You want to add a FireWire port to your laptop, so you’ve selected a CardBus adapter that includes multiple ports on a single expansion card. When you slide the card into your laptop, however, the card will not insert completely into the slot. What’s the most likely cause of this problem?
You are moving a video card between computers located on different floors of a building. What’s the best way to protect the video adapter during transportation between the systems?
A good item to keep in a CompTIA A+ certified technician’s toolkit is a null modem adapter. What’s a good reason to have a null modem adapter?
Your network adapter has a setting called “duplex” that is currently set to full-duplex. What does this mean?
One of your customers has installed a new modem into their desktop computer by adding a modem adapter card into a free PCI bus adapter card slot. However, when they start Windows XP the card isn’t recognized automatically as expected and the adapter doesn’t appear in Windows Device Manager. What is the most likely cause of this problem?
A network connection is running slowly on a new computer running Windows XP Professional, and you want to check the settings for the network card. Where can you find the hardware configuration of the network card?
One of your customers is not able to browse the Internet from their workstation. When you look at the network adapter, you see that a light is on next to the RJ-45 connector. What does the light indicate?