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How do you re-enable UAC on a Win 7 PC in the Control Panel? System and Security > Action Center
How do you re-enable UAC on a Win 7 PC in the Control Panel? User Accounts > User Accounts
What versions of Windows uses UAC? Win Vista and Win 7
How do you configure Vista to not dim the desktop (disable Secure Desktop) during a UAC prompt? Edit settings in the Local Security Policy
How do you configure Win 7 to not dim the desktop (disable Secure Desktop) during a UAC prompt? Update the UAC Slider Settings to choose "Notify me only when programs try to make changes to my computer (do not dim my desktop)"
To get a TV Tuner on the video card that can accept a digital signal you need which signal to be supported? ATSC
To access the Display Settings on Windows Vista, which path could you use? Start > Control Panel > Personalize
To access the Display Settings on Windows XP, which path could you use? Start > Control Panel > Display
To access the Display Settings on Windows Vista, which path could you use? Right Click the Desktop > Personalize
To access the Display Settings on Windows XP, which path could you use? Right Click the Desktop > Properties
To access the Display Settings on Windows 7, which path could you use? Right Click the Desktop > Personalize OR Screen Resolution
To access the Display Settings on Windows 7, which path could you use? Start > Control Panel > Appearance & Personalize (Category View)
To access the Display Settings on Windows 7, which path could you use? Start > Control Panel > Display OR Personalize (Icon View)
How many IRQ's are required if you are running 4 or more USB devices? 1
What likely causes a malfunctioning LED display on a notebook if the display works on an external monitor? Failed Backlight
What is the most common physical size hard disk drive found in a notebook? 2.5"
What type of interface if typically used for a notebook internal wireless network? Mini-PCI
IRQ 6 on DMA Channel 2 are generally reserved for what device? 3.5" Floppy Drive
What does a thin red line on the 34 pin ribbon floppy drive cable indicate? Pin 1
What type of power connector does a floppy drive use? Mini-Molex
Which HDD interface operates at a speed that requires SSD's because mechanical HDD's are too slow? SATA6
What file system should be used for removable storage devices that are larger than 32 GB? exFAT
What file system should be used for removable storage devices that are larger than 32 GB? FAT64
Name a type of disk supported by Windows. Basic
Name a type of disk supported by Windows. Dynamic
What type of Partition can a BAsic Disk have? Primary
What type of Partition can a BAsic Disk have? Extended
How many partitions can a Basic Disk have? 4
How many Extended Partitions can a Basic Disk have? 1
If a Basic Disk has 1 Extended Partition, how many Primary Partitions can it have? 3
Logical Drives are defined within this type of partition. Extended
Before you can format an extended partition what must you create? Logical Drive
Dynamic Disk are forst supported with which version of Windows and higher? Windows 2000
What type if disk only supports volumes of continguous disk space? Basic
What type if disk can support volumes of across multiple hard disks? Dynamic
A Basic Disk stores partition ionformation in a portion of what? Master Boot Record (MBR)
How many partition entries can a partition table have? 4
When an extended partiton is used, one of the four entries in the Partition Table points to what? Extended Boot Record (EBR)
This type of disk can support up to 128 volumes. Dynamic
This type of volume can contain data from a single disk. Simple
This type of volume can contain data from multiple disk. Spanned
This type of disk stores partioning information in a hidden database. Dynamic
What tool is used to create, format, and manage partitions and volumes? Disk Management
You can convert a basic disk to a dynamic disk without losing data or existing partitons. True
You can convert a dynamic disk to a basic disk without losing data or existing partitons. False
What must you do when converting from a basic disk to a dynamic disk if the volume contains the OS or a pagefile? Reboot
What type of partiton is requires if it contains the OS? Active
How many active partitons can you have at one time? 1
An extended partition or a logical drive can be defined as an active partition. False
The OS can be loaded on a dynamic disk? False
You can upgrade a basic disk containing the OS to a dynamic disk. True
After adding a new disk, what must be dome to the disk before volumes can be created? Initalize
What can you use to expand a System volume that does not have any contiguous space for basic and dynamic volumes? Mount Point
What type of disk is required to extend a partition with non-contiguous unallocated space? Dynamic
To add space using a Mount Point, what file system is required? NTFS
What type of RAID configuration includes mirroring by using 2 RAID Controllers for increased redundancy? Duplexing
Which type of RAID configuration can be setup in Windows Disk Management? RAID 0
If a portion of a disk does not have any partitions or volumes assigned, what will the Disk Status report? Unallocated
If a disk was added from another system and the Disk Status reports "foreign", what should you do? Import the disk
Online (Errors) status indicates that I/O errors have been detected on a dynamic disk. How do you correct the problem? Reactivating the disk
If a Disk Status is Missing or Offline, how should you resolve this? Turn on and reactivate
If a Disk Status is Failed, how should you resolve this? Reactivate
If a Disk Status is Unreadable, what should you do first to try and resolve this? Rescan to see if the status changes
What utility is used to check for cross linked clusters, bad clusters, and orphaned files? Check Disk
What command would be used to scan a disk for errors and automatically correct errors? chkdsk /f
What command would be used to check the disk for bad sectors? chkdsk /r
What is the system directory called in Windows 2000 and earlier? WINNT
What is the system directory called in Windows XP and later? WINDOWS
What directory are 64 bit programs installed for Windows 64 bit Operating Systems. Program Files
What directory are 32 bit programs installed for Windows 64 bit Operating Systems? Program Files (x86)
In Windows Vista what directory replaces Documents and Settings directory? Users
Which version of Windows uses C:\Documents and Settings\username\Local Settings\Temp for temporary files? Windows XP and earlier
What command variable could you use to return the temporary directory? %tmp% or %temp%
What system variable is used to identify where user and system files are located? %systemdrive%
Where are fonts stored on a Windows 2000 system? %systemroot%\fonts\
What is the system root for Windows 2000? C:\WINNT
What is the system root for Windows XP? C:\Windows
What is the system root for Windows Vista and Windows 7? C:\Windows
What command prompt command would you use to see all help one screen at a time? HELP |MORE
The COPY C:\*.* C:\TEMP will copy all directories and files to the TEMP folder? False
To get help on a command at a command prompt, what switch would you add to the command? /?
What command is used to create a directory? md
What command is used to delete a directory? rd
What command is used to copy a all files in the temp directory to the temp3 directory? copy c:\temp\*.* C:\temp3
What command is used to copy a all files and folders in the temp directory to the temp3 directory including empty folders? xcopy c:\temp\*.* C:\temp3 /e
When moving a file from one folder to another on the same partition, explicit NTFS permissions are maintained. True
When copying a file from one folder to another on the same partition, explicit NTFS permissions are maintained. False
When moving a file from one folder to another on a different partition, explicit NTFS permissions are maintained. False
A Deny Permissions on an NTFS File System will always be overridden by the Allow Permissions. False
If a user has Shared Access to a folder, but not NTFS Permission, the user will be able to access the folder when logged onto the local computer? False
When different shared access and NTFS permissions are assigned, the most restrictive is applied to both forms of access. True
Adding a $ to the end of the share name creates what? Administrative Share
The command: net use D: \\computername\sharename /persistent:yes will assign a share to drive D: everytime the user logs on. True
All of the following can be used to share a folder: Computer Management, Explorer, NTFS Permissions, Network and Sharing. False
Windows automatically assigns an administrative share to every volume by adding what to the drive letter? $
Who can access an administrative share by default? Administrators
To connect to an administrative share you must use what? UNC Path
To synchronize offline files in Windows Vista, you can use either Synch Center or _______. Mapped drive properties
To synchronize offline files in Windows XP, you can use _______. Folder Options
What is the path for user profiles on Windows XP? %systemdrive%\Documents and Settings\
Which protocol is used to send mail? SMTP
Which protocol is used by email servers to send and receive mail? SMTP
Which protocol is used by email clients to receive mail, but keeps a copy of the mail on the email server? IMAP
Which protocol is used by email clients to receive mail, and deletes the mail on the email server once sent to the client? POP3
Which protocol is used Outlook to receive mail from the Exchange email server? SMTP
This protocol is used by FTP to ensure that data is received without errors. Transmission Control Protocol (TCP)
This protocol uses the User Datagram Protocol (UDP) for delivery; UDP is faster than TCP, but does not guarantee delivery. Trivial FTP (TFTP)
An anonymous FTP connection requires what in order to connect? Any email address (even an invalid or fake address)
An alternative protocol to FTP that provides file copy services with built-in security. Secure Copy Protocol (SCP)
An alternative protocol to FTP that provides file copy services with built-in security. SSH File Transfer Protocol (SFTP)
A secure FTP protocol that uses SSL or TLS. FTP over SSL (FTPS)
A secure FTP protocol that uses SSH. Secure FTP
To access a remote computer using the Admin accounts, what must be setup to allow this? Must have a Password setup
What allows incoming traffic thru a firewall if the session was initiated first from the private network? Port Triggering
What will direct traffic to a Public IP Address to a specific computer in the private network based on a specific port in the incoming message? Port Forwarding
What command can be used to repair some files damaged by malware? sfc.exe
What commands can be used to correct a hard drive impacted by malware? Fixmbr or Fixboot
What tool could you use to repair a problem from malware in Win XP? Recovery Console
What tool could you use to repair a problem from malware in Win Vista/7? Automatic Repair
What security measure can be used to ensure that hardware has not been changed? Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Whee is a hard disk password saved once setup in the BIOS? On the disk
What is required to unlock a HDD that is encrypted using BitLocker? Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Encrypting File Service (EFS) in Windows allows files and folders to be both Encrypted and Compressed. False
When using the BitLocker Disk Encryption with the startup key saved in TPM, what can also be required to unlock the HDD? PIN
Which Disk Encryptiion method can require a key from a USB Drive to unlock the HDD? BitLocker
Which Disk Encryption method can be used to encrypt a removable storage device with Windows 7? BitLocker
Which Disk Encryption method is supported on Vista and Windows 7 Ultimate or Enterprise versions? BitLocker
IPSec, PPTP, and L2TP are common protocols used for what? Virtual Private Network (VPN)
What version of Windows is required to use RDP on a host computer? Windows XP Pro or higher
What version of Windows is required to use RDP on a guest/remote computer? Windows 95 or higher
What protocol is used by Remote Assistance? Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP)
To use Remote Assistance, what version of Windows is required on both workstations? Windows XP or higher
Data that is a part of or needed by the OS is called what? System State Data
What process does a Laser Printer use to print a document? Electrophotographic Process (EP)
Process uses a laser beam to create an electrostatic charge to hold dry toner to the paper's surface. Electrophotographic Process (EP)
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