Tag: cmos

It’s always a surprise

It’s always a surprise

Which of these would you expect to find in CMOS?

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IK,R?

IK,R?

Last modified on June 7th, 2013 at 11:59 am

Which of these technologies would be most commonly associated with a CMOS?

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Troubleshooting Common Hardware Problems – CompTIA A+ 220-802: 4.2

Troubleshooting Common Hardware Problems – CompTIA A+ 220-802: 4.2

Last modified on June 21st, 2013 at 12:28 pm

When hardware fails, a number of messages and errors can occur during boot and in the operating system. In this video, you’ll learn how to troubleshoot lockups, boot problems, overheating, random reboots, and many other problems.

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The 60-minute or the 90-minute?

The 60-minute or the 90-minute?

Last modified on August 13th, 2012 at 12:09 am

You need to modify a configuration option in the BIOS of your computer. Which of these would be the best way to start this process?

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You are five by nine

You are five by nine

Last modified on August 13th, 2012 at 12:27 am

What feature does the CMOS battery provide?

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Down the stretch they come

Down the stretch they come

Last modified on August 13th, 2012 at 12:01 pm

You’ve installed a memory upgrade into a PC, and the instructions tell you to check the POST to confirm the memory installation. What is the POST?

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CompTIA A+ 220-701: 1.2 – BIOS and CMOS

CompTIA A+ 220-701: 1.2 – BIOS and CMOS

Last modified on October 7th, 2019 at 1:58 pm

We rely on the BIOS to test our computer and start our operating systems, but what is really happening under the surface? In this module, you’ll learn about the BIOS works and we’ll demonstrate the basics of starting and configuring BIOS settings.

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Brought to you by the letter C.

Brought to you by the letter C.

Last modified on August 13th, 2012 at 2:17 pm

What does the C in CMOS represent?

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CompTIA A+ 220-701: 1.0 – Introduction to Personal Computers

CompTIA A+ 220-701: 1.0 – Introduction to Personal Computers

Last modified on October 7th, 2019 at 1:40 pm

A personal computer’s combination of chips, circuits, and other components can be an intimidating device. In this module, we’ll deconstruct every piece of the computer and you’ll learn about interfaces, processors, hard drives, and the BIOS.

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CompTIA A+ 220-701: 1.2 – Motherboard Form Factors

CompTIA A+ 220-701: 1.2 – Motherboard Form Factors

Last modified on October 7th, 2019 at 1:40 pm

A personal computer’s combination of chips, circuits, and other components can be an intimidating device. In this module, we’ll deconstruct every piece of the computer and you’ll learn about interfaces, processors, hard drives, and the BIOS.

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