Tag: hardware

Software and Hardware Firewalls – CompTIA Network+ N10-005: 5.5

Software and Hardware Firewalls – CompTIA Network+ N10-005: 5.5

| July 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

Our firewalls allow us to keep the bad guys away from our systems but still provide for connectivity to network resources. In this video, you’ll learn about the advantages and disadvantages of hardware-based firewalls and software-based firewalls.

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Multi-factor Authentication – CompTIA Network+ N10-005: 5.3

Multi-factor Authentication – CompTIA Network+ N10-005: 5.3

| June 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

On a secure network, you may need more authentication methods than just a simple username and password. In this video, you’ll learn about multi-factor authentication methods such as smart cards, tokens, and even your mobile phone.

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I need memory for my memory

I need memory for my memory

| June 19, 2012

Which one of these utilities is the best choice to provide a summary of hardware resources and component details?

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It sounds like a spring meadow

It sounds like a spring meadow

| May 3, 2012

You’ve just installed a new audio card, but after starting Windows you don’t see any new hardware in Windows Device Manager. Which of these is the most likely issue?

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The software can make us go

The software can make us go

| January 7, 2011

You’re configuring Windows 7 to build a RAID array from a series of drives. Which of these would not be a characteristic of software-based RAID arrays?

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No changes for you

No changes for you

| December 16, 2010

Which security technology restricts users from making any changes to their hardware configuration?

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CompTIA A+ 220-701: 3.3 – Planning a Windows 7 Installation

CompTIA A+ 220-701: 3.3 – Planning a Windows 7 Installation

| November 4, 2010 | 0 Comments

Windows 7 is one of the newest operating systems on the market, and it’s important to know the details prior to performing an installation. In this video, you’ll learn about the different Windows 7 editions, the Windows 7 hardware requirements, and the upgrade and installation paths to consider with Windows 7.

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CompTIA A+ 220-702: 1.2 – Troubleshooting Adapter Cards

CompTIA A+ 220-702: 1.2 – Troubleshooting Adapter Cards

| July 23, 2010 | 0 Comments

If you’ve used adapter cards to extend the capabilities of your personal computer, then you’ve probably needed to troubleshoot the hardware installation and the device driver operation. In this video, you’ll learn how to inspect adapter card installations for problems and how to confirm the device driver operation of an adapter card.

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CompTIA A+ 220-701: 2.2 – Hardware Issues

CompTIA A+ 220-701: 2.2 – Hardware Issues

| May 30, 2010 | 1 Comment

Hardware issues can impact performance, cause application glitches, or render a PC completely unusable. In this video, you’ll learn how to identify hardware problems such as excessive heat, noise issues, and audible alerts. << Previous Video: Operating System IssuesNext: Documentation and Resources >>

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How can you secure your computer’s hardware configuration?

How can you secure your computer’s hardware configuration?

| September 28, 2009

You’re planning to disable the USB port on all of the computers in your organization, but you’re concerned about your end user community re-enabling the ports on individual systems. What’s the easiest way to ensure that the hardware changes are protected from any end-user modifications?

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