Tag: hardware

A+ Pop Quiz:  I can see right through this aluminum

A+ Pop Quiz: I can see right through this aluminum

Last modified on June 3rd, 2020 at 11:25 pm

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A+ Pop Quiz:  You can dance to it

A+ Pop Quiz: You can dance to it

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A+ Pop Quiz: It’ll still be here when you get back

A+ Pop Quiz: It’ll still be here when you get back

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A+ Pop Quiz: A full inbox is a happy inbox

A+ Pop Quiz: A full inbox is a happy inbox

Last modified on April 19th, 2016 at 4:11 pm

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We’ve got the blues on the run

We’ve got the blues on the run

Which of these Windows utilities would be the best choice for rolling back a device driver to a previous version?

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But my followers need me!

But my followers need me!

Your computer has just abruptly shut off, and pressing the power button doesn’t restart the system. There are no fans spinning or lights on, and no messages appear on the display. Which of these would be the most likely cause of this issue?

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Hardware Security – CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 4.3

Hardware Security – CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 4.3

Last modified on September 26th, 2014 at 4:05 pm

Our physical devices need as much security as our operating systems. In this video, you’ll learn how cable locks, safes, and locking cabinets can help keep our systems under our control.

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Hardware Troubleshooting Tools – CompTIA A+ 220-802: 4.2

Hardware Troubleshooting Tools – CompTIA A+ 220-802: 4.2

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

If you need to troubleshoot your computer, then you’ll need the right tools for the job. In this video, you’ll learn about multimeters, power supply testers, loopback plugs, and POST test cards.

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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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My keyboard has no strings to hold it down

My keyboard has no strings to hold it down

You’ve connected a new wireless mouse and keyboard combo, but the installation program isn’t recognizing the new USB wireless transceiver. Which of these Windows utilities would be the best choice for determining the status of the new hardware?

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