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Which of the following is NOT done during the boot process
Verifies the user's login name and password
Which of the following file extensions indicates a file created by a program in the Office 2007 suite?
All of the above
When the operating system swaps out data from RAM and moves it to a swap file, the process is called
Which of the following statements about RAM is FALSE?
When there is not enough RAM, your computer borrows storage space from the hard drive
When a computer with an insufficient amount of RAM uses its virtual memory too often, it can cause
the computer to enter Safe Mode
If you purchase a used printer and the operating system is unable to recognize it, you should
check the manufacturer's Web site or a download site for the correct driver
Which of the following statements about Plug and Play is FALSE?
Plug and Play is a hardware and software standard
Which of the following is NOT a method used to display two windows at the same time?
tiling the windows
Used to control which part of the file is displayed, _______________ may be located at the side or bottom of a window
Which of the following, usually found on the Windows Vista desktop, allows easy access to various disk drives?
_______________ is a convenient organization tool that enables you to keep all the documents you create in one place
Which of the following statements about the Windows search function is FALSE?
The Search feature is located by accessing the Start menu and clicking the Accessories folder
_______________ helps you manage your files and folders by showing the location and contents of every drive, folder, and file on your computer
In Windows Explorer, _______________ next to the folder name opens the folder
double-clicking the asterisk
Which of the following appears next to a folder in the left side of Windows Explorer if the folder is empty?
_______________ is a feature that allows you to preview the contents of a specific file without actually opening the file
When you are sorting files and folders, use _______________ view to get the most interactive view available
Which of the following statements about the Recycle Bin is FALSE?
Selecting Empty the Recycle Bin permanently deletes all the files contained in it
Which of the following statements is NOT a correct file naming tip?
Remember that files within the same folder must have unique filenames
Receiving a nonsystem disk error message when an older computer is trying to start up probably means that
the hard drive has failed
The startup system, also known as the _______________, performs a system check when a computer starts up
The kernel is called _______________ because it stays in RAM the entire time your computer is turned on
a system file
Which of the following statements about Safe Mode is FALSE?
During Safe Mode, the graphics driver operates only in four-color mode
If your computer boots into Safe Mode, the first action you should take to resolve the problem is to
reboot the computer
Which of the following occurs during the first step of the boot process?
The BIOS activates the graphics driver
The ________________ contains all the configurations used by the OS, such as display settings for your monitor
Assuming that all steps are successfully completed, which of the following choices shows the correct order for the boot process?
CPU activates BIOS ® POST runs ® BIOS loads OS ® Registry configuration is checked ® Desktop appears
_______________ regroups related pieces of files together on the hard disk, optimizing the available storage space on the disk
Which of the following is NOT true of temporary Internet files?
They make data readily available to your browser
What is the name of the area where data transferred from the Internet is stored so it will be readily available?
Which of the following tasks does NOT have to be done before running Disk Defragmenter?
What is a negative effect of stretching your wallpaper image?
It can affect the resolution of the image
What do you do to provide security and maintain your customized settings on a computer that is used by many people?
unplug the computer when you are not using it
How do you add files to an existing zipped archive in Windows Vista?
You change the file extension to ZIP
Which is NOT something you do after you have created a file management system on your computer?
rename folders to be more meaningful
Which of the following is NOT true about the anatomy of a hard drive?
Platters spin at a precise, constant speed of thousands of rpms
Which is NOT a true statement about disk fragmentation?
Data files are stored in pieces instead of together
Which of the following is NOT true about read/write heads?
They can reach every possible bit of data
Which of the following statements about fragmentation is FALSE?
It is the end result of deleting and saving files
The __________ of the operating system is the features of the program that allow the user to communicate with the computer system
The __________ coordinates the flow of data and information through the computer system by coordinating the hardware, software, user interface, processor, and systems memory
Which of the following was the first widely used operating system installed in personal computers?
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