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Windows 95 Supported File Systems
FAT 16
Windows 95 (OSR2) Supported File Systems
FAT 16, FAT 32
Windows 98 Supported File Systems
FAT 16 FAT 32
Windows 2000 Supported File Systems
FAT 16, FAT 32, NTFS
Windows XP Supported File Systems
FAT 16, FAT 32, NTFS
Windows NT 4 Supported File Systems
FAT 16, NTFS
Registry Files (Windows 95 & 98)
Main: System.dat & User.dat
Backup: System.da0 & User.da0
Stored in Windows Folder
Windows NT 4 Supported File Systems
FAT 16, NTFS
Registry Hives (Windows XP, NT, 2000)
Software, System, SAM, Security, Default, and UserDiff - stored in System32\\Config Folder
NTUser.dat - stored in Documents and Settings Folder
Windows 9x Boot/Necessary Files
Root Folder: Io.sys ; Msdos.sys ; Autoexec.bat ; Command.com ; Config.sys ; Himem.sys ; Emm386.exe ; Windows root: Win.com ; System.ini ; Win.ini
SSL
Secure Sockets Layer - used in URLs with HttpS.
PPP
Point-to-Point Protocol
What's the command to convert FAT16 and FAT32 to NTFS?
convert x: /fs:ntfs (where x is the drive to convert)
What's the command to convert FAT16 to FAT32?
Cvt1.exe
What file is used to install Windows NT or Windows 2000 from the Windows 98 platform?
Winnt.exe
What file is used to manually start a Windows 98 installation?
Setup.exe
What file is used to start an installation from Windows NT or Windows 2000?
Winnt32.exe
What do these commonly used switches do when using the Winnt.exe installation file: /s:path ; /u:file ; and /a?
/s:path - specifies location of Windows 2000 installation files ; /u: file - specifies file used for unattended installation ; /a - enables accessibility options.
What does the /checkupgradeonly switch of Winnt32.exe do?
Performs a test to see if the system will support Windows 2000.
What does the /ox switch of Winnt.exe do?
Creates a set of boot disks from which you could start the installation. (This switch was eliminated in Windows 2000 - instead, the Makeboot utility is used.)
What are the 4 levels of share permissions on Windows NT, 2000 and XP systems?
No Access, Read, Change and Full Control
How do you boot a computer in Safe Mode?
Press F5
How do you boot a computer in Safe Mode with Network Support?
Press F6
How do you boot a computer with Step-by-Step Configuration?
Press Shift + F8
How do you boot a computer to the Command Prompt only?
Press Shift + F5
How do you boot a computer to the previous version of DOS?
Press F4
When is it a good idea to boot from Safe Mode (F5) and what is loaded?
Safe mode is an excellent tool for troubleshooting drivers. Only a generic VGA driver, keyboard driver and HIMEM.SYS is loaded.
When is it a good idea to boot to the command prompt?
When Safe Mode doesn’t work.
What does the Registry key HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT store?
It stores file extensions and OLE information.
What does the Registry key HKEY_USERS store?
It stores all user preferences for each separate user with a profile located on the local system.
What does the Registry key HKEY_CURRENT_USER store?
It stores all information as it pertains to the specific user who is currently logged into the system.
What does the Registry key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE store?
It stores all the software, hardware and operating system settings of all configurations used on the system.
It stores all the software, hardware and operating system settings of all configurations used on the system.
What does the Registry key HEKY_CURRENT_CONFIG store?
It stores all the current hardware profile for peripheral devices, such as monitors and printers.
What does the Registry key HEKY_DYN_DATA store?
It stores all current performance data, such as the results of running System Monitor.
What does a black exclamation point in a yellow circle represent in Device Manager?
It represents a problem state – the device may be operational, but the error is either related to the system’s ability to detect the device, or a driver issue.
What does a red “X” represent in Device Manager?
It represents a device that has been disabled by the system, either because of a resource conflict or a damaged device.
What does a blue “I” on white background represent in Device Manager?
It shows that a devices system resources have been manually configured.
When might Device Manager NOT list a device’s properties, but the device seems to be functioning properly?
If you can’t list a device’s properties, you are most likely using a CONFIG.SYS file to load older Real Mode drivers for the device.
What are the 3 available tools to assist with automated installation in Windows 2000?
Setup Manager, SYSPREP and RIS (Remote Installation Service)
What 2 disk storage types does Windows 2000 support?
Basic and Dynamic disks.
What is basic disk storage?
Disk storage that has been configured or partitioned with traditional techniques.
What is dynamic disk storage?
They are areas of space on a single disk, or areas combined from multiple disks, created and organized using volume techniques to organize areas instead of traditional techniques. Disk that have been configured with DOS or Windows 9X cannot access dynamic disks.
What are the 5 types of dynamic (storage) disks?
Simple, Mirrored, Spanned, Striped, and RAID level 5.
What is the command line function to open System Information?
WINMSD
What are the 3 types of user profiles that can be implemented in Windows 2000?
Local, Roaming and Mandatory profiles.
What is the name of the file in Windows 98 that's used to create memory on the hard disk?
Win386.SWP
What is the name of the file in Windows NT/2000/XP that's used to create memory on the hard disk?
Pagefile.sys
What port is commonly used by the POP3 protocol?
110
What port is commonly used by the SMTP protocol?
25
What is an assigned software package?
Sotware that must be installed by users.
What is a published software package?
Software that users have the option of installing.
What is the command line EXE to make Emergency Repair Disks (ERD) in Windows NT?
RDisk.exe /S
What are the two licensing options for Windows NT?
Per Seat - x number of users can log on.
Per Server - x devices can connect simultaneously.
What command line EXE is used to change/create/remove a name of disk?
Label.exe
What is Smartdrive.exe?
It's a 16-bit disk caching utility used to improve disk access speed. Now the 32-bit util VCache is used.
What is Cooperative Multitasking?
CPU controls application/task until processing is finished (Windows 3.1)
What is Preemptive Multitasking?
CPU hands out time slices to applications/programs (Win 9x and above)
What is the DOS boot order?
1) IO.sys; 2) Msdos.sys; 3) Config.sys; 4) Command.com; 5) Autoexec.bat (IMCCA)
What is the system start order?
1) POST; 2) BIOS; 3) Boot Sector; 4) GUI
Which Windows operating systems support the use of the graphical tool Winipcfg.exe?
Windows 95, 98 and ME