Know-IT-all Chapter Quiz #8 How to Do Everything with Windows XP

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Chapter Quiz #8

1. What extra features do the Disk Defragmenter tool have in Win XP that the Win 2000 version lacks?

a. None.
b. Enhanced analysis functionality.
c. A compression-option.
d. Increased defragmentation speed and an automatic defrag-scheduling option.

2. What is the quickest way to create a new user in the Computer Management console?

a. Click the icon marked "NEW" and walk through the wizard.
b. Right-click the Users container and choose "New User".
c. Press Ctrl + N and fill in the popup.
d. Bribe your 5-year old child with an ice cream to do it for you.

3. FAT32 is NOT supported by...

a. Windows Me
b. Windows 2000
c. Windows XP
d. It's a trick question - all the above supports FAT32.

4. How often does the author recommend the typical Win XP user run the Disk Cleanup tool?

a. Monthly
b. Every 3 months
c. Every 6 months
d. Every 9 months

5. This level of File/Folder permission allows the user to make changes, but not delete files or change folder permissions.

a. Read & Execute
b. Limited Control
c. Modify
d. Write


This was first published in April 2004

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