220-902 CompTIA A+ Certification Practice Exam Set 7

A technician has cleaned a virus infection off of a PC using corporate approved software. After a
short period of time, the infection returned. Updated virus signatures have also detected the
presence of a rootkit. Which of the following would be the BEST course of action to resolve the
issue?


Options are :

  • Run a System Restore to a time before the first infection was cleaned. (Correct)
  • Install a second antivirus suite and run both antivirus products concurrently.
  • Back up the client’s data and scan it for infections on a known-working PC.
  • Reformat the hard drive and reload the operation system and applications

Answer : Run a System Restore to a time before the first infection was cleaned.

CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 Questions & Answers Set 3

A user calls the helpdesk reporting that when accessing the company portal, it redirects to an
unfamiliar website. Which of the following steps would the technician take to resolve this issue
using best practices?


Options are :

  • Identify symptoms, quarantine infected system, and create restore point. (Correct)
  • Quarantine infected system, identify symptoms, and create restore point.
  • Identify symptoms, educate end user, and create restore point.
  • Create restore point, identify symptoms, and quarantine infected system

Answer : Identify symptoms, quarantine infected system, and create restore point.

Which of the following Windows OS capabilities allows modern Windows versions to run
applications written for older versions natively?



Options are :

  • Microsoft Virtual PC
  • Compatibility mode (Correct)
  • Hyper-V
  • Virtual XP mode

Answer : Compatibility mode

An administrator must upgrade multiple workstations with a new image being deployed using
Windows Deployment Services. Which of the following client-side boot methods initiates the
deployment of the new image?


Options are :

  • USB flash drive
  • CD-ROM
  • PXE (Correct)
  • GRUB

Answer : PXE

SY0-401 CompTIA Security+ Certification Practice Exam Set 9

Which of the following would a technician use to search for a specific string within a file name?


Options are :

  • grep (Correct)
  • chmod
  • wget
  • sudo

Answer : grep

Data on full disk encrypted drives using BitLocker is MOST secure from loss when combined withwhich of the following technologies?



Options are :

  • USB authentication token
  • Filesystem access controls
  • Trusted platform module (Correct)
  • Fingerprint reader

Answer : Trusted platform module

A user recently purchased a video card for gaming purposes. The user installed the appropriate
drivers and validated they work using vendor-supplied test tools. However, while gaming, the
speed of the case fans increases, the entire system locks up, and the user must hard boot to
restart the computer. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause of this issue?


Options are :

  • Unsupported operating system
  • Unacceptable CPU type and speed
  • Insufficient airflow and cooling (Correct)
  • Inadequate video RAM amount

Answer : Insufficient airflow and cooling

SY0-401 CompTIA Security+ Certification Practice Exam Set 10

An end user calls the company’s IT service desk to report an inability to open encrypted emails on
a mobile device. Which of the following BEST represents a possible cause?


Options are :

  • A valid certificate suitable for S/MIME is not installed. (Correct)
  • Emails received by the user lack suitable digital signatures.
  • SSL/TLS certificates stored on the device are expired.
  • The sender did not have the addressee’s public certificate

Answer : A valid certificate suitable for S/MIME is not installed.

An office manager mistakenly uninstalled a valuable application. Which of the following utilities
may allow the manager to correct this issue?


Options are :

  • System Restore (Correct)
  • Computer Management
  • Disk Management
  • System Configuration

Answer : System Restore

Which of the following commands are used from a Linux command line interface to elevate a user’s access level to administrative privilege? (A.
chmod
B.
passwd
C.
sudo
D.
su
E.
runas
F.
pwd 



Options are :

  • C,D (Correct)
  • A,C
  • A,B,C
  • D,E

Answer : C,D

JK0-016 CompTIA Network+ 2009 Edition Practice Exam Set 11

A support technician is using virtualization software on a Windows 7 Enterprise PC to test
Windows 8.1 Enterprise for a future deployment. When operating the Windows 8.1 VM, performing
tasks in the host operating system becomes considerably slower. Which of the following options
may improve performance in the host operating system? (Select TWO).
A.
Install more physical memory.
B.
Increase the size of the virtual hard drive.
C.
Install a different hypervisor.
D.
Reduce physical memory allocated to the VM.
E.
Clear temporary files in the VM.


Options are :

  • A,D (Correct)
  • B,E
  • A,B,C
  • A,D,C

Answer : A,D

A technician is in need of a device that would give the BEST network protection within a single
device. Which of the following devices would the technician use?


Options are :

  • NLX
  • IDS
  • UTM (Correct)
  • ATX

Answer : UTM

A user needs their email set up on their iOS device. The email needs to synchronize all changes
made with the server and the PC. Which of the following would the technician use to accomplish
this?


Options are :

  • IMAP (Correct)
  • SMTP
  • SMNP
  • POP3

Answer : IMAP

SY0-401 CompTIA Security+ Certification Practice Exam Set 10

A user needs to connect securely to the company network while working from a hotel room. Which
of the following would the user need available to accomplish this?


Options are :

  • AES
  • VPN (Correct)
  • UTM
  • WPA2

Answer : VPN

A technician is tasked with analyzing computer settings managed by Microsoft Group Policy
configuration. The technician wants to print a report to an HTML file for offline review. Which of the
following Windows command line tools would allow the technician to accomplish this task?


Options are :

  • gpedit.msc
  • gpupdate
  • gpresult (Correct)
  • gpmc.msc

Answer : gpresult

A technician has just upgraded RAM on a user’s workstation from 4GB to 8GB. The technician
now wants to adjust the page file size on the system to the recommended Microsoft settings.
Which of the following should be entered for the “Min” portion of the page file setting if using these
best practices?


Options are :

  • 4096MB
  • 8192MB
  • 12288MB (Correct)
  • 16328MB

Answer : 12288MB

CompTIA PD1-001 PDI+ Beta Certification Practice Exam Set 27

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