Category Archives: Windows

SQL interview questions and answers

What are two methods of retrieving SQL?
What cursor type do you use to retrieve multiple recordsets?
What is the difference between a "where" clause and a "having" clause? - "Where" is a kind of restiriction statement. You use where clause to restrict all the data from DB.Where clause is using before result retrieving. But [...]

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Hiring an IT guy - questions to ask

This is an aggregated list of questions discussed for hiring an IT guy for your organization at SpiceWorks community forum. Check out their discussion, and description of what question are good and which ones are not that good.

What port does telnet use?
What is SMTP?
How would you troubleshoot a printer?
How does traceroute work?
Walk me through everything [...]

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Sysadmin sample interview questions

Why was it that you left the last job that you were at?
What do you think your top 3 strengths are?
What is most important to you in a job?
Major difference between FAT and NTFS on a local machine?
How many passwords by default are remembered in an active directory?
What is a C name record (in DNS)?
What [...]

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54 screening questions for Windows admin

What is Active Directory?
What is LDAP?
Can you connect Active Directory to other 3rd-party Directory Services? Name a few options.
Where is the AD database held? What other folders are related to AD?
What is the SYSVOL folder?
Name the AD NCs and replication issues for each NC
What are application partitions? When do I use them
How do you create [...]

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Windows admin interview questions (includes Vista)

What is Active Directory?
What is LDAP?
Can you connect Active Directory to other 3rd-party Directory Services? Name a few options.
Where is the AD database held? What other folders are related to AD?
What is the SYSVOL folder?
Name the AD NCs and replication issues for each NC
What are application partitions? When do I use them
How do you create [...]

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EDS Visual Basic and SQL Server interview questions

What is the difference between modal and modaless form in VB?
Why we need a MDI form? How can we make a form as a mdichild form?
Specify technical & functional architecture of your last 2 projects.
What are the objects in ADODB?
What are different types of cursors in ADODB?
What are different types of locks in ADODB?
What is [...]

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Windows sysadmin interview questions

What are the required components of Windows Server 2003 for installing Exchange 2003? - ASP.NET, SMTP, NNTP, W3SVC
What must be done to an AD forest before Exchange can be deployed? - Setup /forestprep
What Exchange process is responsible for communication with AD? - DSACCESS
What 3 types of domain controller does Exchange access? - Normal Domain Controller, [...]

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Active Server Pages interview questions

How do you create a recordset object in VBScript?
What is Querystring collection? - It allows you to extract data sent to the server using a GET request.
Explain the difference between POST and GET Method. - GET requests are string data that is visible to the end user via the URL and a limit of [...]

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VB interview questions and answers

What is the method for returning more than one values from a function in VB?
What is early-binding and late-binding? Does ASP support early-binding?
Difference between T-SQL and PL/SQL?
How can a COM object be modified in VB?
What is Byval and ByRef in VB? And how does it work?
Have you used inner join? How does it work? What [...]

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Windows sysadmin interview questions

What is Active Directory schema?
What are the domain functional level in Windows Server 2003?
What are the forest functional level in Windows Server 2003?
What is global catalog server?
How we can raise domain functional & forest functional level in Windows Server 2003?

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.NET WebDev and Web services questions

How does ASP page work?
How ASP.NET page works?
What are the contents of cookie?
How do you create a permanent cookie?
What is ViewState? What does the “EnableViewState” property do? Whay would I want it on or off?

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OS interview questions

What is MUTEX ?
What isthe difference between a ‘thread’ and a ‘process’?
What is INODE?
Explain the working of Virtual Memory.
How does Windows NT supports Multitasking?

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