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Lab 2 Lab Report – Major Components inside a PC Student Name: Brandon Howard Due: online beginning of Lab 3 The Main board in the PC that you will be working with is a FIC FA-11 Motherboard with a P3 – 800 MHZ Processor. Using the resources at the end of this guide or any other resources you can find, answer to the following questions. 5 points each Activity 1 Questions: 1. What are the manufacturer, version, and date of the BIOS that is running on this machine? Award Maker V6.00 PG 03/26/2001 694X-596BW976A6LJ09C-00 2. Who is the Manufacturer of the motherboard (“FIC” is not enough!)? 3. What key do you need to use to enter the CMOS edit utility? Delete 4. You tried to cold-boot your three-year old computer this morning. You received a message on the screen, “Incorrect CMOS checksum” or “Bad CMOS Date/Time.” What was the most likely cause for this error? 5. What is the FSB (Front Side Bus) speed on this motherboard? Why is the FSB important? 66/100/133 6. Your PC requires a BIOS update. Where do you go to get the BIOS Update and how do you determine the correct file and version for your particular computer? You can get a BIOS update from the site www.award-bios.com and determine the correct file by running a BIOS Update Scan. Activity 2 Questions:
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course IT 101 taught by Professor Watt during the Fall '07 term at RIT.

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