Encryption in XP

Before you start Objectives: learn how to manage encryption of files in XP system. Prerequisites: you have to know what is Encrypting File System in Windows. Key terms: enyrypted, file, folder, key, ntfs, recovery, agent, attribute, certificate, fek, user, access Encrypting a File or Folder Encryption protects the contents of the file saved on an NTFS partition. Let’s … Read moreEncryption in XP

File Compression in XP

Before you start Objectives: learn how to manage File Compression in XP. Prerequisites: no prerequisites. Key terms: folder, compression, attribute, ntfs, file, partition ZIP vs File Compression ZIP allows us to create compressed set of files. We can take a bunch of files and compress them into single entity. With File Compression we can compress a file or … Read moreFile Compression in XP

Remote Desktop in XP

Before you start Objectives: learn how to configure XP machine to accept Remote Desktop connections, how to initiate a Remote Desktop connection, and how to configure Firewall settings to enable Remote Desktop. Prerequisites: no prerequisites. Key terms: remote, desktop, connection, user, connect, firewall, xp, internet, local, network About Remote Desktop Remote Desktop was introduced with Windows XP, however … Read moreRemote Desktop in XP

Remote Assistance in XP

Before you start Objectives: learn various methods of sending invitations for remote assistance in XP. Prerequisites: no prerequisites. Key terms: invitation, remote, help, assistance, helpdesk, session, e-mail, messenger, invite Protocol Remote Assistance Protocol uses the Remote Desktop Protocol as its core protocol for making a connection. Using Remote Assistance, the help desk can establish a chat session with … Read moreRemote Assistance in XP

Configure VPN in XP

Before you start Objectives: learn how to create a VPN connection in XP. Prerequisites: we have to have a VPN server which we will connect to. You have to know what is VPN in general. Key terms: vpn, connection, connect, protocol, internet, network, communication, dial-up, username Example VPN Configuration VPN connection establishes a secure communication channel through unsecured … Read moreConfigure VPN in XP

Configure Dial-up and Direct Connection in XP

Before you start Objectives: learn where and how to configure Dial-up and direct connections in XP. Prerequisites: no prerequisites Key terms: connection, dial-up, connect, authentication, server, multilink, direct, user, callback, modem, protocol Dial-up With Dial-up networks we are actually dialing into a host computer and joining other network. In corporate environments typically we are dialing into the services … Read moreConfigure Dial-up and Direct Connection in XP

TCP/IP Settings in XP

Before you start Objectives: learn how to enter static TCP/IP configuration on XP machine and which tools can be used to troubleshoot connectivity. Prerequisites: you should know what parameters should be entered for network connection. Also, you should know what is IP address and what is MAC address. Key terms: address, ip, default, server, gateway, network, tcp, apipa, … Read moreTCP/IP Settings in XP

Manage Network Components in XP

Before you start Objectives: learn where to find and how to manage various networking components in XP Prerequisites: to read about network connections in general check out the article Required Parameters for Network Connection Key terms: component, network, connection, service, manage, properties, protocol, client Networking Components After we attach our network device, for example Network Interface Card (NIC), to … Read moreManage Network Components in XP