LINKS

By ServerWatch Staff (Send Email)
Posted Sep 1, 2000


Christopher Rice

Here are some new links that I have come across that I thought might interest you.

Here are some new links that I have come across that I thought might interest you.

 

Here is a link to a W2K/NT Specific search engine, brought to you by techtarget.com.:

http://www.searchwin2000.com/

Here is a link to the tech support page on MSFT's tech net site.  This page offers a tremendous amount of information including SP's, DLL lists, hardware compatibility lists, etc.

http://support.microsoft.com/servicedesks/technet/default.asp?fr=0&sd=tech

Here is a link to a page that offers everything for the W2K professional.  Tutorials, discussion groups, etc.:

http://www.2000tutor.com/index.htm

Most people are familiar with this one, a great site for all types of technical information:

http://www.brainbuzz.com/welcome.asp

A great site by Paul Thurrott:

http://www.winsupersite.com/

Here is a great site with loads of FAQ's for the Windows 2000 user and adminsitrator:

http://www.windows2000faq.com/

Here is a link to some good W2K news on a good site.

http://www.vizaginfo.com/comp/win2k/top.htm

 

 

 

Basic Links:

Microsoft Windows 2000 Home Page:  http://www.microsoft.com/windows2000/default.asp

Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Home Page:  http://www.microsoft.com/windows2000/guide/professional/overview/default.asp

Microsoft Windows 2000 Server and Advanced Server Home Page: http://www.microsoft.com/windows2000/guide/server/overview/default.asp

TechNet:  http://www.microsoft.com/technet/default.asp

Microsoft Press:  http://mspress.microsoft.com/windows2000/

Windows 2000 Support:  http://support.microsoft.com/support/win2000/tshooters/tshoot-advsrv.asp?LN=EN-US&SD=gn&FR=0

 

Links that you might not have even thought you needed, read on:

Looking for some summer reading to while away the hours? Microsoft has several new white papers on managing various aspects of Windows 2000. These can be found at the following link:

www.microsoft.com/windows2000/library/whatsnew/default.asp

Lonely? Looking for other geek friends like yourself? Got thrown out of Nerds Anonymous? Check out what Microsoft workshops and seminars are happening in your locality from:

http://events.microsoft.com

Why buy when you can try? Check out selections from Windows 2000 Resource Kits at:

www.microsoft.com/windows2000/library/resources/reskit/default.asp

Microsoft maintains a  list of most frequently-read Knowledge Base articles relating to Windows 2000. This list is updated weekly. To see what issues administrators are using the KB to try to resolve, see:

http://www.microsoft.com/windows2000/support/issues/

Want to find out what vendor apps are Certified for Windows 2000? Such apps will support Windows 2000 features like simplified installation, support for roaming users, and so on. To find out what apps have been certified check out the site:

http://www.veritest.com/mslogos/windows2000/certification

Before you upgrade your systems to Windows 2000, make sure that the applications currently running on them are compatible with the new operating system. You may need to apply updates or patches to your software or obtain a more recent version from vendors in order for some apps to run under W2K. Check out the Windows 2000 Software Compatibility tool at:

http://www.microsoft.com/windows2000/upgrade/compat/search/default.asp

Looking for the Windows 2000 Hardware Compatibility List (HCL)? This list is updated frequently and can be found at:

ftp://ftp.microsoft.com/services/whql/win2000hcl.txt

Good starting point for general product information, white papers, tutorials, and lots of promotional papers on why administrators should move to Windows 2000. The sheer amount of infomration published here is a little overwhelming at first, but you will probably find yourself gravitating towards two or three sections or subsections on a fairly consistent basis.:

Microsoft's Windows 2000 site

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