The practical, portable guide to Windows XP Professional-fully updated and revised! Whether you support 50 users or 5000, this practical guide provides fast answers for the day-to-day administration of the Windows XP Professional operating system. This popular, pocket-sized resources has been fully updated for Windows XP Service Pack 2, with new information on security administration, networking, maintenance, and more. Focus on essential system support issues and procedures with quick-reference tables, instruction, and lists. You'll get the precise information you need to solve problems and get the job done-whether you're at your desk or in the field! Get fast facts to: * Configure the operating system, hardware, and network devices * Customize desktop settings and optimize the user workspace * Administer user accounts, system access, and passwords * Configure TCP/IP networking and create wireless and VPN connections * Manage folders, offline files, disk quotas, and shadow copies * Schedule routine maintenance and backups * Troubleshoot system problems and optimize performance * New-Install and maintain programs, and manage disk drives and file systems * New-Utilize security features, including Add-on Manager, Pop-up Blocker, and Windows Firewall.Stanek, William is the author of 'Microsoft Windows Xp Professional Administrator's Pocket Consultant', published 2004 under ISBN 9780735621404 and ISBN 0735621403.