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Test Your Windows XP Professional knowlege

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October 28, 2008 9:27:20 PM

Lets test how much you know on basic Window's Client Administration. This was my quiz this morning and got 90%. Lets see how you guys here at TomsForums do.

Chapters 1 to 6 Quiz

Ryan Marinciano
Starts: October 28, 2008
Questions: 20

1. (Points: 2)
Which of the following groups can create user accounts and groups, and can manage the user accounts and groups that they create, but do not have access to files and folders unless they are granted permission?



1. Power Users

2. Users

3. Backup Operators

4. Administrators

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2. (Points: 1)
Which of the following is a limitation of Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition?



1. Users of Windows XP Home Edition cannot join a workgroup.

2. The Local Users And Groups tool is not available in Windows XP Home Edition.

3. Windows XP Home Edition supports only two types of accounts: Computer Administrator and User.

4. You can create only one local group in Windows XP Home Edition.

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3. (Points: 2)
Which of the following is the strongest valid password?



1. 6345789

2. PaSsWoRd

3. Your mother wears size 12 Army Boots!?!

4. 8hG

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4. (Points: 1)
Which of the following statements is not true?



1. In an Active Directory domain environment, you can allow passwords to be recovered from the password database by storing them using reversible encryption.

2. When you rename a user account, the SID does not change, and all rights and permissions are preserved.

3. Local administrator accounts are not for daily use. Users should be encouraged to create a separate account for regular use.

4. You can access special groups only through the Local Users And Groups tool.

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5. (Points: 2)
George took the advice of his network administrator to create a password reset disk for his domain-based user account. He first changed his password and then clicked Backup to create the reset disk. However, the wizard would not accept his new password. Which of the following options is most likely the cause of the problem?



1. He is mistyping the password or has the CAPS LOCK key engaged.

2. He is violating one of the password policies set by the administrator.

3. Service Pack 1 is not installed or configured correctly. To create a password reset disk, Service Pack 1 must be installed.

4. He cannot change his password and create a password reset disk at the same time.

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6. (Points: 1)
After logging on to his domain-based account from home with cached credentials, Angus cannot connect to a mapped drive. Which of the following describes the most likely cause of the problem and the best solution?



1. The user profile is probably corrupt. Create a new user profile.

2. Service Pack 1 is not installed, which is a known issue when trying to log on with cached credentials. Install Service Pack 1 or later.

3. The domain controller is not currently available. Try reconnecting again at a later time.

4. The user has not received a current access token from the domain. Remap the drive.

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7. (Points: 2)
Gretchen manages a Microsoft Windows XP system with multiple users. She suspects that there have been attempts to make unauthorized changes to some user accounts. Which of the following options will provide her with more information about undesirable activity related to user accounts?



1. Set the Account Lockout Threshold to 0 (zero).

2. Configure Interactive Logon to maintain a database of inappropriate activity.

3. Configure User Rights to prevent unauthorized logons.

4. Configure Auditing Policy to monitor account management.

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8. (Points: 1)
Which of the following refers to the effective cumulative set of local and group policies applied to a computer?



1. Resultant Set of Policy

2. Group Policy

3. Local Users And Groups tool

4. Password Policy

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9. (Points: 2)
Marian calls the Help Desk to report that her e-mail program stops responding at the splash screen. Which of the following symptoms indicates that the problem is with her user profile?



1. A different user logs on to the same computer with a different user account and experiences the same problem.

2. A different user logs on to the same computer with a different user account and does not experience the problem.

3. The user is logging on to a computer on the domain for the first time.

4. When the computer is restarted in safe mode, the problem disappears.

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10. (Points: 1)
Lauren was recently fired from her company. At the time of her dismissal, she was escorted out of the building and was not allowed to return to her desk. Because she handled sensitive information, she might be a security risk. Which of the following options is the best way to deal with her user account?



1. Leave her account intact, and set the Account Lockout Duration to 1.

2. Disable her user account.

3. Delete her user account.

4. Leave her account intact, and configure Audit Policy to monitor inappropriate activity.

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11. (Points: 2)
You suspect that someone in your company has been trying to break into the computers of other co-workers by guessing passwords. Which of the following security options will make it more difficult for him or her to gain access?



1. Network Security: Force Logoff When Logon Hours Expire

2. Interactive Logon: Do Not Require CTRL + ALT + DELETE

3. Interactive Logon: Do Not Display Last User Name

4. Interactive Logon: Message Text/Title for Users Attempting to Log On

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12. (Points: 1)
While working as a DST at one of your company’s branch offices, you receive a call from Diana at the company’s main office. After trying to troubleshoot her security policy settings over the phone, you decide it would be helpful for her to export the Group Policy settings information to a file and e-mail it to you. Which of the following instructions will accomplish this?



1. Set Audit Policy to automatically enable auditing on all files and folders on the computer. View the Security Log by using the Event Viewer, and save the log file.

2. Set Audit Policy to monitor all System Events and Logon Events. View the Security Log by using the Event Viewer, and save the log file.

3. In the Help and Support Center, select Use Tools To View Your Computer Information And Diagnose Problems. Select Advanced Information from the Tools list, and then select View Group Policies Applied. Save the report to an .htm file.

4. In the Help and Support Center, select Use Tools To View Your Computer Information And Diagnose Problems. Select Advanced Information from the Tools list, and then select View Group Policies Applied. Run the Resultant Set of Policy tool, and save the results to an .htm file.

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13. (Points: 2)
If you want a user to have permission to access a scanner only when logged on locally, to which of the following groups would you assign access to the scanner?



1. Interactive group

2. Network group

3. Authenticated Users group

4. Everyone group

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14. (Points: 1)
Setting the Enforce Password History option to 14 accomplishes which of the following?



1. Causes passwords to expire after 14 days

2. Prevents a user from changing a password for 14 days

3. Prevents users from selecting a password less than 14 characters in length

4. Prevents the user from repeating any of the last 14 passwords he or she has selected

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15. (Points: 2)
Sheila is the administrator of a Microsoft Windows XP system. She plans to be away from the office for a week at a conference and wants to allow her assistant, Maurice, to assign permissions to system resources in her absence. However, she does not want to make him a member of the Administrators group. Which of the following options is the most appropriate in this situation?



1. Sheila can assign Maurice a user right to Take Ownership Of Files And Other Objects.

2. Sheila must add Maurice to the Administrators group for him to assign permissions to system resources.

3. Sheila can add Maurice to the Power Users Group.

4. Sheila can add Maurice to the HelpServices Group.

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16. (Points: 1)
Sarah downloaded a program from the Internet that automatically added an icon to the notification area. Without deleting the program, she wants to remove the icon permanently and prevent the program from running in the background every time Microsoft Windows starts. Which of the following is the best option?



1. Run the System Configuration Utility, and clear the check box for the program on the Startup tab.

2. Right-click the icon in the notification area, and select Exit from the pop-up menu.

3. Remove the unwanted icon by customizing the notification area in the Taskbar and Start Menu Properties dialog box.

4. Right-click an empty area of the taskbar, choose Properties, and select Hide Inactive Icons on the taskbar tab.

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17. (Points: 1)
Walter is using the standard Microsoft Windows XP Start menu. He wants to customize his computer to remove My Recent Documents from the Start menu, configure Control Panel to appear as a menu rather than a link, and show his Desktop icons temporarily on the taskbar when he has several programs open and the desktop is not easily accessible. Which of the following is the best way to proceed?



1. On the Advanced tab of the Customize Start Menu dialog box, remove My Recent Documents and configure Control Panel as a menu. Show Desktop icons on the taskbar by right-clicking the taskbar and enabling the Desktop toolbar.

2. On the General tab of the Customize Start Menu dialog box, remove My Recent Documents and configure Control Panel as a menu. Show Desktop icons on the taskbar by dragging them to the Quick Launch toolbar.

3. On the Advanced tab of the Customize Start Menu dialog box, remove My Recent Documents and configure Control Panel as a menu. Show Desktop icons on the taskbar by dragging them to the Quick Launch toolbar.

4. On the General tab of the Customize Start Menu dialog box, remove My Recent Documents and configure Control Panel as a menu. Show Desktop icons on the taskbar by right-clicking the taskbar and enabling the Desktop toolbar.

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18. (Points: 1)
To access the System Configuration Utility, you:



1. Select Start, Control Panel, System.

2. Select Start, All Programs, and then Accessories.

3. Select Start, Run, and type msconfig.exe.

4. Restart the computer, and press F8 to display startup options.

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19. (Points: 2)
Paolo wants to move the taskbar to the top of the screen and then prevent it from moving again accidentally. He also wants to make maximum use of screen real estate by allowing open programs to cover the taskbar. Which of the following is the correct sequence to accomplish this?



1. Verify that the taskbar is unlocked, drag it to the top of the screen, lock the taskbar, and then clear the Keep The Taskbar On Top Of Other Windows option in the Taskbar And Start Menu Properties dialog box.

2. Verify that the taskbar is unlocked, drag it to the top of the screen, lock the taskbar, and then select the Auto-Hide The Taskbar option in the Taskbar And Start Menu Properties dialog box.

3. Verify that the taskbar is unlocked, drag it to the top of the screen, lock the taskbar, and then clear the Auto-Hide The Taskbar option in the Taskbar And Start Menu Properties dialog box.

4. Verify that the taskbar is locked, drag the taskbar to the top of the screen, and then clear the Keep The Taskbar On Top Of Other Windows option in the Taskbar And Start Menu Properties dialog box.

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20. (Points: 1)
Herman has the use of only one hand, and he is also visually impaired. He needs a way to use shortcut key combinations by pressing one key at a time, instead of having to press two or more keys simultaneously. He also needs to enable any accessibility options that will make the screen easier for him to read. Which of the following Accessibility options should he enable for this purpose?



1. StickyKeys and the Magnifier

2. StickyKeys, the Magnifier, and High Contrast

3. MouseKeys, the Magnifier, and High Contrast

4. SerialKeys and the Magnifier

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October 28, 2008 9:36:52 PM

This topic has been moved from the section Other-2 to section Windows XP by Jake_Barnes
October 28, 2008 10:00:43 PM

It's remarkable you scored 90% considering your blind ambition and poor judgment got in your way.
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