9780072129465

Admin911 : Windows 2000 Registry

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    9780072129465

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    0072129468

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2000-10-16
  • Publisher: MCG (Manual)
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Summary

"Call on Admin911 to learn what’s going on with your network, to understand your options, and pick the right solutions." -David Chernicoff, Windows 2000 Magazine

Author Biography

Kathy Ivens (Philadelphia, PA) has authored or co-authored over 30 books. She is one of the top-selling NT authors in the marketplace. Kathy is the author of Osborne's Windows NT Troubleshooting. She recently joined the premier NT publication, Windows NT Magazine as contributing editor.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xiii
Understanding the Registry
1(14)
Overview of the Registry and Its Use
2(1)
Historical View of the Registry
2(2)
Purpose of the Registry
4(3)
Application Information
5(1)
User Information
6(1)
Operating System Data
6(1)
The Registry Structure
7(5)
Registry Subtrees
7(1)
Hives and Hive Files
8(1)
Data Entries
9(3)
Version Differences
12(3)
Subtree Differences
13(1)
Hive File Differences
14(1)
Registry Maintenance
15(38)
Backing Up the Registry
16(6)
Back Up the Entire Registry
16(2)
Back Up Keys
18(2)
Create an Emergency Repair Disk
20(1)
Back Up Remote Registries
21(1)
Cleaning Up--It's a Bug
21(1)
Restoring the Registry
22(7)
Last Known Good
22(3)
Restoring the Registry from a Backup
25(1)
Restoring the System State of a Domain Controller
26(2)
Restoring the Registry with the ERD
28(1)
Restoring the Registry from the Recovery Console
28(1)
Other Registry Restore Options
29(1)
Registry Size Management
29(3)
Registry Size Limit (RSL)
29(1)
Changing the Registry Size Limit
30(1)
Paged Pool Size
31(1)
Securing the Registry Keys
32(5)
Security Options
32(1)
Basic Permissions Types
32(1)
Viewing and Setting Permissions
33(2)
Add and Remove Names
35(1)
Using Access Control Settings
36(1)
Securing the Registry
37(1)
Logged On User Restrictions
37(1)
Remote Access Permissions
37(1)
Registry Audits
38(7)
Enable Auditing
38(5)
Set Audit Options in the Registry
43(2)
Examine the Audit Log
45(1)
Registry Key Ownership
45(1)
Working with Registration (.reg) Files
46(7)
Architecture of a .reg File
47(2)
Using .reg Files
49(2)
No Delete Capabilities in .reg Files
51(2)
Regedit vs. Regedt32
53(26)
Differences in Registry Editors
54(1)
Appearance
54(1)
Security
54(1)
Search Features
55(1)
Data Manipulation
55(1)
Data Refresh Features
55(1)
Using Regedit
55(13)
New Regedit Features in Windows 2000
56(1)
Change Regedit's Last State Feature
56(1)
Navigating Regedit
57(1)
Searching in Regedit
58(1)
Manipulating Data Items and Keys with Regedit
59(5)
Importing and Exporting Data with Regedit
64(2)
Remote Registry Administration with Regedit
66(2)
Using Regedt32
68(11)
Navigating Regedt32
69(1)
Setting Options
70(1)
Searching for Keys
70(1)
Modifying Data Items
71(3)
Adding and Removing Items with Regedt32
74(2)
Saving and Loading Keys in Regedt32
76(1)
Loading and Unloading Hives
77(1)
Remote Administration with Regedt32
77(2)
Control Panel and the Registry
79(14)
Control Panel Registry Entries
80(1)
Accessibility
81(1)
Add/Remove Programs
81(2)
Hide Add/Remove Programs Applet
82(1)
Hide the Change or Remove Programs Icon
82(1)
Hide the Add/Remove Windows Components Icon
82(1)
Date/Time
83(1)
Display
83(6)
Colors
83(1)
Patterns
84(1)
Screen Savers
85(1)
Effects
85(2)
Controlling User Access to Display Options
87(2)
Game Controllers
89(1)
Internet Options
89(1)
Keyboard
89(1)
Mouse
90(1)
Mouse Buttons
90(1)
Power Options
91(1)
Regional Options
92(1)
Network Settings
93(38)
Networking Components
94(1)
TCP/IP
95(6)
General TCP/IP Settings
95(1)
TCP/IP Parameters
96(2)
TCP/IP Interface Settings
98(1)
TCP/IP\Parameters\PersistentRoutes
99(1)
TCP/IP Performance Subkey
99(1)
TCP/IP Settings for DNS Client Services
99(2)
Network Services
101(30)
LanmanWorkstation
101(2)
LanmanServer
103(1)
Alerter Service
104(1)
Windows Redirector (Rdr)
105(1)
Browser Service
106(2)
Netlogon Service
108(3)
DHCP Service
111(1)
DHCP Server
112(2)
DNS Service
114(10)
WINS Service
124(7)
Tweaking and Troubleshooting with the Registry
131(26)
Get Rid of Annoying Windows 2000 Features
132(5)
Regedit Needs Induced Amnesia
132(1)
Track Down Automatic Program Launches
133(2)
Open Windows Explorer to Drive C
135(1)
Display File Attributes
136(1)
Optimize the L2 Cache
136(1)
Troubleshooting Hardware
137(4)
Stop CD AutoRun
137(1)
Troubleshooting SCSI and ATAPI Controller Problems
138(2)
Troubleshooting USB Problems
140(1)
Tweaking Printer Ports
141(1)
Troubleshooting Logons
141(7)
Resolving Logon Problems
141(2)
Roaming Profiles
143(5)
Troubleshooting Network Settings
148(5)
Improving Network Performance
148(3)
Troubleshooting and Tweaking Replication
151(2)
Troubleshooting and Optimizing Security Settings
153(4)
RAS Security
154(1)
Securing Computers from Users
154(3)
Computer Startup and Policy Settings
157(34)
Startup
158(16)
Hardware Settings
158(2)
System Settings
160(3)
Control Set\Control Parameters
163(11)
Application Startup Settings
174(1)
Computer Policies
174(17)
Overview of GPO Registry Entries for Computers
174(2)
Policy Management Settings
176(2)
Managing Script Behavior
178(2)
Managing Logons
180(6)
Managing RAS Logons
186(5)
Configuring User Settings
191(38)
Overview of User Settings
192(5)
Default User Settings
192(4)
Current User Settings
196(1)
User Password Settings
197(5)
Changing Passwords
197(3)
Password-Protected Screen Savers
200(2)
Controlling the User Interface
202(9)
Personalized Menus
204(1)
Active Desktop
205(1)
Controlling Active Desktop Content
206(2)
Forcing Active Desktop Components
208(1)
Desktop Icons
209(2)
Controlling Control Panel
211(6)
Removing Control Panel Applets
211(3)
Modifying the Display of Applets
214(1)
Restricting the Add/Remove Programs Applet
215(2)
Controlling the Start Menu and Taskbar
217(7)
Controlling System Folders
224(5)
Controlling Downlevel Clients
229(14)
Remote Administration of Windows 9x
230(4)
Configure Remote Administration
230(1)
Enable Remote Administration
231(1)
Install Remote Registry Services
232(1)
Administer a Remote Windows 9x Registry
233(1)
Remote Administration of Windows NT 4.0
234(1)
Administer Windows NT 4.0 Registry Remotely
234(1)
Administer Windows NT 4.0 Domains Remotely
234(1)
System Policy Editor
235(8)
Group Policy Editor vs. System Policy Editor
236(1)
Rules for Using the System Policy Editor
237(1)
SPE Administration Files
238(1)
Creating Policy Files
239(1)
Direct Registry Edits with SPE
240(3)
Tweaking and Troubleshooting Application Settings
243(26)
General Application Settings
244(1)
File and COM Associations
244(1)
Application Data Settings
244(1)
Microsoft Office 2000
245(12)
Troubleshooting Office Startup Problems
246(2)
Find Fast
248(1)
Customizing the Places Bar
249(6)
Changing the Company Name
255(1)
Group Policies for Office 2000
256(1)
Microsoft Word
257(2)
Overview of Registry Settings for Word
257(1)
Troubleshooting MS Word with the Registry
258(1)
Microsoft Excel
259(3)
Tweaking Excel with the Registry
260(1)
Troubleshooting Excel with the Registry
260(2)
Microsoft Outlook
262(3)
Tweaking Outlook
262(1)
Troubleshooting Outlook
263(2)
Internet Explorer 5.1
265(4)
IE Version Confusion
265(1)
IE Reuse Window Option
266(1)
Problem Viewing .jpg Files
267(2)
Analyzing the Subtrees
269(38)
Accessing Registry Data
270(1)
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT
270(3)
New Functionality in Windows 2000
271(1)
Per User Class Registration
271(1)
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT DATA
272(1)
HKEY_CURRENT_USER
273(19)
Understanding User Profiles
274(2)
AppEvents Settings
276(1)
Console Settings
277(1)
Understanding Command Window Properties
278(2)
Console Key Data
280(1)
Control Panel
281(1)
Environment
282(1)
Network
283(2)
Software
285(1)
HKCU\Software\Microsoft
286(6)
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
292(13)
HKLM\Hardware
292(2)
HKLM\SAM
294(1)
HKLM\Security
294(1)
HKLM\Software
295(1)
HKLM\Software\Microsoft
295(1)
HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows
296(2)
HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion
298(3)
HKLM\System
301(1)
HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Control
302(1)
HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Print
303(2)
HKEY_Users
305(1)
HKEY_CURRENT_CONFIG
305(2)
A Admin Tools 307(24)
Windows 2000 Support Tools
308(8)
Command-Line Changes with Reg.exe
308(6)
Clean Up Windows Installer Entries
314(2)
Windows 2000 Resource Kits
316(13)
Associate Extensions
316(1)
Registry Size and Search Utility
317(1)
Back up and Restore the Registry
318(3)
Registry Dump
321(1)
Scripting Registry Edits
322(5)
Tracking Effects of Group Policy
327(2)
Third-Party Tools
329(2)
Regmon
329(1)
DumpReg
330(1)
Multi-Remote Registry Change
330(1)
Index 331

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