Chapter 8 – Reviewing The Basics – Installing Windows

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? – Page 328 : 20 GB
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How much free space on the hard drive is required to install a 64-bit version of Windows 8.1
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? – 1) Windows virtual pc 2) Microsoft Hyper-V 3) Oracle virtual box
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What are three free applications mentioned in the chapter that can be used to create virtual machines ?
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Can’t perform an in-place upgrade
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When upgrading from Windows Vista to Windows 8.1, can you perform an in-place upgrade ?
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To use UEFI secure boot, partitioning system must be GPT, and Windows architecture must be 64 bit.
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Which Windows architecture is required to enable the UEFI Secure Boot ? Which partitioning system ?
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NTFS
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Which file system is used on the volume where Windows is installed ?
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Diskpart
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When trying to install Windows in UEFI mode on a hard drive that is using the MBR parititioning system, which command can you used to get a special prompt in a command prompt window were you can then remove the partitioning system and convert the drive to GPT ?
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MBR partitioning system requires legacy BIOS, and can support only three primary partitions, and one extended partition.
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What is the minimum number of partitions that the MBR partitioning system can support ?
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GPT
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Which partitioning method must you use for a 4-TB hard drive ?
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? – Page 341 : Antivirus/malware still residing on hard disk. Hard drive is not formatted.
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If you suspect a computer is infected with a virus, why is it not a good idea to perform an upgrade installation of Windows rather than a clean install ?
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? – Using boot loader menu, and then select Windows 7 OS
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After setting up a dual-boot installation with Windows 7 and Windows 8.1, how do you boot the system into Windows 7 ?
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? – Windows easy transfer / USMT
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What Windows 8 tool can you used to migrate user data and settings from a Windows 7 installation on one computer to the new Windows 8 installation on a different computer ?
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Page 366 : Device Manager (its program file is named devmgmt.msc)
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What is the primary Windows tool for managing hardware devices ?
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? – Page 371 : Program and features window; Start screen (or) Apps screen
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What window is used to uninstall a program in Windows 8 ? What Windows 8 screen is used to uninstall an app ?
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NX, PAE, and SSE2
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What three processor technologies are required to install Windows 8 ?
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So the move was intended to not allow Windows 8 to be installed on a system that was older than 10 years
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Why does Microsoft require these three processor technologies, even though they are currently available on all processors sold today ?
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? – Page 328 : Using Windows 8.1 Upgrade Assistant
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How can you find out if a system qualifies for a Windows 8.1 upgrade ?
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System window
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Which window on the Windows 8 desktop can you use to find out if the Windows installation has been activated ?
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For Windows 7, Product key is required near the end of the installation
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Are you required to enter the product key during the Windows 7 installation ?
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Answer file
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Using an unattended installation of windows, what is the name of the file that holds the responses a technician would normally give during the installation ?
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Scanstate, loadstate, usmtutils commands. (Page 376)
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What are the three commands used by the User State Migration Tool ?
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? – USMT works only when computer is a member of a Windows domain
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To use the User State Migration Tool, how must a computer connect to the network ?
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? – PXE is contained in UEFI (or) BIOS code on the motherboard.
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Where is the PXE programming code stored that is used to boot a computer when it is searching for an OS on the network ?

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