In October of 2001, Microsoft will begin its most expensive market launch ever for Windows XPWith the promise of a market launch twice the size of the one for Windows 95, Microsoft will undoubtedly drive enormous demand for its Windows XP desktop operating system. Many corporate and small business users have waited to upgrade from Windows 9x, and they now see WinXP as the stable, second generation of Windows 2000 Professional. Syngress's Windows 2000 books were the first out on the market when W2K was released and quickly became bestsellers. Configuring and Troubleshooting Windows XP Professional aims to be the the first book available on this new product. Designed to compete directly with books such as Mastering Windows 2000 Professional, by Mark Minasi, Configuring and Troubleshooting Windows XP Professional is comprehensive guide for system administrators and network engineers responsible for deploying Windows XP Professional across the network.