Microsoft Windows XP Professional Resource Kit Documentation

Microsoft Corporation

  • 出版商: MicroSoft
  • 出版日期: 2001-10-27
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  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 1744
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 0735614857
  • ISBN-13: 9780735614857
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Get comprehensive technical information and insights—direct from the Microsoft® Windows® XP product development team.

Roll out, support, and optimize the next-generation Microsoft business desktop operating systems with expertise from those who know the technology best—the Microsoft® Windows® XP product development team. This powerhouse guide is the all-in-one reference that computer-support professionals and administrators rely on to install, customize, and support Windows XP Professional and Windows XP 64-Bit Edition. It includes hundreds of pages of technical details and useful tips—all designed to help you save time, reduce support costs, and lower your total cost of ownership. Topics covered include:

• DEPLOYMENT: Planning deployments, automating and customizing installations, deploying multilingual solutions for global businesses, and supporting installations
• DESKTOP MANAGEMENT: Managing desktops, files, and folders; supporting mobile users; configuring Remote Desktop; managing devices and digital media; enabling printing and faxing; managing disks and file systems; and backing and restoring data
• SECURITY: Authenticating users, authorizing access to resources, and encrypting data
• NETWORKING: Connecting clients to Windows networks, configuring TCP/IP, configuring IP addressing and name resolution, connecting remote offices, and configuring telephony and conferencing
• INTEROPERABILITY: Interoperating with UNIX, NetWare, and IBM host systems
• SYSTEM TROUBLESHOOTING: Concepts and strategies for troubleshooting, and how to troubleshoot disks, file systems, and startup
• ADDITIONAL TOPICS: System files reference, troubleshooting-tools reference, common stop messages for troubleshooting, user rights, security event messages, Device Manager error codes, differences between Windows XP Professional and Windows XP Home Edition and Windows XP 64-Bit Edition, and accessibility for people with disabilities

• A fully searchable electronic version of the book


Table of Contents:

CHAPTER 1: Planning Deployments 3
    Overview of the Deployment Process 4
        Defining Project Scope and Objectives 4
        Assessing Your Current Environment 5
        Testing and Piloting the Deployment Plan 5
        Rolling Out Your Deployment 6
    Mapping Windows XP Professional to Your Business Needs 7
    Assessing Your Current Configuration 11
        Hardware Requirements and Compatibility 12
        Application Compatibility 15
        Using Check Upgrade Only Mode 19
        Network Infrastructure 20
    Planning Your Preferred Client Configuration 22
        Determining Desktop Management Strategies 22
        Determining a Client Connectivity Strategy 25
        Determining Security Strategies 28
        Determining Client Administration and Configuration Strategies 31
    Planning Installations 38
        Upgrading vs. Clean Installation 38
        Choosing an Installation Method 40
        Determining How Many Operating Systems to Install 41
        Planning for Dynamic Update 45
        Planning for Windows Product Activation 46
    Additional Resources 47
CHAPTER 2: Automating and Customizing Installations 49
    Overview of Automated and Customized Installations 50
        Design an Automated and Customized Installation 51
        Windows Product Activation 52
        Dynamic Update 53
    Choosing an Automated Installation and Customization Tool 54
        Unattended Installation 57
        System Preparation Tool 58
        Remote Installation Services 60
        Systems Management Server 61
        Where to Find the Tools and Related Information 62
    Preparing for the Installations 63
        Verify Hardware and Software Requirements 63
        Create a Distribution Folder 64
    Customizing the Installations 68
        Using Windows XP Professional Customization Tools 71
        Creating an Answer File Manually 87
        Customizing Components and Features 88
    Installing the Operating System 108
        Unattended Installations 108
        Sysprep 113
        RIS 126
    Additional Resources 135
CHAPTER 3: Multilingual Solutions for Global Business 137
    Overview of Multilingual Solutions for Global Business 138
        New Multilingual Features in Windows XP Professional 140
    Multilingual Features in Windows XP Professional 141
        Built-In Language Support 142
        Locales 143
        Standards and Formats (User Locales) 143
        Input Method Editors, Input Languages, and Keyboard Layouts 143
        Unicode and Code Pages 145
        Language for Non-Unicode Programs (System Locale) 146
        User Interface Language Options (MUI Pack Only) 146
        Windows XP Professional Language Versions 146
    Planning a Multilingual Deployment 149
        Determining Language and Regional Requirements 149
        Assessing Hardware Requirements for Multilingual Support 150
        Determining Roaming User Needs 152
        Upgrading from Earlier Versions of Windows 152
        Deploying a Single Global Image 153
        Creating Regional Builds 154
    Configuring Desktops 155
        Configuring Regional and Language Options 155
        Configuring Localized Content 157
        Simplifying Multiple Language Access on Desktops 158
        Entering Special Characters or Code Points 159
        Controlling Desktops by Using Group Policy Settings 159
    Using Unattended Installations and Silent Configurations 159
        Creating Unattended Installations 160
        Using Silent Configurations 170
        Using Windows Installer Packages for On–Demand Installations (MUI Pack Only) 171
    Supporting Multilingual Applications 172
        Supporting World-Ready Applications 172
        Supporting Non-Unicode Applications 172
        Determining the Compatibility of Your Current Applications 173
        Developing Multilingual Applications 174
        Developing Multilingual Web Sites 174
    Ensuring Multilingual Compatibility 175
        Multilingual Compatibility with Active Directory Objects, Clients, and Domain Controllers 175
        Using Office XP and Windows XP Professional Together 176
    Troubleshooting Multilingual Issues 177
        Tools for Troubleshooting Multilingual Issues 177
        Problems Inputting or Displaying Multiple Languages 177
        Verifying Application Compatibility 179
    Additional Resources 180
CHAPTER 4: Supporting Installations 181
    The Setup Process 182
        New Setup Features 182
        Running Setup 183
    Support Tools 185
    Installing Service Packs and Hotfixes 186
        Service Pack and Hotfix Setup Programs 186
        Update Installation 191
        Integrated Installation 196
        Combination Installation 198
    Uninstalling a Service Pack or Hotfix 201
        Uninstalling a Service Pack 201
        Uninstalling a Hotfix 202
    Troubleshooting Windows XP Professional Setup 202
    Additional Resources 204
CHAPTER 5: Managing Desktops 207
    Managing Desktops in Various Network Environments 208
    Managing Desktops in an Active Directory Environment 209
        Implementing IntelliMirror 210
        Using IntelliMirror to Manage Desktops 212
        Using Group Policy to Manage Desktops 217
    Managing Desktops Without Active Directory 227
        Roaming User Profiles and Logon Scripts 228
        My Documents Redirection 228
        Internet Explorer Maintenance 228
        System Policy 228
        Local Group Policy Object 234
        Managing Desktops in UNIX and Novell Environments 235
    Creating and Managing Standard Desktop Configurations 237
    Additional Resources 245
CHAPTER 6: Managing Files and Folders 247
    Overview of Managing Files and Folders 248
    Managing Documents with Folder Redirection 249
        Selecting Folders for Redirection 250
        Tools for Configuring Folder Redirection 251
    Using Offline Files 252
        Implementing Offline Files 253
        Reconnecting to the Network Resource 255
        Synchronizing Files 256
        Deleting Files and Folders 258
        Group Policy Settings That Affect Offline Files 259
    Sharing Files and Folders 262
        Configuring Shared Folder Permissions 263
        Simple Sharing and ForceGuest 265
    Searching for Files, Folders, and Network Resources 267
        Connecting to Network Shares 268
        Using Indexing Service 268
        Searching for Network Resources in an Active Directory Environment 269
    Troubleshooting Files and Folders Management 270
    Additional Resources 277
CHAPTER 7: Supporting Mobile Users 279
    Overview of Windows XP Professional Support for Mobile Users 280
    Setting Up a Portable Computer 283
    Managing Hardware on Portable Computers 285
        Hardware Profile Creation 286
        Dynamic Device Configuration 286
        Docking and Undocking 287
    Configuring Power Management 288
        ACPI Power Management 288
        APM Power Management 290
        Power Management Schemes and Options 292
    Configuring Roaming User Profiles and Folder Redirection 298
        Roaming User Profiles in Windows XP Professional 299
        Combining Folder Redirection with Roaming User Profiles 301
    Configuring Offline Files for Portable Computers 304
        Configuring Files on a Network Share for Offline Use 305
        Configuring Synchronization for Offline Files 306
        Securing Offline Files 309
        Managing the Offline Files Folder 311
    Securing Portable Computers 311
        Securely Undocking Portable Computers 311
        Windows XP Professional BIOS Security 313
    Using Infrared Hardware and Video Devices with Portable Computers 313
    Wireless Networking 315
        WPAN 315
        WLAN 317
        802.11 Architecture 318
        802.11 Security 320
        Windows XP Professional Wireless Support 325
    Additional Resources 330
CHAPTER 8: Configuring Remote Desktop 331
    Remote Desktop Overview 332
        Remote Desktop Components 332
        Remote Desktop Features 334
    Deploying Remote Desktop 336
        Installing Client Software 338
        Establishing a Remote Desktop Session 341
        Keyboard Shortcuts in a Remote Desktop Session 344
        Security and Encryption in Remote Desktop 345
        Using Group Policy with Remote Desktop 347
    Troubleshooting Remote Desktop 349
    Additional Resources 350
CHAPTER 9: Managing Devices 351
    Plug and Play Overview 352
    Device Manager 354
    Plug and Play Device Detection 358
        Allocating System Resources 359
        Safe Removal of Plug and Play Devices 361
    Device Drivers 362
        Driver Signing 363
        Windows Update 364
        Enterprise-Wide Driver Update Using Windows Update 365
        Driver Ranking 366
        Windows Driver Protection 366
        Driver Search Policy 367
        Device Drivers in the File 368
    Supported Hardware 369
        Universal Serial Bus 369
        IEEE 1394 374
        Other Bus Support 376
        Other Hardware Support 377
    Device Installation 388
        Installing a Device in Windows XP Professional 388
        Installing Drivers 389
        Setting Plug and Play BIOS Settings 390
    Configuring Device Settings 391
        Using Hardware Profiles for Alternate Configurations 393
        Changing Hardware Acceleration Settings for Digital Audio 393
        Configuring the Display 394
        Using Multiple Monitors 398
        Configuring Communications Resources 400
        Configuring Scanners and Cameras 402
    Power Management 403
        Power Management Features 403
        Power Policy Overview 404
        Using the Power Management Interface 405
    Hardware Troubleshooting 405
        Troubleshooting Hardware by Using Device Manager 406
        Troubleshooting Network and Other Internal Adapters 406
        Troubleshooting Modems 408
        Troubleshooting Video Adapters 409
        Troubleshooting a Universal Serial Bus Device 411
        Troubleshooting IEEE 1394 Bus Devices 414
    Additional Resources 415
CHAPTER 10: Managing Digital Media 417
    Digital Media Components Overview 418
        DirectX 8.1 418
        DVD Formats and Devices 420
        Windows Media Technologies 427
        Accelerated Graphics Port 431
    Optimizing Workstations for Digital Media 432
        Configuring Sounds and Video 432
        Configuring Animations, Sounds, and Videos in Internet Explorer 434
        Configuring Digital Media Devices 435
    Using Digital Media 436
        Playing Digital Media 436
        Creating Digital Media 438
    Troubleshooting Digital Media 444
        Common Problems with Playing Digital Media 445
        Troubleshooting Playback of WAV Files 447
        Troubleshooting MIDI Files 447
        Troubleshooting DVD 448
        Troubleshooting an Audio CD 448
        Troubleshooting CD Recording 450
    Additional Resources 451
CHAPTER 11: Enabling Printing and Faxing 453
    New to Enabling Printing and Faxing 454
    Using Active Directory to Find Printers 454
        Searching Active Directory Fields 455
        Searching Active Directory Locations 456
    Installing Printers 457
        Installing Network and Internet Printers 458
        Installing Local Printers 459
        Printer Installation Considerations 461
        Printing from Other Operating Systems 462
    Printing Preferences 464
        Print Queue Security Options 465
        Scheduling Printing 466
        Spooler Settings 469
    Creating and Sending Print Jobs 469
        Modifications to the Print Dialog Box 470
        Printer Drivers 470
        Image Color Management 2.0 471
        Methods of Sending Print Jobs 471
    Monitoring and Managing Internet Print Jobs 475
    Printing Concepts 476
        Printer Pooling 476
        Printing Processes 476
        Printer Components 478
        Printing Over the Internet 482
        Print Job Formats 483
    Troubleshooting Printing Problems 484
        Common Printing Problems 484
        Troubleshooting the Printing Process 487
        Troubleshooting Printing from an Operating System Other Than Windows 488