Windows 2000 – Files and Folders

This course is included in our On-demand training solution.


To provide an overview of the different systems supported by Windows 2000 and to show how to manage, secure, and share FAT, FAT32, and NTFS files and folders

Target Audience

Students preparing for Microsoft exam 70-215 and/or 70-210


Working knowledge of Windows 95, Windows 98, or Windows NT Workstation 4.0 from administrative, support, and architectural perspectives

Expected Duration

235 min.

Course Objectives

Windows 2000 – Files and Folders

  • identify the physical structure components of a hard disk, and recognize how file systems are used to store data on a disk.
  • define different types of file systems, state the purpose of dial-boot disks, recognize how to change the format of a volume, and convert a volume.
  • change the file system of a volume from FAT to NTFS using the Convert command at the command prompt.
  • recognize the purpose of shared folders, identify the different sharing options, and create and publish a shared folder.
  • create a shared folder in Windows Explorer and publish a new shared folder in the Active Directory.
  • identify the available shared folder permissions, and set up a shared folder with different permissions for different groups.
  • use Windows Explorer to give a group Change permission on the client base shared folder and use the Computer Management Console to give a group Read permission on the client base shared folder.
  • recognize the different NTFS permissions that can be applied to folders and files, identify the characteristics and security features of NTFS permissions, and set folder options to grant specific permissions.
  • set NTFS permissions on a folder and grant NTFS file permissions.
  • identify the advanced permissions settings available with Windows 2000, remove inherited permissions for a group, and assign special permissions.
  • grant a group access to a folder and change the NTFS special permissions.
  • recognize the administrative tasks associated with shared folders, and identify the uses for the Computer Management Console.
  • connect to a remote computer, send a console message and disconnect all sessions, and change the properties of a shared folder.
  • identify potential connection problems for shared folders and recognize how security permissions apply to shared folders.