CompTIA 220-1002 Core 2 A+ Take Ten Challenge #3

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3-1: Windows 10 requires a CPU that includes the NX feature. Which of these best describes this feature?
Protects against malicious software
Ensures that operating system updates are genuine
Allows 32-bit processors to use more than 4 GB of RAM
Multiple threads can be processed at the same time
Allows application developers to use a standard instruction set

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3-2: A user in the manufacturing department has brought their home laptop to work and connected it to the corporate network. Unfortunately, a worm on the laptop has now infected a number of other systems. Which of these security issues was the cause of this outbreak?
Brute force attack
Man-in-the-middle
Denial of service
Zero day attack
Non-compliant system

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3-3: A user has tried to install a Linux distribution for dual-boot with an existing Windows installation. When the system now boots, the only option is to start Linux. Which of the following would be the best way to restore boot access to Windows?
Run sfc from the recovery console
Reinstall Windows from the original installation media
Run bootrec from the recovery console
Modify the startup partition from the BIOS configuration
Uninstall the Linux operating system

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3-4: A system administrator is documenting the BIOS version running on all of their Windows servers. Which of these utilities can be used to provide this information?
System Information
Event Viewer
Component Manager
MSTSC
Registry Editor

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3-5: A home user has accidentally formatted a drive containing important documents. What type of drive formatting would allow for the recovery of information?
Regular format
NTFS format
Safe format
Low level
Quick format

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3-6: A user in the accounting department has noticed that their workstation appears to be working much slower than usual and some of the files in their documents folder now show the file size as 0 bytes. Which of the following would be the most likely cause of these issues?
The computer's motherboard is failing
The browser's pop-up filter is disabled
The computer is infected with malware
The browser is visiting sites with invalid certificates
The accounting software is not configured with the proper permissions

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3-7: Which of the following would be the best way to control ESD?
Disconnect the power cord when working inside of a computer
Use anti-virus or anti-malware software
Maintain humidity levels over 60%
Use cloth gloves when working with components
Use a grounded electrical connection

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3-8: Janet, a manager for the engineering team, travels extensively with her laptop. She would like to work on her documents, even when her laptop is not in an area where a network connection is available. She would like all of her updated documents to automatically update on the corporate servers when a connection is restored. Which of the following would allow for this functionality?
Sync Center
File Manager
BitLocker
Windows Domain Services
Internet Options

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3-9: While a company is announcing a new product to the media, the company's web site is overwhelmed with traffic requests from a single IP address. Because of this traffic, the web server is unable to serve any other requests. Which of the following would best describe this situation?
Man-in-the-middle
Zero-day attack
Social engineering
Spoofing
Denial of service

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3-10: A user in the shipping department is reporting that an application vanishes while they are working, and they have to start the application again to continue working. Which of these would be the best next step for troubleshooting this issue?
Reboot the computer
Reinstall the application
Check the Event Viewer
Run a hardware diagnostic
Perform a defragmentation

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