3.0 Hardware and Applications

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You have a computer running Windows 7 Professional. You have a custom application that will not run on the computer. The application works well on computers running a 32-bit installation of Windows XP Professional. You decide to use Windows XP mod to run the application.

Your computer has the following hardware specification: C: drive with 62 GB of free space
1 GB of RAM, one additional socket available
One Core 2 duo processor with Intel VT support
Video card with 128 MB of memory with WDDM support

You need the computer to run Windows XP mode. What should you do?
Add more memory
You have a computer running windows 7.

You want to configure windows to prompt for additional credentials whenever a sensitive action is taken.

What should you do?
Edit User Account Control (UAC) settings.
You manage 20 computers running Windows 7 in a domain network.

You want to prevent the Sales team members from making system changes. Whenever a change is initiated, you want to allow only those who can enter administrator credentials to be able to make the change.

What should you do?
Configure the 'User Account Control" Behavior of the elevation prompt for standard users' setting in Group Policy to 'Prompt for credentials.'
You have been asked to troubleshoot a Windows 7 computer that is a member of a workgroup.

The director who uses the machine said he is able to install anything he wants as well as change system settings on-demand. he has asked you to figure out why user Account Control (UAC) is not being activated when he performs a sensitive operation.

You verify that the director's user account is a standard user and not a member of the local Administrators group. You want the UAC prompt to show.

What should you do?
Enable the 'Run all administrators in Admin Approval Mode' setting in Group Policy.
You have a computer running windows 7.

Prior to installing some software, you turn off User Account Control (UAC), reboot the computer, and install the software. You turn UAC back on, but it does not prompt you before performing sensitive actions.

You want the protection of UAC, but it is not working at all.

What should you do?
Reboot the machine.
You have several Windows 7 computers in a domain network.

When you install software on the new computers, you discover that it does not run because User Account control (UAC) causes it to fail. Because the accounting program was designed by the company and it will not be upgraded anytime soon, you must get it to work as is with UAC.

What can you do to get the application to work with UAC? (Choose the best solution.)
Alter the program settings to 'Run this program as an administrator'
You have a computer running windows 7 Ultimate.

You want to modify the default settings for UAC to meet the following criteria:

* Prompts should be shown when programs make changes to your computer and when you make changes to windows settings.
* The desktop should not be dimmed and locked out, but should allow you to continue working in other applications without responding immediately to the prompt.
* Settings should apply to all standard users.

What should you do?
Disable the 'Switch to the secure desktop when prompting for elevation' setting in Group Policy
You have a Windows 7 computer that you manage at work. Because of security requirements for your company, you need to prevent all users from being able to save files to any removable storage device on the computer. Users are allowed to copy files from these devices. You want to accomplish this with the least amount of effort as possible. What should you do?
In removable storage access in Group Policy, configure the policy for each device type to deny write access.
You have a Windows 7 computer that you manage at work. Because of the security requirements of your company, you need to prevent all users from being able to use USB flash devices on this computer. What should you do?
Configure removable storage policies in the local security policy.
You have a Windows 7 computer that is shared by multiple users. You want to allow non-administrative users to install devices that use third-part drivers. Users should be able to install the device without prompts for administrative credentials. Users should only be able to install devices that use the drivers that you specifically identify. You copy the necessary drivers to the computer. You configure the DevicePath registry key to identify the folder where the drivers are located. A standard user logs on and tries to install the device, but gets a prompt for administrative credentials. What should you do?
Obtain drivers that have a digital signature.
You have a Windows 7 Ultimate computer that is shared by multiple users. The default printer on your computer is a Sharp AL-2040. When you send a print job to the default printer, nothing happens. Other users who also use the same printer are not experiencing any problems. What should you do?
In Devices and Printers, right-click the Sharp AL-2040 icon and select Troubleshoot.
You are working on a computer running Windows 7. You try to listen to Audio CDs, but no audio is coming from the speakers. After checking the speaker cables, the volume level, and the mute feature, you check Device Manager and see the dialog shown in the image. What should you do?
In Device Manager, enable the Soundmax Integrated Digital HD Audio Driver device.
You are working on a computer running Windows 7. Your audio card is working, but you learn about an updated driver that adds some new features to the device. You download and install the new driver. After you restart and log on to Windows 7, you can no longer play audio files. Using a minimum of administrative tasks, you need to find a solution to be able to play audio. What should you do?
In Device Manager, roll back the driver.
You have a computer running Windows 7. You need to see a list of third-party drivers on the system. What should you do?
Run pnputil -e at the command prompt.
You are working on a computer running Windows 7. You recently installed a device that you only need temporarily. After several days of using the device, you remove it from the computer, and now you would like to remove the device driver as well. What should you do? (Select two. Both answers are complete solutions.)
At the command prompt, run pnputil -d.
In Device Manager, uninstall the device.
You have a computer running Windows 7. You need to install an updated driver for a hardware device on the computer. You need a driver file which has been tested by Microsoft and comes from a legitimate source. What should you do?
Install an updated driver with a digital signature.
You have a computer that runs Windows 7. You create the D:\drivers folder on the computer for third party drivers and copy drivers for special devices to that folder. You want non-administrative users to be able to install devices on the computer without needing administrative privileges and without being prompted for the driver, but only for those devices whose driver is located in the D:\drivers folder. What should you do?
In the registry, edit the DevicePath key.
You are working on a computer running Windows 7. You wold like to update the video driver that is used on the computer. Select the area in Device Manager where you would make this change.
Display Adapters
You are working on a computer running Windows 7. It is part of a domain. You recently installed Windows 7 Professional edition. After installation, you are not able to connect to resources on the network. You check Device Manager and see the dialog shown in the image. What should you do?
Right-click the Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit Controller and select Update Driver.
You are working on a computer running Windows 7. You have several standard users needing permission to install devices on this computer because Windows 7 does not include the necessary drivers for the devices. What should you do? (Select two. Both answers are complete solutions.)
Enable Allow non-administrators to install drivers for these device setup classes in Group Policy.
Run pnputil -i -a to add the drivers to the driver store.
You have a Windows 7 computer. You install a new internal sound card in the computer. After rebooting, you install the driver, but the device doesn't appear to be working. You need to view information for the device and perform troubleshooting steps. What should you do?
In Computer Management, go to Device Manager.
You are working on a computer running Windows 7 Enterprise. Two devices connected to the computer are not performing correctly. You suspect the devices are conflicting with each other because they may be using the same system resources. What should you do to identify the problem? (Select two. Each answer is a possible solution.)
Open Device Manager and view the Resources tab.
Run System Information (msinfo32).
You are working on a computer running Windows 7. It is a member of a domain. You need to discover if there are any drivers on the computer which do not have a digital signature. Which of the following tools should you use?
Sigverif.exe
You have a computer that runs Windows 7. You need to free up disk space and would like to delete all but the most recent restore point. What should you do? (Select two. Each selection is a complete answer.)
Run Cleanmgr as an administrator, then use the More Options tab to clean up the restore points.
In Disk Cleanup, select Clean up system files, then use the More Options tab to clean up the restore points.
You have a computer that runs Windows 7. You want to modify the disk defragmentation schedule to run twice a week on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 11pm. What should you do?
In Scheduled Tasks, modify the default task to run on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
You have a Windows 7 computer with a single hard disk. You notice that the disk defragmentation schedule has been turned off on your computer. The disk is badly fragmented. You want to run disk defragmentation manually. What should you do?
Run Defrag.
You have a Windows 7 computer shared by multiple users. The computer has a single hard disk with a single partition. You want to make sure that each user can only save up to 4 GB of files on the existing hard disk. Files stored to USB devices should not count towards the limit. What should you do?
Configure disk quotas.
You have a Windows 7 Professional computer that is used by three users. Each user has a folder for storing personal data. Chat copies a file from a CD-RW to his folder and receives the message Insufficient disk space. He finds that he cannot even add data to an existing file and save it. Other users of the computer do not have the same problems. You see that the volume has over 20 GB of free disk space. You need to let Chad create and edit files. What should you do?
Increase the quota limit.
You have a computer that runs windows 7.

The computer has a single hard drive with a single disk partition. The 500 GB system (C:) volume currently has 200 GB free.

You decide to implement BitLocker, but find you need a 100 MB partition in addition to the system partition.

You need to add a second partition for use with BitLocker with as little effort and cost as possible.

What should you do?
Shrink the C: volume. Create a new partition using free space on the disk.
You have a computer that runs Windows 7.

The second hard disk in the computer has been assigned D: as the drive letter. The volume is formatted with NTFS.

You decide that you would like to modify the D: volume to make it a RAID-0 volume.

You want to convert the volume to a RAID-0 volume using the least amount of effort and expense as possible.

What should you do?
Delete the existing volume. create a new striped volume. Restore data to the volume from a backup.
You have two computers that run Windows 7.

One computer has two hard disks. The second disk is a dynamic disk formatted with FAT32.

You remove the second hard disk from this system and install it into the other system.

After adding the disk, Disk Management reports it as foreign and you are unable to access data on the disk.

What should you do?
Import the disk.
You have a computer that runs Windows 7.

The computer has a single hard disk with a single partition. Windows is installed on this partition.

You decide that you would like to modify the existing volume to make it a RAID-1 volume to add fault tolerance to the volume. You add a new hard disk to the computer.

You want to convert the volume to a RAID-1 volume using the least amount of effort possible.

What should you do?
Add a mirror to the existing Volume.
You have a Windows 7 computer with a single hard drive.

You want to add fault tolerance to the existing hard drive.

You install a new hard drive in the computer.

What should you do?
From a command prompt, run 'Diskpart'. Use the 'Add' command.
You have a computer that runs Windows 7.

The computer has a single hard disk with a single volume that takes up the entire hard disk.

You need to create a new volume named 'Video' for storing digital video files that are used as you create music videos. You want the new volume to optimize performance; fault tolerance is not needed.

What should you do?
Add two hard disks. Convert both disks to dynamic. Create a new striped volume using both disks.
You have a computer that runs Windows 7.

The computer has a single hard disk configured as a basic disk with a single partition formatted with NTFS.

The disk has run out of space. You need to add space to the disk. you install a new hard drive and start disk Management.

You need to add space to the existing volume using only necessary actions.

What should you do? (Select two.)
On the C:\ drive, create an empty folder.
On the new hard disk, create a new partition without a drive letter.
You have a computer that runs Windows 7.

the computer has a removable disk drive that has been formatted with NTFS.

You want the drive to use FAT32 to be compatible with more operating systems. The drive is currently configured using drive letter D:.

What should you do?
Back up the data on the D: drive. Reformat the D: drive using FAT32. Restore the data.
You have a Windows 7 computer with a new hard drive.

You want to create and format volumes on the hard drive.

What should you do?
Run 'Diskpart' from the command prompt.
You have a computer that runs Windows 7.

Your computer has a single hard disk with a single volume used by the C:\ drive. You have previously upgraded the disk to a dynamic disk.

The disk has run out of disk space. You need to add more space to the C:\ volume.

You add a new hard disk to the computer. You need to add space to the C: volume as quickly as possible.

What should you do?
Create a mount point using space on the second disk.
You have a computer that runs Windows 7.

The computer has an extra disk that has three primary partitions and an extended partition with two logical drives. All volumes are formatted with FAT32.

You want to convert the partitions to simple volumes, preferably without losing any data.

What should you do?
Upgrade the disk to a dynamic disk.
You have a computer running Windows 7 Ultimate.

For several years, the developers in your company have used a specific application.

After installing the application on your computer, it no longer executes correctly. The application worked best on Windows XP machines with Service Pack 3.

You need to have the application work correctly on this computer with the least amount of administrative effort.

What should you do?
Run the application in compatibility mode.
You have set up the AccountWizard.exe program to run in Compatibility mode on a Windows 7 computer. After running the program, you find that the large-scale fonts do not appear correctly and the movement of the window appears erratic.

Select the settings you would enable to correct these issues. (Select two.)
Disable desktop composition
Disable display scaling on high DPI settings
You just purchased a new Windows 7 system for an artist in your company.

After installing an art application to the computer, the artist states that the application does not work correctly. The application worked fine on a Windows XP machine.

In an attempt to fix the problem, you tried to run the application in compatibility mode. When this didn't work, you temporarily disabled UAC, but this still didn't fix the problem.

You decide to create a shim for the application. You download the Application Compatibility Toolkit (ACT).

What should you do next?
Run the Compatibility Administrator
You manage a network with 30 computers. Each computer is currently running Windows XP. All computers are members of a domain.

You need to upgrade the computers to Windows 7 Professional. You will use a system image to deploy a clean installation of Windows 7 to each computer.

Before you begin the upgrading process, you need to identify which application installed on computers can run on Windows 7.

What should you do?
Use the Microsoft Application Compatibility Toolkit (ACT).
Describe each application compatibility setting

* Run in 256 colors
* Run in 640 x 480 screen resolution
* Disable visual themes
* Disable desktop composition
* Disable display scaling on high DPI settings
* Run in 256 colors = allows applications with a limited color pallet to display correctly
* Run in 640 x 480 screen resolution = allows low resolution applications to display properly.
* Disable visual themes = resolves display problems with menus and buttons in some applications.
* Disable desktop composition = disables Windows Aero features, such as transparency
* Disable display scaling on high DPI settings = turns off automatic resizing of applications when large-scale fonts are being used.
You have a computer running Windows 7 Enterprise.
A customer application works great on previous versions of Windows; however, it does not execute correctly on the Windows 7 computer.

In an attempt to fix the problem, you tried to run the application in compatibility mode. When this didn't work, you temporarily disabled UAC, but this still didn't fix the problem.

You must get the application to work correctly on this computer.

What should you do next?
Implement a shim from the Compatibility Administrator
You have a computer running Windows 7 Ultimate.
A user made some modifications on the computer. You notice Internet Explorer isn't the default browser anymore.
With the least administrative effort, you need to make sure that Internet Explorer is the default browser.

What should you do? (Select two. Each answer is a complete solution.)
In Internet Options on the "Advanced" tab, click the "Reset..." button.
In Internet Options on the "Programs" tab, click the "Make default" button.
You manage a computer that runs Windows 7.
Your company has a corporate intranet Web site. You open Internet Explorer as shown in the image.
You need to ensure that you can access Web pages on both the Internet and the intranet.

What should you do?
From the Tools menu, click Work Offline.
You manage several computers running Windows 7.

A user made some modifications on the Advanced tab in Internet Explorer and is now having some problems.

You need to restore the default Internet Explorer settings with the least amount of effort.

What should you do?
In Internet Options on the "Advanced" tab, click the "Restore advanced settings" button.
You manage several computers running Windows 7.
Desktop users have an in-house application that is hosted on your intranet Web server. When a user clicks a specific option int he application, they receive an error message that the popup was blocked.
You need to configure the security settings so that users can see the pop-up without compromising overall security.

What should you do?
Add the URL of the Web site to the Local Intranet zone.
You have a computer running Windows 7 Ultimate.
Using Internet Explorer 8, you need to set restriction on ActiveX controls.
Select the tab you would choose to set the restrictions?
Security Tab
You have a computer running Windows 7 Ultimate.

You need to restrict access to Web sites that contain nudity, sex, or violence.

What should you do?
Enable the Content Advisor.
You have a computer running Windows 7.

Multiple people use the computer. One of the users installs a new Internet Explorer add-on that interferes with the browsing functionality of other users on the system, but the add-on is necessary for business purposes.

What should you do?
Instruct the other users to log on and disable the add-on.
You have a computer running Windows 7 Home Premium.
You have enabled the content Advisor in Internet Explorer 8.
While browsing the Internet, a specific Web site is blocked by the Content Advisor. you want users to be able to view the Web site.

What should you do?
In Internet Options, use the "Content" tab to add the Web site as an approved site.
You have a computer running Windows 7.
You must prevent Internet Exporer from saving data during a browsing session.

What should you do?
Open an InPrivate Browsing session.
You have many computers running Windows 7 Enterprise. The computers are members of a domain.

Your company uses a site on its intranet to manage customer records. Your company also uses a site on the Internet to mange customer files. Both the intranet site and the Internet site were developed for Internet Explorer 7.

Without user intervention, you want both sites to display properly in Internet Explorer 8, but not affect other sites found on the Internet net.

What should you do?
Use Group Policy to enable Compatibility View using the URL of the Internet website.
You have a computer running windows 7 Ultimate. Using Internet Explorer 8, a user downloaded an ActiveX control and now the browser seems unstable.

You need to remove the ActiveX control.

What should you do?
Use the Programs tab in Internet Options.
You have a computer running Windows 7.
Multiple people use the computer. Users sometimes allow Internet Explorer to remember passwords when accessing various Web sites. You need to secure the computer against the possibility that the stored passwords can be stolen off the system.

What should you do?
In the AutoComplete settings, clear the User names and passwords on forms check box.
You have a computer running Windows 7 Home Premium.
While using Internet Explorer 8, you want to protect yourself from phishing sties.

What should you do?
Enable the SmartScreen filter.
You have several computers running Windows 7 Professional. The computers are members of a domain.
You need to protect the computers while users browse the Internet with Internet Explorer 8. You want to display a warning message to users when they attempt to visit a Web site that is known to host malware.

What should you do?
Enable the SmartScreen filter.
You recently bought a computer running Windows 7 Professional.

After using Internet Explorer 8, you notice that over 10 of your favorite Web sites are not displaying properly.
With the least amount of administrative effort, you want to configure Internet Explorer 8 so that the sites display properly. You do not want to affect how other sites on the Internet are displayed.

What should you do first?
Use Windows Update to update the list of Web sites which require Compatibility View.
You manage several computers that run Windows 7.

You would like to have better control over the applications that run on these computers, so you have decided to implement AppLocker. You have created default rules and an executable rule that allows the company's accounting application to run. You notice that you can still run any program on your test client.

What should you do? (Select two. Each choice is a possible solution.)
Set the enforcement mode for executable rules to Enforce rules.
Start the Application Identity service on the client
You manage a computer that runs Windows 7.
You want to prevent users from running any file with a .bat or .vbs extension unless the file is digitally signed by your organization.

What should you do?
- In application control policies, create a script rule with a publisher condition.
You manage a computer running Windows 7 and shared by multiple users.
Recently, users have downloaded and installed two malware programs onto the computer. After download, the applications are installed by running programs with a .msi extension. The files are not digitally signed.
You want to prevent all users from installing these applications, regardless of how they have obtained the files.

What should you do?
In application control policies, create a Windows Installer rule with a file hash condition.
You have a windows 7 computer that is shared by multiple users at work.
You want to allow only members of the Sales team to run the sales lead application. The rule should use the digital signature of the software and apply to all current and future versions of the applications, regardless of the filename or its location.
You decide to create an executable rule with a publisher condition using application control policies.
Browse and select the executable file for the application. Modify the rule to include the product name information.
You have a windows 7 computer that is shared by multiple users at work.
You want to allow only members of the Sales team to run the sales lead application. The rule should use the digital signature of the software and apply to all current and future versions of the applications, regardless of the filename or its location.
You decide to create an executable rule with a publisher condition using application control policies.

What should you do?
Browse and select the executable file for the application. Modify the rule to include the product name information.
You manage a Windows 7 computer that is shared by multiple users.
You want to prevent users from running a common game on the computer. You want to prevent the game from running even if the executable file is moved or renamed.
You decide to create a Software Restriction policy rule to protect your computer.

What should you do?
Create a hash rule.
You manage a computer that runs Windows 7.

You would like to prevent users from running all software on the computer except for software that has been digitally signed. The rule should apply to all known and unknown software.

What should you do?
Configure an executable rule in application control policies with a publisher condition.
You manage a computer that runs Windows 7.
You want to find out who has been running a specific game on your computer. You do not want to prevent users from running the program, but instead want to log information when the file runs. The application is not digitally signed.

What should you do?
In application control policies, create an executable rule with a path condition that identifies the file. For executable rules, configure "Audit only".
You have a windows 7 computer that is shared by multiple users at work.

You want to allow only members of the Sales team to run the sales lead application. The rule should apply to all current and future versions of the application, regardless of the filename or its location.

What should you do?
Create an executable rule with a publisher condition in application control policies.
You manage several computers running Windows 7. All computers are members of the domain.

You use an internal Web site that uses Integrated Windows Authentication. You attempt to connect to the Web site and are prompted for authentication.

You verify that your user account has permission to access the Web site. You need to ensure that you are automatically authenticated when you connect to the Web site.

What should you do?
Add the internal Web site to the Local intranet zone.
You have several computers running Windows 7 Enterprise. The computers are members of a domain.

Your company has an internal Web site that requires HTTPS. The Web site's certificate is self-signed.

You use HTTPS to browse to the Web site and receive the warning message as seen in the image.

You need to prevent the warning message from appearing when you access the Web site.
Import the Web site's certificate into the Trusted Root CA list