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Frustrated with Windows and its multitude of quirks? We hear you! This guide provides OS troubleshooting help and advice and explains best practices and what pitfalls to avoid. You'll find articles, tutorials, tips, tools, white papers, expert advice and more to pump up your Windows know-how quickly! Send me an e-mail to let me know what other learning guides you'd like to see on SearchWinComputing.com. Vandana Sharma, Assistant Editor.
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- Tip: Best Practices: Desktop Disaster Recovery
- Tip: Recovery programs fix OS mistakes
- Tip: Tools take the terror out of systems management
- Tip: Avoid conditions that interrupt System Restore
- Tip: Why you should create a 'crash reporting' policy
- Tip: Troubleshooting registry-related tasks
- Tip: Ultimate boot CD packs in recovery, repair utilities
- Tip: 'Unlocker' reveals processes that lock files
- Tip: 'Local' version of app gets misunderstood
- Tip: Tool roundup: File management
- Tip: Dual roles for XP Registry key
- Tip: Shareware tool helps protect batch files
- Tip: Give applications 'service' status
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|Bernie Klinder is a technology consultant for a number of Fortune 500 companies. He is also the founder and former editor of LabMice.net, a comprehensive resource index for IT professionals who support Microsoft Windows NT/2000/XP/2003 and BackOffice products. For his contributions to the information technology community, Bernie was selected as an MVP (Most Valuable Professional) by Microsoft.|
- Advice: Help changing enterprise keys in Windows XP
- Advice: Problems logging on to Win2000 machine
- Advice: Can't load programs because of error message
- Advice: Getting 'svohost.exe' error when Win XP reboots
- Advice: Can't access shares on our member server
- Advice: Problems with file sharing between two computers
- Advice: Listing processes in the Task Manager
- Advice: Need help with Remote Desktop on Windows 2000
- Advice: Getting 'Windows can not access the registry' error message
- Advice: Getting 'dumping physical memory' message
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- Chapter: Microsoft Windows Internals, Fourth Edition -- Chapter 4: Management Mechanisms
- Chapter: Microsoft Windows XP Registry Guide -- Chapter 6, Managing Registry-Based Policy
- Chapter: Microsoft Windows XP Registry Guide -- Chapter 7, Managing Registry Security
- Chapter: Windows 2000 Registry -- Chapter 6, System & startup settings
- Chapter: How to Do Everything with Windows XP, 2nd Edition -- Chapter 12, Manage Users and Groups
- Chapter: Troubleshooting Microsoft Technologies: The Ultimate Administrator's Repair Manual -- Chapter 6, Office XP
- White Paper: Windows 2000 System Administration Handbook: Using the Windows Control Panel
- White Paper: Five Sarbanes-Oxley Key Controls for Microsoft OS security
- White Paper: Windows XP and Windows 2000 migration analysis
- White Paper: Windows CE: Inside the build system
- White Paper: Deploying Windows XP part one: Planning
- White Paper: Deploying Windows XP part two: Implementing
- White Paper: Windows XP and .NET: An overview
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- Operating Systems Product Details and Information : In-depth product literature on operating systems including data sheets, test results, spec sheets, brochures and white papers. Research the latest operating systems tools, technologies and techniques and compare products from many vendors.
- Learning Guide: Secrets of the Windows registry: The registry is the heart of the Windows operating system, making troubleshooting and fine-tuning skills a must. Check out our collection of tips, expert advice and little-known tricks!
- Learning Guide: Stabilizing Windows : There are two things every administrator wants out of an operating system: security and stability. Read these tips and expert advice to help you increase the overall stability of your Windows workstations.
- Windows 2000 Guides and Tutorials : This site offers Windows 2000 troubleshooting tips, white papers, articles, advice and other resources for IT support professionals.
- Microsoft Windows Update: Downloads for Windows: Visit Windows Update for the latest security fixes, software updates and device drivers for your Windows operating system and its features such as Internet Explorer.
- Microsoft Windows Family Home Page: Visit the Microsoft Windows Family home page to find the latest information about Windows operating systems.