Windows 2000

Download Windows 2000 Sysprep

by Daniel Petri

Where can I download W2K Sysprep? The Windows 2000 System Preparation Tool (Sysprep) Version 1.1 enables administrators to prepare Windows 2000 System Images as part of an automated deployment. Sysprep 1.1 is an update to Sysprep 1.0 and adds the ability to reduce the number of images required in a deployment by supporting multiple mass… Read More

Windows 2000 MCSE Certification Requirements

by Daniel Petri

What are the Windows 2000 MCSE certification requirements? The Windows 2000 track of the MCSE credential is designed for information technology (IT) professionals working in the typically complex computing environment of medium to large organizations. An MCSE candidate should have at least one year of experience implementing and administering a network operating system in environments… Read More

Install Windows 2000 Server

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How can I install Windows 2000 Server? As a Microsoft Windows 2000 Server support professional, one of your tasks may be to install the operating system. Step #1: Plan your installation When you run the Windows 2000 Server Setup program, you must provide information about how to install and configure the operating system. Thorough planning… Read More

HFNetChk

by Daniel Petri

HFNetChk is a command-line tool that enables an administrator to check the patch status of all the machines in a network from a central location. The tool does this by referring to an XML database that's constantly updated by Microsoft. HFNetChk can be run on Windows NT 4.0 or Windows 2000 systems, and will scan… Read More

Windows 2000/XP SP Reinstallation

by Daniel Petri

  You do NOT have to Reinstall Windows 2000 or Windows XP Service Packs after system state changes... After you have installed the service pack, you do not need to reinstall it if you add a device or new software to your computer. For example, Windows 2000 and Windows XP include a file named Driver.cab,… Read More

Small Business Server 2000 Patches

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  Required Patches - SP1/SP1a Small Business Server 2000 is based on the Windows 2000 platform, and incorporates Back Office 2000 products such as Exchange 2000 Server, ISA Server 2000, SQL 2000 Server and more. Because of that, virtually all Windows 2000, Exchange 2000, SQL 2000, ISA Server 2000 patches and service packs apply to… Read More

Windows 2000/XP SP Deployment

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  How can I install service packs on my Windows 2000/XP clients by means of Windows Installer and Group Policy? This scenario explains how to install the service pack from a shared distribution folder on a network by using Windows Installer. This installation method installs the service pack on computers that are already running Windows… Read More

Windows 2000 MCSA Certification Requirements

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What are the Windows 2000 MCSA certification requirements? The Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) credential proves that you have the skills to successfully implement, manage, and troubleshoot the ongoing needs of Microsoft Windows 2000–based operating environments, including Windows Windows Server 2003. An MCSA candidate should have 12 months of experience working with a desktop operating system,… Read More

Download Windows 2000 SP4 Deploy Tools

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What are the Windows W2K Deploy Tools? Where can I get them? Why do I need them? The Windows 2000 Resource Kit Deployment Tools (deploy.cab) assists system administrators in installing Windows 2000 on multiple computers. This file contains updates to the deployment tools and documentation. Some of the files included are SYSPREP, SETUP MANAGER and… Read More

MCSA/MCSE on Windows 2000

by Daniel Petri

Windows 2000 MCSA/MCSE track book recommendations I will keep this section updated as new titles appear on the market. For Windows 2003 MCSA/MCSE track related books and study guides see the MCSA/MCSE on Windows 2003 page. For Exchange 2000/2003 related books and study guides see the Exchange 2000/2003 page. More sections will follow. Book recommendations… Read More