Tutorial 6

Tutorial 6 - Session 6.1 1. The Registry is a system...

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Session 6.1 1. The Registry is a system database that consists of a set of files where Windows 2000 stores your computer’s hardware, software, and security settings as well as user settings or profiles, and property settings for folders and programs. 2. A boot disk is a diskette that contains the core operating system files needed to start a computer from drive A. 3. When booting from the hard disk drive, the BIOS locates the Master Boot Record (the first sector on the hard disk), and reads it into memory. 4. Protected mode uses extended memory and loads drivers for reading NTFS and FAT volumns. 5. Virtual Memory is a technique for supplementing RAM by using available storage space on a hard disk as memory. 6. An Integrated Drive Electronics disk is a commonly used PC hard disk interface that integrates controller electronics into the drive itself. 7. A device driver is a file with program code that enables the operating system to communicate with, manage, and control the operation of a hardware or software
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This note was uploaded on 05/04/2008 for the course CPT 106 taught by Professor Bulan during the Fall '07 term at MO Valley.

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Tutorial 6 - Session 6.1 1. The Registry is a system...

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