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tasklist
Which command-line utility was previously called tlist in Windows XP?
bcdedit.exe
Which command-line tool is used to change the Boot Configuration Data file?
regsrv32
Which command can modify the Registry by adding (or registering) dynamic link library (DLL) files as command components?
reg
Which command is a full-featured command-line Registry editor?
Merge
What feature allows you to import a new or backup subkey?
Delete autostarting programs
What would be a common reason to edit this Registry key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run?
QWORD
Which of the following key value data types is limited to exactly 64 bits?
DWORD
Which of the following key value data types is limited to exactly 32 bits?
String
A sequence of characters
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT
Which Registry root key defines the standard class objects used by Windows?
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Which Registry root key contains all the data for a system's non-user-specific configurations?
HKEY_CURRENT_CONFIG
Which Registry root key root key defines which option is being used currently, if more than one is specified in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE?
tree structure
How is the Registry organized?
Registry Editor
How do most technicians access the Registry?
Hives
What are Registry files called?
registry
A database that Windows uses to store hardware and software configuration information, user preferences, and setup information.
5
How many root keys are in the Registry?
class object
A named group of functions that defines what you can do with the object it represents is called a:
command-line
The text-based, DOS-like user interface is also known as the __________ interface.
eight
In older Windows versions, the filename was restricted to __________ characters.
Period
The length, or time interval of one cycle.
255
Current versions of Windows allow filenames of up to __________ characters.
256
The ASCII standard defines __________ 8-bit characters.
ascii
64 thousand characters
hierarchical directory tree
Windows uses a(n) __________ to organize the contents in drives.
Directory
Another name for a folder in which files are stored.
path
A drive and list of directories pointing to a file such as C:\Windows\command.
dir
Which command shows the contents of the current directory?
cd\
Which command always navigates the command-line interface back to the root directory?
md
Which command is used to create a new directory?
rd
Which command deletes a directory?
Read-only
Which attribute specifies that a file cannot be modified or deleted?
Archive
Which attribute is used by backup software to identify files that have been changed since their last backup?
plus (+)
To add an attribute to a file, the attribute letter is preceded by a(n) __________ sign.
xcopy
What command can be used to copy entire directories, including subdirectories?
F1
Which key in the command-line interface brings back the previous command, one letter at a time?
cipher
In Windows XP and Vista, the __________ command displays or alters the encryption of directories on NTFS partitions.
Run
Process of using software.
directories
The cipher command works on __________.
prompt
A string that informs the user of the kind of data expected to be typed.
C:
Hard drives are assigned starting with the letter __________.
/
A command switch is expressed by using which character?
/?
Which of the following gives you all possible switches for a command?
robocopy
Which command will copy encrypted files?