Chapter 13 Review.docx - Chapter 13 Review 1 When you first turn on a computer and you don't hear a spinning drive or fan or see indicator lights is the

Chapter 13 Review.docx - Chapter 13 Review 1 When you first...

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Chapter 13 Review 1. When you first turn on a computer and you don't hear a spinning drive or fan or see indicator lights, is the problem hardware or software related? Hardware problem 2. What is a Windows error message called that appears on a blue screen? BSOD = Blue Screen of Death 3. How many beeps does startup BIOS give to indicate a successful POST? One short beep or no beep. Other beep codes can happened and can be interpreted by searching those beep codes on the motherboard website 4. Which two components in a system might give out a loud whining noise? The hard drive disk, the power supply and the fans can make a whining noise 5. What Windows utility can you use to test RAM? Windows Memory Diagnostic Tool, mdsched.exe 6. What is the purpose of standoffs installed between the bottom of the case and the mother- board? To isolate the motherboard from the case 7. If a system hangs after being used for several hours and you suspect overheating, what can you do to easily monitor the CPU and system temperature?

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