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  1. Answer D is correct. You can quickly see what version of Windows Vista a system is running by looking at the Welcome Center. Answers B, C, and D are incorrect because none of them show what version you are using.

  2. Answer A is correct. Answers B, C, D, and E are recommended places to get drivers. Answer A is not a good place because you cannot verify where the driver came from and whether it has been tampered with.

  3. Answers A, B, and D are correct. It is always recommended to use signed drivers because you can verify where the driver came from, you can verify that the driver has not been tampered with, you can verify that the driver has been thoroughly tested to be reliable. Answer C is incorrect because you cannot control who can access a specific driver.

  4. Answer B is correct. Problems with drivers are indicated by an exclamation point. Answer A is incorrect because a red X indicates a disabled device in Windows XP. Answer C is incorrect because a down arrow indicates a device is disabled. Answer D is incorrect because Device Manager does not flash.

  5. Answer B is correct. To configure accessibility options, use the Ease of Access Center. Answer A is incorrect because the accessibility applet was the name used in Windows XP. Answers C and D are incorrect because the Administrative Tools and system applet are not used for any accessibility options.

  6. Answers A, D, E, and F are correct. To enable Windows Aero, you must have set the monitor settings to a refresh rate higher than 10, set the color to 32 bit, set the theme to Windows Vista, and set the color scheme to Windows Aero. Answer B is incorrect because the key combination will not enable or disable Windows Aero. Answer C is incorrect because the resolution is not a direct factor for Windows Aero.

  7. Answer B is correct. If an application is not compatible with Windows Aero, it might cause the Flip 3D to stop functioning. Answer A is a possible cause, but it is more likely that it is answer B. Answers C and D are incorrect because nothing else was changed on the system, and Flip 3D was functioning before the application was started.

  8. Answers B, E, and F are correct. For Windows Aero to function, you must have the color depth set to 32 bit, the monitor refresh rate set to greater than 10 hertz, and the theme set to Windows Vista. Answer A is incorrect because Windows Aero requires 32 bits. Answers C and D are incorrect because resolution is not a direct factor for Windows Aero.

  9. Answer B is correct. Because the video card only has 32 MB of video RAM, you need to upgrade the card that has at least 64 MB. More memory might be needed if you have a high resolution. Answers A, C, and D are incorrect because they all meet the minimum requirements to run Windows Aero.

  10. Answer B is correct. You can use parental controls to run only allowed programs that you specify. Answer A is incorrect because the Windows Vista Home Basic edition has parental controls. Answer C is incorrect because Web Filter will not stop Messenger. Answer D is incorrect because you should not use administrative accounts to do daily tasks.

  11. Answer C is correct. Parental controls only affect standard users, not administrative users. Answer A is incorrect because parental controls would not have been enabled if that computer was part of a domain. Answer B is incorrect because you don't need to upgrade (because parental controls are available in the Windows Vista Home Basic edition). Answer D would require an administrative account to disable parental control, and it is therefore unlikely that this is correct.

  12. Answer C is correct. Because the computer is not part of a domain, which means no group policies, answers A, B, and D are incorrect. So, the only other way to control when someone can log on is by using parental controls.

  13. Answers B and C are correct. To load drivers, you must have the device connected first. Then, it is always recommended to use signed drivers. Answer A is incorrect because applications do not have to be digitally signed. Answer D is incorrect because you must have the device connected before you load the driver.

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