Chapter 7: Survey of Windows Features and Support Tools

True/False: A hard drive can only have one single root directory.
True/False: The Windows desktop is itself a folder.
True/False: In Windows, there are two types of user accounts: an administrator account and a standard account.
True/False: The Windows 8 interface is known as the Aero interface.
True/False: A service is a program that runs in the foreground and is visible on the taskbar.
operating system
What type of software is used to control a computer?
Action Center
Which Windows utility program lists errors and issues that need attention?
graphical user
What is the name of the interface that uses graphics as compared to a command-driven interface?
What is the name for the 3D user interface provided by Windows 7 and Vista?
What part of the Windows display shows information about open programs and provides quick access to others?
file extension
What part of the path to a file indicates how the file is organized or formatted?
system tray
What is another name for the notification area in Windows?
In Windows 7, a collection of folders can be organized into conveniently accessed shortcuts known by what term?
system tray
What GUI element is usually on the right side of the taskbar and displays open services?
What is another name for several small utility programs that are found in the Control Panel?
file extension
What term describes one or more characters following the last period in a filename, such as .exe, .txt, or .avi?
User Account Control
What dialog box in Windows appears each time a user attempts to perform an action that can be done only with administrator privileges?
Administrative Tools
Under the Control Panel, what console contains Print Management, Computer Management, and Event Viewer?
Windows Defender
What software in Windows 8 serves as built-in antivirus software?
The power saving state that saves all work to the hard drive and powers down the system is known by what term?
What is the maximum amount of memory supported by a 32-bit Windows operating system?
live tiles
Apps that offer continuous real-time updates on the Windows 8 modern interface are referred to by what term?
side-by-side apps
The ability to snap a page to the left or right side of the screen so a second page can share the screen is a function of what feature?
peer-to-peer (P2P)
What type of network does not have centralized control, such as one in a small office or home office?
What command can be used to launch the System Information window?
sleep mode; suspend mode
What two terms describe a power saving mode in Windows that saves the current running state including open files to memory and then shuts down, while keeping memory powered?
.exe, .com, .txt
Which of the following file extensions are hidden just after Windows is installed?
.exe, .xlsx, .com, .txt
standard; administrator
Which of the following are valid types of user accounts in Windows?
standard; visitor; administrator; temporary
Right click the Start button, select an item from the Quick Launch menu; Press Win+X on the keyboard to access the Quick Launch menu from anywhere
What two methods can be used to access items in the Quick Launch menu?
child directories; folders; subdirectories
What terms refer to directories that exist under the root directory?