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Chapter 0010:  File Attributes

“Attitude determines how well you do it.”
-- Lou Holtz

 

Chapter Objectives

The objective of this chapter is to provide the reader with an understanding of the following:

File Attributes

  • Attributes and Permissions

  • Changing file or folder properties

  • File properties and Permissions

  • Read Only attribute

  • Hidden attribute

  • System attribute

  • Archive attribute

  • Remember the RASH

Saving Files

  • To save a file with a different name or format

  • File Naming Conventions (Most common extensions)

  • Lost in the Maze?

File Management

  • Compress? Encrypt?

  • Drive Space 3

  • Compress a Drive

  • Using Compression Agent

  • Understanding disk compression

  • Encryption

  • PGP (Pretty Good Privacy) is one such program.

Backup/Restore

  • Method to the Madness

  • Archive Bit

All Backups are not created equal:

  • Full Backup

  • Restoring Full Backups

  • Differential Backup

  • Restoring Differential Backups

  • Incremental Backup

  • Restoring Incremental Backups

  • Backup Method for Windows 9x

  • Running Backup via the wizard

 

Getting Ready - Questions

1. What is the possible reason that, when booting, an error message " Current driver is no longer valid" appears?

A. Boot disk does not contain CONFIG.SYS

B. Boot disk does not contain AUTOEXEC.BAT

C. AUTOEXEC.BAT command attempted to access a drive that is not valid

D. CONFIG.SYS command line attempted to access a drive that is not valid


 

2. An application is uninstalled on a system. The next time the system boots up, an error message stating that a device file may be needed to run Windows or a Windows application cannot be found. Which program should be used to fix the problem? (Choose two)

A. DEFRAG

B. SYSEDIT

C. REGEDIT

D. SCANDICK

E. DISKCLEAN


 

3. What does Drive Compression do?

A. Decrease the amount of space it takes to store each file on disk

B. Compress drive commands to speed up the drive

C. Copies multiple small drives onto one larger drive

D. Delete files not used in the past 3 months


 

4. The process of copying data back to disk from a backup is called:

A. Recover

B. Replace

C. Unbackup

D. Restore


 

5. What backup stragegy involves a backup of everything on the system, followed by backups of everything that has changed since the last backup?

A. Full + incremental

B. Full + differential

C. Differential

D. Incremental

 

 

 

 


 

 

Getting Ready - Answers

1. What is the possible reason that, when booting, an error message " Current driver is no longer valid" appears?

A. Boot disk does not contain CONFIG.SYS

B. Boot disk does not contain AUTOEXEC.BAT

C. AUTOEXEC.BAT command attempted to access a drive that is not valid

D. CONFIG.SYS command line attempted to access a drive that is not valid


 

2. An application is uninstalled on a system. The next time the system boots up, an error message stating that a device file may be needed to run Windows or a Windows application cannot be found. Which program should be used to fix the problem? (Choose two)

A. DEFRAG

B. SYSEDIT

C. REGEDIT

D. SCANDICK

E. DISKCLEAN


 

3. What does Drive Compression do?

A. Decrease the amount of space it takes to store each file on disk

B. Compress drive commands to speed up the drive

C. Copies multiple small drives onto one larger drive

D. Delete files not used in the past 3 months


 

4. The process of copying data back to disk from a backup is called:

A. Recover

B. Replace

C. Unbackup

D. Restore


 

5. What backup stragegy involves a backup of everything on the system, followed by backups of everything that has changed since the last backup?

A. Full + incremental

B. Full + differential

C. Differential

D. Incremental

 

 

 

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