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Chapter 12

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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
No
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?
4GB
What is the max amount of RAM that vista 64 bit can allow?
16GB
Can you perform an upgrade installation of Windows XP professional to vista home premium?
Yes
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
Two
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?
NTFS
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?
Winnt32.exe
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