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A+ System Startup

Comptia A+ 220-702 System Startup

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On a Windows 2000/XP computer which is the 1st to load after the BIOS has passed control over to the NTLDR? BOOT.INI
On a Windows 2000/XP computer which is the 2nd to load after the BIOS has passed control over to the NTLDR? NTDETECT.COM
On a Windows 2000/XP computer which is the 3rd to load after the BIOS has passed control over to the NTLDR? NTOSKRNL.EXE
On a Windows 2000/XP computer, what loads the BOOT.INI? NTLDR
When using Safe Mode and enabled Boot Logging, what file would you use to see that last good driver that was loaded? Ntbtlog.txt
1st phase of the startup process. POST
2nd phase of the startup process. Boot Loader
3rd phase of the startup process. OS
4th phase of the startup process. Logon
What phase of the startup process would include power to the system and LED's lighting up? POST
What phase of the startup process would include a screen that shows the BIOS processes? Boot Loader
What phase of the startup process would include a Windows Logo? OS
What phase of the startup process would include a logon prompt? Logon
What program runs the Boot Loader process? NTLDR
What command is used to fix problems with the Master Boot Record? fixmbr
What command is used to fix problems with the Volume Boot Record? fixboot
Having the ability to choose an OS or enter the Advanced Boot Options indicates which phase has likely completed successfully? Boot Loader
If the system hangs after the BIOS has loaded, you are able to choose an OS, or you can enter Advanced Boot Options, what is the likely problem? Unable to locate the OS
What part of the system allows the user to press F8 to select Safe Mode and other options? Advanced Boot Options
If error messages are displayed during the logon process dealing with Device Drivers, Missing or Corrupt Files, or a Service fails to load, what tool should be used to dx the system? Event Viewer
For corrupt or missing files, what command can be used to scan system files to verify their integrity or replace missing or damaged files? sfc
What are the 3 basic components that a computer needs to start? CPU, Memory, Video Card
In Windows Vista/7 NTLDR is replaced by what program? BOOTMGR
To correct an problem with the Boot Loader in Windows XP, what command would you use after booting into the Recovery Console? bootcfg /rebuild
To correct an problem with the Boot Loader in Windows Vista/7, what command would you use after booting into the Recovery Console? bootrec /rebuildbcd
Which sfc command switch can be used to scan and correct altered files? sfc /scannow
Which sfc command switch can be used to launch sfc the next time the computer boots? sfc /scanonce
Which sfc command switch can be used to launch sfc everytime the computer boots? sfc /scanboot
Which sfc command switch can be used to reset sfc to it's default settings (to reverse the effects of /scanboot)? sfc /revert
If a Blue Screen is briefly displayed following an automatic reboot that continues in this cycle, what should be seelcted in Advanced Boot Options to stop this cycle? Disable automatic restart on system failure
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