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win7 chapter 4

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volumes
On dynamic disks, the blocks of space are called ____ instead of partitions
RAID 5
A ____ dynamic volume can only be created with three or more dynamic disks
false
A basic disk can contain only one primary partition
mount point
Each primary partition that is formatted with a file system can be represented in the operating system by a specific folder path called a ____
unknown
Until a new disk is initialized, its status is reported as ____ and the disk cannot be used to store data
basic
____ disk storage provides a simple means to logically organize disk space
disk management
Dynamic volume and basic disk partitions can be shrunk using the ____ snap-in
false
A striped volume exists on a minimum of two dynamic disks, up to a maximum of 64 dynamic disks
foreign disk
The Disk Management console will report the status of the disk as a ____ when it recognizes that the disk does not belong to that computer
RAID 0
A striped volume is a ____ solution
disk cleanup
Disk Cleanup is available by selecting the ____ button when viewing the general properties of a drive
five
Dynamic disk technology supports ____ types of volumes, some of which can use multiple disks and provide fault tolerance
diskpart
Dynamic volume and basic disk partitions can be deleted using the ____ command-line utility
extended
The ____ partition, if used, takes the place of one of the primary partitions that can be created on the basic disk
partitions
A basic disk can have its space organized into one or more defined areas of storage called ____
true
Dynamic disk storage provides the flexibility to logically organize disk space across one or more disk drives
active
If there are multiple primary partitions on a single basic disk, the MBR standard allows for only one primary partition on that drive to be marked as active and capable of starting an operating system. This partition is referred to as a ____ partition
drive letter
Each primary partition that is formatted with a file system can be represented in the operating system by a ____
BIOS
When a computer is first started, its ____ firmware is responsible for initializing the computer
partition table
Most of the partition attributes are stored in a data table that is part of the MBR or GPT specification. This table is commonly called the ____
administrator
Partition and volume changes can only be made by a Backup Operator or ____-equivalent user account
simple
A ____ volume exists on just a single dynamic disk
false
When a new hard disk is added to a computer it is initially configured as a dynamic disk
true
The boot sector code is typically written when the operating system is first loaded on the computer and the MBR is created
RAID 1
A mirrored volume is also known as a ____ solution
Import Foreign Disk
You must right-click the disk in the graphical portion of Disk Management and select ____ from the pop-up menu to initiate the import process
boot sector
the first part of the Master Boot Record (MBR)
logical partition
can only be created using the free space inside an extended partition
spanned volume
eixists on two or more dynamic disks and is not fault-tolerant
mirrored volume
a type of fault-tolerant dynamic disk
disk management console
an MMC console snap-in that is usually found as part of the Computer Management utility
defragmentation
a "best effort" utility that tries to improve the layout of files within a disk but not perfect it
partition
term used when describing reserved regions of space on a basic disk
volume
used when describing regions of reserved space on a dynamic disk