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What is the minimum processor speed required to run Windows 95?
386DX
What is the recommended processor speed to run Windows 95?
Pentium 33Mhz
What is the minimum memory requirement to run Windows 95?
4 to 8 MB
What is the recommended memory availability for Windows 95?
16 to 32 MB
To run Windows 95, you must have a ___ or better monitor. (Monitor Type)
VGA
The recommended monitor type for Windows 95 is?
SVGA
What is the minimum disk space required to install Windows 95?
50 to 55 MB
What is the recommended disk space for installing Windows 95?
200 MB
Windows 95 requires a keyboard and a floppy drive for installation, but suggests a ____ drive and what peripheral?
CD ROM Drive and a mouse.
Windows 98 requires at least what processor speed for installation?
486DX
What is the recommended processor speed for Windows 98 installation?
Pentium 33MHz
The minimum available memory required to install Windows 98 is?
24 MB
The recommended available memory for Windows 98 is?
32 to 64 MB
Windows 98 requires what minimum display type?
VGA
The recommended display type for Windows 98 is?
SVGA
What is the minimum disk space required to install Windows 98?
225 MB
What is the recommended disk space available when installing Windows 98?
400 MB
Windows 98 requires what type of drive and what peripheral for installation?
A floppy drive or CD ROM drive and a keyboard. A Mouse is also recommended.
Minimum processor speed for Windows ME installation?
Pentium 150 Mhz
Recommended processor speed for running Windows ME?
Pentium II 300 MHz
Minimum memory available to run Windows ME?
32 MB RAM
Recommended memory available to run Windows ME?
64 MB RAM
Windows ME requires at least what display type?
VGA
Microsoft recommends what type of display for Windows ME?
SVGA
What's the minimum disk space required to install Windows ME?
225 MB
What's the recommended disk space available to run Windows ME?
400 MB
Windows ME requires what drive type, expansion card, and which three peripherals for installation?
1) Floppy and/or CD ROM drive.
2) A sound card.
3) Keyboard, mouse, & speakers.
Windows ME recommends what additional peripheral/expansion card in its requirements?
A 56 Kbps modem.
Minimum processor for Windows NT 4.0 installation?
486DX
Recommended processor for Windows NT 4.0?
Pentium 33Mhz
Minimum RAM requirement for Windows NT 4.0?
12 MB RAM
Recommended available memory for Windows NT 4.0?
16 MB RAM
Windows NT 4.0 requires at least what type of display?
VGA
What is the recommended display type for Windows NT 4.0?
SVGA
Minimum free disk space for Windows NT 4.0 installation?
110 MB
What is the recommended disk space available to run Windows NT 4.0?
250 to 300 MB
Windows NT 4.0 installation requires one of two drive types or a _____ (card type) to be available. What are these?
1) A floppy or CD ROM drive.
2) A Network Interface Card(NIC)

The NIC is also the recommended item for this product.
Windows 2000 requires what minimum processor type?
Pentium 133 MHz
Recommended processor speed for Windows 2000?
Pentium 350 MHz
Minimum memory required to install Windows 2000?
64 MB RAM
Recommended memory available to run Windows 2000?
128 MB
Windows 2000 requires at least what display type?
VGA
Recommended display type for Windows 2000?
SVGA
Minium hard drive requirements for Windows 2000 installation?
650 MB free, 2 GB available.
Minimum partition size: 650 MB
Recommended drive space available for running Windows 2000?
2 GB free, 6.4 GB available.
Required hardware for Windows 2000 installation?
Keyboard, mouse, 12x CD ROM drive, floppy drive.
Recommended hardware for Windows 2000 installation?
24x CD ROM drive, floppy drive, PCI Network Interface Card
All versions of Windows from 95 to XP require and suggest what display types?
Required: VGA
Recommended: SVGA
Minimum processor speed for installing Windows XP?
Pentium 233 MHz
Recommended processor speed for running Windows XP?
Pentium 300 MHz
Minium RAM for Windows XP installation?
64 MB RAM
Recommended memory available to run Windows XP?
128 MB
Required disk space for Windows XP installation?
650 MB free, 2 GB available.
Minimum partition size: 1 GB
Recommended disk space available for Windows XP?
2 GB or more free.
Windows XP requires which hardware for installation?
(Drive types, peripherals)
1) Floppy or CD ROM drive.
2) Mouse and keyboard.
3) NIC for network installation.
What hardware is recommended for a Windows XP installation?
1) Floppy, CD ROM or DVD drive.
2) Network Interface Card.
Windows XP requires what minium display type?
VGA
What display type is recommended for Windows XP?
SVGA
Windows 95 can be upgraded to which products?
Windows 98 or Windows ME
The main difference between an OS upgrade and an OS install is?
The upgrade process begins inside the operating system GUI, whereas a clean install does not.
Windows NT 3.51 can be upgraded to what OS?
Windows NT 4.0

Note: Windows 9x/ME cannot upgrade to NT 4.0.
Windows 9x uses what program to initiate OS upgrades? Windows NT/2000/XP uses which program?
1) Setup.exe
2) WINNT32.exe
You can upgrade to Windows 2000 from which previous operating systems?
Windows 98 or NT 4.0

No upgrade path for 95 or ME.
You can upgrade to Windows XP from which previous operating systems?
Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2000
Windows XP can hang when upgrading from Windows 95/98/ME due to what driver problem?
Windows XP does not support 16-bit virtual device drivers.
To run a system check before doing an actual installation for Windows XP, use this command and flag.
winnt32.exe -checkupgradeonly
The BIOS startup process consists of 3 phases, what are these?
1) Power On Self Test (POST)
2) PnP BIOS allocation.
3) Bootstrap loader (loads OS)
Windows 9x boots in 3 stages following handoff from the system BIOS. What stages are these?
1) Real Mode
2) Protected Mode
3) OS and Desktop Initialization
What is the sequence of the Windows 9x Real Mode (16 bit) boot stage?
1) IO.SYS
2) MSDOS.SYS
3) CONFIG.SYS
4) COMMAND.COM
5) AUTOEXEC.BAT
What is the sequence of the Windows 9x Protected Mode (32 bit) boot stage?
1) WIN.COM - Logo appears
2) VMM32.VxD - Manages VxDs
3) SYSTEM.INI - Loads DEVICE parameters
What is the sequence of the Windows 9x OS and Desktop initialization boot stage?
1) Kernel32.dll and Kernl386.exe
2) GDI32.EXE - Graphic interface
3) USER32.EXE - User interface
4) Explorer.exe
Windows NT boots through a sequence of 3 to 6 files. What is this sequence?
1) NTLDR - Loader file, calls:
2) NTDETECT.COM - HW detection
3) Boot.ini - Displays boot menu
4) Bootsect.dos - Multi-OS only
5) NTBOOTDD.SYS - SCSI devices
6) NTOSKRNL.EXE - 3rd critical file, loads Network Operating System kernel.
The Windows 2000/XP boot sequence is almost identical to the Windows NT boot sequence, but two additional steps are added. What are these?
1) HAL.DLL - The hardware abstraction layer is loaded.
2) If the boot is successful, a copy of the control data is saved in the Last Known Good configuration.
What is the command to create an Emergency Repair Disk (ERD) in Windows NT or 2000?
Start->Run->rdisk /s
What is the sequence to create an emergency startup disk in Win9x/ME?
Control Panel->Add/Remove Programs->Startup Disk tab->Create Disk
To install the Windows 2000/XP Recovery Console on the hard drive, what is the command?
With Installation CDs in drive:
(CD Drive Letter): i386/winnt32.exe /cmdcons
Access the Windows XP ASR (Automated System Recovery) options by pressing what key during the boot process?
F2
Using the Windows XP ASR requires you to have done which two things prior to its use?
1) Done a complete backup.
2) Created an ASR floppy disk.