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  1. Q:Louis attempts to boot his computer. A message on the screen says "Hard disk not found." The computer has a single PATA
    IDE hard disk. What is the most likely cause of the problem?
    A IDE cable is installed upside down.
    B IDE cable is not connected.
    C Wrong type of IDE cable.
    D IDE drive is not jumpered correctly.
    B IDE cable is not connected
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. Q:If a person takes control of a session between a server and a client, it is known as what type of attack?
    A Smurf
    B DDoS
    C Malicious software
    D Session hijacking
    D Session hijacking
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. Q:Certain users are allowed to access their systems using Remote Desktop. A User has reported they used the current nameand password but were not allowed access to their system. Their name and password allowed them access when they were in the office. What can be done to correct this challenge?
    A Open port 3389 on the Firewall
    B Add the user to the Remote Desktop Users List
    C Reset the users password
    D Enable Remote Desktop
    B Add the user to the Remote Desktop Users List
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. Q:What command repairs the bootmgr.exe file in Windows Vista?
    A bootrec /fixmbr
    B bootrec /fixboot
    C boot/bcd
    D bootrec /rebuildbcd
    B bootrec /fixboot
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. Q:Of all the components that make up an LCD Monitor, which two are considered major components?
    A Pixel
    B Inverter
    C Screen
    D Contrast
    • B Inverter
    • C Screen
  6. Q:Which of the following settings must be established if you want to make a secure wireless connection? (Choose all thatapply.)
    A The wireless standard used
    B The encryption standard used
    C The brand of access point
    D The SSID of the access point
    • B The encryption standard used
    • D The SSID of the access point
  7. Q:The message The Windows Boot Configuration Data File Is Missing Required Information appears on the screen. What command would you type to repair this issue?
    A boot\bcd
    B bootrec /fixmbr
    C bootrec /fixboot
    D bootrec /rebuildbcd
    D bootrec /rebuildbcd
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. Q:The IP address 192.168.1.1 should have what default subnet mask?
    A 255.255.255.255
    B 255.255.255.0
    C 255.255.0.0
    D 255.0.0.0
    B 255.255.255.0
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. Q:What faulty component could cause a ghosted image on the paper outputted by a laser printer?
    A Photosensitive drum
    B Primary corona wire
    C Pickup rollers
    D Transfer corona wire
    A Photosensitive drum
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. Q:In Windows XP, which of the following paths enables a program to start for every person who logs on to Windows?
    A Documents and Settings > All Users > Start menu > Programs > Startup
    B Documents and Settings > Programs > Start menu > Startup
    C Documents and Settings > Default User > Startup
    D Documents and Settings > Start menu > Programs Startup
    A Documents and Settings > All Users > Start menu > Programs > Startup
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  11. Q:What is the minimum category cable needed for a 100BASE-T network?
    A Category 5
    B Category 4
    C Category 3
    D Category 2
    A Category 5
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  12. Q:With NTFS access permissions as the foundation of your server's security you can define the level of file and directory access that is granted to Windows users and groups. What are the valid NTFS permission levels? (Choose all that apply.)
    A Modify
    B Read & Execute
    C Full Control
    D Read & Write
    E List Folder Contents
    • A Modify
    • B Read & Execute
    • C Full Control
    • E List Folder Contents
  13. Q:What is the easiest way to monitor the battery health of a UPS?
    A Replace the battery every year.
    B Use a voltmeter.
    C Use the UPS monitoring software.
    D Use Event Viewer.
    C Use the UPS monitoring software
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  14. Q:Windows 7 folders can be shared via which of the following ways? (Choose all that apply.)
    A Windows Explorer
    B Command line
    C Computer Management
    D MMC console
    • A Windows Explorer
    • B Command line
    • C Computer Management
    • D MMC console
  15. Q:The IP address of Davidprowse.com is 10.255.200.1. You can ping the IP address 10.255.200.1 but cannot ping Davidprowse.com. What is the most likely cause?
    A The DHCP server is down.
    B The DNS server is down.
    C THE ADS server is down.
    D Davidprowse.com is down.
    B The DNS server is down.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  16. Q:Which of the following hides the file APLUS.DOC?
    A attrib +R aplus.doc
    B attrib ?H aplus.doc
    C attrib +H aplus.doc
    D attrib aplus.doc /H
    C attrib +H aplus.doc
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  17. Q:After installing a new hard drive on a Windows XP computer, Len tries to format the drive. Windows XP does not show the format option in Disk Management. What did Len forget to do first?
    A Copy system files.
    B Partition the drive.
    C Defragment the drive.
    D Run CHKDSK.
    B Partition the drive.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  18. Q:A new junior administrator has been given the task in the branch office of supporting local printing. He should only be able to manage other user's print jobs that appear in the local printer, but nothing else. What printing permissions for
    the local printer should this new admin be given?
    A Print, Manage Documents
    B Manage Documents
    C Manage Documents, Manage Printers
    D Print, Manage Printers
    E Manage Printers
    F Print
    B Manage Documents
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  19. Q:Normally, when your PC boots, it sounds one beep. Today, there is a series of beeps, and the PC does not boot. What should you check? (Choose all that apply.)
    A Unseated NIC
    B Unseated modem
    C Unseated RAM
    D Unseated video
    • C Unseated RAM
    • D Unseated video
  20. Q:Steve just installed a second hard disk in his Windows Vista computer. However, he does not see the disk in Windows Explorer. What did he forget to do? (Choose all that apply.)
    A Partition the drive
    B Run FDISK
    C Format the drive
    D Set up the drive in the BIOS
    E Initialize the drive
    • A Partition the drive
    • C Format the drive
    • E Initialize the drive
  21. Mary's computer is running Windows XP. In the Device Manager, you notice that the NIC has a black exclamation point. What does this tell you?
    A The incorrect driver is installed.
    B The wrong driver is installed.
    C The device is malfunctioning.
    D The device is disabled.
    C The device is malfunctioning.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  22. Q:Roger informs you that none of the three SCSI drives can be seen on his SCSI chain. What should you check?
    A Whether the host adapter is terminated and that the disks have consecutive IDs of 1, 2, and 3
    B Whether the host adapter has an ID of 0, and whether the disks are terminated with the same ID
    C Whether the SCSI adapter has an ID of 7 or 15, and whether all the disks are terminated and have consecutive IDs of 0,
    1, and 2
    D Whether the SCSI adapter has an ID of 7, and whether both ends of the chain are terminated, and that each disk has a
    unique ID
    D Whether the SCSI adapter has an ID of 7, and whether both ends of the chain are terminated, and that each disk has a unique ID
  23. Q:What type of adapter card is normally plugged into an AGP adapter card slot?
    A Video
    B NIC
    C Modem
    D Sound
    A Video
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  24. Q:Which Windows Vista System Recovery Option attempts to automatically fix problems?
    A Recovery Console
    B Complete PC Restore
    C Startup repair
    D System Restore
    C Startup repair
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  25. Q:Which of the following has the fastest data throughput?
    A RAM
    B USB
    C CD-ROM
    D Hard drive
    A RAM
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  26. Q:Which of the following is a protocol that enables a private IP address to be converted to a public IP address, which provides a measure of security?
    A DHCP
    B DNS
    C IMAP
    D NAT
    D NAT
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  27. Q:A user's time and date keeps resetting to January 1st, 2000. What is the most likely cause?
    A The Windows Date and Time Properties window needs to be modified.
    B The lithium battery needs to be replaced.
    C The BIOS needs to be updated.
    D Windows needs to be updated.
    B The lithium battery needs to be replaced.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  28. Q:Which of the following is the proper boot sequence of a PC?
    A CPU, POST, boot loader, operating system
    B CPU, RAM, boot loader, operating system
    C Boot loader, operating system, CPU, RAM
    D POST, CPU, boot loader, operating system
    A CPU, POST, boot loader, operating system
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  29. Q:What are the steps for creating a mandatory roaming profile? (Choose all that apply.)
    A Assign permissions to the creator of the profile
    B Copy the profile folder to the network share
    C Assign permissions to all the users who are to access the profile
    D Rename the NTUSER.DAT to NTUSER.NAM E Rename the NTUSER.DAT to NTUSER.MAN
    • B Copy the profile folder to the network share
    • C Assign permissions to all the users who are to access the profile
    • E Rename the NTUSER.DAT to NTUSER.MAN
  30. Q:In a standard ATX-based computer, how many IDE devices can be installed?
    A 8
    B 1
    C 4
    D 2
    C 4
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  31. Q:After you install Windows, the computer you are working on displays a blue screen of death (BSOD) when rebooting. Which of the following are possible causes? (Choose all that apply.)
    A IRQ conflict.
    B BIOS needs to be flashed to the latest version.
    C Incompatible hardware device.
    D Virus in the MBR
    • B BIOS needs to be flashed to the latest version.
    • D Virus in the MBR
  32. Q:Which tool checks protected system files?
    A Chkdsk
    B Scandisk
    C Xcopy
    D SFC
    D SFC
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  33. Q:Which of the following parameters (switches) copy all files, folders, and subfolders, including empty subfolders in the TEST folder?
    A xcopy *.* c:\test /E
    B xcopy *.* c:\test /S /T
    C xcopy *.* c:\test /S
    D xcopy *.* c:\test /T /S
    A xcopy *.* c:\test /E
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  34. Q:You are in the process of installing network cabling. Due to the location of the network, it is extraordinarily susceptible to EMI . Which one of the following network cables/connectors is relative to the network media with the
    greatest level of resistance to electromagnetic interference?
    A RJ-45
    B MT-RJ
    C UTP
    D TCP
    B MT-RJ
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  35. Q:Which environmental issue affects a thermal printer the most?
    A Moisture
    B Dirt
    C Heat
    D ESD
    C Heat
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  36. Q:How many pins would you see in a high-quality printhead on a dot matrix printer?
    A 15
    B 8
    C 35
    D 24
    D 24
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  37. Q:How many pins would you see in a high-quality printhead on a dot matrix printer?
    A 0.41 inches (10.5mm)
    B 0.2 inches (5.0mm)
    C 0.3 inches (7.5mm)
    D 0.129 inches (3.3mm)
    B 0.2 inches (5.0mm)
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  38. Q:Which of the following can you not do from the Printer Properties screen?
    A Modify spool settings
    B Add ports
    C Pause printing
    D Enable sharing
    C Pause printing
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  39. Q:You are installing an IDE CD-ROM. Currently, there is an IDE hard drive configured on the primary controller as master.There are no other drives. What is the correct setting for the CD-ROM?
    A Secondary controller, slave
    B Primary controller, slave
    C Primary controller, cable select
    D Secondary controller, master
    D Secondary controller, master
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  40. Q:What is printing in duplex?
    A Printing on both sides of the paper
    B Printing to file
    C Printer collation
    D Two-way printer communication
    A Printing on both sides of the paper
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  41. Q:Jennifer just installed a DVD-ROM drive and a CD-RW drive in a PC. When she boots the system, she sees only the DVD-ROM drive. What is the most likely cause of this problem?
    A The Molex connector is not connected to the CD-RW drive.
    B The IDE cable to the CD-RW drive is upside down.
    C The drives are jumpered incorrectly.
    D The CD-RW drive has not been initialized.
    A The Molex connector is not connected to the CD-RW drive.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  42. What kinds of ports can typically be found on a laptop?
    A)RJ45
    B)IEEE 1284
    C)USB
    D)DVI
    • A)RJ45
    • C)USB
    • D)DVI
  43. Which of the following supports true digital video signals?
    A)DVI-I
    B)VGA
    C)DVI-A
    D)XVGA
    A)DVI-I
  44. Which of the following is best to use to clean an LCD monitor's screen?
    A)Dish soap & tap water
    B)Distilled water & vinegar
    C)Window cleaner
    D)Ammonia
    B) Distilled water & vinegar
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  45. Which of the following technologies is associated with SAS storage drives?
    A)Solid state
    B)SCSI
    C)Flash Media
    D)PCIe
    B)SCSI
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  46. In what format are device signature files stored as?
    A) .sig
    B) .cat
    C) .dev
    D) .dbs
    B) .cat
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  47. which of the following CANNOT be used for gigabit ethernet?
    A) CAT6
    B) CAT5e
    C) CAT3
    D) CAT5
    C) CAT3
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  48. Q:Which of the following Windows vista upgrade paths are available to Windows XP Home systems?
    A)Windows Vista Home Basic
    B)Windows Vista Business
    C)Windows Vista Ultimate
    D) all are available
    D) all are available
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  49. Q:What is the maximum cable length for SATA?
    A)18 inches
    B)1 meter
    C)1 foot
    D)10 meters
    B)1 meter
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  50. Q:Which of the following, used in current generation gaming consoles, high speed memory and high end graphic applications, was created by Rambus after the obsolescence of RDRAM?
    A)RDDR2
    B)XDR DRAM
    C)RDDR3
    D)RDR DRAM
    B)XDR DRAM
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  51. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of eSATA?
    A)It is hot swappable
    B)It has slower transfer rates than USB or FireWire
    C)It requires its own power connector
    D)It does not require data translation between the interface and the PC
    B)It has slower transfer rates than USB or FireWire
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  52. Direct upgrade to Windows 7 is not supported prior to which version of the Windows operating system?
    A)Windows XP Service Pack 2
    B)Windows 2000 Service Pack 4
    C)Windows Vista Service Pack 1
    D)Windows Vista
    C)Windows Vista Service Pack 1
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  53. You have installed a new wired network adapter in your Windows Vista PC. All of the configuration settings have been entered and verified as being correct, yet the PC will not connect to the network. You verify the NIC is plugged into the network jack properly and that other PCs can access the network from this jack. What basic step should you take to determine more information about this issue?
    A)Replace the network adapter
    B)Look at the link lights on the network adapter
    C)Research the NIC on the Internet
    D)Call tech support and ask if there is an issue with this NIC
    B)Look at the link lights on the network adapter
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  54. L1 and L2 cache speeds communications between the CPU and what other system component?
    A)Optical drives
    B)HDD
    C)PCI-e
    D)Main memory
    D)Main memory
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  55. Q:What is the fourth step of the CompTIA 6-step troubleshooting process?
    A Establish a plan of action.
    B Establish a theory of probable cause.
    C Identify the problem.
    D Document findings.
    A Establish a plan of action.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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