Microsoft Windows 2000 Computer Software
Microsofts Windows 2000 operating system was manufactured by Microsoft and released for sale in February, 2000. It is an update to Windows NT 4.0. The software offers Plug and Play and Power Management.What are some games that work with Windows 2000?
Windows 2000 comes with the basic Microsoft games including Solitaire, Pinball, Minesweeper, and FreeCell. Other games that offer a full-screen experience on Windows 2000 include some of the following titles:
- Sim City 3000
- Alpha Centauri
- Baldurs Gate
- Lords of Magic
- Civilization 2
Insert a Windows 2000 Server or Windows 2000 Professional CD-ROM into the tray of any PC that can boot from the optical drive. Reboot the machine and access the boot menu. You might have to push F2 or another function key on some desktop computers. Select the optical drive as a boot device and give it a moment to load the Windows 2000 configuration menu. If you want to wipe out any Windows installation you had before, then the Windows 2000 Server configuration menu will give you the option to repartition your disc.Can you run MS-DOS software on Windows 2000 Professional?
All versions of Windows 2000 include an application called NTVDM. This allows the operating system to run MS-DOS applications without needing to reboot into Windows 98. Windows 2000 Server and Windows 2000 Professional come with an upgrade that allows you to run DOS programs.How do you use Microsoft Installer?
Microsoft Darwin technology, better known as the Windows Installer, allows you to add any official Microsoft program that comes with the MSI or MSP file extensions. You simply select the Microsoft Package icon and then follow the prompts. Click next when the Microsoft Package window asks you to do so. You can also update most packages designed for Windows XP on Windows 2000 Professional.How do you let Windows programs access the Internet?
Windows comes with the networking tools you need to interface with the Internet. Programs that work with Windows 2000 Professional, and even those that were originally designed for Windows 98, should work just fine with your Internet connection regardless of whether you have a cable internet connection or dial-up. Windows apps are compatible with the Windows 2000 Professional. Windows XP software that is backward compatible with Microsoft Windows 2000 should still communicate with your system as well.Content provided for informational purposes only. eBay is not affiliated with or endorsed by Microsoft