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1

If you are adding a new hard disk drive to an Existing Windows 7 machine, what must be done first?

Initialise the disk

2

What is the minimum number of partitions required on a hard drive that is to be set up as a multi boot with Windows 8, Windows 7, and Windows XP?

3

3

What is the best method for hardware authentication?

Smart Card.

4

What type of socket has blunt protruding pins which connect to pads on the bottom of the processor.

LGA Landing Grid Array.

5

What kind of channels allow the memory controller to communicate with two DIMM's at the same time?

Dual Channels.

6

What do you call running a processor at higher speed than it's rated clock speed?

Overclocking.

7

What is the default disk format used by Windows 7?

NTFS New Technology File System.

8

What is the best way to destroy sensitive data on a had drive?

Degausser. Neutralises or erases the magnetic data.

9

How many notches are in a DDR RAM module?

1

10

How many notches are in an SDRAM module?

2

11

What method allows better alignment of information for the processor to access information more efficiently?

Hyperthreading.

12

What did older motherboards use to add additional graphics cards?

AGP Accelerated Graphics Port.

13

What are three terms used to describe the Physical arrangement of a disk drive's storage arrangement?

Sector, track and cylinder.

14

What does disk defragmenting do?

Organises the files closer together.

15

What do the platters rotate on?

A spindle.

16

What is the memory limitation for a 32-bit operating system?

4 GB

17

Which file system is used on the volume where Windows is installed?

NFTS New Technology File System.

18

What RAM can be used in quad channel?

DDR3.

19

How many bites are in the smallest sector?

512.