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1

After installing a program, a system has become unstable to the point to where it will not boot up properly. Which configuration option should a technician choose from the Advanced Boot Options screen to attempt to start the system properly?
Choices:

A - Safe Mode
B - Configuration Mode
C - Safe Mode with Configurations
D - Last Known Good Configuration

D - Last Known Good Configuration

2

On a Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 machine, which key or key combination should a technician press to bring up the Advanced Boot Options screen?
Choices:

A - F2
B - F8
C - Shift+F2
D - Shift+F8

D - Shift+F8

3

A technician is in the Windows 7 System Recovery Options screen. A user stated that installing a program made the system very unstable. Which option should the technician choose to attempt to stabilize the system?
Choices:

A - Startup Repair
B - System Restore
C - System Image Recovery
D - Windows Memory Diagnostic

B - System Restore

4

Which item in the Control Panel is used to start the process of changing which program opens a particular file type?
Choices:

A - Folder Options
B - Personalization
C - Default Programs
D - Programs and Features

C - Default Programs

5

Which Control Panel app can a technician run in Windows 8 to test compatibility for a program built to run in Windows 7?
Choices:

A - Windows Program Diagnostics
B - Hardware Compatibility Checker
C - Program Compatibility Troubleshooter
D - Software Compatibility Troubleshooter

C - Program Compatibility Troubleshooter

6

A system is rebooted after not being shut down properly. Which will most likely happen?
Choices:

A - BSoD
B - The system will boot into Safe Mode
C - An error message will appear, indicating the system was not shut down properly
D - The system will boot into Safe Mode and an error message will appear indicating the system was not shut down properly

C - An error message will appear, indicating the system was not shut down properly

7

If a computer continually boots into Safe Mode, which Windows utility may have the computer set to always boot into Safe Mode?
Choices:

A - DXDIAG
B - MSINFO
C - MSINFO32
D - MSCONFIG

D - MSCONFIG

8

Which item occurs when a dark gray screen appears on a Mac indicating a user must reboot the system?
Choices:

A - SPoD
B - BSoD
C - GRUB error
D - Kernel panic

D - Kernel panic

9

Which two areas of the Task Manager will show a user why a system is running slow?
Choices:

A - CPU
B - Startup
C - Memory
D - Services

A - CPU
C - Memory

10

A technician needs to check the validity of system files using SFC. Which option in the recovery console should the technician select in order to do this?
Choices:

A - Startup Repair
B - System Restore
C - Command Prompt
D - System Image Recovery

C - Command Prompt

11

Which type of media is needed to create a system repair disc in Windows 7?
Choices:

A - TV
B - USB
C - DVD
D - Floppy

C - DVD

12

In the Windows 7 Disk Defragmenter, which button is used to see if a disk has a high fragmentation percentage?
Choices:

A - Check disk
B - Analyze disk
C - Defragment disk
D - Configure schedule

B - Analyze disk

13

A technician wants to unregister the schmmgmt.dll file. How should the technician enter this command in the command prompt window?
Choices:

A - unregsvr schmmgmt.dll
B - regsvr /u schmmgmt.dll
C - unregsvr32 schmmgmt.dll
D - regsvr32 /u schmmgmt.dll

D - regsvr32 /u schmmgmt.dll

14

Which items are found in the Windows Logs area of Event Viewer? Choose three answers.
Choices:

A - System
B - Security
C - Windows
D - Installation
E - Application

A - System
B - Security
E - Application

15

In Windows 8, which media type is used to create a recovery drive?
Choices:

A - CD
B - Solid-state
C - Network drive
D - USB flash drive

D - USB flash drive

16

Which item provides recovery options for a Windows 7 machine?
Choices:

A - Backup disk
B - Recovery drive
C - System repair disc
D - System repair image

C - System repair disc

17

Users can perform which three actions on an application or program in the Control Panel?
Choices:

A - Repair it
B - Uninstall it
C - Reinitialize it
D - Change its settings
E - Restore its settings

A - Repair it
B - Uninstall it
D - Change its settings

18

Where should an antivirus check be run if a technician suspects a virus has infected a boot sector?
Choices:

A - In Safe Mode
B - In Safe Mode with Networking
C - In the preinstallation environment
D - In Safe Mode with Command Prompt

C - In the preinstallation environment

19

Which are possible symptoms for malware on a computer device? Choose four answers.
Choices:

A - Pop-ups
B - DNS crash
C - BIOS setup
D - Security alerts
E - PC/OS locks up
F - Browser redirection

A - Pop-ups
D - Security alerts
E - PC/OS locks up
F - Browser redirection

20

Which are signs of a hijacked email account? Choose two answers.
Choices:

A - Invalid certificates
B - Unknown IP addresses
C - Email is sent to people in the account's address book
D - Failed delivery notifications from unknown email addresses

C - Email is sent to people in the account's address book
D - Failed delivery notifications from unknown email addresses

21

If there is an issue with a website's __________, then the user should play it safe and not visit the site.
Choices:

A - host
B - IP address
C - DNS server
D - security certificate

D - security certificate

22

Often malware will affect which settings in relation to Internet connectivity?
Choices:

A - IP address
B - DNS server
C - Proxy server
D - MAC address

C - Proxy server

23

Which is a sign of malware in relation to Windows Update?
Choices:

A - Failed installations
B - Compatibility issues
C - Unauthorized Group Policy changes
D - Random Windows Registry changes

A - Failed installations

24

A user has reported that a number of files have gone missing from their computer. The user's computer was recently upgraded. Which action should the technician perform?
Choices:

A - Run MSCONFIG
B - Reinstall the operating system
C - Reset the PC to a Restore Point
D - Check the user's Folder Options menu

D - Check the user's Folder Options menu

25

A user has reported an issue with a file they no longer have access to. Since the user needs access to the file and the administrator claims the user already has permission to access it, which action should the technician take?
Choices:

A - Run MSCONFIG
B - Run a black hat configuration
C - Repair the boot record and run antimalware software
D - Run the computer in Safe Mode and restore factory settings

C - Repair the boot record and run antimalware software

26

Which security tool is used to fix system file issues?
Choices:

A - Event Viewer
B - File command
C - Linux terminal
D - Windows Update

C - Linux terminal

27

Mobile devices often have automatic display settings which affect __________.
Choices:

A - apps
B - brightness
C - the operating system
D - touch screen sensitivity

B - brightness

28

A user is trying to show a presentation, but there is no display. All of the connections are where they should be between the user's laptop and the external projector. Which action should the user take next?
Choices:

A - Check the video card
B - Check the display configuration settings
C - Run a system check for external devices
D - Unplug the power supply and wait 30 seconds before trying again

B - Check the display configuration settings

29

A user has sound coming from the video game they are playing on a laptop, but the music they have running from a separate application is not coming through. The user should perform which action?
Choices:

A - Check the audio card
B - Check the sound mixer
C - Perform a system restore
D - Check the speaker connections

B - Check the sound mixer

30

A technician needs to reset a mobile device to its factory settings. Which kind of reset should the technician perform?
Choices:

A - Soft
B - Hard
C - Simple
D - Permanent

B - Hard