Windows Administrator Interview Preparation Guide
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Windows Administrator related Frequently Asked Questions in various Windows Administrator based job Interviews by interviewer. The set of questions here ensures that you offer a perfect answer posed to you. So get preparation for your new job hunting

71 Windows Administrator Questions and Answers:

1 :: What is a desktop?

When you start your computer, the first thing you see is the desktop. The desktop is your work area.

2 :: Define Taskbar?

By default, the taskbar is located on the bottom edge of the desktop. You can click the taskbar and drag it to other locations. The Start button, active program buttons, icons for quick access to programs, and the current time are located on the taskbar.

3 :: Define My Computer?

The My Computer icon provides access to the resources on your computer. You can access your drives and other peripherals by clicking on the My Computer icon.

4 :: Define Recycle Bin?

When you delete an object, Windows XP sends it to the Recycle Bin. You can restore objects that are located in the Recycle Bin or you can permanently delete them.

5 :: Define Internet Explorer?

The Internet Explorer icon launches the Internet Explorer browser.

6 :: Define Shortcut Icon?

Icons with an arrow in the lower left corner are shortcut icons. Click the icon for quick access to the object they represent (program, document, printer, and so on).

7 :: Define Program, folder, and document icons?

Program, folder, and document icons do not have an arrow in the lower left corner. They represent the actual object and provide direct access to the object.

8 :: How to start a program?

To start a program:
1) Click the Start button, located in the lower left corner of your screen.
2) Highlight Programs. The Program menu will appear.
3) Move to the Program menu and highlight the program you want to start. If you see a right pointer next to your selection, a sub-menu will appear. Refine your choice by highlighting the appropriate selection on the sub-menu. Continue until you get to the final sub-menu.
4) Click the program name to start the program.

9 :: How to add an item located on my desktop to the Start or to a Program menu?

To add an item on the desktop to the Start or to a Program menu:
1) Click and drag the item on top of the Start button.
2) Release the mouse button when the Start menu appears.
3) The item will appear on the Start menu.
4) If you would prefer to have the item on a Program menu or sub-menu of the Start menu, drag the item from the Start menu to the Program menu or sub-menu.

10 :: What is Windows Explorer?

Windows Explorer is a place where you can view the drives on your computer and manipulate the folders and files. Using Windows Explorer, you can cut, copy, paste, rename, and delete folders and files.