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Questions (November 16, 2001)
Answers (November 16, 2001)

This week's questions cover topics for Exam 70-270: Installing, Configuring, and Administering Microsoft Windows XP Professional Edition

Questions (November 16, 2001)

Question 1
Your department's administrative assistant, Mick, doesn't feel comfortable with Windows XP Pro's new GUI. Which of the following steps can you take to configure the GUI on Mick's machine to look like Windows 2000's or Windows 98's? (Select all that apply.)

  1. Right-click the desktop and select Properties. On the Appearance tab, click the "Windows and buttons" drop-down menu and change the setting from "Windows XP style" to "Windows Classic style."
  2. Right-click the desktop and select Properties. On the Desktop tab, click Customize Desktop. Under "Start menu," select the "Windows classic style" check box.
  3. Right-click the Start menu and select Properties. On the Start Menu tab, choose "Classic Start menu."
  4. Run the Control Panel Start Menu applet and select the Start Menu tab. Choose "Classic Start menu."
  5. Click Start, Settings, Taskbar, Start menu. On the Start Menu tab, choose "Classic Start menu."

Question 2
One of your users, Oksana, wants to disable Windows XP's System Restore feature because she thinks that the performance degradation that System Restore causes on her system outweighs the feature's benefits. Which of the following steps can you take to disable System Restore on all of Oksana's hard disks? (Select all that apply.)

  1. Double-click My Computer, right-click each hard disk icon, and clear the "Enable System Restore" check box.
  2. Double-click My Computer, right-click each hard disk icon, and select Properties. On the General tab, clear the "Enable System Restore" check box.
  3. Right-click My Computer and select Properties. Select the System Restore tab. Select the "Turn off System Restore on all drives" check box.
  4. Right-click My Computer and select Properties. Select the Advanced tab and, under Performance, click the Settings button. Select the "Turn off System Restore on all drives" check box.
  5. Right-click My Computer and select Properties. Select the Advanced tab. Under Startup and Recovery, click Settings and select the "Turn off System Restore on all drives" check box.
  6. Launch the Control Panel System applet and select the System Restore tab. Select the "Turn off System Restore on all drives" check box.

Question 3
One of your users, Olga, wants to write a letter in Russian. She has installed Russian fonts on her Windows XP system, and her keyboard displays both Russian and English characters. Which of the following methods can you use to let Olga type Russian characters into a document? (Choose the best answer.)

  1. From the Control Panel, select Classic View and launch the Regional and Language Options applet. Select the Languages tab and, under "Text services and input languages," click Details. Then, under "Installed services," click Add and set the "Input Language" to Russian. Make sure that "Keyboard layout/IME:" is set to Russian.
  2. Right-click My Computer, select Properties, and select the Languages tab. Under "Input Languages," click Add and select Russian. Make sure that "Keyboard layout/IME:" is set to Russian.
  3. XP doesn't let you input text in languages other than English without the multilanguage pack, which you can download from the Microsoft Web site.
  4. From the Control Panel, select Classic View. Launch the Control Panel Regional and Language Options applet. Click the Advanced tab and select "Switch to Russian input." Reboot the machine.

Answers (November 16, 2001)

Answer to Question 1
The correct answers are C—Right-click the Start menu and select Properties. On the Start Menu tab, choose "Classic Start menu"; and D—Run the Control Panel Start Menu applet and select the Start Menu tab. Choose "Classic Start menu." If your users don't feel comfortable with XP's GUI, you can easily give them an interface that they're used to.

Answer to Question 2
The correct answers are C—Right-click My Computer and select Properties. Select the System Restore tab, Select the "Turn off System Restore on all drives" check box; and F—Launch the Control Panel System applet and select the System Restore tab. Select the "Turn off System Restore on all drives" check box. From the System applet's System Restore tab, you can easily disable System Restore on all hard disks.

Answer to Question 3
The correct answer is A—From the Control Panel, select Classic View and launch the Regional and Language Options applet. Select the Languages tab and, under "Text services and input languages," click Details. Then, under "Installed services," click Add and set the "Input Language" to Russian. Make sure that "Keyboard layout/IME:" is set to Russian. You must enable Russian-language input for Olga's keyboard because Russian keyboards have a different layout than American keyboards. To do so, you must launch the Control Panel Regional and Language Options applet. You can then switch the input method between one keyboard layout and another. After you install more than one language in XP, an icon appears on the taskbar in the system tray. The icon is usually blue and displays two characters that specify the current language setting (e.g., EN for English, RU for Russian). To switch to another language, open an editable document and click this icon. From the list of installed input languages that appears, select the language you want. For the Windows dialog boxes and menus to appear in another language, you must install a multilanguage pack, which you can purchase from Microsoft.