Chapter 10 Maintaining Windows

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What type of storage drive contains SPINNING platters?
MAGNETIC hard disk drives
What is Pagefile.sys used for in Windows?
VIRTUAL memory
What is another name for a file ALLOCATION unit?
CLUSTER
How often does Windows 7/Vista automatically defragment a hard drive?
Once a week
What command should you use to REAARANGE parts of files on the drive so they are contiguous?
DEFRAG
In order to ensure DRIVE HEALTH, what command should you use to search for and repair file system errors?
Chkdsk
What is a SNAPSHOT of the system settings and configuration called?
RESTORE point
Restore points are created at REGULAR INTERVALS and just before you install software or hardware by what utility?
SYSTEM PROTECTION
What is the FOURTH partition on a hard drive called?
EXTENDED partition
USING WHAT Windows 7 utility allows you to create a backup schedule that can include any folder on the hard drive and the system image?
BACKUP and RESTORE
What partition is the BOOTABLE PARTITION that startup BIOS turns to when searching for an operating system to start up on an MBR partitioned drive?
ACTIVE partition
If you enter a command and want to TERMINATE its execution before it is finished, what key press should you use?
Ctrl+C
What command creates a subdirectory UNDER a directory?
MD
How much storage does a DYNAMIC disk require for the disk management database?
ONE MB
You can use what utility to CONVERT two or more basic disks to dynamic disks?
Disk MANAGEMENT
If a storage POOL is configured as if it has more virtual storage than the physical drives actually offer, what feature is being used?
THIN provisioning
What option, when passed to the shutdown command, will RESTART the local computer?
/r
VOLUMES WITHIN an EXTENDED partition are known by what term?
LOGICAL drives
On a magnetic drive, what is the most COMMON sector size?
512 bytes
What term is used to describe the UNUSED space at the end of the last cluster?
SLACK

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