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Windows Server
windows 2000 included both server and professional

Windows Server 2003
Windows Server 2008
Windows XP Professional (7)
most used

only one that can connect to a domain

Encrypting file system

Support for multiple processors

NTFS access control

Group Policies

Remote desktop
Windows Domain
group of networked computers all under the control of a single computer running some version of Windows Server
Windows XP Home
lacks many functions XP has
Windows XP Media Center
identical to XP Home

includes windows media center program

record TV
Determining windows version
Right clicking MY computer and selecting properties
32 bit
CPU that can support up to 4 GB of RAM
64 bit
CPU that can support up to 16 terabytes of memory

WIndows XP Pro 64 bit first stable 64 bit
32 bit
64 bit designed
compatibility mode
opens the program in the correct mode

right click on .exe and click properties
login screen
changed to the welcome screen in windows xp

vista uses an improved version of XPS welcome screen
aero desktop
vista and 7

improved visuals


flip 3d

right click desktop --> personalize menu
gives the edges of the windows a transparent look
Flip 3D
Windows key and tab to start

windows shift tab to go opposite
start button
quick launch toolbar
running programs
notifications area
notification area
system tray
programs running in the background
quick launch toolbar
right click, select properties, show quick launch

drag items onto or off it
windows explorer
manipulate files and folders stored on all the drives in or connected to the computer
folders list - windows explorer
tree menu that enables the focus to folders or drives
characters at the end of a filename

exe txt jpg
windows sidebar
UI feature windows vista

enables small helper applications on desktop (weather, RSS feeds)
system root
folder windows is installed in
all of the fonts installed in windows are here
%systemroot%\Offline Files
saved webpages for offiline viewing
REAL windows - all of the most critical programs that make windows run are stored here
windows or applications store temp files here

files are automatically deleted here
C:\Program files (x86)
32 bit applications are installed here
Personal Documents
2000 + XP in documents and settings

Vista uses the USERS folder
\documents and settings\default user (hidden)
all default settings for user

(default screensavers)
document and settings\all users
stores information for any setting or application that's defined for all users on the PC
document and settings\ shared documents
xp only

simple file sharing
documents and settings\<user name>
stores all settings defined for a particular user

application data
start menu
\users\<user name>
stores all settings defined for a particular user
\users\<user name>\desktop
shows all the desktop icons

if you delete it you delete the icons
\users\<user name>\documents
documents folder for the user
\users\<user name>\downloads

preferred download folder for applications to use
\users\<user name>\start menu

start menu
database that stores everything about your computer
registry files
modify the registry

older version = REGEDIT.EXE

enter in cmd prompt
5 registry root keys
subkeys on the registry

expanding folders
standard class objects

everything that has to do with files on the system
class object
named group of functions that define what you can do with the object it represents
file association
windows term for what program to use to open a particular type of file
stores all information for current user settings
stores all of the personalized information for all users on PC
contains all data for a system's non-user-specific configurations

every device and every program on the PC
this rootkey defines which options are being used if there are more than one options
Page File
temporary storage box

when RAM runs out

chooses the program least used

computer slows down as you switch between page files
RAM cache
block of cylinders on a hard drive set aside

page file
swap file
virtual memory

system runs out of memory
delete page file
anything you see on the desktop

right click to change
context menu
right clicking on the object
control panel
handles most of the maintenance, upgrade, and configuration aspects of windows
programs that populate the control panel
device manager
examine and configure all of the hardware and drivers in a Windows PC
opening the device manager
control panel\system\hardwaretab

right click computer\properties

right click computer\select manage
device manager

every device windows recognized
system tools
start\programs\accessories\system tools

system information
disk defragmentor

common tools
Character map (all)
weird letters and symbols

system tools
disk cleanup
looks for unneeded files on computer

below 200mb of free disk space xp\vista run automatically

system tools
disk defragmenter
system tools

make the program run faster
system restore
system tools

return to a state of a copy of critical files and settings
microsoft management console

holds snap ins -
(Active directory)
Administrative tools
computer management
event viewer
computer management
system tools
snap in for administrative tools

all services on the system

right click\properties