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Comptia exams test your knowledge on Paths.

where are the tools in windows?
How I access there or here?
Where would you locate?
etc. . .

you want to know the path of IT?
all question could be in a A+ exam, 220-601, 220-602, 220-603.
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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Where would you locate information about conflicts found in the Device Manager ?

    • A.

      Open the Device Manager and then click the Resources tab.

    • B.

      Navigate Start/Programs/Accessories/System Tools, select System Information, and then click the Resources tab

    • C.

      Navigate Start/Settings/Control Panel, double-click System, and select the Resources tab.

    • D.

      Open the Device Manager and double-click the device driver's name; then click the Resources tab.

    Correct Answer
    D. Open the Device Manager and double-click the device driver's name; then click the Resources tab.
    Explanation
    When a device conflict is suspected, simply access the Device Manager utility, double-click the offending device in the device listing, and then click the Resources tab in the selected device's properties page to examine the conflicting device's status.

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  • 2. 

    What is the proper path to activate the Windows XP System Restore Wizard?

    • A.

      Start/All Programs/Administrative Tools/Backup/System Restore

    • B.

      Start/All Programs/Administrative Tools/System Restore

    • C.

      Start/All Programs/Accessories/System Tools/System Restore

    • D.

      Start/All Programs/Backup/System Restore

    Correct Answer
    C. Start/All Programs/Accessories/System Tools/System Restore
    Explanation
    To activate the Windows XP System Restore Wizard, navigate the Start/All Programs/Accessories/System Tools/System Restore path and then select the System Restore option from the menu. The Welcome screen is displayed. After you confirm the Restore Point, the system conducts the rollback and the system automatically restarts.

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  • 3. 

    Your supervisor wants you to install an application that automatically starts for all users whenever they log on to a Windows computer in your facility. Where do you do this in Windows XP?

    • A.

      Documents & Settings/Administrator/Start Menu/Programs/Startup

    • B.

      Control Panel/Add or Remove New Programs/Set Program Access and Defaults

    • C.

      Start/Programs/Startup

    • D.

      Documents & Settings/All Users/Start Menu/Programs/Startup

    Correct Answer
    D. Documents & Settings/All Users/Start Menu/Programs/Startup
    Explanation
    Applications placed in the Startup folder under the All Users path are executed when the system starts up, regardless of which user logs on to the system.

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  • 4. 

    You are helping a customer who has recently purchased a tablet PC. The customer needs to calibrate the stylus for use. Which path should you follow to access the pen setting in WIN XP tablet software ?

    • A.

      Start>All Programs>Accessories>System Tools>Tablet

    • B.

      Start>Control Panel>scanner & camera

    • C.

      Start>Control Panel>tablet & Pen Setting

    • D.

      Start>Control Panel>Device Manager>tablet & Pen setting

    Correct Answer
    C. Start>Control Panel>tablet & Pen Setting
    Explanation
    To access the pen settings in Windows XP tablet software, you should follow the path: Start > Control Panel > Tablet & Pen Settings. This is where you can calibrate the stylus for use on the tablet PC.

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  • 5. 

    You want to be sure that the DHCP Client service starts when the computer starts up. Where would you find this information ?

    • A.

      Start>Control Panel>Administrative Tools>Service

    • B.

      Under properties of the NIC

    • C.

      Start>Control Panel>Network>DHCP Client service

    • D.

      Start>Control Panel>DHCP Service

    Correct Answer
    A. Start>Control Panel>Administrative Tools>Service
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Start>Control Panel>Administrative Tools>Service. This option is the most logical choice because the DHCP Client service is a system service that is managed through the Services console in the Administrative Tools section of the Control Panel. This console allows users to view and manage all the services running on the computer, including the DHCP Client service.

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  • 6. 

    Where in Windows 2000/XP can you optimize virtual-memory management?

    • A.

      Help and Support Center

    • B.

      Programs/Accessories/System Tools

    • C.

      System Tools/Control Panel/Advanced tab

    • D.

      Control Panel/System

    Correct Answer
    D. Control Panel/System
    Explanation
    You can increase the performance of Windows 2000/XP by manipulating the size and placement of their virtual memory swap file. Page file manipulation in Windows 2000/XP can be handled in the Control Panel's System applet.

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  • 7. 

    How can you access the Add Printer Wizard in Windows 2000?CHOOSE 2.

    • A.

      Select Start/Settings/Printers and then click the Add Printer icon

    • B.

      Select Start/Programs/Accessories/Windows Explorer/Printers and then click the Add Printer icon.

    • C.

      Double-click My Network Places on the desktop and then double-click Computers Near Me.

    • D.

      Select Control Panel/Printers and then click the Add Printer icon.

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Select Start/Settings/Printers and then click the Add Printer icon
    D. Select Control Panel/Printers and then click the Add Printer icon.
    Explanation
    (A) To access the Add Printer Wizard using the Start menu in Windows 2000, move to the Settings entry, click on Printers, and then double-click the Add Printer icon.
    (D) In Windows 2000, you can access the Add Printer Wizard through the Control Panel/Printers path.

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  • 8. 

    Wich of the following is NOT a place to check for entries that cause programs to run automatically during startup ?

    • A.

      In the HKey_Current_User\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run registry key

    • B.

      The startup folder for an user or All Users

    • C.

      In the HKey_Local_Machine\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run registry key

    • D.

      In the Services Control applet

    Correct Answer
    D. In the Services Control applet
    Explanation
    The Services Control applet is not a place to check for entries that cause programs to run automatically during startup. The Services Control applet is used to manage and control system services in Windows, not startup programs. The other options mentioned, such as the registry keys and startup folders, are commonly used locations to check for startup entries.

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  • 9. 

    Which path would you follow to configure wireless security on a WIN XP ?

    • A.

      Start>Control Panel>Administrative Tools>Network Connection

    • B.

      Start>Control Panel>Network Connections

    • C.

      Start>Setting>Network Connection

    • D.

      Start>All Programs>Accessories>Network

    Correct Answer
    B. Start>Control Panel>Network Connections
    Explanation
    To configure wireless security on a Windows XP computer, you would follow the path Start>Control Panel>Network Connections. This path allows you to access the network connections settings where you can configure the wireless security settings for your device.

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  • 10. 

    How can you change the behavior of Automatic Updates so it will download updates and let you choose which updates to install and when ?

    • A.

      Start>All Programs>Accessories>System Tools>Security Center

    • B.

      Start>Run>Autoupdate -0

    • C.

      Start>Control Panel>Administrative Tools>Computer Management

    • D.

      Start>All Programs>Startup>Automatic Updates

    Correct Answer
    A. Start>All Programs>Accessories>System Tools>Security Center
  • 11. 

    How do you get to the Event Viewer on XP ?

    • A.

      Start>Control Panel>Administrative Tools>Event Viewer

    • B.

      Start>Control Panel>System>Advanced>Event Viewer

    • C.

      Start>All Programs>Accessories>Event Viewer

    • D.

      Start>All Programs>Accessories>System Tools>Event Viewer

    Correct Answer
    A. Start>Control Panel>Administrative Tools>Event Viewer
    Explanation
    To access the Event Viewer on XP, you need to follow these steps: first, click on the Start button, then go to the Control Panel. From there, navigate to the Administrative Tools section, and finally, click on Event Viewer. This will open up the Event Viewer tool, allowing you to view and analyze system events and logs.

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  • 12. 

    Which of the following IS NOT a way to get to a command prompt in Windows XP ?

    • A.

      Start>run>cmd

    • B.

      Start>run>Command

    • C.

      Ctrl-shift-esc

    • D.

      Start>All Programs>Accessories>Command Prompt

    Correct Answer
    C. Ctrl-shift-esc
    Explanation
    The shortcut "ctrl-shift-esc" does not open a command prompt in Windows XP. This keyboard shortcut is used to open the Task Manager in Windows XP. To open a command prompt in Windows XP, you can use the options "Start>run>cmd", "Start>run>Command", or "Start>All Programs>Accessories>Command Prompt".

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  • 13. 

    You need to install a printer on a customer's computer running windows 2000. Which of the following paths should you use to complete the task ?

    • A.

      Start>Control Panel>Printers

    • B.

      Start>Printers & Faxes

    • C.

      Start>Settings>Printers

    • D.

      Start>Control Panel>Printer & Faxes>Install

    Correct Answer
    C. Start>Settings>Printers
  • 14. 

    Which one IS NOT a tab of Display Properties ?

    • A.

      Desktop

    • B.

      Screen Saver

    • C.

      Settings

    • D.

      Advanced

    Correct Answer
    D. Advanced
    Explanation
    The "Advanced" tab is not a tab of Display Properties. The Display Properties window allows users to customize the appearance and settings of their computer's display. The "Desktop" tab allows users to change the background image and screen resolution. The "Screen Saver" tab allows users to set a screensaver and adjust its settings. The "Settings" tab allows users to adjust the color depth and monitor settings. However, there is no "Advanced" tab in the Display Properties window.

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  • 15. 

    Which path is used to activate Hibernation in WIN XP ?

    • A.

      Start>Control Panel>Power Options>Hybernate

    • B.

      Start>All Programs>Accessories>System Tools>Power Options>Hybernate

    • C.

      Start>Control Panel>Power Options>Advanced>Hibernate

    • D.

      Start>Control Panel>Power Options>Power Sheme>Hibernate

    Correct Answer
    A. Start>Control Panel>Power Options>Hybernate
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Start>Control Panel>Power Options>Hibernate." This option is the most direct and straightforward path to activate Hibernation in Windows XP. By going to the Control Panel, then selecting Power Options, users can easily access the Hibernate option and enable it for their computer.

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  • 16. 

    How you get to the startup & recovery ?

    • A.

      Start>Control Panel>System>Hardware>Startup & Recovery

    • B.

      Start>Control Panel>startup and recovery

    • C.

      Start>Control Panel>System>Advanced>Startup & Recovery

    • D.

      Start>Control Panel>System>System Restore>Startup & Recovery

    Correct Answer
    C. Start>Control Panel>System>Advanced>Startup & Recovery
    Explanation
    To access the startup and recovery settings, you need to follow the path Start > Control Panel > System > Advanced > Startup & Recovery. This sequence of steps will lead you to the specific settings where you can configure options related to startup and recovery processes on your system.

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  • 17. 

    How you get to Character Map ?

    • A.

      Start>Control Panel>System>Character Map

    • B.

      Start>All Programs>Accessories>System Tools>Character Map

    • C.

      Start>All Programs>Accessories>Advanced>Character Map

    • D.

      Start>Control Panel>Map and Regional>Character Map

    Correct Answer
    B. Start>All Programs>Accessories>System Tools>Character Map
    Explanation
    To access the Character Map, you need to click on the "Start" button on your computer, then go to "All Programs". From there, navigate to "Accessories" and then "System Tools". Finally, you will find the "Character Map" option.

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