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61.) Michael wants to install a network card into his laptop. What should he do first?
A.) Verify that his laptop has an available PCMCIA slot or USB port visually
B.) Verify that his laptop has a PCI slot available by removing the case and visually inspecting the motherboard.
C.) Verify that his laptop has a PCI-Express slot available by removing the case and visually inspecting the motherboard.
D.) Verify that his computer has an available PCMCIA slot visually.Correct
62.) Barry has put a music CD into his CD ROM drive, but no music is playing. He is getting audio from MP3s and games. What is likely causing the problem?
A.) The CD ROM drive is faulty and needs replacing.
B.) Barry needs to update his Media Player so it can play the latest CD formats
C.) Barry needs to update his sound card driver from the manufacturer’s website.
D.) The MPC2 cable which connects the sound card to the CD ROM drive has come lose.Correct
63.) Adam has bought a brand new Solid State Drive. He wants to test it to verify that the speed he is getting matches the advertised specification. What is the best way for him to proceed?
A.) find a really large file and copy it to another area on the driver. Windows will notify you the speed in which the file is being transferred.
B.) Use “Windows Experience Index” tool that is built into the Window’s operating system. A higher score means better performance.
C.) Google search the Solid State Drive’s model number and look for reputable reviews. If the reviews perform to specification than its certain your one will too.
D.) Download a free Hard Disk utility program such as HD Tach or HD Tune and run a test. It will tell you the read, write and latency performanceCorrect
64.) Author is starting a business and is thinking of giving his employees access to a business laptop. He is worried about laptop theft and company information falling into the wrong hands. Which product would best suit his needs?
A.) Encryption software
B.) Laptop security slot
C.) Lo Jack security software
D.) Individual user login passwordsCorrect
65.) Which activity is coherent with flashing the bios?
A.) Upgrading or downgrading from one version to another
B.) Upgrading, downgrading from one version or overwriting an existing version
C.) Any successful bios update is considered a bios flash
D.) All of the aboveCorrect
66.) What is the term for software that resides within the hardware chip?
67.) Sarah keeps getting an error message when she runs her favourite 3D Game. She has a suspicion that the fault lays with her version of Direct X. Which of the following command should she check first?
68.) Libby wants to clear the CMOS settings back to its default but she has lost the motherboard’s user manual. Which of the two following procedures would be most suitable?
A.) Reseat the CMOS battery or flash the bios using a utility program
B.) Set the jumper located on the motherboard or by reseating the CMOS battery
C.) Removing the CMOS battery or set the CMOS to default configuration within the bios
D.) Set the CMOS to default configuration within the bios or set the jumper located on the motherboardCorrect
69.) Which of the follow technologies stores encryption keys and passwords onto a physical micro processor module?
A.) Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
B.) TrueCrypt 7
C.) Symantec Drive Encryption (SDE)
D.) Access Control List (ACL)Correct
70.) Adam has installed a secondary hard disk drive. He wants to change the boot sequence priority so his new hard disk drive is primary and his old hard disk drive is secondary. What is the best way to carry this out?
A.) Unscrew the computer, remove and reposition the IDE Interface cable so the old hard disk drive is connected to the slave connector and new hard disk drive is connected to the master connector.
B.) Unscrew the computer, remove and reposition the IDE Interface cable so the old hard disk drive is connected to the master connector and new hard disk drive is connected to the slave connector.
C.) Unscrew the computer, remove and reposition the IDE Interface cable so the old hard disk drive is connected to the primary connector and new hard disk drive is connected to the secondary connector.
D.) Hold the DELETE key to access the bios. Navigate to the boot sequence and change the priority of the new hard disk drive so it boots first.Correct