When you left a customer’s location last week, their computer was working perfectly. Since that time, the end user has installed new hardware, removed some applications, upgraded some software, and installed some new operating system patches. Unfortunately, the computer is no longer working as well as it did a week ago. What Windows feature can keep all of the user’s documents in place but change the configuration of the computer to the working configuration from a week ago?
You’ve been having intermittent problems with an application crashing, and technical support has asked you to use a diagnostic utility to help understand more about what’s happening on your system when the crash occurs. What diagnostic utility would be the best choice?
You’ve recently purchased a used hard drive to use in one of your desktop computers. After installing the drive, you notice that the drive has not been erased and it already has an existing partition. What Windows utility can you use to examine the details of the disk and its partitions?
Your computer’s hard drive used to access files relatively quickly, but now you notice that it’s slowing down a bit when loading or saving large files. What utility could you use to help make your hard drive more efficient?
To improve the read and write performance of your hard drives, it’s been suggested that you tune up your file system by moving pieces of files into continuous sections. What utility best fits this description?