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Laptop Expansion Options – CompTIA A+ 220-801: 3.1

Laptop Expansion Options – CompTIA A+ 220-801: 3.1

| December 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

Although a laptop doesn’t offer the same customization features as a full-sized desktop computer, there are still many options available for adding and updating your laptop’s capabilities. In this video, you’ll learn about standard laptop expansion slots and memory options that can increase the value of your portable device.

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CompTIA A+ 220-701: 1.10 – Laptop Expansion Devices

CompTIA A+ 220-701: 1.10 – Laptop Expansion Devices

| July 2, 2010 | 0 Comments

Our laptops are powerful portable devices, but there’s often a need to extend the capabilities of a laptop computer. In this video, you’ll learn how docking stations and laptop expansion slots can be used to improve the use and expandability of laptop computers.

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Why can’t you use your laptop expansion slots?

Why can’t you use your laptop expansion slots?

| March 16, 2010

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?

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CompTIA A+ 220-701: 1.2 – Bus Architectures and Expansion Slots

CompTIA A+ 220-701: 1.2 – Bus Architectures and Expansion Slots

| January 28, 2010 | 8 Comments

An important consideration of the very first IBM personal computer was including standardized expansion slots so the end-user could customize their system. In this video, you’ll learn about bus architectures and expansion slots, including PCI, PCI Express, AGP, and CardBus.

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