Synopses & Reviews
This complete learning package is a single source for authoritative preparation for Microsoft's challenging MCSE exam on Windows XP Professional (70-270). The authors present a systematic review of every key topic covered on the exam, including installation, administration, managing hardware, monitoring and optimizing system performance and reliability; configuring and troubleshooting the Windows XP desktop; managing and troubleshooting networking; optimizing security; and more. The authors are both Microsoft-certified Windows XP specialists and leading IT consultants, and all content in this book has been reviewed for both technical accuracy and clarity by a team of industry experts. The authors reinforce their comprehensive coverage with an extensive collection of exam tips, study strategies, and case studies; hands-on review exercises; guided practice exercises; summaries and review breaks in every chapter; and a complete practice exam.
This title offers complete coverage for readers studying for the MCSE (70-270) Installing, Configuring and Administering Microsoft Windows XP Professional exam.
System requirements for accompanying CD-ROM: Microsoft Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT 4.0, Winows 2000 or Windows XP ; pentium or later processor recommended ; minimum 32MB of RAM ; Internet connection required for online registration and to download product updates, not required for software to work.
About the Author
Robert L. Bogue,
MCSE, CNA, A+, Network+, I-Net+, Server+, e-Biz+, IT Project+, and CDIA+, has contributed to over 100 book projects, numerous magazine articles, and reviews. His broad experience has led him to networking and integration topics as well as software development. He is currently doing strategic IT consulting, and is a frequent contributor to CertCities.com. When not getting certified he enjoys flying planes and working towards higher ratings on his pilot's license.
Gord Barker, MCSE, currently works as a Senior Consultant for Microsoft Canada Co. in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. He worked with Telus to complete the largest single rollout of Windows 2000 to occur prior to the product launch. He currently works with large customers to deploy Microsoft technology including SQL Server, Active Directory domains with Windows 2000 and Windows XP desktops, Content Manager, BizTalk, and Exchange. Gord lives in Edmonton, Alberta with his wife Christina.
Table of Contents
I. EXAM PREPARATION. 1. Installing Windows XP Professional.
2. Implementing and Conducting Administration of Resources.
3. Implementing, Managing, Monitoring, and Troubleshooting Hardware Devices and Drivers.
4. Monitoring and Optimizing System Performance and Reliability.
5. Configuring and Troubleshooting the Desktop Environment.
6. Implementing, Managing, and Troubleshooting Network Protocols and Services.
7. Implementing, Monitoring, and Troubleshooting Security.
II. FINAL REVIEW. 8. Fast Facts.
9. Study and Exam Prep Tips.
10. Practice Exam.