Resource Kit Compact Disc

The Windows   2000 Server Resource Kit companion CD includes a wide variety of tools and resources to help you work more efficiently with Windows 2000.



The tools on the CD are designed and tested for the U.S. version of Windows 2000. Use of these programs on other versions of Windows 2000 or on versions of Microsoft® Windows NT® can cause unpredictable results.

The Resource Kit companion CD contains the following:

Windows 2000 Server Resource Kit Online Books    An HTML Help version of the print books. Use these books to find the same detailed information about Windows 2000 as is found in the print versions. Search across all of the books to find the most pertinent information to complete the task at hand.

Windows 2000 Server Resource Kit Tools Help    Over 200 software tools, tools documentation, and other resources that harness the power of Windows 2000. Use these tools to manage Active Dirtectory™, administer security features, work with the registry, automate recurring jobs, and many other important tasks. Use Tools Help documentation to discover and learn how to use these administrative tools.

Windows 2000 Resource Kit References    A set of HTML Help references:

  • Error and Event Messages Help contains most of the error and event messages generated by Windows 2000. With each message comes a detailed explanation and a suggested user action.

  • Technical Reference to the Registry provides detailed descriptions of Windows 2000 registry content, such as the subtrees, keys, subkeys, and entries that advanced users want to know about, including many entries that cannot be changed by using Windows 2000 tools or programming interfaces.

  • Performance Counter Reference describes all performance objects and counters provided for use with tools in the Performance snap-in of Windows 2000. Use this reference to learn how monitoring counter values can assist you in diagnosing problems or detecting bottlenecks in your system.

  • Group Policy Reference provides detailed descriptions of the Group Policy settings in Windows 2000. These descriptions explain the effect of enabling, disabling, or not configuring each policy, as well as explanations of how related policies interact.