A+ Chapter 10

Flashcard maker : Alexandra Robertson
Use the ____ command to rearrange parts of files on the drive so they are contiguous.
Defrag
Besides backing up user data or system files, you can also back up the entire volume on which Windows 7 is installed using __________.
Backup and Restore
T/F – Using Windows 7 Backup and Restore, you can back up the volume on which Windows is installed.
True
What is Pagefile.sys used for in Windows?
Virtual Machine
How often does Windows 7/Vista automatically defragment a hard drive?
Once a week
____ creates restore points at regular intervals and just before you install software or hardware.
System Protection
T/F – Windows Disk Cleanup is the utility to use whenever you want to defragment your hard drive.
False
T/F – Windows needs free space on the hard drive for normal operation, for defragmenting the drive, for burning CDs and DVDs, and for a variety of other tasks, so it’s important to delete unneeded files occasionally.
True
T/F – The chkdsk command will not fix anything on the drive unless the drive is unlocked.
False
The ____ command creates a subdirectory under a directory.
MD
T/F – Defragmenting is not recommended for solid-state hard drives.
True
What is the fourth partition on a hard drive called?
Extended partition
You can use ____ to convert two or more basic disks to dynamic disks.
Disk Management
If you enter a command and want to terminate its execution before it is finished, you can press ____ to do so.
Ctrl + Break
Which hard drive type contains spinning platters?
magnetic hard disk drives
To make sure the drive is healthy, you need to search for and repair file system errors using the Windows ____ utility.
Chkdsk
A snapshot of the system settings and configuration is called a ____.
Restore Point
What is another name for a file allocation unit?
Cluster
For optimal performance, how much free space does Windows need on a hard drive?
15 percent
Which partition is the bootable partition that startup BIOS turns to when searching for an operating system to start up?
Active partition
A dynamic disk requires ____ MB of storage for the disk management database
1

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