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Which of the following describes the process laser printers use to secure toner to paper?
A customer needs to run 2-3 virtual machines on their software design workstation. Which of the following CPUs would be BEST for this task?
In addition to the LCD and backlight, which of the following are typically installed in a laptop display? (Select TWO)
A user has a color USB printer that coworkers need to print to. Which of the following would enable the coworkers to print? (Select TWO)
Windows printer sharing
PCI wireless card
Which of the following drives has very high read speeds but much slower write speeds and a limited number of write cycles?
Which of the following media has a capacity of 8.6 GB?
A technician was installing a part in a laptop and got shocked by touching it incorrectly. Which of the following parts is the MOST likely cause of the current?
An LCD inverter
Which of the following laptop expansion areas will be compatible with the installation of a second hard drive?
The technician has identified prohibited content on a PC. Which of the following would be the FIRST action that the technician should take?
Turn off the PC
Search for more
Which of the following would a user MOST need for a home theater PC? (Select TWO) Website Design Cork CompTIA Quizzes
TV tuner card
Specialized audio card
A technician installs a biometric device using the manufacturer supplied driver. After confirming the device functions properly, the technician performs Windows and antivirus updates. Which of the following would BEST explain why the biometric device no longer functions?
The recently updated antivirus scanning software is interfering with the proper operations of the biometric device.
A virus that specifically targets retinal scanning software infected the PC because the user was late applying new definitions.
The recently installed Windows updates overwrote the manufacturer's supplied biometric device driver.
The biometric device needs to be recalibrated due to environmental conditions involved with the installation.
Which of the following describes the MAIN difference between a plenum rated cable versus a non- plenum rated cable?
A reduced production of hazardous fumes when subjected to fire
The ability to be bent into tighter turning radiuses within conduit
A reduced noise level when bundled in groups of 20 or more
The ability to transmit data with fewer cross-talk interruptions
Which of the following describes the function of a switch in a network?
Transmits packets it receives to specific connections
Converts a packet for transmission from one network to another network
Determines whether a packet belongs on an internal or external network
Broadcasts packets it receives to all connections
A user has reported that they witnessed a fellow coworker viewing inappropriate material on their workstation. Which of the following would a technician complete FIRST upon arrival, after the employee has left the area?
Turn off the workstation
Document all noticeable facts
Format the hard drive
Unplug the network cable
A technician is repairing a printer in the payroll department that includes employees' sensitive information. Which of the following should the technician do with the printed sensitive information documents that were used for testing?
Keep printed items for future reference.
Shred the printed documents.
Leave the documents on the printer.
Recycle all printed documents.
Which of the following should be done when using specialized chemicals to clean printer rollers?
When finished chemicals should be discarded
Review the MSDS on all chemicals that will be used.
Cleaned equipment should be washed with water in a wash bay.
Chemicals should be placed in a red biohazard bag after use.
Which of the following connector types would indicate a CAT5 network connection?
Which of the following video types has a DB-15 connector? Website Design Cork supplied CompTIA
Which of the following BIOS settings is MOST likely to speed up the boot process when disabled?
IDE Auto Detect
Advanced Configuration and Power Interface
Plug and Play
Which of the following features of a CPU socket is designed to make installation of a CPU easier?
Plug and Play
Zero insertion force
Which of the following voltages is MOST likely to be supplied from a PC power supply unit? (Select TWO)
Which of the following display types is MOST likely to have a panel made from glass?
When comparing analog display inputs to digital display inputs, which of the following is an advantage that digital has over analog? Website Design Cork supplied
Allows for higher brightness
Sustains higher resolutions
Supports widescreen resolutions
A user is present when a technician is troubleshooting their workstation. They insist on showing the technician, step by step, what occurred. The user becomes confused and angry. How should the technician deal with this situation?
Explain to the user that the technician can diagnose the problem on their own.
Do not argue, agree about their cause of frustration and offer to help.
Ask the user to watch as the technician diagnoses and corrects the problem.
Suggest returning later to finish the conversation
Which of the following should be documented when transferring ownership of a PC suspected of prohibited activity? (Select TWO)
A technician needs to set up a new network printer that will connect to a print server. Which of the following would the technician need to do to perform this task?
Plug the printer into a network jack and rename the printer.
Install the print driver and connect to a PC.
Configure the IP, subnet mask, and gateway.
Rename the printer and install the print driver.
A technician is tasked with having to connect a printer on a print server to a user's PC. Which of the following would be the BEST methods to complete this task? (Select TWO)
Add the printer by connecting a USB cable
Add the printer through TCP/IP
Add the printer by installing the drivers
Add the printer by connecting to a parallel cable
Add the printer through the UNC path of the print server
Which of the following should be considered when building a standard PC?
Capacity of the hard drive
RAID level that will be used
Requirements for applications
Amount of RAM
After swapping an internal wireless card on a laptop, the technician notices that the wireless does not work. Which of the following would be the MOST likely cause?
Antennae is not connected
Wireless card is defective
Drivers needs to be updated
OS needs to be updated
To which of the following would a wireless PC connect?
A technician is trying to trace a line back to an unmarked block of cables. Which of the following tools will the technician need to complete this task?
A technician is working on a PC but does not have their grounding strap. Which of the following would be the BEST method the technician should use to ground themselves?
Hold the metal of the case
Hold on to the power cord
Take off their shoes
Unplug the PC
A home user would like to connect their laptop to their home HD television. Which of the following BEST accomplishes this issue?
Connecting the laptop's VGA output to an HDMI adaptor
Connecting the laptop's VGA output to the television's VGA input
Connecting the laptop's USB output to the HD television's HDMI adaptor
Connecting the laptop's USB output to the television's USB input
A display port connection is used to connect a computer to:
home surveillance system.
a video camera.
A technician has been asked to ensure a PC is supplied with power for a short time, during a power failure. The technician should install which of the following devices to ensure this requirement is easily met?
Uninterruptable power supply
A customer states their inkjet printer is not printing as clearly as it once did. The technician should FIRST perform which of the following functions to rectify this?
Replace ink packs
Calibrate the printer
Use a different type of paper
Replace the USB cable
A technician is dispatched to a location. While working, the technician's cell phone rings. Which of the following actions should the technician take?
Answer the call, it may be important.
Ask the client if it's permissible for them to use the phone.
Answer the call and leave the location in order to talk.
Silence the phone and allow the call to go to voice mail.
A technician is dispatched to install additional RAM in a computer. The technician unplugs the system from the power source, and removes the cover of the PC. Which of the following should the technician do NEXT?
Install and test the RAM.
Put on an ESD strap.
Use an anti-static bag to hold the RAM while installing.
Clean out the PC with compressed air.
Which of the following connector types does CAT5e require to connect it from a PC to a switch or router?
A technician has been tasked with building a CAD/CAM workstation. After researching the recommendations from the software manufacturer, the technician decides on using triple channel memory for best performance. Which of the following process/socket types will support the memory?
A printer connected to a Windows XP machine, is being shared within a workgroup. The workgroup contains Windows XP machines and Windows 7 machines. Which of the following describes how the print drivers will need to be installed?
Windows 7 machines will pull drivers from the host computer
Windows XP machines will pull drivers from the host computer
Windows XP machines will require a manual driver install
Windows 7 machines will require a manual driver install
All machines will need to be set for PCL 5
Which of the following cable types is rated to transmit a MAXIMUM of 100 Mbps?
A user has a new laptop with a quad-core processor, and wants to increase the memory of the unit. Which of the following memory types would be the BEST choice?
After a technician replaces a laptop display, the technician now notices that the Wi-Fi no longer works. Which of the following would be the MOST likely cause?
The Wi-Fi switch was damaged during the display installation
The network card has failed.
The new display is interfering with the Wi-Fi signal.
The Wi-Fi connecter was not reconnected.
A corporate technician has been tasked with providing a thin client PC for a new employee. Which of the following configurations would be the MOST appropriate?
A PC with the maximum amount of supported RAM
A PC equipped with high end audio and video cards
A PC that meets the minimum requirements for running Windows
A PC with the most powerful processor
Which of the following is the MOST critical component related to removing heat from the CPU?
Number of fans
User 1 has a printer connected to a PC. User 2 is requesting the ability to print large documents to that printer. Which of the following is the BEST way for User 2 to gain access to the printer?
Use infrared to print remotely.
Unplug the printer and install it on the new PC.
Share the Printer in Windows.
Send the documents to User 1 through email.
A user currently running Windows 7 has a printer installed, and confirms it is working correctly. Another user running Windows 7 is attempting to install the same driver but is getting an error. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause?
The printer is unable to share drivers with multiple clients.
The connection speed is running at half-duplex.
One PC is running Windows 7 Professional.
One PC is running a 64-bit OS.
A user's laptop screen is extremely dim. A technician attempts to alter the brightness using function keys and the BIOS, but the screen never changes in brightness. Which of the following is MOST likely the cause?
Display driver is corrupted
A technician is going to install a gigabit Ethernet adapter into a laptop for a customer. Which of the following technologies is MOST likely being used in this installation?
Express card 54
A technician needs to replace both RAM modules in a laptop. Which of the following RAM types is MOST likely to be installed?
Which of the following settings is controlled by jumpers?
Chassis detection threshold
Which of the following connection types are MOST likely to be found in the front of a PC case? (Select TWO)
Which of the following connection types is used to display Digital Video? (Select TWO)
Which of the following connection types has the LONGEST transmission limitation in terms of distance?
Which of the following features is typically built into the display frame of a laptop? (Select TWO)
Solid State Drive
Which of the following BEST describes the purpose of a NAS device?
To connect extra storage space directly to the network
To enable faster storage transfers through the network
To prevent accidental data wipes on local PCs
To allow faster transfer speeds of data over the network
Which of the following PCs would BEST be used as a gaming PC?
Fast CPU, specialized video card, maximum amount of RAM
Fast CPU, large storage space, high-end video card
Fast CPU, maximum amount of RAM
Fast CPU, high-end video card, high-end cooling
Which of the following could be the number of cores contained within AMD processors that utilize AM3 sockets? (Select TWO)
Which of the following ISP types requires a hard line connection to the PC?
Line of sight wireless internet service
Which of the following ISP types, by design, allows for wireless connectivity?
Which of the following is the difference between a switch and a hub?
A switch can have up to 48 ports, while a hub can only have up to 4.
A hub has 4 ports, a switch has 24.
A hub allows a user to throttle bandwidth to specific ports; a switch does not provide this functionality.
A switch allows a user to throttle bandwidth to specific ports; a hub does not provide this functionality.
A motherboard contains four memory slots. Two of the slots are colored blue and two of the slots are colored black. Which of the following would be the correct way to populate memory in the slots for best performance?
Slower memory in both blue slots and faster memory in both black slots
Memory that matches in speed and size in either both blue slots and both black slots
Faster memory in both blue slots and slower memory in both black slots
Place memory in either both black slots or both blue slots but not both at the same time
Which of the following RAM types are compatible with PC2700 and maintain the same performance?
Which of the following should be the FIRST items to be removed when replacing the system board on a laptop? (Select TWO)
AC power adapter
A user would like to share a local USB printer connected to a Windows 7 workstation on a home network. Which of the following Windows 7 settings would easily allow a user to share the local printer with other Windows 7 workstations?
Add the same printer multiple times on the host workstation.
Assign the local printer with a TCP/IP printer port.
Add the printer to the Home Group.
Connect the printer using the IEEE 1394 port.
A technician is setting up a small office home office (SOHO) wireless inkjet printer that has a broken LCD screen. Which of the following would the technician do FIRST to enable wireless printing?
Reboot the workstation in order to successfully print a test page.
Order an LCD to replace the broken one on the printer.
Connect the printer via USB and then use the device's software to setup the wireless connection.
Use the SOHO wireless router web interface to find the printer to configure the network settings.
A user states that when printing to the duplex color printer they get an error that the device does not support front to back printing. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause?
The color printer is out of magenta toner.
The color printer's drum kit has reached its end of life.
In the printer drivers the duplex unit option is not activated.
The duplex unit has not been calibrated on the printer.
A user states that when printing to a shared printer nothing happens and the user has verified that the printer is turned on. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause?
The print server does not have network connectivity.
The ISP service is currently not available.
The user's print drivers are corrupted.
The printer is low on toner.
A technician has found illegal content on a workstation and reported it to the proper channels. Which of the following needs to be implemented to avoid tampering of the workstation?
Enable the BIOS password
Activate the TPM chip
Enable hard drive encryption
Implement the chain of custody
The security team has implemented new guidelines on how to handle sensitive information stored on workstations based on a past incident involving information found on donated workstations. Which of the following should be completed by technicians before donating the workstations?
Install a new operating system
Delete users' data before donation
Format the drive with 1's and 0's three times
Delete all partitions of the hard drive
A technician is helping set up a new networking closet and notices that the humidity level is low in the room. Which of the following should be installed FIRST before rack mounting equipment?
A fire suppression system
A technician has installed a new motherboard in a workstation, but after hardware tests, the motherboard has failed. Which of the following should the technician do FIRST before replacing the motherboard?
Unplug and remove all cables from inside the case.
Remove the CMOS battery.
Install the graphics card.
Ground to the case.
Which of the following is MOST likely needed when installing a new POS thermal printer?
Operating system disk
A user wants to connect their mobile device with their laptop on a PAN but there are no available cables to use. Which of the following MOST likely will be used to connect the devices?
Which of the following memory types have speed limits above 1066MHz?
Which of the following cable types has the farthest transmission distance without the use of a repeater? (Select TWO).
Which of the following tools would be the MOST appropriate for identifying a single cable out of a large bundle of terminated CAT5 cables?
Which of the following laptop display types relies on a backlight for the display presentation?
Which of the following connection types is MOST commonly used to connect external hard drives to a PC? (Select TWO)
Which of the following terms is MOST likely associated with an Ethernet connection?
Which of the following BEST represents a hardware requirement for building a workstation that will specialize in video and audio editing? (Select TWO)
Large hard drive space
2.1 speaker system
Gigabit Ethernet connection
Which of the following BEST represents a hardware requirement for building a PC that will specialize in gaming? (Select TWO)
Large hard drive space
High-end graphics card
Which of the following BEST represents a hardware requirement for building a PC that will specialize in home theatre? (Select TWO)
Small form factor
Additional expansion bays
Touch screen interface
Which of the following BEST represents a hardware requirement for building a PC that will specialize in being a Home Server? (Select TWO)
Touch screen interface
Which of the following BEST determines whether a laptop can utilize dual displays?
Presence of a video output
Laptop's native resolution
Operating system version
Which of the following is LEAST likely to be considered a field replaceable part in a laptop?
Which of the following wireless networking standards operates at the SHORTEST distance?
Which of the following wireless networking standards operates at the LOWEST data speed compared to the available wireless networking standards?
Which of the following motherboard form factors is MOST likely to be found in a standard desktop?
Which of the following speeds BEST represents the speed of the memory when installing 1 GB DDR2 at 800 Hz and 1 GB DDR2 at 600 Hz?
Which of the following RAM types is LEAST likely to work optimally when installed in dual channel mode?
Which of the following RAID types will give a user data redundancy using the FEWEST possible drives?
A user would like to ensure that only their family and their laptops can access a newly installed wireless router. Which of the following BEST accomplishes this?
A user is requesting that port forwarding be setup on their home network for an application. Which of the following does a technician need to configure? (Select TWO)
Wake on LAN
Which of the following would a technician MOST likely replace on a laptop?
Which of the following are characteristics of transferring data using fiber as the medium? (Select TWO)
Fiber can transmit data the farthest distance without requiring a repeater
Fiber is the least susceptible to EMI
Fiber is the most susceptible to changes in temperature and humidity, which can cause varying transmission speeds
Fiber can transmit power as well as data, which will lead to cost savings
Fiber is the least expensive means of transmitting data
A user reports that the laser printer is constantly jamming in the summer but not in the winter. Which of the following is the MOST likely resolution to the problem?
Replace the paper with thinner paper.
Replace the toner cartridges.
Replace the fuser.
Replace the print heads.
A user is printing pictures to the color laser printer and the bottom half of the picture is faded. The printer is displaying no errors. Which of the following is the MOST likely resolution to the problem?
Replace the printer ribbon.
Replace the toner cartridges.
Replace the fuser.
Replace the print head.
A technician documents the findings of illegal material that was found on a workstation. Which of the following should the technician do NEXT when storing the workstation?