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Motherboard Expansion Slots and Bus Speeds – CompTIA A+ 220-901 – 1.2

Motherboard Expansion Slots and Bus Speeds – CompTIA A+ 220-901 – 1.2

November 29, 2015

The bus of a motherboard allows communication between different components, and standardized expansion slots provide a way to easily upgrade our computers. In this video, you’ll learn about the bus architectures and how to use expansion slots to customize our PCs.

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Replacing a Desktop with a Laptop – CompTIA A+ 220-801: 3.1

Replacing a Desktop with a Laptop – CompTIA A+ 220-801: 3.1

December 31, 2012

Many people are making the move from a desktop computer to a more portable laptop device, but there are a number of changes that come with such a dramatic change in size. In this video, you’ll learn about the aspects of a laptop computer that vary from their larger desktop cousins.

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What happened to my wireless signal?

What happened to my wireless signal?

August 18, 2009

A client’s laptop has recently had its internal mini-PCI wireless adapter card replaced. Although the drivers for the card load without any errors and the Windows Device Manager shows the card working properly, the wireless card management software shows very low signal strength. The wireless card keeps dropping its wireless connection and will not maintain a consistent network link. What is the most likely reason for this problem?

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