MCSE: Windows 2000  Exams in a Nutshell

Errata for MCSE: Windows 2000 Exams in a Nutshell

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Page 21
last paragraph; The text has been changed to

Windows 2000 Server is further extended by two premium versions: Windows 2000 Advanced Server, which supports up to 8 processors and 2-way clustering; and Windows 2000 Datacenter Server, which supports up to 32 processors and 4-way clustering.

Anonymous    Aug 01, 2001
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Page 28
Table 1-3, Windows 2000 Professional Requirements

Minimum Hardware Requirements: RAM has been changed from 32 MB to 64 MB.

Anonymous    Aug 01, 2001
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Page 29
The FAT entry in the definition list; the definition has been changed to

The filesystem originally implemented by DOS. It supports partitions up to 2 GB (Windows 95/98/Me) or up to 4 GB (Windows NT 4.0/2000). FAT is officially limited to 8-character filenames with 3-character extensions, but the VFAT system in 32-bit Windows supports long filenames by using multiple FAT entries.

Anonymous    Aug 01, 2001
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Page 29
The FAT32 entry in the definition list

The partition size limit has been changed from 4 TB to 2 TB. The following sentence was added to the end of the entry: While Windows 2000 can access FAT32 partitions up to 2 TB in size, its formatting utilities can only create partitions up to 32 GB.

Anonymous    Aug 01, 2001
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Page 29
Bulleted section at bottom of page;

**In the 8/01 reprint, this is at the top of page 30** The maximum FAT32 partition has been changed from 4 GB to 2 TB.

Anonymous    Aug 01, 2001
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Page 31

The first full paragraph used to read: You can also start the Windows 2000 setup from the winnt.exe (DOS or Windows 3.1/95/98/Me) or winnt32.exe (Windows NT) programs... It has been changed to: You can also start the Windows 2000 setup from the winnt.exe (DOS or Windows 3.1)" or winnt32.exe (Windows NT/95/98/Me) programs...

Anonymous    Aug 01, 2001
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Page 32
Upgrading to Windows 2000

There should also be an "On the Exam" note that reads: "On the Exam: The Windows 2000 installer currently does not support upgrades for systems running Windows Millenium Edition (Me). However, these systems can be upgraded to the upcoming Windows XP."

Anonymous   
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Page 32
Upgrading to Windows 2000

The text has been changed to: The Windows 2000 installation program can upgrade systems running Windows 95/98 or Windows NT. The "Me" was deleted.

Anonymous    Aug 01, 2001
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Page 48
"Spanned Volumes" section; the following sentence was added to the

end of the section: "Spanned volumes can be resized dynamically. Free space on any physical disk can be added to the spanned volume."

Anonymous    Aug 01, 2001
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Page 72
"Emergency Repair Disk (ERD)" section; the first sentence in the second

paragraph has been changed to: To create an updated ERD, use the ERD option in the NTBACKUP utility, as described earlier in this chapter.

Anonymous    Aug 01, 2001
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Page 87
Answer to question 27

The answer has be changed to: a, b. Simple and spanned volumes can be extended. A striped volume (choice c) cannot be extended.

Anonymous    Aug 01, 2001
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Page 89
Operating System Characteristics chart

The RAM for Windows 2000 Professional was changed from 32 MB to 64 MB. The RAM for Windows 2000 Server was changed from 64 MB to 128 MB. The disk storage required for Windows 2000 Server was changed from 671 MB to 1 GB.

Anonymous    Aug 01, 2001
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Table 2-3, Windows 2000 Server Hardware Requirements

The minimum required RAM was changed from 64 MB to 128 MB. The recommended RAM was changed from 128 MB to 256 MB. The minimum Disk Storage was changed from "671 MB" to "2 GB; 1 GB Free" The recommended Disk Storage was changed from "2 GB" to "More required for network installation"

Anonymous    Aug 01, 2001
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Index

Due to changes made in this reprint, the RDISK command can no longer be found on page 72. This reference has been deleted.

Anonymous    Aug 01, 2001