When you install Windows, there are a number of administrative hidden shares that are already configured in the operating system. What character denotes a hidden share?
A) # (pound sign)
B) % (percent sign)
C) & (ampersand)
D) $ (dollar sign)
E) (the invisible sign)
The answer: D) $ (dollar sign)
A dollar sign is appended to the end of a share name to hide the share name from view. In order to access the share, you will have to have specific knowledge of the share and access it specifically by name.
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