Chapter 16 review
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Last Modified: 2011-06-28
1. When you have a problem with a USB device, what is the simplest way to determine that
the USB port is good?
When you have a problem with a USB device, what is the simplest way to determine that the USB device is not causing the problem?
plug usb device into a known working port.
How can you determine that device drivers loaded at startup are not interfering with an application that is having problems?
run application in safe mode with networking. if it works properly there is something wrong with device drivers, os, or other aplications that load at startup.
What is the command used for testing memory?
5. If you are not sure which device is causing a video problem—the monitor or the video
card—which one should you exchange first? Why?
What type of device, when installed, is not listed in BIOS setup, Device Manager, or the Printers window?
What is the term used to describe undoing a driver update?
What Windows Vista tool can you use to uninstall a USB device?
What Windows XP tool can you use to uninstall a FireWire device?
What Windows tool can you use to uninstall a network card?
What Windows tool can you use to restore the Windows system to a previous point in
time before a device was installed?
What Windows tool can you use to update your video drivers?
What symbols might Device Manager use to indicate a device is not working?
What level of permission must a user account have to install software?
If a computer won’t boot, to figure out if the problem is related to the hard drive or other vital hardware component, what would be the first step?
listen to see if the hard drive is working, fan spinning, look for case lights. listen for beep codes if screen is
blank, also look for error messages if screen appears.
What is another name for a Windows Stop error(**HINT**: We learned what a STOP error was in Chapter 15)?
What is the name of the folder that is created when files from an old installation are moved during a reinstall of Vista?
What is the purpose of the hidden partition used by many of the brand-name computer companies?
What information is contained in the C:\\Windows\\System32\\LogFiles\\SRT\\SRTTrail.txt file?
What is the name of the log file that Windows uses when booting in Safe Mode?
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