix C: Active Directory Essentials. Index.

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