Windows 2000 Registry
- List Price: $44.99
- Binding: Paperback
- Edition: 1
- Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
- Publish date: 04/13/2000
-- Task-oriented focus! Organized around the Registry problems IT professionals actually encounter.
-- Includes detailed techniques for securing the Registry and user desktops.
The Windows 2000 Registry is the central repository for nearly all of Windows 2000's key settings: mastering it is essential for anyone who must troubleshoot, optimize, or manage Windows 2000 desktops and servers. Now, there's a complete, hands-on Windows 2000 registry guide organized around the specific problems and solutions Windows professionals actually encounter. Start by understanding what the Windows 2000 registry does, how it is organized, how it varies amongst Windows 2000 versions; and how it has changed since Windows NT 4. Learn how to create, delete, and change registry entries; when to use REGEDIT and when to use REGEDT32; and how to avoid damaging your system while editing the registry. Discover proven techniques for preventing registry disasters -- and for diagnosing and repairing them, even when they cause Windows 2000 to fail completely. Next, learn every key Registry-related system maintenance skill, including managing system configurations and the user interface; hardware profiles; memory and other system performance settings, and more. Discover how to secure the Registry from unauthorized changes, and how to use the Registry to secure workstations and servers. Understand how the Registry and system policies work together in Windows 2000. Learn how to manage key aspects of a Windows 2000 network through the Registry. Finally, understand key Registry entries set by Office 2000, IE5, InternetInformation Server, Netscape, and other leading applications.