8th Class Computers Managing Windows XP Control Panel

Control Panel

Category : 8th Class

*      Control Panel

 

 

Control Panel contains various components, such as Add Hardware and Add or Remove Program allows you to view and manipulate system settings and enables you to add hardware, add and remove software and create and delete user accounts.    

 

* The following table lists the various components in the Control Panel window:  

COMPONENT   DESCRIPTION
Add Hardware Allows adding new hardware device to your computer. Control Panel contains a list of devices; you can add new hardware devices by selecting from a list of devices. You can also add new hardware by specifying the location of the driver installation files.
Accessibility Options Allows configuring the accessibility of computer. This option contains various settings that enable you to change the behaviour of the hardware, such as keyboard and mouse of your computer.
Add or Remove Programs Allows adding or removing program in computer.
Date and Time Allows changing the stored date and time of computer.
Administrative Tools Enables various tools, such as Security, Performance, Component Services and Service that allows viewing and con- figuring security and performance of your computer.
Display Allows changing display setting, such as screensaver, back- ground desktop and colour settings of computer.
Network Connections Allows creating and updating network connections, such as LAN and WAN. It also allows you to troubleshoot if you need to reconnect your computer to the network.
Folder Options Allows configuring folders and files will be represented in the Windows Explorer window.             
Fonts Allows installing new fonts or removing an existing font.
Keyboard Allows changing and verifying the settings of the key- board, such as repeat rate key of your computer.
Mouse Allows configuring the pointer options, such as scroll speed of a mouse and double-click. You can also change the appearance of  the mouse pointer for each task, such as resize.
Printers and Faxes Allows viewing all the jobs queued for each printer, the file size, and status of each job. You can also set printing or faxing preferences, such as size of the paper.
User Accounts Allows creating anew account of a user .You can also delete, change password of an existing user account from your computer.
Game Controller Allows viewing and editing the game controllers connected to your computer.
Internet Options Allows changing the browser settings and the Internet connections.
Mail Allows configuring Microsoft Outlook.
Sounds and Audio Devices Allows changing the setting of sound card. You can also set the visibility of the volume icon in the System Tray.                             

 

 

Question.jpg  

 

 Windows XP was released in August 2001. The release of Windows XP started the age of .............OS.

(A) 16-bit                                            

(B) 64-bit

(C) 32-bit                                            

(D) 128-bit

(E) None of these  

 

Answer: (b)

Explanation

Correct Option:

(B) The release of Windows XP started the age of 64-bit OS; however, the initial versions were not 64-bit OS.

Incorrect Option:

Rests of the options are invalid.  

 

 

 Jack wants to install Windows XP on his computer. When he starts the installation, system shows an error regarding RAM. How much minimum RAM Jack needs to arrange in his computer?

(A) 16MB                                                            

(B) 64MB

(C) 128MB                                                          

(D) 256MB

(E) None of these  

 

Answer: (b)

Explanation

Correct Option:

(B) Whine installing Windows XP. It requires minimum 64 MB of RAM.

Incorrect Option:

Rests of the options are invalid.    

 

 

 Thompson opens the control panel to configure Microsoft Outlook in his computer. But he is little bit confused to select right component. Which one of the following components he should select to configure Microsoft Outlook?

(A) Internet options                                      

(B) Mail

(C) Network Connections                            

(D) User Account

(E) None of these  

 

Answer: (b)

Explanation

Correct Option:

(B) Mail allows configuring Microsoft Outlook.

Incorrect Options:

(A) Allows changing the browser settings and the Internet connections.

(C) Allows creating and updating network connections.

(D) Allows creating a new account of a user.

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