What are two features of the active partition of a hard drive? (Choose two.)
The active partition may include the manufacturer recovery partition.
An active partition must be assigned C: as the drive letter.
Which Windows administrative tool displays the usage of a number of computer resources simultaneously and can help a technician decide if an upgrade is needed?
Use the Last Known Good Configuration option to restart the operating system.
What are two functions of an operating system? (Choose two.)
controlling the BIOS
flow chart editing
What two terms can be used to describe the Windows Virtual PC? (Choose two.)
system resource management
operating system sharing
A technician has loaded an incorrect video driver on a Windows 7 computer. How can the technician revert to a previous driver?
A user notices that some of the programs that are installed before upgrading to Windows 7 no longer function properly after the upgrade. What can the user do to fix this problem?
Which Windows 7 feature allows a user to view the contents of the desktop by moving the mouse to the right edge of the taskbar?
Use a differential backup to restore the system.
After upgrading a computer to Windows 7, a user notices that the UAC (User Account Control) panel appears more frequently. How can the user reduce the frequency with which the UAC appears?
Replace the graphics card with one that meets the minimum hardware requirements for Windows 7.
In the Performance Options dialog box of the Performance Information and Tools control panel, choose Adjust for Best Performance.
What is the term for the ability of a computer to run multiple applications at the same time?
A Windows XP system is unable to boot properly. What is the procedure to use to boot this system into Safe Mode?
Reboot the system and press Del or F2 depending on the system.
Safe mode with Command Prompt
A technician needs to upgrade the file system on a Windows XP computer from FAT32 to NTFS without losing user data. Which course of action should be taken to upgrade the file system to NTFS?
Use the Disk Management utility to convert the drive from Basic to Dynamic, which changes the file system to NTFS automatically.
Reformat all of the existing partitions and use the NTFS file system.
A college uses virtualization technology to deploy information security courses. Some of the lab exercises involve studying the characteristics of computer viruses and worms. What is an advantage of conducting the lab exercises inside the virtualized environment as opposed to using actual PCs?
The viruses and worms will have limited functionality inside the virtualized environment.
They recover personal files that have been corrupted or deleted.
One or more program files have been deleted.
What would be the result of having a corrupt Master Boot Record?
The printer will function incorrectly.
Real Mode with Networking Support
Safe Mode with Rollback Support
Which mode allows applications that are not compatible with the current operating system to run in an environment that simulates an earlier operating system?
virtual real mode
A technician has a computer that is unable to boot Windows XP properly. The technician has decided that it is necessary to attempt a repair of XP. Which utility will be run if the technician selects Repair XP from the XP boot disk?
the Microsoft Knowledge Base
the Windows XP manual
A technician has finished installing Windows XP. What should the technician do to verify that all hardware has been installed correctly?
Run HWINFO.EXE to verify that all devices are listed.
Use the Windows XP Msconfig utility to prove that all the devices are operational.
Use the Windows XP Testall utility to confirm that the devices are operational.
Which two operating systems can function correctly on a system with 64 MB of RAM? (Choose two.)
Windows XP Media Center
Windows Vista Home Basic
Windows Vista Home Premium
Which registry file contains information about the hardware and software in the computer system?
Restart both the computer and the printer.
Scan the downloaded driver file with a virus scanner.
Use the Last Known Good Configuration to restart the computer.
Which directory contains Windows XP OS system files?
Create an Automated System Recovery CD.
Which set of guidelines is used to ensure that programmers develop applications that are compatible with an operating system?
How much RAM can be addressed by a 64-bit operating system?
4 GB maximum
16 GB maximum
32 GB maximum
64 GB maximum
The Recovery Console can be used to repair the Master Boot Record.
What is the term for the ability of an operating system to run multiple applications at the same time?