A client has an issue with large files taking a long time to open or save. As time goes by, the issue worsens. The client has hundreds of GBs of files that are still in the process of backing up. The technician has verified that the hard drive is healthy and there are no signs of failure. Which of the following troubleshooting steps should the technician perform NEXT?

A client has an issue with large files taking a long time to open or save. As time goes by, the issue worsens. The client has hundreds of GBs of files that are still in the process of backing up. The technician has verified that the hard drive is healthy and there are no signs of failure. Which of the following troubleshooting steps should the technician perform NEXT?
A. Install the latest drivers from the hardware vendor.
B. Perform a scan of the drive for file fragmentation.
C. Run chkdsk on the workstation’s hard drive.
D. Reformat the drive and reinstall the OS.

Answer: B

What is true regarding the time in a Linux system?

What is true regarding the time in a Linux system?
A. The BIOS clock of a computer always indicates the current local time and time zone.
B. Each application must convert the Unix time to the current time zone which is usually done by using standard libraries.
C. When the system is on the network, each query for the current time leads to a new network connection to a time server.
D. When the system time changes, running processes must be restarted in order to get the correct time.

Answer: B

Which of the following devices is used to distribute network traffic equally over multiple links?

Which of the following devices is used to distribute network traffic equally over multiple links?
A. Content filter
B. DNS server
C. Load balancer
D. Proxy server

Answer: C

Which of the following items should the project manager use to highlight the vendor’s areas of poor performance?

The project manager has noticed a vendor is not performing in accordance with the SLA.
Which of the following items should the project manager use to highlight the vendor’s areas of poor performance?
A.Balanced score card
B. WBS
C. Post-project evaluation
D. PERT

Answer: A
Explanation:
Kim Heldman, CompTIA Project+ Study Guide, 2nd Edition, Sybex, Indianapolis, 2017, p. 332

When starting a program with the nice command without any additional parameters, which nice level is set for the resulting process?

When starting a program with the nice command without any additional parameters, which nice level is set for the resulting process?
A. -10
B. 0
C. 10
D. 20

Answer: C

Which of the following errors does that indicate?

On a regular users workstation the route command takes a long time before printing out the routing table.
Which of the following errors does that indicate?
A. The local routing information may be corrupted and must be re-validated using a routing protocol.
B. One of the routers in the routing table is not available which causes the automatic router failure detection mechanism (ARF-D) to wait for a timeout.
C. There may accidentally be more than one default router in which case a default router election has to be done on the network in order to choose one router as the default.
D. DNS resolution may not be working as route by default tries to resolve names of routers and destinations and may run into a timeout.

Answer: D

Which of the following are commonly used Mail Transfer Agent (MTA) applications? (Choose THREE correct answers.)

Which of the following are commonly used Mail Transfer Agent (MTA) applications? (Choose THREE correct answers.)
A. Postfix
B. Procmail
C. Sendmail
D. Exim
E. SMTPd

Answer: A, C, D

Which of the following is the primary purpose of an MOA or an MOU?

Which of the following is the primary purpose of an MOA or an MOU?
A.State expectations of all signatory parties to reduce potential misunderstandings.
B. Facilitate potential legal action and resulting remediation if one of the signatory parties violates any terms.
C. Enumerate a detailed code of conduct for all employees, contractors, and subcontractors participating in the program.
D. Provide transparency to competitors regarding all signatory parties.

Answer: A
Explanation:
Kim Heldman, CompTIA Project+ Study Guide, 2nd Edition, Sybex, Indianapolis, 2017, p. 303