49: Your sound card locks up your parallel port tape device when both are running. Whatis probably the problem?
A: IRQ conflict
50: You apply a password to CMOS but later forget it. What should you do?
A: Clear the CMOS by shorting the CMOS jumper.
51: What should you do before you attempt to discharge a CRT?
A: Turn power off before removing power source.
52: High humidity can cause what type of problem?
A: It can cause electrical current to bleed around the chips causing shorts.
53: When using an anti-static wrist strap, the best place to attach the grounding clip is?
A: To the frame of the PC
54: On a laser printer, what moves the toner from the drum to the paper?
A: Transfer Corona
55: The default I/O address for COM1 is?
56: ESD occurs between two objects that have?
A: Different electrical potentials
57: How many pins does a serial port connector have?
58: What function does the power supply perform?
A: Converts AC current into DC current.
59: On a dot matrix printer, a good image on one side of the page and a poor image onthe other side of the page would mean what?
A: Platen out of alignment
60: A mouse begins to move erratically jumping around when moved. What is theproblem?
A: Dirty mouse
61: Which AT command is used to reset a modem?
62: What information is stored in CMOS or PRAM?
A: Date and time. CPU and memory size characteristics. Floppy and hard disk configuration data.
63: The term "ESD" refers to?
A: Electrostatic Discharge.
64: How do you dispose of a PC battery?
A: Check the battery label information for special disposal procedures.
65: How can you limit the chance of AC line noise?
A: Install the computer system on its own power circuit.
66: You suspect a virus has entered your computer. What will not be affected by thevirus?
A: CMOS or ROMBIOS
67: What will happen when shadowing is enabled in a computers BIOS?
A: Instructions stored in various ROM chips are copied into extended memory.
68: What does an IRQ allow interface cards to do?
A: Interrupt the CPU to request service.