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The non-error error

You received a new computer as a gift, and you’ve installed about 30 different applications in a couple of days. Unfortunately, you now get the message “Error 44” when starting the computer, with no other references or application names. Which of these utilities can help you determine which program is giving this generic error message?

Where can you get more information?

You’re troubleshooting a problem that appears intermittently on a user’s workstation. The user has complained of error messages and slowdowns that occurred yesterday, but they didn’t write down any of the messages and the slowdowns aren’t happening today. Where can you go to gather more information on this problem? A) Task Manager B) Services C) …

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CompTIA A+ 220-702: 2.4 – Troubleshooting Error Messages

Understanding the error message from your computer can be an important step to resolving the issue. In this video, you’ll learn how to troubleshoot and resolve boot errors, resolve operating system startup problems, and gather information using the Windows Event Viewer.

CompTIA A+ 220-702: 2.4 – Common Operational Issues

The most common problems can sometimes be the most frustrating. In this video, you’ll learn how to identify and resolve some of the issues you’ll often see. We’ll examine Windows printing problems, bluescreen errors, system lock-ups and much more.

CompTIA A+ 220-702: 1.5 – Troubleshooting Printer Problems

Resolving printer issues is one of the more challenging aspects of your CompTIA A+ career. The printing process includes different devices, network connections, and moving parts. In this video, you’ll learn how to gather troubleshooting information, identify solutions, and resolve some of the most common printing issues.

My ini is on the outies

During the process of adding a second operating system to a computer, you managed to corrupt the Windows XP boot.ini file. Now the computer won’t boot, so you can’t get back into the operating system to correct the file. What program can be run from the Recovery Console to automatically rebuild the boot.ini file?

Why did your computer freeze?

You were working on your computer and everything suddenly froze without any error message. During the reboot of the computer, this message appeared: “Boot device not available.” What is the most likely cause of this message?

What program can help you troubleshoot startup errors?

During the startup process of Windows XP startup, you are able to login and view the desktop. Immediately after the desktop appears, an error message in a pop-up box appears on the screen. The error message does not seem to reference a specific application and the message simply says “Error found. Application closing.” What built-in Windows utility would easily help troubleshoot this Windows startup problem?