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  1. Chapter 5 Windows XP Professional McGraw-Hill

  2. Learning Outcomes • Describe Windows XP Professional benefits and features • Install and configure Windows XP Professional • Manage Windows XP Professional • Secure Windows XP Professional • Troubleshoot common Windows XP Professional problems

  3. Windows XP Overview • Windows XP Editions • Windows XP Professional • Windows XP Home Edition • Windows XP Media Center Edition • Windows XP Tablet PC Edition • Windows XP Embedded • Windows XP 64-bit Edition

  4. The Windows XP desktop (with the default Bliss wallpaper

  5. Windows XP Overview • The End of the Road for Windows XP • October 22, 2010: last day to buy PC with XP installed • One year after introduction of Windows 7 • July 13, 2010: supported ended for SP2 • April 2014: support ends for SP3 • 64-bit version did not have a third service pack

  6. Windows XP Overview • Windows XP’s Features & Benefits • Easy-to-use Desktop • Security • Stability and Compatibility • Recovery Tools • Last Known Good (LKG) Configuration • Task Manager • Recovery Console • Safe Mode • Device Manager • System Restore • Automated System Recovery (ASR)

  7. A shortcut for the AVG program

  8. Figure 5-1 The Windows XP Start menu

  9. Figure 5-2 The Windows XP All Programs menu

  10. Figure 5-3 Select “List my most recently opened documents” on the Advanced page of the Customize Start menu dialog box

  11. Figure 5-4 The Compatibility page allows you to select settings that enable an older program to run

  12. Check out your file system

  13. Installing Windows XP • Preparing to Install Windows XP • Prepare the computer • Verify computer meets hardware minimums • Verify hardware compatibility • Consider creating a virtual machine for the installation

  14. Table 5-1

  15. Installing Windows XP • Preparing to Install Windows XP (cont.) • Clean Installation • Avoid inheriting problems from a previous installation • If necessary, have Windows Setup repartition and format the disk to ensure all is clean, including the MBR • Downside: a manual clean installation is a lot of work because you need to install all the necessary programs and configure it

  16. Installing Windows XP • Preparing to Install Windows XP (cont.) • Scripted Installation • Clean installation variation • Used in large organizations where many desktops are identical • Training and time to configure and test required

  17. Installing Windows XP • Preparing to Install Windows XP (cont.) • Image • Clean installation variation • Image is an exact duplicate of an entire hard drive including OS and all installed software • Also used in large organizations where many desktops are identical • Imaging software • Symantec’s Norton Ghost • Paragon’s Hard Disk Manager

  18. Installing Windows XP • Preparing to Install Windows XP (cont.) • Preparing to Boot into Windows XP Setup • Windows XP CD is bootable • Over-the network installation requires preparation • Copy contents of the i386 folder (from CD) to network • Boot up client computer, connect to network share, run WINNT.EXE

  19. Installing Windows XP • Preparing to Install Windows XP (cont.) • Registration versus Activation • Registration • Optional • Owner information • Activation • Microsoft Product Activation (MPA) • Combats software piracy • Mandatory within 30 days of installing Windows • How to Activate • Automated online • Verbally over the phone

  20. The activate Windows XP reminder balloon message

  21. Figure 5-5 Activation will take just seconds with an Internet connection

  22. Installing Windows XP • Preparing to Install Windows XP (cont.) • Reactivation • Changes to hardware detected during recalculations of the hardware hash • If one of the components from which the hardware hash was generated is replaced or significantly changed, it will require reactivation • You may need to call Microsoft and explain the need to reactivate • Installing on a second computer triggers reactivation

  23. Installing Windows XP • Getting Down to Business: The Installation • Windows Setup wizard will guide users through the process • Manual, clean installation takes about an hour • The installation program will wait for user input if it is required

  24. Step-by-Step 5.01 Installing Windows XP Installing Windows XP Professional

  25. Post-Installation Tasks • Verifying Network Access • Verify communication with other computers • Open My Network Places and see if other computers are visible • Install Virtual Machine Additions (if applicable) • Install Updates

  26. Figure 5-6 Osborne work group with one computer showing

  27. Figure 5-7 Microsoft Windows Network with three work groups or domains showing

  28. Figure 5-8 Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 installing Virtual Machine Additions

  29. Figure 5-9 Windows Update balloon message

  30. Figure 5-10 Choosing to enable automatic updates

  31. Figure 5-11 Continue updating until there are no more updates to install

  32. Managing Windows XP Professional • Creating New Partitions in Windows XP • If you did not use entire physical disk • If you add another hard drive • Good partitioning strategy • One partition for the OS and installed applications • One partition for data

  33. Managing Windows XP Professional • Creating New Partitions in Windows XP (cont.) • Create a partition • Log on as an administrator • Open Computer Management console • Open Storage node and click Disk Management • Unpartitioned space is labeled “Unallocated” • Recommendation: change optical drive letter • Use New Partition wizard to partition space

  34. Managing Windows XP Professional • Installing and Removing Applications • Most applications have installation programs • Use a program’s uninstall if available • If no uninstall, use Add or Remove Programs

  35. Figure 5-12 Add or Remove Programs

  36. Managing Windows XP Professional • Managing Windows XP Components • To add or remove a Windows component, use the Windows Components wizard from the Add or Remove Programs applet in Control Panel • To add Windows components you will need the CD or a location where the source files are located • No CD needed to remove Windows components

  37. Add or Remove Components wizard showing the details of accessories and utilities

  38. Managing Windows XP Professional • Preparing the Desktop for Users • Customizing Display Settings • Set screen resolution in Display applet

  39. Step-by-Step 5.02 Managing Windows XP Professional Using the Display Applet

  40. Managing Windows XP Professional • Adding a Local Printer • Attach a physical printer • Install the correct driver (creating a printer) • Both plug-and-play and non-plug-and-play • Use Add Printer Wizard for a non-plug-and-play printer

  41. Add Printer wizard

  42. Managing Windows XP Professional • Simple File Management in Windows XP • Organizing data files using Windows Explorer • Configure Windows Explorer to your preferences • Customize view by clicking the folder icon (toggle) • The Windows XP Default File Hierarchy • Windows folder contains the Windows installation • Documents and Settings folder

  43. Figure 5-13 Windows Explorer displaying the task pane

  44. Figure 5-14 Windows Explorer displaying the folders pane

  45. Figure 5-15 The default folder hierarchy for Windows XP

  46. Figure F-16 Each user has a folder with the user’s logon name