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Table of Contents

  1. Getting StartedPart One\ Getting Started

    1. Chapter 1 A Welcome to Windows 2000A Welcome to Windows 2000

      1. Windows 2000 ProfessionalWindows 2000 Professional
      2. Getting Ready for WindowsGetting Ready for Windows
    2. Chapter 2 Starting Up, Logging On, and Shutting Down

      1. Logging On
      2. Logging Off
      3. Shutting Down
    3. Chapter 3 The Desktop and Start MenuThe Desktop and Start Menu

      1. The Windows 2000 DesktopThe Windows 2000 Desktop
      2. The Start MenuThe Start Menu
      3. Start→Shut DownStart?Shut Down
      4. Start→RunStart?Run
      5. Start→HelpStart?Help
      6. Start→SearchStart?Search
      7. Start→SettingsStart?Settings
      8. Start→DocumentsStart?Documents
      9. Start→ProgramsStart?Programs
      10. Customizing the Start MenuCustomizing the Start Menu
      11. Start→Windows UpdateStart?Windows Update
    4. Chapter 4 Windows, Folders, and the TaskbarWindows, Folders, and the Taskbar

      1. Windows in WindowsWindows in Windows
      2. Configuring Desktop WindowsConfiguring Desktop Windows
      3. The TaskbarThe Taskbar
      4. Taskbar ToolbarsTaskbar Toolbars
    5. Chapter 5 Icons, Shortcuts, and the Recycle BinIcons, Shortcuts, and the Recycle Bin

      1. Two Ways to NavigateTwo Ways to Navigate
      2. Life with IconsLife with Icons
      3. Copying and Moving Folders and FilesCopying and Moving Folders and Files
      4. The Recycle BinThe Recycle Bin
      5. Creating ShortcutsCreating Shortcuts
    6. Chapter 6 Getting HelpGetting Help

      1. Built-in Windows 2000 HelpBuilt-in Windows 2000 Help
      2. Keyboard Commands in the Help ViewerKeyboard Commands in the Help Viewer
  2. The Components of Windows 2000

    1. Chapter 7 Running ApplicationsRunning Applications

      1. Starting ProgramsStarting Programs
      2. Switching Between ProgramsSwitching Between Programs
      3. Closing ProgramsClosing Programs
      4. Escaping a Crashed ProgramEscaping a Crashed Program
      5. Moving Data Between DocumentsMoving Data Between Documents
      6. Filename ExtensionsFilename Extensions
      7. Installing SoftwareInstalling Software
      8. Troubleshooting Applications with System InformationTroubleshooting Applications with System Information
    2. Chapter 8 The Control PanelThe Control Panel

      1. Accessibility OptionsAccessibility Options
      2. Add/Remove HardwareAdd/Remove Hardware
      3. Add/Remove ProgramsAdd/Remove Programs
      4. Administrative Tools FolderAdministrative Tools Folder
      5. Date/TimeDate/Time
      6. DisplayDisplay
      7. FaxFax
      8. Folder OptionsFolder Options
      9. FontsFonts
      10. Game ControllersGame Controllers
      11. Internet OptionsInternet Options
      12. KeyboardKeyboard
      13. MailMail
      14. MouseMouse
      15. Network and Dial-Up ConnectionsNetwork and Dial-Up Connections
      16. Phone and Modem OptionsPhone and Modem Options
      17. Power OptionsPower Options
      18. PrintersPrinters
      19. Regional OptionsRegional Options
      20. Scanners and CamerasScanners and Cameras
      21. Scheduled TasksScheduled Tasks
      22. Sounds and MultimediaSounds and Multimedia
      23. SystemSystem
      24. Users and PasswordsUsers and Passwords
    3. Chapter 9 Programs in the Start MenuPrograms in the Start Menu

      1. Accessibility FeaturesAccessibility Features
      2. Communications FeaturesCommunications Features
      3. Entertainment FeaturesEntertainment Features
      4. GamesGames
      5. System ToolsSystem Tools
      6. Address BookAddress Book
      7. CalculatorCalculator
      8. Command PromptCommand Prompt
      9. ImagingImaging
      10. NotepadNotepad
      11. PaintPaint
      12. SynchronizeSynchronize
      13. Windows ExplorerWindows Explorer
      14. WordPadWordPad
      15. Administrative ToolsAdministrative Tools
      16. StartupStartup
      17. Internet Explorer, Outlook ExpressInternet Explorer, Outlook Express
    4. Chapter 10 The Files of Windows 2000The Files of Windows 2000

      1. What You See on the Hard DriveWhat You
      2. Getting Rid of Unneeded FilesGetting Rid of Unneeded Files
  3. Windows OnlinePart Three\ Windows Online

    1. Chapter 11 Getting to the WebGetting to the Web

      1. Getting an AccountGetting an Account
      2. Connecting to the InternetConnecting to the Internet
      3. Internet ExplorerInternet Explorer
      4. Searching on the WebSearching on the Web
      5. Downloading and Saving FilesDownloading and Saving Files
      6. Keeping Track of Useful SitesKeeping Track of Useful Sites
      7. Customizing and SecurityCustomizing and Security
    2. Chapter 12 Outlook Express: Email and NewsgroupsOutlook Express\ Email and Newsgroups

      1. Starting Out with Outlook ExpressStarting Out with Outlook Express
      2. An Outlook Express Tour
      3. Reading and Managing EmailReading and Managing Email
      4. Composing and Sending MessagesComposing and Sending Messages
      5. Using the Address BookUsing the Address Book
      6. Handling Large Amounts of EmailHandling Large Amounts of Email
      7. Reading NewsgroupsReading Newsgroups
      8. Customizing Outlook ExpressCustomizing Outlook Express
  4. Network SurvivalPart Four\ Network Survival

    1. Chapter 13 Working on the NetworkWorking on the Network

      1. Navigating Your NetworkNavigating Your Network
      2. Mapping a Network DriveMapping a Network Drive
      3. Working With Network FilesWorking With Network Files
      4. Sharing Files, Disks, and PrintersSharing Files, Disks, and Printers
      5. Network PrintingNetwork Printing
    2. Chapter 14 Dialing In to a NetworkDialing In to a Network

      1. Making Dial-Up ConnectionsMaking Dial-Up Connections
      2. Virtual Private NetworksVirtual Private Networks
      3. Offline Files (Synchronization Manager)Offline Files (Synchronization Manager)
    3. Chapter 15 Building a Peer-to-Peer Network

      1. Peer-to-Peer NetworkingPeer-to-Peer Networking
      2. Hardware Requirements for NetworkingHardware Requirements for Networking
      3. Installing Network HardwareInstalling Network Hardware
      4. Installing Networking SoftwareInstalling Networking Software
      5. Sharing an Internet ConnectionSharing an Internet Connection
  5. Managing Your ComputerPart Five\ Managing Your Computer

    1. Chapter 16 Adding and Removing HardwareAdding and Removing Hardware

      1. Hardware and Windows 2000Hardware and Windows 2000
      2. Adding HardwareAdding Hardware
      3. Installing a PrinterInstalling a Printer
      4. Installing Scanners and CamerasInstalling Scanners and Cameras
      5. PC CardsPC Cards
      6. The Device ManagerThe Device Manager
      7. Troubleshooting Hardware ProblemsTroubleshooting Hardware Problems
    2. Chapter 17 Security, Accounts, and AdministrationSecurity, Accounts, and Administration

      1. Security BasicsSecurity Basics
      2. Setting Local Security PolicySetting Local Security Policy
      3. Users, Groups, and AdministratorsUsers, Groups, and Administrators
      4. User ProfilesUser Profiles
      5. Event ViewerEvent Viewer
    3. Chapter 18 BackupBackup

      1. Backup MediaBackup Media
      2. Creating a Backup StrategyCreating a Backup Strategy
      3. Creating a Backup JobCreating a Backup Job
      4. Restoring FilesRestoring Files
    4. Chapter 19 Maintenance and TroubleshootingMaintenance and Troubleshooting

      1. Analyzing Your Maintenance NeedsAnalyzing Your Maintenance Needs
      2. Updating Your SoftwareUpdating Your Software
      3. Housecleaning TipsHousecleaning Tips
      4. Basic TroubleshootingBasic Troubleshooting
      5. Where Else to Get HelpWhere Else to Get Help
  6. AppendixesPart Six\ Appendixes

    1. Appendix A Installing Windows 2000 ProfessionalInstalling Windows 2000 Professional

      1. Before InstallingBefore Installing
      2. Planning Your InstallationPlanning Your Installation
      3. Installing Windows 2000Installing Windows 2000
      4. Adding or Removing Windows 2000 ComponentsAdding or Removing Windows 2000 Components
      5. What to Do If Setup FailsWhat to Do If Setup Fails
    2. Appendix B Windows 2000 Pro, Menu by MenuWindows 2000 Pro, Menu by Menu

      1. File MenuFile Menu
      2. Edit MenuEdit Menu
      3. View MenuView Menu
      4. Favorites MenuFavorites Menu
      5. Tools MenuTools Menu
      6. Help MenuHelp Menu
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