CompTIA A+ 220-702: 1.2 – Troubleshooting Motherboards

A computer motherboard is a complex component that contains many opportunities for problems to appear. In this video, you’ll learn how to troubleshoot common motherboard issues, how to diagnose your motherboard with a POST test card, and how to correct issues with BIOS upgrades.

I just failed my certification exam! Now what?

Taking a certification exam is one of the most challenging and stress-filled activities you’ll undertake. There’s plenty of pressure; the money you spent for an exam and the future of your career and family! With all of these distractions, it’s surprising more people don’t fall a bit short when the certification grade appears.

CompTIA A+ 220-701: 2.3 – Troubleshooting Printing

Troubleshooting a printing problem can be one of the most frustrating tasks you’ll encounter. There are a lot of “moving parts” associated with the printing process, but understanding the fundamentals can greatly improve your chances for success. In this video, you’ll learn how to manage print jobs, reset the print spooler, print test pages, and adjust printer properties and settings.

Which utility can test video?

You’re troubleshooting a computer, but you’re not sure if the problem you are seeing is related to the monitor or the operating system. What Windows utility can perform a series of video output tests?

Troubleshooting Power Problems

You’re having a problem that you think is related to power. You’re not sure if the problem is related to the voltage from the wall receptacle or if it’s an issue with your computer’s power supply. What tool would help you troubleshoot this issue?

What tool can test physical ports?

When working with hardware, you may need to test the operation and functionality of the physical ports on a computer. What tool allows you to run diagnostics software to test the physical operation of computer ports?