A computer is randomly freezing, and you suspect that it might be overheating. What’s the best way to monitor the system temperature?
CompTIA A+ Pop Quizzes
You have purchased a new LCD monitor that supports HDMI, DVI, and VGA video input. Which would be the best video input to use if your computer has these ports available?
A customer stops by your desk with his computer, and he’s clearly upset over the problems that he’s been having with his system. As he vents his frustrations, his voice becomes louder and higher pitched. What’s your next move?
One of your users would like to perform a fresh install of Windows XP Professional onto their desktop PC. The computer has a Pentium II processor running at 300 MHz with 64 MB of RAM and a 20 GB hard drive. Can the personal computer support an install of Windows XP Professional?
You want to upgrade the memory in a database server, and the system documentation states that the motherboard requires ECC memory. Why is ECC memory important?
You’ve powered on a laptop, but the LCD screen isn’t displaying any video. The laptop’s lights are working and you can hear the fan and hard drive running. Which of these options would be appropriate troubleshooting steps?