Computer Operating Systems
Urban Voice -- Instructor: Lenny Bailes
Day 45 Agenda
1. Do Ch. 13 and 14 team contest on Wednesday
2. Review Chapter 13 and 14 Concepts on W2K/XP
a) How do you install new hardware in Windows 2000?
b) Show Dual-boot and triple-boot configurations
Study A+ in Depth, pp. 606-607. What are the steps in the W2000 boot process?
POST = ____________________________
Load and execute MBR = ____________________________
Load "minifile system drivers" = ___________________________
Study boot.ini file, describe how to change default OS and boot delay settings
c) How do you boot into Safe Mode? ________________________
List the options that appear on the Windows 2000 Advanced Options Menu
When should you use the Last Known Good Configuration option?
Last Known Good Configuration can resolve password access problems? (True/False)
Last Known Good Configuration can resolve startup problems with BOOT.INI (True/False)
Last Known Good Configuration can resolve problems if a conflicting device driver was
installed on the last boot? (True/False)
Last Known Good Configuration can resolve an application problem if you've installed
the program, rebooted the computer and get to the Windows Desktop, but now encounter
error messages or performance problems. (True/False)
Which of these problems may be resolved by restoring the system with an Emergency Repair
Which Advanced Boot option is only available on W2K Server domain controllers?
d) Demonstration: Install Windows 2000 Recovery Console Command Prompt
3. Lab Work
1. Complete descriptions of Computer Management services (see first, legal-size handout)
2. Complete Day 44 Agenda exercises
Create User Account, add to Power Users, log on and check access rights to
Device Manager, Network Settings, and Printers
Use Backup utility to create a W2K Emergency Repair Disk and back up the
3. Work on lab exercises in second (Advanced 8-1/2x11") handout.
Exploring Computer Management and Local Security Settings
Creating a customized MMC
Working with Event Viewe
Work on research projects.
Review A+ in Depth, Chapter 14, Managing and Troubleshooting Windows 2000
Be prepared for short team contest on questions 1-25
on p. 600-604 and questions 1-13 on p. 644-646.
Read A+ in Depth, Chapter 15 on Installing and Using
Windows XP Professional. Be prepared to install Windows XP on Wednesday.
(Note: If you burn your XP CDs and get the product number before
class starts, we will have more class time to work and learn!)
Continue working with A+ practice tests.