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1

what is not an example of a management Graphical User Interface (GUI) or interface snap-in or applet tool?

The Command Line Interface

2

How do you distinguish between tasks and processes/services?

Tasks are usually the actions that the user or CPU directs in the foreground. Processes and services run in the background.

3

What happens when a user running Word 2003 tries to open a .docx file?

The file may cause issues, since it is a format that was created in Word 2007 or later.

4

What type of operating system is a .dmg file intended for?

OS X

5

Which option does NOT describe benefit of journaling in Linux?

Journaling will flush the cache at certain points in the journal.

6

Which of these is NOT considered a best practice policy for naming files?

Use spaces to add definite breaks in the name.

7

What system command would you enter to verify the logical integrity of a file system on a Windows machine?

chkdsk.exe

8

What computer systems use the extended Hierarchical File System (HFS)?

Apple Mac workstations and laptops

9

What computer systems use the 4th extended file system (Ext4)?

Linux boxes

10

What type of utility software is intended to keep users safe from malicious code, such as viruses or Trojans?

Anti-malware

11

Where can the Task Scheduler be found?

The Task Scheduler is accessed via its own console or the Computer Management console.

12

What should you expect to happen when double-clicking a .msi file?

A program will begin installing.

13

What Windows utility monitors the system for changes to core system files and drivers, as well as the registry?

System Restore

14

Where do you manage drivers on a computer?

Device Manager

15

What does a file management system use to control permissions for who is allowed to read, write, or control an object?

An access control list (ACL)

16

What is the set of rules that determines what actions you are allowed to perform on a computer and what resources you can access?

Permissions

17

What service does the Windows BitLocker feature provide?

It provides full disk-encryption protection for the operating system.

18

What is an advantage that the New Technology File System (NTFS) has over the File Allocation Table (FAT)?

NTFS has larger partitions and supports extended attributes, allowing for file-level security permissions, compression, and encryption.

19

What limitations should you consider when comparing different file systems?

File systems are limited in terms of their maximum capacity and the size of individual files.

20

What type of file extension should be opened with caution, as it initiates instructions for the computer to carry out?

.exe