Certifiable Q&A for October 12, 2001

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Questions (October 12, 2001)
Answers (October 12, 2001)

This week's questions cover topics for Exam 70-210: Installing, Configuring, and Administrating Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional.

Questions (October 12, 2001)

Question 1

Which of the following can you install on a Windows 2000 Professional machine? (Choose all that apply.)

  1. 8GB of RAM
  2. Internet Connection Sharing (ICS)
  3. RRAS
  4. The Win2K Server Terminal Services client
  5. Two processors

Question 2

After several months of research, you determine that Windows 2000 Professional is the best client OS for your company. You're preparing a checklist of steps that you must take before upgrading from Windows 95, the OS that your client machines now run, to Win2K Pro. Which of the following actions does Microsoft recommend that you perform on a system before upgrading to Win2K? (Choose all that apply.)

  1. Back up the computer
  2. Convert all drives to NTFS
  3. Empty the Temporary Internet Files cache
  4. Run the winnt32/checkupgradeonly command to generate an upgrade report
  5. Run ScanDisk
  6. Uninstall or disable any antivirus software
  7. Upgrade the BIOS

Question 3

Sally, a member of both the Managers and Marketing groups, is trying to access a shared file on an NTFS volume on one of her company's servers. The share permissions and NTFS permissions are as follows:

Share permissions:

  • Sally—Allow Change
  • Managers—Allow Full Control
  • Marketing—Deny Full Control

NTFS permissions (for the folder and all contents of the folder):

  • Managers—Allow Read
  • Marketing—Allow Full Control

What's Sally's effective permission for the network folder and its contents when she attempts to access the file over the network? (Choose the best answer.)

  1. Full Control
  2. Change (Read, Write, Execute, and Delete)
  3. Read
  4. No Access

Answers (October 12, 2001)

Answer to Question 1

The correct answers are B—ICS; D—The Win2K Server Terminal Services client; and E—Two processors. Win2K doesn't support more than 4GB of RAM. You can install RRAS on Win2K Server machines, but not on Win2K Pro machines.

Answer to Question 2

The correct answers are A—Back up the computer; C—Empty the Temporary Internet Files cache; D—Run the winnt32/checkupgradeonly command to generate an upgrade report; E—Run ScanDisk; F—Uninstall or disable any antivirus software; and G—Upgrade the BIOS.

Microsoft recommends that you take the following additional steps before upgrading:

  • Decompress any compressed drives
  • Shut down running programs
  • Download updated drivers
  • Check system requirements

You can convert your drive to NTFS only after you upgrade to Win2K.

For more information, see Microsoft article Q254383.

Answer to Question 3

The correct answer is D—No Access. To determine a user's effective permission to a network resource, take the following steps:

  1. Determine the effective share-level permission. The effective share-level permission is the least restrictive permission of all the permissions assigned to a user or to groups to which the user belongs (except the No Access permission, which overrides all other permissions).
  2. Determine the effective NTFS permission. The effective NTFS permission is the accumulation of all NTFS permissions assigned to the user and to groups to which that user belongs (except any Deny permissions, which override Allow permissions).
  3. The effective overall permission is the more restrictive of the effective share-level permission and the effective NTFS permission.

For more information, see Module 7 of Microsoft Official Curriculum (MOC) Course 2152B.

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