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Which of these devices can keep your computer running when a power source is lost?

A) Surge suppressor

B) BIOS battery backup


D) Surge protector

E) My computer would prefer to take a break every once in awhile

The answer: C) UPS

An uninterruptible power supply is designed to maintain power to a device when the main power is no longer available. These are especially useful in environments where available power may not always be 100% available.

Want to know more? Watch “Managing Your Computing Environment.”

It’s important to maintain a good working environment for yourself and your computing equipment. In this video, you’ll learn about material safety data sheets, temperature and humidity control, surge suppressing, using a UPS, airflow, and cleaning your computer.