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IT Essentials - Fundamental Operating Systems - Chapter 5

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IT essentials - fundamental operating systems - chapter 5
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1.  The roles of an operating system include: (pick 1)
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B.
C.
D.
E.
2.  The OS installs a ..................    ...........................   for each hardware component. (2 words)
3.  Not all modern  Windows operating systems are PnP compatible. (TRUE or FALSE)
4.  The ........................... contains information about applications, users, hardware, network settings and file tyes.  (1 word)
5.  Which file system has added greater security benefits and stability? (pick 1)
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B.
C.
D.
6.  Name one of the two types of user interfaces. (1 or 3 words)
7.  What is multithreading?
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B.
C.
D.
8.  In this mode the CPU can only execute one program at a time and address 1 MB of system memory at a time.
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B.
C.
D.
9.  A ........................ OS is designed for a corporate environment serving multiple users with a wide range of needs.  (1 word)
10.  A desktop OS has the following characteristics (pick 2)
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B.
C.
D.
E.
11.  A ..........................  is found on the manufacturer's website and is a detailed inventory of hardware that has been tested and is known to work with the OS. (1 or 3 words)
12.  A Hardware Compatibility List might not be continuously maintained and therefore might not be a comprehensive reference list.  (TRUE or FALSE)
13.  This partition is used by the OS to boot the PC.  Only one can be marked as this.
A.
B.
C.
D.
14.  With regard to limiting security risks, changing the name of the administrator account changes the SID (TRUE or FALSE)
15.  You can use .........................    ............................  to locate problems and to install the correct or updated drivers. (2 words)
16.  How can the command line be accessed in Windows XP?
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B.
C.
D.
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17.  What is a common cause of the error message 'invalid system disk'?
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B.
C.
D.
18.  .............   ....................   creates an image of a hard drive in a computer by using a third-party program. (2 words)
19.  This file enables NTLDR to know which OS to load and where to find the OS on the boot partition.
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B.
C.
D.
20.  Information about which file extensions map to a particular application is shown here.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
21.  You can convert partitions from NTFS to FAT 32 using the convert.exe utility. (TRUE or FALSE)
22.  Applications can be launched by........
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B.
C.
D.
23.  The ..................   ........................  logs a history of events regarding applications, security and the system. (2 words)
24.  Windows 98 is upgradable to Windows NT, Windows 200 and Windows XP. (TRUE or FALSE)
25.  A preventative maintenance program can provide what benefit to users and organisations?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
26.  Two systems utilities that are useful tools for preventative maintenance are? (pick 2)
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B.
C.
D.
E.
27.  To turn on automatic updates you go to .............
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B.
C.
28.  This backup does not mark selected files as having been archived.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
29.  Pressing F8 will enable the user to starts Windows XP in safe mode. (TRUE or FALSE)
30.  A ....................... is also called a file allocation unit.  It is the smallest unit of space used for storing data. (1 word)
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