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You have a Windows 7 computer shared by 3 users. Files that are used by all users are stored on the D:/ drive in various folders. The users that have created hundreds of files on this drive are having a hard time finding the files they need. What feature can you configure to improve access for users?
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Configure indexing to include the D:/ drive
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You are a desktop technician for a small company and recently installed Windows & on an older workstation. Once complete, you notice that the Flip 3D feature is not available. You need to enable Flip 3D. What should you do?
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Install a video card that supports Aero
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You use your computer to type documents in Portuugese that will be sent to Brazil. You purchase a second keyboard designed specifically for Portuguese. What tool would you use to configure your computer for the new keyboard so you can switch between the Portuguese and the English keyboards?
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Region and Language in the Control Panel
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What tool can you use inthe Control Panel to control how many times, dates, numbers, and currency are formatted and displayed for your computer?
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Region and Language
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Aero is a feature of which Windows versions and editions?
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Windows 7 Home, Professional, ultimate and Enterprise
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Your computer has a single core processor that supports hyper-threading. in Windows how can you verify whether hyper-threading is enabled? (task manager)
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Task Manager will show CPU utilization graphs for two processors.
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Which tool can you use to display stats that tell you about the operation of your computer?
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Performance Monitor
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Your computer seems to be running slow. In particular, you notice that the hard drive activity light stays lit constantly when running multiple applications and switching between open windows, even though you aren’t saving large files. What should you do?
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Add more memory
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A user is trying to install an application on a Windows 7 system, but cannot. In the past, she installed applications on her Windows XP system w/out any issues. she has always been a member of the Power Users group. What do you suspect is causing the installation issue?
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Her group membership denies program installation on this OS
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You manage a computer that runs Windows 7. You want to create a new user account and allow the user to create and save files, install applications, and change the system time. What group membership should you assign for the new user?
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Administrator
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You manage a Windows 7 system. You want to create a new user account and allow the user to create files, run applications, and install printers when the driver for the printer already exists on the computer. You want the user to have only the minimum rights necessary on the computer. This user should be a member of which group? -Administrators -Power Users -Users -Guests
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Users
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What is true of the Guest user account on a Windows system? (by default)
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It’s disabled by default
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You manage a Windows 7 system. You want to create a new user account and allow the user to create and edit private files, start and stop the system, install applications and add new device drivers .This user should be a member of which group?
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Administrators
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What remote access mechanisms in Windows lets you watch what a user is doing and, if necessary, take control of the user’s desktop to perform configuration tasks?
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Remote Assistance
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What port does Telnet use?
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23
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Which of the following creates a secure connection to a remote server?
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SSH (port 22)
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What network services or protocols uses TCP/IP port 22?
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SSH
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You have an application that you would like to run every Monday at 3 p.m. on your windows 7 workstation. Which tool would you use to configure the application to run automatically?
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Task scheduler
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What tool lets you automatically start an application or tun a script based on triggers?
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Task scheduler
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You have a computer running Windows 7. You want to configure User Account control so that when a UAC prompt is shown, the desktop is not dimmer, allowing you to continue working w/out responding to the prompt immediately. What should you do?
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Edit settings in the Local Security Policy
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You have an application that compresses videos used in your online business. You want to make sure that the application continues to run in the background, even if you open other applications. How can you adjust the amount of attention given to that application?
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Use task manager to modify the process priority
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You need to install a 32-bit application on a 64-bit version of windows. Where is the default directory where the application will be installed? – %systemroot%Applications (32-bit) – %systemroot%Program Files – %systemroot%Applications – %systemroot%Program Files (x86)
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%systemroot%Program Files (x86)
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You want to configure an application to automatically run every time a workstation is booted. How can you do this?
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Create a shortcut to the application in the Startup folder of the Start Menu
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You manager Windows desktops for your organization. You recently updated all of your workstations to Windows 7. Your organization relies on a particular application, which worked correctly in earlier verisions of Windows, but now does not run in Windows 7. You have checked the application vendor’s wen site but there is no update available. What should you try next to run the application?
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Run the app in compatibility mode / create a virtual computer that runs Windows XP. Run the virtual computer each time the app runs
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You want to configure UAC so that you see the permission prompt only when programs run, not when you make changes. When the prompt is shown, you do not want the rest of the desktop to be disabled. What should you do?
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Disable Secure Desktop
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You have a laptop running Windows 7. UAC has been disabled. How would you re-enable UAC on the laptop? (2)
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Control Panel, select User Accounts, then User Accounts // Control Panel, select System and Security, then Action Center
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On a Windows system, what Task Manager tab would you use to adjust the priority given to a specific program?
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Processes
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You need to install a 32-bit application on a 32-bit version of windows. Where is the default directory where the application will be installed? – %systemroot%Applications (32-bit) – %systemroot%Program Files – %systemroot%Applications – %systemroot%Program Files (x86)
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%systemroot%Program Files
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Which of the following actions taken on a Windows workstation will directly improve system security?
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Install the latest updates
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What components can be updated using the Windows Update service?
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Operating system and critical driver files
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You have a computer running the original version of Vista. You would like to take advantage of several new features available in SP2. How can you do this?
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Download and install SP1, then 2
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What term describes a Windows operating system patch that corrects a specific problem and is released on a short-term, periodic basis (typically monthly)
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Hotfix
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What Windows tool lets you perform automatic backups at regular times (such as on specific days at specific times)?
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Task Scheduler
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To protect your Windows 7 system, you’ve used System Restore to automatically protect your system using restore points. Will this adequately protect your data?
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No, you need to create a backup of your user data as well
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Even if you perform regular backups, what must be done to ensure that you are protected against data loss?
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Regularly test restoration procedures.
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To protect your Windows 7 system, you’ve used System Restore to automatically protect your system using restore points. You’ve also used Backup and Restore in Control Panel to configure a nightly backup of your user’s data files. Will the adequately protect your system in the even of a hard disk failure?
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No, you need to create an image of your Windows system as well.
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Why should backup media be stored offsite?
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To prevent the same disaster from affecting both the network and the backup media.
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You have implemented a regular backup schedule for your Windows server, backing up all data every weekend w/ incremental backups every other night. Your company has decided against storing backup tapes at an offsite location. Where would be the next best place to keep your backup tapes?
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In a fireproof, locked safe
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What tool would you use to adjust the operation of virtual memory in Windows Vista of Windows 7?
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Advanced System Settings in Control Panel
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You have been having trouble with your laptop crashing. You would like your computer to create a memory dump file when it crashes. Where should you place the swap file?
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On the system partition
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What is the recommended size of the paging file under normal circumstances on a Windows 7 system w/ 4GB of RAM installed?
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Equal to the amt of physical RAM
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What 2 parameters of virtual memory can you control on a Windows workstation?
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Location of the paging file / Max size of the paging file
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The paging file on a hard drive is sometimes called _____
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virtual memory
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You need to configure settings for a USB printer that you have just connected to your Windows 7 system. Which option in Control panel should you use to do this?
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Hardware and Sound
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Which option in Control Panel is used to review your Windows 7 computer’s status and resolve issues?
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Action Center
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What is the purpose of the Services Snap-in?
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View and manage software processes running in the background
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Which tool lets you view and directly edit the registry?
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Regedit
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You manage a Windows 7 system. You want info about all of the programs running on your system and sort each program based on the amt of memory and CPU that the program uses. What tool would you use?
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Performance Monitor
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What is the purpose of the dxdial tool?
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View information related to Direct X operation.
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What is the purpose of the Microsoft Management Console? (2)
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Provide a shell for running snap-ins / Provide a common user interface for performing administration tasks
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Which of the following paths opens the Computer Management Tool? (2)
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On the start menu, right click on computer and select Manage / In the control panel, open Administrative Tools, then double click on the computer management icon
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You manage a Windows 7 system. You want to view info about your computer including the CPU utilization percentage and information about disk read operations. Which tools could you use to do this? (2)
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Performance Monitor / Task Manager
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On a Windows system, which Task manager tab would you use to adjust priority given to a specific program?
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Processes
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You need to configure when Windows updates and check for an downloaded from Microsoft’s update servers on a Windows 7 system. Which option in Control Panel should you use to do this?
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System and Security
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Which tool can you use to view, but not modify, hardware and configuration information for your computer?
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Msinfo32
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You have just installed a new keyboard that includes special programmable buttons. You installed the custom driver that came with the keyboard. Now you want to configure what the special keyboard buttons do. Which Windows utility would most likely let you manage these settings?
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Control Panel
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Which utility lets you customize which files are processes at startup on Windows 7 systems?
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Msconfig
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Which Windows component lets you modify system parameters stored in the registry using a GUI interface?
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Control Panel

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