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1

If flames are shooting out the back of your computer then the problem is probably the________. p 987

Power supply has blown out

2

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.

3

There are two common ways to reduce heat. p 987

Fans and heat-sinks.

4

Any component with its own processor will have a_________. p 987

Heatsinks

5

Never run a processor without a _______ p 987

Heat-sinks

6

Case fans are designed for? p 988

taking hot air from inside the case and blows it outside the case.

7

If there is no air coming out, you either need to________ or replaces your _______. p 988

clean or replace your fan.

8

T/F computers dont need air to keep them functioning. p 988

false. lots of cool air

9

To clean your power supply fan you should ...p 988

Blow the power supply fan out from the inside the case

10

_____,_____,______,______,______,_____ ,and ______ can become caked on the inside of the computer. p 988

Dust, dirt, grime ,airborne particles, and smoke

11

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

12

When trouble shooting if you hear excessive noise what MIGHT BE(Samson) the culprit.p 989

Cd/DVD, HDD, powersupply fans

13

T/F Power supplies that are failing can also sound louder and quieter intermittently.p 989

True, because fans will run at alternate speeds

14

Yes or No. CD/DVD problems are the hardest to diagnose.p 989

No, the are the easiest.

15

Power issues can make your computer hot enough to melt plastic components. p 990

True

16

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.

17

Many hardware devices have _______ ______ to identify when there is a problem.p 990

light indicators

18

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.

19

An alert is ????p 990

a message generated by a hardware device.

20

T/F Every computer has a diagnostic program built into its basic Input/output system 991

true.

21

POST means.....p 991

Power On Self Test(POST)

22

When you turn on your computer it performs this set of diagnostics.p 991

POST

23

Beep code is what?p 991

this is a series of beeps from the computer speaker

24

What is another way to determine a problem during the POST.?p 991

to use a POST card.

25

T/F Motherboard manufacturers use the same beep codes.p 991

False. they use different beep codes