Manage Users in XP

Before you start Objectives: learn to create new users, change passwords and edit other properties for existing users. We will work with local user accounts. For advanced user management go to Local Users and Groups Management. Prerequisites: before you read about user management, you have to be aware of what a user account actually is. Key terms: account, user, password, new … Read moreManage Users in XP

Regional and Language Options in XP

Before you start Objectives: find out where can you configure regional and language options in XP. Prerequisites: no prerequisites. Key terms: language, regional, keyboard, format, display Regional Options In previous versions of Windows, in order to move between various languages, we had to install separate packages. Windows XP now allows us to navigate quickly and easily and select … Read moreRegional and Language Options in XP

Group Policy in Windows XP

Before you start Objectives: learn how to open and navigate trough pre-defined Group Policy console. Prerequisites: you have to know what is Group Policy, and how to work in Microsoft Management Console. Key terms: run Group Policy, Console organization, example settings, gpedit.msc, software settings, windows settings, administrative templates, password policy, security options. Local Group Policy Console We will … Read moreGroup Policy in Windows XP

Microsoft Management Console (MMC) in Windows XP

Before you start Objectives: learn about available pre-configured consoles, how to open and use pre-configured and also how to create custom Microsoft Management Consoles. Prerequisites: you have to know what is Microsoft Management Console. Key terms: microsoft management console, mmc, pre-configured console, computer management console, custom console Pre-configured Console Computer Management Console Let’s take a look at pre-configured MMC … Read moreMicrosoft Management Console (MMC) in Windows XP