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1. This is a feature included in Microsoft's Windows 2000 serverthat allows network administrators to install the Windows 2000 Professionaloperating system and its upgrades to any number of workstations atone time from a centralized location.
a. ATX
b. CPI
c. RIS
d. CPU
e. ALU

2. This feature is useful for downloading software updates or reconfiguringcomputers during late-night hours when a company's computers are usually turned off.
a. firmware
b. virtual keyboard
c. standby power
d. remote wakeup
e. Power-On Self-Test

3. On a workstation, this is a customized graphical user inferface (GUI).
a. eye candy
b. desktop theme
c. desktop management interface
d. personal home page
e. chip art

4. In the Windows 2000 operating system, this is a collection of settingsthat define what a system will look like and how it will behave for a selectgroup of users.
a. Group Policy Object
b. ASSP
c. impression
d. CISC
e. instantiation

5. This is the detailed recording and updating of information that describesan enterprise's computer systems and networks, including all workstationsand their hardware and software components.
a. master boot record
b. boilerplate
c. configuration management
d. conversational monitor system
e. access log

6. This product from Symantec can clone (copy) the entire contents ofa hard disk to another computer's hard disk, automatically formatting andpartitioning the target workstation.
a. ghost
b. port replicator
c. carbon copy
d. e-copy
e. hologram

7. This is a program that emulates the Windows OS on a Macintosh computer.
a. iMac
b. Darwin
c. fat MAC
d. virtual PC
e. crippleware

8. In a Windows NT environment, what the user sees on his or her workstation, as well as what files, applications and directories they have accessto, is determined by how the network administrator has set up this.
a. user profile
b. hardware abstraction layer
c. LANDesk Client Manager
d. InstallShield
e. localization

9. This management tool can be used in a classroom system where one PC becomes the "master" of student computers, automatically reconfiguring them or turning them off at night.
a. big-endian and little-endian
b. remote-control software
c. reconfigurable processor
d. Voodoo
e. distributed file system

10. This is an open source graphical desktop environment for UNIX workstations.
a. Bourne shell
b. OpenCourseWare
c. Red Hat
d. Visual InterDev
e. K Desktop Environment

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