4 Windows NT/2000/XP/2003 Overview Pretty Much Everything You Need to Know about Windows to Follow the Rest of This Book

Sure, the Almighty could create the world in six days. He didn’t have to deal with any legacy infrastructure!

—A common lament from system developers trying to support backward compatibility

Introduction

It’s about 3:30 Sunday morning, and you can’t sleep. You wander out to the living room and turn on the television, flipping through the channels looking for something to watch in the hopes that it’ll make you drowsy. As you skip past the infomercials and the pundits discussing whatever pundits discuss this early in the morning, you happen across an old black-and-white Western. The movie has arrived at the critical scene: The ...

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