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CompTIA Guide to Software 6th Ed: Chapter 2

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Windows Professional
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Which Windows 7 edition is intended for business users and allows you to purchase multiple site licenses?
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64 Bit
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Which type of OS should you install for best performance when you have enough RAM?
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Virtual Machine
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What is it called when software is used to simulate the hardware of a physical computer?
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Dual
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A ____ boot allows you to install the new OS without disturbing the old one so you can boot to either OS.
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Clean Install
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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?
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Active Directory
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What is the name of the directory database that controls access to a Window Server domain?
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BIOS setup
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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?
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Public Network
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Which network location option means that Network Discovery is turned off and you cannot join a homegroup or domain?
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Hidden recovery
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For some brand-name computers, the hard drive contains a _____________ partition that can be used to reinstall Windows.
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BIOS
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The _____ is used to change motherboard settings, finds a boot device, and contains instructions for running essential hardware before as OS is started.
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DNS server
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In a Windows domain, where is the centralized database kept?
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Workgroup
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In a Windows _________, each computer maintains a list of users and their rights on that particular computer.
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client/server
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A Windows domain is a type of ___________ network, which is a network where resources are managed by a centralized computer.
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IP address
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What is used to uniquely identify a computer a network?
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Product Key
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What important information is needed if you are installing an OEM version of Windows 7?
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Loadstate, scanstate
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Name 2 primary commands used by USMT Software.
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Upgrade Advisor
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The simplest way to find out if system can be upgraded to Windows 7 is to download, install, and run the ______________.
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Dual Boot
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A ________ allows you to install the new OS without disturbing the old one so you can boot to either OS.
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Explorer
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Once the virtual machine wizard is complete, the new virtual machine is listed in the ________ window.
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Device Manager
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_____________ is your primary Windows tool for managing hardware.
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Imaging
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The process of copying an entire drive to another bootable media device is called _________.
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Push Automation
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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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Batch file
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Contains a list of OS commands that are executed as a group.
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Answer File
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Used during an unattended installation to provide responses to the OS.
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Peer-to-peer network
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A network that is managed by each computer without centralized control.