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Windows 2000 Professional by Jerry Honeycutt

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Chapter 5. Installing and Using Applications

Making no bones about it, users expect their applications to work. It's their biggest concern, other than whether their hardware will work properly. Expectations are high. Like magic, "poof." Also, administrators won't deploy Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional, if doing so means that they're going to have to visit individual desktops in order to repair broken applications. Thus, Microsoft invested a lot of energy toward making sure they do work. The issue has two sides. First, what happens to applications when users upgrade from an earlier version of Microsoft Windows? Will they migrate properly? Second, will applications work when users install them in a new copy of Windows 2000 Professional?

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