Chapter 8 – Hardware Support A+

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The price for Windows 7 is the same regardless of the edition and type of license you purchase. True or False
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False
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The OEM version of Windows 7 can only be installed on a new PC for resale. True or False
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True
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A computer must have a DVD drive in order to install Windows 8. True or False
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False
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When a partition is formatted with a file system and assigned a drive letter it is called a volume. True or False
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True
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The GUID Partition Table (GPT) method for partitioning a drive allows up to 128 partitions. True or False
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True
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What type of OS should you install for best performance when you have enough RAM? 8 bit 16 bit 32 bit 64 bit
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64 bit
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What is it called when software is used to simulate the hardware of a physical computer? dual boot Windows XP mode virtual machine compatibility mode
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virtual machine
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If you wish to install a new OS without disturbing the old one so that you can boot to either OS, what type of boot setup should you create? dual cross controlled selective
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dual
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What type of installation should you perform if you want to install a 64-bit version of Windows on a computer that already has a 32-bit OS installed? clean install dual boot in-place upgrade standard
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clean install
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Where should a user disable virus protection settings that might prevent the boot area of the hard drive from being altered? Control Panel BIOS setup Device Manager Computer
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BIOS setup
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For some brand-name computers, the hard drive contains a partition that can be used to reinstall Windows. What is the name for this partition? reinstall partition recovery partition restore partition rebuild partition
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recovery partition
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What is used to change motherboard settings, finds a boot device, and contains instructions for running essential hardware before an OS is started? kernel device driver setup UEFI/BIOS system drive
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setup UEFI/BIOS
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Which of the following is used to uniquely identify a computer on a network? network ID ARP address IP address serial number
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IP address
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What important information is needed if you are installing an OEM version of Windows 7? installation code receipt of purchase OEM license product key
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product key
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After installation, how many days do you have to activate Windows 7? 7 30 45 60
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30
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The Master Boot Record (MBR) method of partitioning hard drives is limited to what maximum size of drives? 1GB 1TB 2TB 2PB
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2TB
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What component of UEFI helps to prevent malware from hijacking a system during or before the operating system load? Execute Disable Bit Secure Boot UEFI Defender Bootlocker
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secure boot
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If a clean install is performed on a hard drive with a previous install of Windows and the drive is not re-formatted during the install, where will the files from the old installation be? system32 Windows Windows.old Program Files (Saved)
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Windows.old
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What is the name for a partition that has been formatted and assigned a drive letter? partition root volume container
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volume
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When a technician needs to start an image deployment, what version of Windows will be run on the target computer? Windows 7 Starter Windows 8 Starter Windows PE Windows XP
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Windows PE
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A disc image, as defined by the International Organization for Standardization, uses what file extension? .iso .img .disc .cd
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.iso
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During the Windows 8.1 installation, what option must be selected in order to perform a clean install? -Custom: Install Windows only (advanced) -upgrade to Windows 8.1 -Clean Install (advanced) -Fresh Install (advanced)
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Custom: Install Windows only (advanced)
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If using a dual or multiboot configuration, what screen appears during the boot sequence? OS select BIOS screen boot loader menu Multi-Windows Login screen Secure Boot OS page
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boot loader menu
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What command can be used to remove partitions and convert a drive to GPT? fdisk bootrec diskpart gptconv
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diskpart
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A major update release on Windows is referred to by what term? system release update pack security release service pack
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service pack
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What two methods are available for Windows to use to partition a drive? UEFI GPT EFT MBR
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GPT MBR
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What Windows 7 64-bit version editions could be installed on a computer that has 16 GB of RAM? (Choose all that apply.) Windows 7 Professional Windows 7 Starter Windows 7 Home Basic Windows 7 Home Premium
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Windows 7 Professional Windows 7 Home Premium
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What versions of Windows 8.1 are valid in-place upgrade paths for a computer that has Windows 7 Starter edition on it? (Choose all that apply.) Windows 8.1 Windows 8.1 Pro Windows 8.1 Enterprise Windows 8.1 Ultimate
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Windows 8.1 Windows 8.1 Pro
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What commands are used by the USMT software? (Choose all that apply.) imagecopy scanstate loadstate imagestate
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scanstate loadstate
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Which products are considered to be hypervisors? Client Hyper-V Virtual PC VirtualBox VMVisor
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Client Hyper-V Virtual PC VirtualBox
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a server automatically installs a new image or OS upgrade to a computer when a user is not likely to be sitting at it
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push automation
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a copy of an entire hard drive that includes the Windows OS, drivers, and applications that are standard to all the computers that might use that copy
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standard image
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software that simulates the hardware of a physical computer
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virtual machine
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the overall structure an OS uses to name, store, and organize files on a volume
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file system
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used during an unattended installation
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answer file
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contains a list of OS commands that are executed as a group
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batch file
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a command that provides encryption options and hard link management within USMT
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usmtutils
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an installation that does not require a technician to respond to prompts by the setup program
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unattended installation
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contains instructions for running essential hardware devices before an operating system is started
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system BIOS
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a utility to copy user data and settings from one computer to another
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Windows Easy Transfer

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