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MXW - Chapter 3

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The retail version costs less than the OEM version, but can only be installed on a new PC for resale
FALSE
Use ____ to find out which devices are installed in your XP system.
Device Manager
To convert a FAT32 volume to an NTFS volume, first back up all important data on the drive and then use this command at a command prompt: ____, where D: is the drive to be converted.
convert D: /FS:NTFS
If you are not sure if your devices will work under the OS you are upgrading to, one solution is to set up a(n) ____________________.
dual boot
For some brand-name computers, the hard drive contains a ____ partition that can be used to reinstall Windows.
hidden recovery
After the virtual machine is set up, you can click ____________________ in the console to change the hardware configuration of a machine.
setting
The Windows utility ____ is used to remove configuration settings, such as the computer name that uniquely identifies the PC.
sysprep.exe
Upgrading to a better edition of Vista can easily be accomplished by using the ____ feature.
Windows AnyTime Upgrade
An example of a network operating system is Windows Server 2008, which controls a network using the directory database called ____.
Active Directory
During a normal Windows XP installation, setup causes the system to reboot ____ times
Three
The ____ command is used to copy the information to the new computer
loadstate
Many hardware manufacturers have chosen to not produce Vista drivers for their older devices, so it's very important to find out if your hardware will be compatible with Vista.
TRUE
Microsoft no longer supports Windows 2000, so you should never be called on to install it on a new PC
TRUE
A ____ is a copy of the entire volume on which Windows is installed to another bootable media such as CDs or USB drive.
drive image
A ____ boot allows you to install the new OS without disturbing the old one so you can boot to either OS.
dual
Product ____ is a method used by Microsoft to prevent unlicensed use of its software so that you must purchase a Windows license for each installation of Windows.
activation
Has the most limited features and is intended to be used in developing nations
Windows Vista Starter
Designed for low-cost home systems that don't require full security and networking features
Windows Vista Home Basic
Includes additional features such as the Aero user interface
Windows Vista Home Premium
Intended for business users
Windows Vista Business
The major additional security feature is BitLocker
Windows Vista Enterprise
Includes every Windows Vista feature
Windows Vista Ultimate
Includes additional support for digital entertainment hardware such as video recording integrated with TV input
Windows XP Media Center Edition
Supports 4 GB of memory in the 32-Bit version and does not support the 64-Bit version
Windows XP Home Edition
Designed for laptops
Windows XP Tablet PC
When you configure updates, if the PC doesn't have an always-up Internet connection (such as dial-up), you might want to select
Notify me but don't automatically download or install
A(n) ____ installation is performed by storing the answers to installation questions in a text file or script that Windows calls an answer file.
Unattended
A Windows domain is a type of ____ network, which is a network where resources are managed by a centralized computer.
Client/Server
"The ____ command is used to copy the information from the old computer to a server or removable media.
scanstate
A ____ computer is software that simulates the hardware of a physical computer
virtual
A(n) ____ server is used to hold the setup files on the Windows CD or DVD to a file server on the network and then at each PC, you can execute the Setup program on the server.
distribution
For an always-up broadband connection (such as cable modem or DSL), select ____ when you configure updates.
Automatically
The ____________________ option when upgrading uses existing Windows folders and all the existing settings it can.
Express Upgrade
If Service Pack 2 or a later service pack is applied to Windows XP, you can use ____________________ to transfer Windows XP user data and preferences to Windows Vista.
Windows Easy Transfer
The ____________________ option allows you to change the installation folder and the language options.
custom upgrade
Microsoft offers 64-bit versions for all Vista retail editions.
FALSE
A Windows ____ is a logical group of computers and users that share resources, where administration, resources, and security on a workstation are controlled by that workstation.
workgroup
Use a ____-bit OS if you need increased performance and your system has enough resources to support it.
64