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If Windows 7 perceives a problem with a digital signature of a device driver, it alerts you with one of the following messages during the installation attempt:
-Windows can't verify the publisher of this driver.

-This driver has been altered.

-Windows cannot install this driver.
(Message only appears on x64-based Windows 7 editions.)
What should you take into consideration when a device driver update is needed?
-Waiting for others to find the bugs.

-Testing with your systems before applying to production machines.

-Current reputation of the manufacturer.
The digital signature of a driver consists of a protected ___ that is appended to the driver itself before publication.
checksum

Uses public and private key cryptography.

True or False, only administrators can install unsigned drivers.
True
(32-bit)
There are occasions when the installation program fails to identify a device. When this occurs, one of these things happens:
-The installation program installs a generic driver instead.

-The installation program leaves the device without a driver and completes the installation.

-The installation program permits you to supply an alternate driver or, failing that, halts.
By default, Windows 7 standard users are permitted to install Plug and Play devices only if their drivers are ___.
digitally signed
The debilitating condition in which files are stored as clusters scattered all over a disk is called ___.
fragmentation
The file system included in Windows 7 that is specifically designed for use on flash drives is called ___.
exFAT
Technically speaking, you create ___ on basic disks and ___ on dynamic disks.
partitions

volumes
In Windows 7, the ___ file system is limited the volumes no larger than 32 gigabytes.
FAT32
The digital signature of a driver consists of a protected ___ that is appended to the driver itself before publication.
checksum
To create a fourth primary partition on a basic disk, you must use the ___ utility.
Diskpart.exe
To extend or shrink a partition on a basic disk, you must be a member of the ___ or ___ group.
Backup Operator

Administrators
The default partition style used by Windows 7 on an x86 computer is ___.
MBR
(Master Boot Record)
All digitally signed drivers distributed by Windows Update have undergone ___ testing.
Windows Hardware Quality Labs
(WHQL)
True or False, there is no way to create a fourth primary partition on a basic disk in Windows 7.
False

DiskPart enables you to create a fourth primary partition on a basic disk, rather than an extended partition and a logical disk.
True or False, striped volumes provide greater fault tolerance than simple volumes.
False

Striped volumes do not provide fault tolerance. If a single physical disk in the striped volume fails, all of the data in the entire volume is lost.
True or False, all dynamic disks have only one partition on them.
True
True or False, by default, all device drivers must be digitally signed to be installed on a computer running Windows 7.
False
True or False, Windows Update dynamically updates device drivers only when a hardware device has no driver installed
True
True or False, disabling a device in Device Manager causes its device driver to be uninstalled.
False

Disabling a device does not affect the hardware in any way or uninstall the device driver, it simply renders the device inoperative until you enable it again.
True or False, the x64-based versions of Windows 7 do not permit the installation of unsigned drivers under any circumstances.
True
True or False, You cannot convert an MBR disk to a GPT disk without erasing all data on the disk.
True
True or False, you cannot extend a striped volume unless it is on a dynamic disk.
False

Striped volumes cannot be extended after creation.
True or False, Windows 7 can access VHDs without the use of a hypervisor.
True
How many partitions can a dynamic disk have?
One partition, but can have an unlimited number of volumes.
True or False, you can force Windows Update to check for an updated device driver by disabling, then re-enabling the device in Device Manager.
False
What utility enables you to add a VHD to the boot menu?
BCDedit.exe
What are the two operational modes available in diskpart.exe?
script mode

interactive mode
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