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Using Windows Vista to Evaluate CPU Performance



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Question 1.
In addition to using the Windows Task Manager to determine if your CPU is running efficiently, you can use it to:


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Question 2.
The ____________ key combination can be used to run Windows Task Manager.


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Question 3.
To determine which programs are most demanding on your computer, click on the:


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Question 4.
To sort processes in the order of their demand on the computer's processor, you would:


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Question 5.
The ____________ can help identify if the processor is adequate for the work being performed.


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Question 6.
When you run out of space in memory and the computer has to use the slower hard disk drive to trick the system into thinking there's additional memory, what is being used?


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Question 7.
If less than ____________ of your available physical memory is free, system performance will improve by adding additional memory.


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Question 8.
If you see consistently that your Network Utilization is 80 to 90 percent of what you have available, you need to consider changing:


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Question 9.
In the ____________, you'll find a visual display of CPU usage and a history log graph showing how many demands have been made on the system.


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Question 10.
Which of the following is NOT a Windows Task Manager tab?


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