Speed is relative

Your Windows 7 startup process is performing very slowly, but it’s difficult to tell which application is causing the issue. Which of these utilities would be the most help to identify the problematic application?

Windows System Configuration – CompTIA A+ 220-802: 1.4

The Windows startup process includes many different options, and the System Configuration utility gives you a central utility to help manage this process. In this video, you’ll learn about System Configuration and the different options available when troubleshooting startup issues.

An audible Zen

You have just installed a new motherboard, plugged in all of the cables, and connected the power. However, when you start the computer you hear a series of beeps and the screen remains blank. Which of these would be the most likely cause of this issue?

How can you recover?

You have just installed a new application on your Windows XP computer and you’ve rebooted to complete the setup process. Unfortunately, your system boots normally but hangs immediately after login at a completely black screen. Which tool would provide the easiest way to return your computer to its previous configuration?

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.

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?

Beep. Beep. Beep.

When you start your computer, you get a black screen and a series of beeps instead of the normal Windows startup screen. Which of these options is the most likely cause of this problem?

How should you fix this?

One of your clients has deleted a critical system file from the Windows boot partition, and now the operating system won’t start. Which of these options provides you with the best method to replace the files?