Over the past couple of years, TechRepublic’s Erik Eckel has published prolifically about Microsoft certification. We’ve gathered several articles and downloads that provide advice specifically about Windows 2000 exams. Here’s a variety of information that would-be MCSEs can use to bone up before exam time.

Comprehensive study guides
Eckel has created downloadable study guides based on two of the most popular Win2K exams, Win2K Pro and Win2K Server. If you’re looking for a place to start or need a thorough review, give these a try:

  • “What to study for the Win2K Pro MCSE exam”
    The most popular of the MCSE exams is broken down into a detailed outline here. Find out which issues you should focus on to pass the test.
  • “What to study for Microsoft’s Win2K Server exam”
    If you need a master list of vital topics on the Win2K Server exam, look no further. Eckel has created a comprehensive list of essential areas to learn before test time. Use it to make the most of your study opportunities and then check out his recommendations for test prep books.

More testing tips
Whether core or elective, these exams are no easy trick. Get help from an experienced hand by reading Eckel’s advice for tackling the following tests:

  • Exam 70-216: Win2K networking
    The Windows 2000 Network Infrastructure Administration test is a core requirement for the Win2K MCSE. You can’t afford to miss these key tips for passing it.
  • Exam 70-244: Windows NT legacy exam
    Just because you’ve passed other NT exams doesn’t mean Microsoft’s Supporting and Maintaining Windows NT Server 4.0 exam is going to be easy. Use these six tips for brushing up those dusty NT 4.0 skills.
  • Exam 70-270 vs. 70-210: The WinXP and Win2K Pro exams
    The WinXP Pro and Win2K Pro exams share many of the same objectives, but XP also tests candidates on several important new features. This article points out the similarities and differences between the two exams.

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