A+ Essentials Chapter 12

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A Plus Essential Quizzes & Trivia

Installing and Upgrading WindowsIn this chapter, you will learn how to• Identify and explain the basic functions of an operating system• Describe the features and characteristics of Windows 2000 and Windows XP• Upgrade to or install the Windows 2000 and Windows XP operating systems


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is an advantage of running Windows 2000 on NTFS asopposed to FAT32?
    • A. 

      Security

    • B. 

      Support for DOS applications

    • C. 

      Long filenames

    • D. 

      Network support

  • 2. 
    Ricardo’s Windows XP installation has failed. What file should he check to seewhat files failed to copy?
    • A. 

      INSTALL.LOG

    • B. 

      SETUP.LOG

    • C. 

      SETUP.TXT

    • D. 

      SETUPLOG.TXT

  • 3. 
    Which of the following best describes the operating system’s user interface?
    • A. 

      It enables the system to communicate with peripheral devices.

    • B. 

      It provides a display of the programs and data on a system to the user.

    • C. 

      It provides a display of the system hardware to the user.

    • D. 

      It provides error handling or notification displays when communicating with hardware.

  • 4. 
    If you do not complete the activation process for Windows XP, what willhappen to your computer?
    • A. 

      Nothing. Activation is optional.

    • B. 

      The computer will work fine for 30 days and then Windows XP will be disabled.

    • C. 

      Microsoft will not know how to contact you to provide upgrade information.

    • D. 

      You will have to use a floppy disk set to boot to XP.

  • 5. 
    If Windows locks up during the installation, what should you do?
    • A. 

      Press CTRL-ALT-DEL to restart the installation process.

    • B. 

      Push the Reset button to restart the installation process.

    • C. 

      Press the ESC key to cancel the installation process.

    • D. 

      Unplug the computer and restart the installation process.

  • 6. 
    You can upgrade directly to Windows 2000 from which of these operatingsystems?
    • A. 

      Windows 3.11

    • B. 

      Windows 95

    • C. 

      Windows Me

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    The Windows XP CD-ROM contains which two tools for checking hardwareand software compatibility?
    • A. 

      The HCL and the HAL

    • B. 

      The HCL and the Windows Catalog

    • C. 

      The Windows Catalog and the Upgrade Advisor

    • D. 

      The Upgrade Advisor and the HCL

  • 8. 
    Which term describes a combination of many updates and fixes?
    • A. 

      Hot fix

    • B. 

      Hot pack

    • C. 

      Service pack

    • D. 

      Service release

  • 9. 
    Which operating system is made freely available under the GNU publiclicense?
    • A. 

      Linux

    • B. 

      Mac OS X

    • C. 

      UNIX

    • D. 

      Windows 3.1

  • 10. 
    If you are experiencing problems with Windows Me and wish to installWindows XP, what type of installation is preferred?
    • A. 

      Clean install

    • B. 

      Upgrade install

    • C. 

      Network install

    • D. 

      Image install