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Can a CPU fail because of physical trauma or short circuiting.T/FP993

true

2

What is the most common cause of a CPU not to work?P993

It is failure to install the CPU properly.

3

output(i/O) ports are most often built into a motherboard and include what?P993

legacy parallel and serial,usb,and firewire ports.

4

When a port doesn't appear to be functioning, make sure the following conditions are met, and what are they?P993

cables are snugly connected, port has not been disabled in BIOS setup,port has not been disabled in device manager in windows, and no pins are broken or bent on the male end of the port or on the cable being plugged

5

If you suspect that a port has a problem you can purchase a ----- ---- to test its functionality?P993

Loopback plug

6

Isolating memory issues on a computer is one of the most difficult because?P993

So many memory problems manifest themselves as software issues, for example fatal error in windows producing the infamous Blue screen of death.

7

Memory problems can cause system ----- ,unexpected shutdowns or -----?P994.

lockups,reboots

8

A completely failed power supply gives the same symptoms as a ------- ---- -------?P994

malfunctioning wall socket.

9

UPS is?P994

Uninterruptible power supply

10

T/F Never try to repair or disassemble a power supply?P995

true

11

A pc that works for a few minutes and then locks up is probably experiencing what?P995

Overheating because of a heat sink or fan not functioning properly.

12

What should you do to troubleshoot overheating of a PC?P995.

First check all fans inside the PC and make sure any heat sinks are firmly attacked to their chips.

13

Make you know the sure direction of flow and that there are limited ------ and -- --- ------?P995

Obstructions, and no dust buildup.

14

CPUs are the most common component to overheat,occasionally other chips on the -------- ,such as the chipset,or chips on other devises ,particularly video cards may also overheat?P995

Motherboard

15

How many steps to troubleshoot a blank screen on bootup?P996

4

16

T/F Devices with moving parts are more prone to mechanical failure than a motherboard or a stick of RAM?P997

T

17

How many steps to troubleshoot the power supply fan spins,but no other devices have power?p996

3

18

How many causes hard disks system problems usually stem from?P997

three causes

19

What are the causes for identifying hard disk problems?P997

See if the adapter (that is the SATA,IDE,or SCSI interface)is bad.The disk is bad. The adapter and disk are connected incorrectly.

20

Software utilities used to manage hard drives include?P997

Chkdisk,format,Fdisk

21

what causes boot problems?P998

Such as a complete failure to boot the hard drive not being recognized by the BIOS, or the OS not being found.

22

Never perform low level format on ---- --- -- ---- drives because you may cause problems by using low level utilities on these types of drives?P998

SATA,IDE,OR SCSI

23

RAIDis?P998

Redundant array of independent

24

If your hard drive faiks completely and you need to get critical data off of it there are ---- ---- companies that provide file recovery software and sevices?P998

third party

25

One of the most common problems that developers have with floppy drives is?P999

Misaligned read wright heads