Flashcards in DM_deck_4702780 Deck (25)
If flames are shooting out the back of your computer then the problem is probably the________. p 987
Power supply has blown out
If the power light on your monitor doesn't turn on what problem could it be? p 987
the monitor itself, the power cable, or your power source.
There are two common ways to reduce heat. p 987
Fans and heat-sinks.
Any component with its own processor will have a_________. p 987
Never run a processor without a _______ p 987
Case fans are designed for? p 988
taking hot air from inside the case and blows it outside the case.
If there is no air coming out, you either need to________ or replaces your _______. p 988
clean or replace your fan.
T/F computers dont need air to keep them functioning. p 988
false. lots of cool air
To clean your power supply fan you should ...p 988
Blow the power supply fan out from the inside the case
_____,_____,______,______,______,_____ ,and ______ can become caked on the inside of the computer. p 988
Dust, dirt, grime ,airborne particles, and smoke
One way to ensure that dirt/dust does not find their way into your computer is to.... p 988
Always leave the blank panel filler in the empty slots of a computer
When trouble shooting if you hear excessive noise what MIGHT BE(Samson) the culprit.p 989
Cd/DVD, HDD, powersupply fans
T/F Power supplies that are failing can also sound louder and quieter intermittently.p 989
True, because fans will run at alternate speeds
Yes or No. CD/DVD problems are the hardest to diagnose.p 989
No, the are the easiest.
Power issues can make your computer hot enough to melt plastic components. p 990
For a computer to suspected of overheating what MIGHT BE (Samson) some things you might want to check in this case.p 990
Melted plastic components, burn marks on circuit board.
Many hardware devices have _______ ______ to identify when there is a problem.p 990
If you have a device and when troubleshooting you do not know what might be the problem by the indicators presented you should do what?p 990.
Check the manufacturers manual or website.
An alert is ????p 990
a message generated by a hardware device.
T/F Every computer has a diagnostic program built into its basic Input/output system 991
POST means.....p 991
Power On Self Test(POST)
When you turn on your computer it performs this set of diagnostics.p 991
Beep code is what?p 991
this is a series of beeps from the computer speaker
What is another way to determine a problem during the POST.?p 991
to use a POST card.