M
MAC (Media Access Control) addresses, 606
macros (DOSKEY utility), 704
creating, 705-706
definition symbols, 706
examples, 706-707
library, 708
replaceable parameters, 706
mail accounts
backing up, 518
configuring, 498
default, 498
display names, 498
identities, 526
creating, 526-527
logging off, 528-529
managing, 527-528
storing, 529
switching, 527
importing data, 498
multiple locations, 500
reply addresses, 499
server data, 498
SMTP, 500
mail rules, 520-522
mainstream hierarchies (Usenet), 532
maintenance
backups, 293
jobs, 295-296
real-world, 293-295
types, 294
event logs, 301-303
files/folders, 43
hard disks, 267
defragmenting, 289-291
error checking. See Check Disk
files, deleting, 287-288
free space, checking, 285
Outlook Express, 517-519, 546
restore points, 291-292
schedules, 303-305
security patches, 300
system recovery, 297-298
unsigned drivers, 300-301
updates, 298-299
Maintenance tab (Outlook Express Options
dialog box), 546
Make Available Offline command (Internet
Explorer File menu), 625
Manage Identities dialog box, 527
managing
email messages, 504-505
favorites, 467
hardware. See Device Manager
identities, 527-528
MANs (metropolitan area networks), 585
Map Network Drive dialog box, 615
MapNetworkDrive method, 227
mapping
drives, 227, 615-616
printers, 227
Mark for Offline commands (Outlook Express
Tools menu), 541-542
MAU (multistation access unit), 596
MAX switch (START command), 709
Maximum Password Age policy, 155
media. See multimedia
Media Access Control (MAC) addresses, 606
Media Player. See Windows Media Player
MEM command, 746
memory
16-bit programs, 718-720
adding, 264
performance, 257-258
virtual, 258
MenuBar property (InternetExplorer object),
230
MAC (Media Access Control) addresses804
menus
Advanced Options (startup), 17-19, 26
Boot Normally, 19
Debugging Mode, 19, 27
device driver failure, 27
Directory Services Restore Mode, 19, 27
Disable Automatic Restart on System
Failure, 19
Enable Boot Logging, 18, 26
Enable VGA Mode, 18
Last Known Good Configuration, 19, 27
Reboot, 19
Return to OS Choices Menu, 19
Safe Mode, 17-18, 26
All Programs, 244
New, 75
OS Choice, 261
shortcut, 688
Start. Start menu
Message, Block Sender commands (Outlook
Express), 520
Message Rules dialog box, 520
Message Rules commands (Outlook Express
Tools menu), 520, 544
messages
console
broadcasting, 633-635
Messenger service, starting, 633
sending, 634
email
attachments, 504, 510
backing up, 518
deleting, 505
encrypting, 560-561
filtering, 519-522
finding, 522-524
formatting, 510
forwarding, 505
leaving on server, 501
managing, 504-505
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moving to folders, 504
new sounds, 502
objects, inserting, 510
printing, 504
priorities, 510
read receipts, 511
reading, 506-508
receiving, 563
recipient shortcuts, 512
replying, 504
retrieving, 502-503
saving, 504
sending. See sending, email
signatures, 511-512
stationery, 510
Messenger service
launching, 633
turning off, 566
methods
AddWindowsPrinterConnection, 227
arguments, 206
CreateObject, 210-211
CreateShortcut, 220
GetObject, 212
GoBack, 230
GoForward, 230
GoHome, 230
GoSearch, 230
MapNetworkDrive, 227
Navigate, 229
objects, 205-206
Popup, 215-219
Quit, 205
Refresh, 230
Refresh2, 230
RegDelete, 224
RegRead, 223
RegWrite, 205, 223-224
RemoveNetworkDrive, 228
methods 805
RemovePrinterConnection, 227
Run, 219
Stop, 230
WScript object, 208-209
WshShortcut object, 222
metropolitan area networks (MANs), 585
Mexico domain, 441
Microcom Networking Protocol (MNP), 355
Microsoft
Baseline Security Analyzer (MSBA), 300
Entourage, 533
Knowledge Base, 317
Point-to-Point Encryption (MPPE), 657
Product Support Services website, 317
Security website, 317
TechNet, 317
Microtest website, 684
MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface), 88
.mil (military organizations) domain, 440
MIME (Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions),
516
MIN switch (START command), 709
minimizing windows, 692
Minimum Password Age policy, 155
Minimum Password Length policy, 155
MNP (Microcom Networking Protocol), 355
Modem On Hook (MOH), 355
modems (modulator/demodulator), 352
asynchronous communication, 362
data bits, 361
data transfer rates, 353
demodulation, 352
dialing locations, 367
area codes, 369-371
calling cards, 371-372
creating, 367
properties, 368-369
external, 356
faxes. See Fax service
file transfer protocols, 364-365
flow control, 360-361
HyperTerminal, 386
AT commands, 394
connections, 387-390
disconnecting, 393
file transfers, 391-393
launching, 386
modem settings, 388-389
PC-to-PC connections, 393-394
remote system connections, 391
installing, 366-367
internal, 357
modulation, 352
NetMeeting. See NetMeeting
parity checking, 362-363
PC Card, 357
properties, 372
Data Connection Preferences group, 375
default, 375
dial tones, 373
port settings, 374
speaker volume, 372
speed, 372
remote connections, 363
serial ports, 357
configuring, 365
pin connectors, 358-359
UART, 359-360
smart, 603
standards, 353
compression, 355-356
error correction, 355
modulation, 354-355
start/stop bits, 362
synchronous communication, 362
terminal emulation, 363
testing, 376
methods806
types, 356-357
voice calls, 379
firewalls, unblocking, 381-382
Internet/network calls, 382-383
options, 383-384
placing, 380
speed dialing, 385-386
Modems tab (Phone and Modem Options
dialog box), 366
modulation, 352-355
modulator/demodulator. See modems
MOH (Modem On Hook), 355
monitoring performance, 255
memory-related issues, 258
remotely, 628
System Monitor, 259-260
Task Manager, 256-259
Motion Picture Experts Group (MPEG), 93
Motion Picture Experts Groups Audio Level 3
(MP3), 87
mouse
icon, 164
objects, selecting, 35
moving
Control Panel
Start menu, 169
Taskbar, 168
email messages to folders, 504
favorites, 467
files/folders
cutting and pasting, 36
dragging and dropping, 37-39
Send To command, 39-40
insertion point, 689
My Documents folder, 55
page files, 273
MP3 (Motion Picture Experts Groups Audio
Level 3), 87
MPEG (Motion Picture Experts Group), 93
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MPPE (Microsoft Point-to-Point Encryption),
657
MSBA (Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer),
300
MT-NewsWatcher, 533
multibutton dialog boxes, 218-219
multimedia
backups, 294
Internet Explorer options, 493-495
playing, 239
Windows Media Player
always-on-top view, 96
audio CDs, copying, 98-101
codec downloads, 96
Internet connections, 98
keyboard shortcuts, 691
Library, 98
licenses, 98
media files, 94-95, 101-103
music files, adding, 98
playback options, 95, 98
playlists, 103
privacy, 576
screen savers, 98
security, 575-576
skin mode, 97
updates, 95
Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME),
516
multistation access unit (MAU), 596
museum domain, 440
Music Album folder template, 109
Music Artist folder template, 109
Music folder template, 109
Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI), 88
.mx domain, 441
My Documents folder, 55
My Music folder, 104
My Music folder 807

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