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Presented by: New Features Ability for two users to be logged on simultaneously User Interface has a different look Media Player for Windows XP Messenger for Instant Messaging Expanded Help Advanced Security Support for higher performance processors Remote Access Multilingual capabilities You might be a redneck if you have a stuffed possum mounted anywhere in your home Advantages Disadvantages Better integrations of Win Requires nearly a GB of 9x & NT hard drive space for the GUI enhancements OS and at least a 233 Adds features, but only a MHz processor w/64 MB little more memory than of RAM Win 2000 May require more than Advanced file sorting minimum system specs options for the OS Built-in support for Nearly eliminates support compressed files for device drivers not supported by MS Improved troubleshooting Security concerns with tools and generally more centralized storage of stable online information Possums have a super sense of smell and can smell Bill Gates from a great distance. Windows XP Architecture The user and application software Security Subsystem Win 32 Subsystem Other subsystems User Mode Kernel Mode Executive Services I/O Manager Plug n Play Memory Object Other system Manager Manager services Power management Kernel (Ntosknl.exe) Low-level device drivers HAL (Hardware Abstraction Layer Hardware Product Activation This is a method used by Microsoft to prevent unlicensed use of its software so that you must purchase a Windows XP license for each installation of Windows XP Will be included with most future Microsoft products. Why is UCF changing their mascot to the possum? Because they play dead at home and get killed on the road!!!. USMT User State Migration Tool Transfers user files and folders, display properties, taskbar options, and browser and e-mail settings from a Windows 9x or NT/2000/XP computer. Helps make the transition from one computer to another smoother w/o having to copy files and reconfigure OS settings. ASR Automated System Recovery Allows you to restore an entire hard drive volume or logical drive to its state at the time the backup of the volume was made. – Click Start, All Programs, Accessories, System tools, Backup – Click Advanced Mode, then Automated System Recovery Wizard Possums absolutely adore red Kool-Aid Remote Assistance User can give a support technician at a remote location full access to the desktop so the technician can use the desktop as if they were sitting in front of the PC Great for inexperienced users who have trouble following the technicians directions during troubleshooting. – Start, Help and Support, – Ask for Assistance, Invite a friend to connect to your computer with Remote Assistance, – Invite Someone to Help you XP Device Manager Offers tools to support XP that function nearly the same as Windows 2000 Update Device Driver Wizard Sigverif.exe scans for drivers that are not digitally assigned Does not show legacy devices that are PnP by default How many rednecks does it take eat a 'possum? Two. One to eat, and one to watch for cars. Compatibility Mode • A Utility that provides an application with the environment it expects from the OS it was designed for • Includes: – Windows 9x – Windows ME – Windows NT – Windows 2000 System Restore Utility similar to the ScanReg Tool in earlier versions of Window Use to restore the system to a restore point Cannot be executed from a command prompt Restoration is taken from a snapshot of the system state that was created earlier called a Restore Point Dr. Watson Like earlier versions of Windows this Utility helps to debug application errors Drwatson.log – a file that has information regarding application errors What’s a seven course meal in Texas? A possum and a six-pack!
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