CompTIA A+ Core 2 Question H-34

A service technician is installing a second hard drive on a desktop PC running Windows 7. The second hard drive is the same make and model of the first hard drive. The technician would like to provide data redundancy. Which of the following should the technician use to accomplish this?

A. Disk Management
B. Device Manager
C. System Configuration
D. Data Sources

Correct Answer: A


CompTIA A+ Core 2 Question F-13

A user has a computer with a 100GB IDE hard drive formatted as a single FAT32 partition. This drive is only used to store data. The user adds a second 100GB hard drive and wants to mirror the two drives. When the user goes to disk management there is no option to mirror the drives. Which of the following will resolve this issue?

A. Convert the partition to NTFS.
B. Change the partition to be an extended partition.
C. Convert both drives to a dynamic disk.
D. Change the partition to be the active partition.

Correct Answer: C

CompTIA A+ Core 2 Question C-60

Jane, the network administrator, is notified that the server is responding very slowly. Upon entering the server room, she notices one of the drives in a RAID1 array has failed. Which of the following would BEST restore full functionality of the server while preserving redundancy?

A. Use Disk Management to remove the RAID array and use the drive standalone.
B. Use the RAID configuration tool to remove the RAID array and use the drive standalone.
C. Remove the failed drive in device manager and continue operating.
D. Replace the drive with a new drive and repair the RAID.

Correct Answer: D

CompTIA A+ Question K-93

Which of the following is the BEST way to explain RAID to a non-technical user?

A. “RAID is a dynamic logical disk management system.”
B. “RAID uses multiple hard disks to increase performance and/or provide protection against data loss.”
C. “RAID uses data striping to reduce hard drive write time and parity bits to reconstruct the data from a failed hard drive.”
D. “RAID stands for Redundant Array of Independent Disks”.