Week 3 – Package and Software Management

operating systems and you becoming a power user week 3 answers

Software Distribution

1. What are the best methods of checking the provided options from the installation package when performing an installation from the command line in Windows? Check all that apply.

  • Consult the documentation for the application to see what options they provide.
  • Use the command option “program name.”
  • Install the application from the GUI.
  • Use the /?, /h, or /help flags when running the package to see if they provide any helpful output.

2. Which of the following file extensions are considered archives in Windows? Check all that apply.

  • .rar
  • .exe
  • .txt
  • .zip

3. What PowerShell command can be used to extract and compress archives right from the command line?

  • zip
  • 7zip
  • Compress-Archive
  • Archive-Compress

4. What is the purpose of a DLL in Windows?

  • To extract a package
  • To take up space on the hard drive.
  • To share a package of useful code among programs.
  • To guide the installation of a package via the Windows Installer.

5. _____________ is used to guide the Windows Installer in the installation, maintenance, and removal of programs on the Windows operating system.

  • A text file
  • An msi file
  • An archive file
  • An exe file

Devendra Kumar

Project Management Apprentice at Google

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