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Which is the least expensive edition of vista that can use the Aero user interface

Windows vista home premium

Which three editions of vista allow you to join a domain on a network?

Business, Enterprise, and Ultimate

Are there any editions of Vista that do not include the Network and sharing center


Which was the first Windows OS to come with internet explorer

Windows 95

Which version of windows supports 64 bit applications

Windows XP professional 64 bit edition

What is the max amount of RAM that 32 bit Vista ultimate would allow?


What is the max amount of RAM that vista 64 bit can allow?


Can you perform an upgrade installation of Windows XP professional to vista home premium?


Can you perform an upgrade DVD of windows vista home premium to perform a clean install on a pc already running windows XP

If you have the full copy then yes you can and also have the option to upgrade only. however, if you have only an upgrade disc you may only upgrade

What is the minimum amount of RAM needed to install Windows Vista

minimum is 512 but recommended is 1GB

How much hard drive space is required to install Vista

Basic: 20GB with 15GB free
Home Premium, Business, Ultimate: 40GB with 15GB free

If you were to set up a dual boot between windows XP and windows vista which OS would you install first

Install the older OS first, in this case XP

How do you start the process to reinstall an OS on a laptop computer using the backup files stored on a recovery partition?

press the F8 key during startup to access the utilities on a hidden partition

What are examples of two applications that can create virtual machines?

VMware, Virtual PC, Virtual Box

If you suspect a PC is infected with a virus, why is it not a good idea to perform an upgrade installation of windows rather than clean it first?

Because just upgrading keeps all old files including viruses

Explain the difference between the windows boot partition and the windows system partition?

Boot Partition=Boot files
System partition=system files

What is the minimum number of partitions required in a system to set up a dual boot with windows XP and Windows Vista


what is the name of the domain controller database used by windows server 2008

active directory

what are the two commands used by the user state migration tool

scanstate and loadstate

To use the user state migration tool, how must a computer connect to a network?

must be a client computer that is connected to a Microsoft windows server-based domain controller

Can you install vista as an upgrade to windows XP if you boot the system using the vista DVD?

Yes. You can upgrade to Vista just by inserting the Install DVD into the drive

What file system does vista use for the windows volume?


Are you required to enter to product key during the vista installation/ xp installation?

YES for vista. XP is required to have the product key with retail discs but not the disc sent with the computer

After a windows installation, what is the easiest way to determine that you have internet access?

open web browser

How many days do you have after a Vista or XP installation to activate the OS?

Typically 30 days

In which folder does Vista Home Premium, 64-bit version, install 32-bit programs?

Typically \Programs but its up to the programmers to choose

In which folder does Vista Home Premium, 64-bit version, install 64-bit program?

c:Program Files (x86)

What mode of operation can be used to correct a problem with Windows 98 application installed n a windows Vista computer?


What is the differance between the two installation programs, Winnt.exe and Winnt32.exe?

winnt.exe= 16-bit clean install
winnt.32.exe= 32-bit upgrade

What is the maximum character length of a path
(folder and filenames) that will carry forward into a Windows XP installation?

256 characters

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