Chapter 15 Thinking Critically
Thinking Critically page 762:
1. You have just installed a network adapter and have booted up the system, installing the
drivers. You open Windows Explorer on a remote computer and dont see the computer
on which you just ins
CGS 1560 MIDTERM STUDY GUIDE
Indicate whether the statement is true or false.
An operating system manages hardware, runs applications, provides an interface for
users, and stores, retrieves, and manipulates files.
The Action Cente
#1) Review Questions:
1. List four ways to start Task Manager.
- Press Ctrl+Alt+Delete. Depending on the system, the security screen
or Task Manager appears. If the security screen appears, click Start Task Manager.
- Right-click a blank area in the taskb
Chp 14: Critical Thinking page 699
1. When the Windows 7 registry is corrupted and you cannot boot from the hard drive, what
tool or method is the best option to fix the problem?
a. Boot into Safe Mode and use System Restore to repair the registry.
Hands-on|Project 11-8: Practice Manually Removing Software
To practice your skills of manually removing software, install WinPatrol from www.winpatrol.com.
(If you did Project 11-2, the software is already installed.) Then, following the directions
Chapter 17: Critical Thinking
Critical Thinking page 874
1. Suppose your SOHO network connects to the Internet using cable modem. When you open
your browser and try to access a web site, you get the error, Internet Explorer cannot display
the webpage. Wha
REAL PROBLEM 12-2: Troubleshooting PC Problems for Friends and Family
You have learned much about PC troubleshooting and repair already in this book. Now its
time to try your hand at some real-life troubleshooting. Make yourself available to family
Hands-on 18-5, pg 918: Use the Web to Learn About Malware
One source of information about viruses on the web is F-Secure Corporation. Go to the
web site www.f-secure.com, and find information about the latest malware threats.
Answer the following question
CGS 1560 Midterm Exam
Using a scantron, please answer the below questions:
1. An operating system provides an interface for users.
2. A shell is the core of an operating system.
3. The Windows operating system uses a database
The Advantages of Windows 10 over Windows 7
Windows 10, which was launched on July 29th, 2015 comes with a large number of pros
when compared to Windows 7. Windows 10 brings back the legacy look and feel of Windows 7,
Defragmentation Problems and How it Works
Defragmentation rearranges files on a drive into as few segments as possible.
Defragmentation should be done on your hard drive every week as part of a g
Microsoft Windows 8, 10 and Mac
An operating system is the most important software that runs on a computer. It manages
the computer's memory and processes, as well as all of its software and hardware. It also allows
you to commun
Professor Diego Tibaquira
10 November 2016
32-bit & 64-bit Operating Systems
Does it matter if your PC has a 32-bit or 64-bit operating system? The 32-bit and 64-bit
versions of Windows operate and look the same. Its o
Data recovery is the process of restoring data that has been lost, accidentally deleted,
corrupted or made inaccessible for any reason. For this assignment I will be outlining the main
features of GetD
File Signature Verification
Device drivers are important files because they allow you and the operating system to interact
with hardware connected to the system. The File Signature Verification tool displays informa
In Windows, a workgroup network is a logical group of computers and users in which
administration, resources, and security are distributed throughout the network, without
centralized management or s
1. Windows Upgrade Advisor was not previously downloaded on my PC. So I went to
www.microsft.com to install it. I will be using the Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor.
2. The installation was successfully