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A SIMM uses what type of connection
168 pin
What I/O method examines the status of peripherals under system control
Polling
How long can a RS-232C Cable be
100 Meters
What part of the system is repsonsible for setting hard drive letters?
OS
What is the max number of devices that can be added to a wide SCSI device controller
15
What type of PC card would be used for a PCMCIA modem
Type II
What type of error checking is associated with parity operations
Parity checking
In a P2P network what do all computers operate as?
Both servers & clients
What Key combinations can be used to toggle between functions on the task bar
ALT-TAB & ALT-ESC
How do you correct errors for autoexec.bat or config.sys
use sysedit
when dealing with disk startup erros what utilities can be useful?
single step start up procedures, ERD disks
In portable computers what provides the drivers for hot swaped PCMCIA cards?
card services
RAID 0
striped disk array w/fault tolerance
RAID1
Mirroring & duplexing
RAID 2
Code hamming
RAID 3
Bit-Interleaved Parity
RAID 4
Dedicated Parity Drive
RAID 5
Block Interleaved Distributed Parity
How thick is a type I PCMCIA card
3.3 mm
IRQ 0
system timer
IRQ 1
keyboard controller
IRQ 2
cascading
IRQ 3
Serial port 2 (COM2) or COM 4
IRQ 4
Serial Port 1 (COM 1 & COM 3)
IRQ 5
Parrallel port II LPT2
IRQ 6
floppy disk controller board
IRQ 7
parallel port I LPT1
IRQ 8
real time clock
IRQ 9
cascade
IRQ 10 & 11
Unused
IRQ 12
motherboard mouse port
IRQ 13
math coprocessor
IRQ 14
primary HD controller
IRQ 15
secondary HD controller
what meter reading would u expect from an open speaker
blank
10base2
thinnet coax
what file is used to load the Windows environment?
WIN.COM
how many files can be placed in a directory in a FAT based system
512
What utility can be used to make older MS apps compliant with Win9x
Mkcompat
What utility can be used to restore WIN XP registry if you cannot boot to a GUI
Recovery console
Which Win 9x command can be used to stop programs that are not responding
Close programs
Which of the XP features can be used to provide internet access to multiple computers through 1 connection?
ICs
What is the max length for a standard SCSCI cable
20 FT
Flash memory uses what type of PCMCIA card
type II
What is the memory address for COM1
3F8
What three files are required to enable CDROM support on Win 9x
Autoexec.bat, MSCDEX.exe, command.com
To restore a copy of the registry in Win 9x what dos command should you use?
SCANREG/RESTORE
Where can you change the network ID in win 2000?
System Properties
What is the function of the Autoexec.bat file?
AUTOEXEC.BAT is most often used to set environment variables and run virus scanners, system enhancements, utilities, and driver handlers that must operate at the lowest level possible. Applications that run within the Windows environment upon its loading are listed in the Windows registry.
What version of Windows come with Internet Connection Sharing
Win 98 SE & Win 2000
DMA 0
reserved/open
DMA 1
SDLC audio controller, Audio sound card or LAN
DMA 2
floppy drive controller
DMA 3
sound card, hard disk controller, ecp/epp parallel port
dma 4
cascade to channels 0-3
dma 5
reserved LAN
dma 6
reserved
dma 7
reserved sound card
COM1
03F8 ( IRQ 4)
COM3
03E8 IRQ 4
COM 2
02F8 IRQ 3
COM 4
02E8 IRQ 3
LPT1
IRQ 7
What helps USB generate much higher thruput than earlier serial transfer protocols
NRZI
What is IEEE-802.3?
Ethernet
What is IEEE-802.5?
Token Ring
What is 802.11
Wireless Networking
What is the max length of a serial cable?
50 feet
What is the max length of a parallel cable?
25 feet
What is an IEEE-1284 cable?
Parrallel
When looking at a picture of a LPT port and a COM port what is the main difference?
LPT is female jack, COM is a male jack
What are CAT 1 2 & 3 grade cables used for
voice grade analog signals
What is Cat 4?
digita signals but doesn't meet standards for 10base-T
What does the VER command do?
tells you which version of DOS is running.
What are the three fundamental files that make up the DOS operating system?
IO.Sys, command.com & msdos.sys
What would you do if the following appeared " Bad or missing command interpreter"
reload sys.com using SYS:C
WHat file always loads first in a bootup
IO.SYS
WHat file is not required for startup?
config.sys
During POST you hear 2,3 or 4 beeps what could that be?
memory
What does MEMMAKER affect?
memory space NOT application performance
What is the primary function of WIN.INI
controls how the OS looks to the end user and has LOAD & RUN lines which allow programs to be loaded at startup
What registry editor is preferred for Win XP
regedit
What file always loads first reguardless of version?
IO.SYS
How would you create an emergency start-up disk in Win 9x?
Start-Settings-Control Panel-Add Remove Programs - Startup Disk tab
Where are VxDs installed from?
System.INI
What does DETLOG.EXE do?
keeps track of what hardware devices are found on the system
What does BOOTLOG.TXT do?
Keeps track of the first starup process and the success or failure of each step
What is ERU and what does it do?
emergency repair utility, restores system registration files
What file would you work with to et a copy of the registry?
RB003.CAB
What does the boot.ini file display
any other operating systems available on the disk
How would you check the registry for errors?
SCANREG /FIX
Where can you change the network id in Win 2000?
System Properties
What file must be changed to enable multi-boot capabilities in win 9x
msdos.sys
What file must be changed to enable multi-boot capabilities in win 2000
boot.ini
Which of the following is most likely to protect a personal computer system during an electrical storm?
Turn it off
What type of socket do Pentium II processors use?
SEC
Which processors use slot 2?
Intel Xeon
If you are using a ground strap to ground a computer that you are working on, where should it be attached?
To any metallic frame on the case
Correct
A 3xx POST error code indicates a problem with:
Any number starting with 3 usually indicates a problem with the keyboard.
Sally sends a print job to her laser printer, but when she goes to check on it, she sees that the printer is printing completely black pages. What is the reason for this?
There is no power to the Primary Corona
Which kind of printers use a roll of film that is heated by heat elements on the printhead causing the ink to be applied to specially coated paper?
Dye-sublimation
A 4xx, 5xx, or 24xx POST error code indicates a problem with your:
4xx – Monochrome video problems.
5xx – color video problems.
What is the maximum speed of an Intel Pentium III Processor?
Internal Speed Range: 450 MHZ - 1.26 GHZ
Which of the common protocols is non-routable
NetBUEI
Which of the following motherboard types would have a DIN5 keyboard connector?
Baby AT, AT, XT
On boot the computer outputs 1 long beep. The computer has an Award BIOS. What is the most likely cause of the problem?
Memory
How long should you wait for the CRT to discharge before opening the case?
CRTs retain can lethal charges for a period even longer than several hours after being turned off.
Your computer locks up while counting the RAM on boot-up. What is the most common cause of this?
Processor needs to be replaced
Which of the following are printer languages?
PostScript
PCL
What is the throughput of an AGP 8x video card?
2.1 GBps
Which CPU goes into Slot A
Slot A is for AMD Athlon processors.
n laser printing, what are the six steps in laser printing?
The six step are Cleaning, Conditioning, Writing, Developing, Transferring and Fusing.
The purpose of a line analyzer is:
To warn of voltage spikes
Which AT Modem command will cause the modem to hang up
ATH
What do you terminate SCSI devices with?
Resistors
During the fusing process, toner is
Melted into the paper
What beep codes do not indicate a system board or power supply failure?
One long, two short beeps
Which of the following processors use socket 370?
Intel Pentium III
3. Intel Celeron
What type of socket do Pentium II processors use?
SEC
When using an ohmmeter:
Remove power to the circuit before attaching the meter
How many pins do slot 1 processors have?
242
Which line of Intel processors was the first to include level 2 (L2) cache?
Pentium PRO
Which type of charge does the transfer corona of a laser printer use to attract the toner to the paper?
Positive
The hard drive makes a grinding noise. The cause is probably:
HDI (Head-to-Disk Interference)
A 17xx POST error code indicates a problem with:
Hard drive controller
The total length of your SCSI cables should not exceed
6ft
What does 10BaseT mean
10 Mbps, baseband transmission, twisted pair wire
Which Windows Operating Systems can you network with IEEE 1394
Windows ME, XP pro & XP Home
How can you change an object's icon in Windows 9x?
Right-click, properties, short-cut tab, change icon button
What is the device driver architecture used in Windows ME?
WDM
For Telnet to work, which of the following TCP ports must you enable?
23
When working with Windows XP’s Control panel set to categorical grouping, which group would you find the system icon in?
Performance and Maintenance
Windows 2000 creates several logs during the installation process. Which file contains an action log describing every step that Setup performs in chronological order?
Setupact
When working with Windows XP’s Control panel set to categorical grouping, which group would you find the Administrative Tools icon in?
Performance and Maintenance
Which OEM cd is not bootable?
Windows 95
emm386.exe also manages
managing expanded memory, manages the upper memory blocks.
On your Windows 2000 system an application has crashed. Where can you locate the log file created by Dr Watson?
\Windows\Drwatson
In Windows 2000, which of the following are tracked by the System Registry?
Hardware
2. Network settings
3. User preferences
4. Storage systems
What command should you use to trace a path to a remote system and report packet losses at each hop along the way?
Pathping
To copy all the files and subdirectories from one directory to another use the ________ command.
XCOPY /S
Where are the Windows 2000 registry hive files located?
WINNT\SYSTEM32\CONFIG
Which Windows 9x component is responsible for what appears on the display and other graphics functions?
GDI.EXE
Which log file would you check if you wanted to see which components were installed during setup?
setuplog.txt
What log file would you check if you wanted to track which software has been installed on a computer?
setuplog.txt
setuplog.txt
Using the System Backup utility
For Windows 2000 to fully utilize dual processors, which feature is necessary?
SMP
The setup utility used to perform a clean installation of Windows 2000 is?
WINNT.EXE
Which tools does Windows 98 offer to help resolve printing problems?
Print Troubleshooter
Enhanced Print Troubleshooter
How do you turn off the visual effects in Windows XP?
Use the System applet in the Control Panel
Which key do you hold down in order to bypass the autorun feature on a CDROM?
SHIFT
minimum Hardware requirements for Windows XP are:
CPU: Pentium II 233 MHz
RAM: 64 MB
Hard Drive: 1.5 GB
Which of the following keys can be used to get a Windows 98 computer into Safe Mode?
F8 & F5
You have a single hard drive that has an extended partition containing the two logical drives 'D' and 'E'. You add a second hard drive. Which is correct?
Second drive becomes 'D', logical drives become 'E' and 'F'
An example of a TSR is:
A memory resident utility
In Windows XP, a hard drive can be searched for lost allocation units using:
CHKDSK