Disk Defragmenter in Windows 2000: Maintaining Peak Performance Through Defragmentation

Microsoft® Windows 2000 Knowledge Center Windows 2000 Disk Defragmenter If you have arrived here through a search engine, click here! Maintaining Peak Performance Through Defragmentation This article will provide you with an overview of disk fragmentation process as well as related issues that may be encountered when performing this task. …

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Windows 2000 – Applying a New Hotfix May Undo a Previously Applied Hotfix

Applying a New Hotfix May Undo a Previously Applied Hotfix Microsoft has learned (and users too) that in concatenating or chaining together service packs and hot fixes, you can undo some of the security fixes that the hot fixes were supposed to fix in the first place. Microsoft has released …

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Installing and Checking Hotfixes in Windows 2000

Installing and Checking Hotfixes You can use three different methods to install hotfixes: The first method: Hotfixes include the Hotfix.exe utility. When you double-click the hotfix executable, this utility checks the currently installed service pack and automatically installs the hotfix if the hotfix date is later than the service pack …

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Using Windows 2000 Backup

Using the Backup Wizard Start Backup. From the Start menu, click Programs, Accessories, System Tools, and Backup. On the Welcome tab, click Backup Wizard. At the “Welcome to the Windows 2000 Backup and Recovery Tools” screen, click Next. Click Back up everything on my computer, and then click Next. Select …

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The Windows 2000 Resource Kit Tools

Microsoft® Windows 2000 Knowledge Center Using the Tools At Hand Tools in the Windows 2000 Resource Kit If you have arrived here through a search engine, click here! The Windows 2000 Professional Resource Kit contains detailed information about Windows 2000, including how to plan and configure networks and how to use new …

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Upgrading from the Windows 2000 Evaluation Version

Windows® 2000 Upgrading from the Evaluation Version Microsoft has released a utility that will enable those who have loaded the evaluation version of Windows 2000 to upgrade to the full released version. Read Me First You may download this utility if you have installed the Windows 2000 Evaluation Edition and …

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AD Disaster Recovery

AD Disaster Recovery Having a good disaster-recovery plan is vital Active Directory (AD) is the foundation for Windows 2000’s new technologies. AD serves as a central storage location and access point for a tremendous amount of information, making its health and availability crucial to your network’s ongoing operations. If AD …

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Windows 2000 Tips and Tricks, CD-ROM May Not Work Correctly After Upgrading

CD-ROM May Not Work Correctly After Upgrading To Windows ME or Windows 2000 If you have just upgraded to Windows Me or Windows 2000, or added some of the new media applications, you may have noticed that some of your CD-ROM drive features are not working as expected. Hopefully, the …

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Windows 2000 Tips and Tricks, CD-ROM in DMA Mode

Right-click on the My Computer icon. When the Computer Management window opens, click Device Manager. Now, double-click the IDE/ATA/ATAPI Controllers icon on the right pane of the window. On the presumption that your CD-ROM drive is connected to the secondary IDE bus/channel, double-click the Secondary IDE Channel icon. When the …

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Windows 2000 Service Pack 2 Deployment Notes

Windows 2000 Service Pack 2 Deployment Notes How to Download and Install Note The Windows 2000 SP2 Deploy Tools are not installed to a local directory on the hard drive, instead you must manually copy them from the cab file to the location of your choice. Click the SP2 Deploy …

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