MCSA / MCSE: Windows XP Professional Study Guide: Exam 70-270, Updated, 2nd Edition
- In-depth coverage of every exam objective
- Practical information on installing, configuring, and administering Windows XP Professional
- Hundreds of challenging review questions, in the book and on the CD
- Leading-edge exam preparation software, including a testing engine, electronic flashcards, and simulation software
Authoritative coverage of all exam objectives, including:
- Installing Windows XP Professional
- Implementing and conducting administration of resources
- Implementing, managing, and troubleshooting hardware devices and drivers
- Monitoring and optimizing system performance and reliability
- Configuring and troubleshooting the desktop environment
- Implementing, managing, and troubleshooting network protocols and services
- Implementing, monitoring, and troubleshooting security
Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.
Chapter 1: Getting Started with Windows XP Professional.
Chapter 2: Automating the Windows XP Installation.
Chapter 3: Upgrading to Windows XP Professional.
Chapter 4: Configuring the Windows XP Environment.
Chapter 5: Managing the Windows XP Professional Desktop.
Chapter 6: Managing Users and Groups.
Chapter 7: Managing Security.
Chapter 8: Managing Disks.
Chapter 9: Accessing Files and Folders.
Chapter 10: Managing Network Connections.
Chapter 11: Managing Printing.
Chapter 12: Dial-Up Networking and Internet Connectivity.
Chapter 13: Optimizing Windows XP.
Chapter 14: Performing System Recovery Functions.
Lisa Donald, MCT, MCSE, has worked with numerous Fortune 500 companies, including DEC and Apple.
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Page 64, Exercise 2.2, Item 4 states that: "The System Preparation Tool dialog box will appear. Click the Reset button." should read "The System Preparation Tool dialog box will appear. Click the Reseal button."
Chapter 2, Heading: Installing Applications with Windows Installer Packages 3rd line down from heading states:"To use Windows Installer packages, you must have a Windows XP server configured as a domain controller (so that Active Directory is running)." should read "To use Windows Installer packages, you must have a Windows Server 2003 configured as a domain controller (so that Active Directory is running)."
Under Client Upgrade Paths and Requirements, bullet 3, Service Pack 4 should read "Service Pack 5"
Upgrade Considerations for Windows NT4 Workstations and Windows 2000 Professional, line 2 "Service Pack 4 " should read "Service Pack 5"
Under the section "Application Compatibility Issues" Please replace "compressed" with "uncompressed."
question 3, answer A should be APCOMPAT
the answer to question 3 should say "APCOMPAT" not "APPCOMPAT"
The correct answer for Question #13 is D.
Page 352 ?
the book states that "By default, the Everyone
In the note, XP controlers should read "Windows 2000 domain controllers or Windows 2003 domain controllers"
Page 373 ?
- about 15 lines from bottom of page the same error is repeated.
page 352 states "by default the everyone group has full control for the entire ntfs partition".
This is wrong. By default everyone has read and execute permission.
In the graphic, please remove the “.03” from the end of the router’s 2nd address.
In the graphic, the subnet mask should be 255.255.255.0
Question 6: Answer should be "C", and not "D", there is no sharing tab.
Q6. -The answer in the answer key should be changed to D. Then the explanation needs to be edited so that Sharing tab is replaced with Advanced tab.
Please replace the first sentence in the last paragraph at the bottom of page 546 with the following: “When you first start System Monitor by adding the System Monitor Snap-in to the MMC, you will notice that nothing is tracked by default.” And add the following Note: “The Memory >Pages/Sec, Physical Disk > Avg. Disk Queue Length, and Processor > % Processor Time counters are enabled by default when you start System Monitor by selecting Performance from the Administrative Tools program group.”
NTOSKRNL.EXT should read NTOSKRNL.EXE
The definition for Winnt should be changed as follows:A program used to install Windows XP Professional on a computer that is not running Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT 4 Workstation, Windows 2000 Professional, or Windows XP Home Edition.
Page xlvii and lii
Question 28 reads "...14 days..." and should read "...30 days..."