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Understanding PATA – CompTIA A+ 220-801: 1.5

Understanding PATA – CompTIA A+ 220-801: 1.5

October 3, 2012

The Parallel ATA interface standard is one of the most common legacy hard drive connection types. In this video, you’ll learn how to configure and connect PATA drives to your motherboard.

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Is that a type of rib?

Is that a type of rib?

May 31, 2012

Which type of drive is commonly connected with an 80-wire ribbon cable?

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Someone start the backup

Someone start the backup

April 19, 2012

If you are installing a PATA drive with the “cable select” jumper enabled on a 40-conductor PATA cable, which connector is commonly used for the master drive?

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Why upgrade to SATA?

Why upgrade to SATA?

October 6, 2010

One of your clients is planning to upgrade their PATA drives to SATA drives. Which one of these would be a good reason to upgrade from PATA to SATA?

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CompTIA A+ 220-702: 1.2 – Troubleshooting Storage Devices

CompTIA A+ 220-702: 1.2 – Troubleshooting Storage Devices

July 23, 2010

If you’ve started your computer and found “No Boot Device Available,” then you’ll need to gather all of your troubleshooting skills. In this video, you’ll learn how to troubleshoot boot problems, run hard drive diagnostics, and troubleshoot problems with external storage devices.

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CompTIA A+ 220-702: 1.1 – Installing and Configuring Storage Devices

CompTIA A+ 220-702: 1.1 – Installing and Configuring Storage Devices

July 14, 2010

Today’s personal computer can use many different storage devices, and there are important considerations for the installation and configuration of each type. In this episode, you’ll learn how to install PATA drives, SATA drives, and you’ll learn how to properly install and care for external removable drives.

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What’s with all the wires?

What’s with all the wires?

April 29, 2010

There are 40-wire PATA cables and 80-wire PATA cables, but they both have 40 pins on each connector. Why are there 80-wire PATA cables if there are only 40 pins?

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Where does the hard drive connect?

Where does the hard drive connect?

February 17, 2010

You are installing a new PATA drive, and this new drive includes an 80-wire PATA cable. On an 80-pin PATA cable, which connector is used to connect the primary hard drive?

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CompTIA A+ 220-701: 1.2 – PATA and SATA

CompTIA A+ 220-701: 1.2 – PATA and SATA

January 28, 2010

The PATA and SATA standards are the most common hard drive interface types that you’ll find in today’s personal computers. In this video, you’ll learn about the details of these popular hard drive technologies and the basics of cabling and connecting the drives to your computer.

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