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    Section 10.4: Virtual Memory


    This section provides information about using virtual memory to allow more applications to run on the system than physical memory could support. Concepts covered include:

    • The role of the Virtual Memory Manager (VMM)

    • Steps VMM uses to manage applications

    • Managing virtual memory:

      • Symptoms of low physical memory

      • Disk thrashing

      • The role of the System Control Panel applet

      • Recommendation for swap size

      • Increasing performance

      • Saving a memory dump

    Students will learn how to:

    • Check memory usage in Task Manager.

    • Configure virtual memory settings.

    • Create a swap file.
    A Essentials Objectives:

    • 3.3 Explain the process and steps to install and configure the Windows OS

      • Virtual memory

    Lecture Focus Questions:

    • What is the benefit of virtual memory?

    • How does virtual memory work? What is the purpose of swapping?

    • What is the benefit of a separate partition for the swap file?

    • Is a low number of page faults a bad thing? Why?

    • What condition causes disk thrashing? How can you reduce its effects?

    Video/Demo Time

    video10.4.1 Virtual Memory 10:45
    demo10.4.2 Managing the Paging File 3:30
    Total 14:15


    • Configure Virtual Memory

    Number of Exam Questions

    6 questions

    Total Time

    About 25 minutes

    Section 10.5: System Errors


    This section provides an overview of how to handle system errors. Concepts covered include:

    • Causes of errors, lockups, and system crashes

    • Blue Screen of Death (BSOD)

    • Suggestions for troubleshooting a system

    • Common problems and causes

    • Alternate boot modes:

    • Different startup modes:

      • Safe Mode

      • Safe Mode with Networking

      • Safe Mode with Command Prompt

      • Enable Boot Logging

      • Enable VGA Mode

      • Last Known Good

      • Disable automatic restart on system failure

    • Recommendations to troubleshoot startup errors with advanced boot options

    Students will learn how to:

    • During startup, access the advanced boot menu.

    • Choose advanced boot options to customize how the system starts and to correct problems.
    A Essentials Objectives:

    • 2.2 Given a scenario, explain and interpret common hardware and operating system symptoms and their causes

      • OS related symptoms

        • Bluescreen

        • System lock-up

        • Input/output device

        • Application install

        • Start or load

      • Hardware related symptoms

        • Excessive heat

        • Noise

        • Odors

        • Status light indicators

        • Alerts

        • Visible damage (e.g. cable, plastic)

    • 3.4 Explain the basics of boot sequences, methods and startup utilities

      • Boot options

        • Safe mode

    Lecture Focus Questions:

    • What are the most common types of crashes?

    • What types of things should be recorded when a crash occurs? Why is this so important?

    • What sources are available for reference if common troubleshooting doesn't provide an answer?

    • How can driver rollback help you recover from system instability problems?

    • Which type of components does Windows Reporting monitor for errors?

    • When you select the startup mode of Last Known Good to restore the registry to the last working configuration, where does the operating system pull the configuration information from?

    Video/Demo Time

    video10.5.1 Troubleshooting Lockups 16:23
    video10.5.3 Boot Options 9:21
    demo10.5.4 Using Advanced Boot Options 8:27
    Total 34:11

    Number of Exam Questions

    11 questions

    Total Time

    About 50 minutes

    Section 10.6: System Recovery


    This section discusses procedures to provide system recovery when a system will not boot or works improperly. Concepts covered include:

    • Methods to try before using recovery tools

    • Methods to recover the system:

      • System Restore (restore points)

      • Repair installation Startup Repair

      • Recovery Console (Repair command prompt)

      • Emergency Repair Disk (ERD)/ Automated System Recovery (ASR)/Complete PC Restore

      • Recovery disc/partition

      • Parallel installation

    • Methods to recover lost data files:

      • Previous Versions

      • Restore from backup

    Students will learn how to:

    • Boot using the installation disc and use automatic recovery options to repair an installation.

    • Restore the system to a restore point.

    • Restore user data using previous versions and from backup.

    • Restore a system using Complete PC Restore.
    A Essentials Objectives:

    • 3.3 Explain the process and steps to install and configure the Windows OS

      • Installation methods

        • Recover CD

        • Factory recovery partition

      • Operating system installation options

        • Repair install

    • 3.4 Explain the basics of boot sequences, methods and startup utilities

      • Boot options

        • Boot to restore point

        • Recovery options

          • Automated System Recovery (ASR)

          • Emergency Repair Disk (ERD)

          • Recovery console

    Lecture Focus Questions:

    • Before using recovery tools, what system recovery methods should you attempt when you are unable to boot the computer?

    • When using a restore point what happens to the system changes that have been made since the restore point was taken? To the user data files?

    • What types of elements does the Startup Repair inspect and automatically repair to fix problems that keep Windows from booting?

    • When should the Recovery Console be used in the recovery process? Which other things should you try first?

    • What are the advantages of using a recovery disc/partition to recover a system? Disadvantages?

    • What are the two ways that a parallel installation can be performed?

    • What are the benefits of parallel installation? What are the drawbacks?

    • What methods can you use to recover lost data files?

    Video/Demo Time

    video10.6.1 System Recovery 13:53
    demo10.6.2 Using Windows Recovery Options 5:38
    demo10.6.3 Using Restore Tools 8:19
    Total 27:50

    Number of Exam Questions

    8 questions


    About 40 minutes

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