NOS Midterm 2 (Part 3)

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Flashcards on NOS Midterm 2 (Part 3), created by yousweetdreams on 11/11/2013.

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True or False: You can combine the use of the asterisk and question mark wildcards in the same file specification, and you can use the two wildcards more than once in a file specification. True
True or False: In Last Known Good Configuration, Windows 7 is started without loading startup background programs. False
True or False: Prior to the Windows operating system, individuals used the DOS operating system with a monochrome monitor that was capable of displaying only one foreground and one background color. True
True or False: You can use the CLW command to clear the Command Prompt window of the output of any previous commands. False
True or False: Although it is possible to use a keyboard in a Command Prompt window, you primarily use the mouse. False
True or False: The term firmware refers to a hardware device that contains embedded software that controls how the device interacts with the operating system. True
True or False: When working from a Command Prompt, you use the input redirection operator ( < ) to redirect the output to a file. False
True or False: Command-line skills are still essential today, especially for those who manage networks and for those who provide technical support and troubleshooting. True
True or False: The System Protection filename is SystemPropertiesProtection.exe True
True or False: When you pipe output, you are using the input of one command as the output from another command. False
True or False: To open the Windows Recovery Environment, you restart your computer, press the F8 function key to display the Advanced Boot Options menu, then choose the option to repair your computer. True
True or False: You can use the Ctrl+Break keys to interrupt a command. True
True or False: After the BIOS locates the boot device, it typically reads the MBR next True
True or False: “Miscellaneous failures” is a type of event that Reliability Monitor provides information on. True
True or False: To navigate from directory to directory in a command-line environment, you use the CD command True
True or False: The asterisk wildcard ( * ) substitutes for a single character in a filename False
True or False: Commands fall into two groups known as internal commands and external commands True
True or False: Event Viewer identifies a security-related event as “Pass” or “Fail.” False
True or False: You cannot use wildcards in file specifications with directory names. False
True or False: When working in a command-line environment, punctuation (such as commas, semicolons, or periods) is used after commands because the punctuation is part of the command. False
True or False: In Windows 7 you can use the COLOR command, an external command, to change the background and foreground colors in a command-line window. False
True or False: The Windows Boot Manager loads the Windows 7 operating system and basic hardware device drivers. False
True or False: You can use Event Viewer to access information in event logs. True
True or False: You can use the REN command to create directories on a disk. False
True or False: You must be careful with the use of wildcards because you might end up selecting far more files than you would have otherwise expected for an operation. True
True or False: Reliability Monitor provides information about more events than Event Viewer False
True or False: System Protection creates restore points at specific intervals of time True
True or False: Reliability Monitor uses data collected by the Reliability Analysis Component of Windows 7 True
If you experience a serious problem with starting Windows 7, you can use the Safe Mode with Command Prompt option on the Advanced Boot Options menu to boot your computer and troubleshoot a problem in a command-line environment True
True or False: In the Event Viewer console tree pane, you can find Hardware Events under the Application and Services Logs category True
True or False: The Reliability Monitor stability report shows a(n) blue line to plot your computer’s stability index and show changes to that value over time True
True or False: The Problem Steps Recorder stores up to 20 screen captures by default False. The default number is up to 25 not 20.
True or False: PATA is a newer type of technology for connecting a hard disk to a computer to achieve faster data transfers False. SATA is the newer type of technology to PATA.
True or False: Directory Services Restore mode applies only to Windows domain controllers True
True or False: The MORE filter then produces toggled output; in other words, it displays one window of output at a time False. It is paged output not toggled output.
True or False: POST stands for Power-On Self Test True
True or False: If you want to switch to the root directory of the current drive, you type the command RD\ False. You type the command CD\
True or False: You can use the COLOR command, an internal command, to change the background and foreground colors so that it is easier to work in a command-line window True
True or False: You can also use the F3 key to recall the last command True
True or False: To save restore points, your computer must have at least 300 MB of free space on hard disks True
True or False: The dynamic drive is the one that Windows is currently using False. It is the default drive.
True or False: Task Manager allows you to shut down a nonresponsive program or process without affecting any other open program True
True or False: You can pipe the output of a command-line command by using it in conjunction with the PIPE filter False. You use it in conjunction with the MORE filter.
True or False: In Safe Mode, Windows 7 boots with a screen resolution of 640x480. False. The screen resolution is 800 x 600 in Safe Mode.
True or False: You use System Backup to roll back your computer to a point before you installed a software product or device driver False. System Restore rolls back your computer.
True or False: You can use the LABEL command, another external command, to assign a volume label to a drive True
True or False: When you open a Command Prompt window, Windows 7 loads internal.exe into memory False. It loads cmd.exe into memory.
True or False: A switch is an optional parameter that you use with a command to change the way in which a(n) command works True
True or False: If you open a Command Prompt window by clicking Command Prompt on the Accessories menu, and then later decide to use a program that requires SuperUser credentials, you have to close the Command Prompt window, and open a new window with the new credentials. False. SuperUser credentials should read Administrator credentials.
True or False: You can display Help information on commands by typing HELP followed by a space and a question mark False. You follow the space with the command.
True or False: The TREE command displays the directory structure of the current directory and its subdirectories True
True or False: When you view the contents of a directory, if a file system on a drive is FAT, the files and subdirectories are listed in alphabetical order, with files displayed first followed by subdirectories False. NTFS behaves in this manner not FAT
True or False: You can use the CD command to create directories on a disk False. MD creates directories on a disk.
True or False: The Event Viewer filename is ev.exe. False. The filename is eventvwr.msc
True or False: During the BCD phase of booting, the Windows 7 operating system kernel loads along with portions of the Windows Registry False. It's the Boot Loader phase of booting not BCD.
True or False: An environment variable enclosed within percent symbols is known as a(n) replaceable parameter True
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