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  1. what is the desktop?

    D) the virtual desk upon which all of your other programs and utilities run.
  2. the screensaver can be changed in the ___ dialog box

    C) display properties
  3. which of the following is a popular open-source operating system?

    A) linux
  4. the taskbar can be increased in size by ___

    B) moving the mouse pointer to the top of the taskbar, pausing until the pointer turns into a double-headed arrow, and then double-clicking in the center
  5. which of the following file attributes are available to files on a FAT 32 partition?

    D) Hidden, Read Only, Archive, System
  6. What was the first 32-bit preemptive multitasking system?

    B) windows 95
  7. The windows explorer program can e used to do which of the following? (select all that apply)

    D) copy and move files
  8. standard permissions are ____

    D) permissions assigned to users but not to groups
  9. Virtual memory is configured through which system tool?

    B) system control panel
  10. if a program doesn't have a shortcut on the desktop or in the programs submenu, you can start it by ___

    B) using the run command and typing in the name of the program
  11. what can you do if a program is not responding to any command and appears to be locked up? (choose all that apply)
    a) open the system control panel and choose Performance to see what process is causing problems
    b) add more memory
    c) press Ctrl+Alt+Del to reboot the computer
    d) open Task Manager, select the appropriate task, and click End Task
    • c) press Ctrl+Alt+Del to reboot the computer
    • d) open Task Manager, select the appropriate task, and click End Task
  12. In windows, a deleted file can be retrieved using which of the following

    A) recycle bin
  13. to turn off a windows 000 machine, you should____

    A) Select Start -> Shut Down, choose Shut Down and turn off the computer
  14. which type of resource do you configure in Device Manager?

    A) applications
  15. To back up the files on your disks in Windows, which Windows program can you use?

    D) backup
  16. Which of the following files bootstraps Windows XP?

    B) NTLDR
  17. which of the following partitions is specifically the partition from which the operating system boots?

    B) active partition
  18. which of the following registry hives contain information about the computer's hardware?

  19. within Windows 2000, what is the maximum length of filename?

    C) 255 characters
  20. which of the following utilities will rearrange the files on your hard disk to occupy contiguous chunks of space?

    D) disk defragment
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