The active partition must be a primary partition.
Up to four primary partitions can be marked as active.
The operating system uses the active partition to boot the system.
The active partition may include the manufacturer recovery partition.
An active partition must be assigned C: as the drive letter.
Use the Event Log and other diagnostic utilities to research the stop error messages.
View the error messages and recover the system using the System Image Recovery tool.
In Safe Mode use the Advanced Startup Options menu to disable the auto restart function.
Use the Last Known Good Configuration option to restart the operating system.
Controlling the BIOS
Controlling hardware access
Flow chart editing
System resource management
Virtual Machine Manager
Operating system sharing
Select the video adapter card Properties in Device Manager, select the Driver tab, and click Roll Back Driver.
Use the Devices and Printers control panel to right-click on the monitor, and select Properties.Select Roll Back Driver.
Select Create a Restore Point from System Tools.
Use regedit to remove the information about the graphics driver from the registry.
Run the programs in Compatibility Mode.
Lower the UAC setting in the Change User Account Control settings dialog box of the User Accounts control.
Use the System Restore utility.
Update the driver for the graphics card.
Restore the ntdetect.com file from the installation media.
Run fdisk /mbr from the command prompt.
Restore the boot.ini file from the installation media.
Reinstall the application. Then, run the uninstall program.
Run chkdsk on the affected drive to restore system files to their post-installation state.
Use an incremental backup to restore the system.
Use a system image that was created prior to the failure to restore the system.
Use a differential backup to restore the system.
Replace the graphics card with one that meets the minimum hardware requirements for Windows 7.
In the Performance Options dialog box of the Performance Information and Tools control panel, choose Adjust for Best Performance.
Lower the UAC setting in the Change User Account Control settings dialog box of the User Accounts control panel.
Reinstall all user programs in Compatibility Mode.
32 GB maximum
64 GB maximum
16 GB maximum
4 GB maximum
128 GB or more
Reboot the system and press Del or F2 depending on the system.
Reboot the system, press and hold F8 until a menu is displayed, and then choose Safe Mode.
From the command prompt run the shutdown -r -s command.
Run the MSCONFIG utility and choose the option Selective Startup.
Safe Mode with Networking
Safe mode with Command Prompt
Use the Disk Management utility to convert the drive from Basic to Dynamic, which changes the file system to NTFS automatically.
Reformat all of the existing partitions and use the NTFS file system.
Run the CONVERT.EXE utility to convert the file system to NTFS.
Reinstall Windows XP and to format the drive choose NTFS when prompted .
The viruses and worms will have limited functionality inside the virtualized environment.
Virus and worm attacks are more easily controlled in a virtualized environment, thus helping to protect the college network and its devices from attack.
The virtualization environment has better tools to develop mitigation solutions.
The lab exercises are performed faster inside of the virtualized environment.
NTFS is easier to configure.
NTFS provides more security features.
NTFS supports larger files.
NTFS allows faster access to external peripherals such as a USB drive.
NTFS allows faster formatting of drives.
NTFS allows the automatic detection of bad sectors.
A technician should always create them after updating the operating system.
They are useful to restore the computer to an earlier time when the system worked properly.
They recover personal files that have been corrupted or deleted.
They contain information about the system and registry settings that are used by the Windows operating system.
They back up personal data files.
The video card does not support the resolution that is being used.
A recently installed device driver is incompatible with the boot controller.
A process is using most of the CPU resources.
One or more program files have been deleted.
The printer will function incorrectly.
The operating system will fail to start.
A new application will fail to install.
The keyboard will be unresponsive to the user.