In the past, changes to Windows were basically limited to a few simple settings and minor modifications of the System.ini and Autoexec.bat files. Now, Windows XP makes those customizations possible through a wide array of registry settings and management tools! However, the sheer size of the registry and number of tools can make the practice a bit daunting. In this session, we will introduce you to several of the most popular and compelling modifications, both as an IT Pro and as a consumer of Windows. We will discuss key Windows XP tips and tricks in the areas of Management, Group Policy, Networking, Installation and much more.