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The use of 3D effects, animation, and new transparent visual features, called ____, enhances the visually appealing look for Windows 7 and Windows applications.
Aero Glass
Graphics cards with a dedicated ____ allow Windows 7 to assign drawing operations directly to it, freeing the processor for other operations.
Graphical Processing Unit (GPU)
The ____ (formerly code-named “Avalon”) unifies the look and feel of the operating system for developers.
Windows Presentation Foundation
The ____ is a programming model that allows developers to quickly build workflow-enabled applications.
Windows Workflow Foundation
The ____   (formerly code-named “Indigo”) enables applications to send messages to each other
Windows Communication Foundation
____ allows for applications to keep track of a user’s security credentials (user ID and password) for one or more security systems.
Windows CardSpace
____ adds the ability to securely encrypt the hard drive’s contents at a hardware level.
BitLocker Drive Encryption
Applications can track what network services are available using the ____ service as a central reference.
Network Location Awareness Service (NLA)
In Windows 7, a Gadget can be placed ____.

anywhere on the desktop
____ is an advanced window management feature intended to help organize Individual windows on the screen.
Snap and Shake
A single ____ in Windows represents a collection of data, files, and instructions with a specific purpose while it is running.
process
If a thread is not finished running, perhaps because it had to wait or it was preempted, it is typically restarted on the same processor that previously ran it. This is known as ____.
preemptive multitasking
____ systems have more than one physical CPU.
Multiprocessor
____ CPUs have extra hardware built in to allow more than one thread to be processed at the same time on a single CPU.
____ CPUs have extra hardware built in to allow more than one thread to be processed at the same time on a single CPU.
Hyper-Threading
____ technology assumes that hardware components can be connected or activated at any time while the operating system is running.
Plug and Play
The ____ file system uses a 32-bit numbering system to increase the number of data blocks that can be managed and organized as part of a single partition.
FAT32
The ____ was introduced with Windows NT 4 and has been replaced with UDF as a preference for formatting removable media such as CDs and DVDs.
The ____ was introduced with Windows NT 4 and has been replaced with UDF as a preference for formatting removable media such as CDs and DVDs.
CDFS
The ____ is a third-party standard that defines how to store data on removable media such as DVDs.

UDF
The ____ is a free tool provided by Microsoft to help IT administrators discover which of their existing applications are compatible with Windows 7.
Application Compatibility Toolkit (ACT)
A software component that has ____ mode access has total access to all of the computer’s data and its A software component that has ____ mode access has total access to all of the computer’s data and its hardware.

A software component that has ____ mode access has total access to all of the computer’s data and its hardware.
kernel
A ____ is a collection of computers and users that are identified by a common security database.
Domain
.NET Framework 3.5 defines multiple ___________________________________  that developers use as the programming foundation for their applications.
Application Programming Interfaces
Windows 7 supports the ___________________________________ architecture that replaces the older Windows Driver Model (WDM) common to earlier Windows operating systems.
Windows Driver Foundation
The files used to install Windows 7 are distributed using a Microsoft technology referred to as ______________________________.
Windows Imaging Format (WIM)
Programmers compile a list of instructions to build their applications. These instructions are typically grouped into units of code called ____________________.
Threads
____________________ multitasking allows a single process to be interrupted by another process, even if the first process has not completed.
Preemptive
software that lets the operating system use the graphics card hardware
Graphics card driver
allows developers to build applications that follow a logical sequence of events
Windows Workflow Foundation
a part of the .NET Framework 3.5 model that protects a user’s digital identities
Windows CardSpace
standard method used to define how device driver software operates
Windows Driver Foundation
defines options for adding firmware and hardware to computers to detect low-level tampering before the operating system starts
TPM architecture
software client to support IPv4 to IPv6 translation
Teredo
a mini-application that will provide information, perform a useful task, or link to enhanced Web services such as RSS

a mini-application that will provide information, perform a useful task, or link to enhanced Web services such as RSS

Gadget
gives the appearance that the computer is running multiple applications or processes at the same
gives the appearance that the computer is running multiple applications or processes at the same time
gives the appearance that the computer is running multiple applications or processes at the same time
Multitasking
the time window a thread is allowed to run
Quantum
For people who use a computer with reduced hardware specifications, the Windows 7 Home Premium edition is the preferred operating system.
TRUE
Windows 7 includes a speech recognition system to add an input method beyond the keyboard and mouse.
TRUE
In Windows 7, the standard protocol for computers to format and exchange data across a network is IPX
FALSE
When a computer has multiple network connections in Windows 7, all connections share the same active network location profile.

FALSE
To add security and validity to WHQL tested solutions, Microsoft will include digital signatures as part of a hardware’s drivers.
TRUE
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