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Network+ Training Guide by Mike Harwood, Drew Bird

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Windows 2000

Windows 2000 was the follow-up to the popular Windows NT 4 network operating system, and it quickly established itself as a reliable and robust operating system. Windows 2000 built on the success of its predecessor and offered many improvements and advancements. In many ways, Windows 2000 functions in the same way as Windows NT 4. In others, it functions very differently.

The biggest difference between the two operating systems is the addition of Active Directory—a directory services system that provides improved user account management capabilities—in Windows 2000. Many tasks have been streamlined in Windows 2000, and additional wizards are available to assist with administrative tasks.

Three different versions of Windows 2000 are ...

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