The very first step is to back up your data to make sure you do not lose any important
information, files, documents or pictures. Your computer may be showing minor issues
but file corruption is common in computers that are malfunctioning. After successfu
1.What hardware device does your PC use to make your Internet connection?
An Ethernet jack built into the motherboard.
2.You just purchased a laptop computer and want to connect it to your network which supports
1. In booting the computer up from a total no power stage, the BIOS was easy to access. On my
particular BIOS and PC, it is a very modern looking setup vice the older Blue or Black screens that harken
back to the DOS era
Generic cable used for older devices such as printers.
Used in older machines for printers as well.
Prior to USB, used to connect some devices such as Zip drives, scanners, modems, and s
The Imation Pivot Plus Flash Drive is sold at Newegg.com for $23.99. This secure USB
Thumb drive has security advantages including automatic encryption, a write protection
switch, automatic reformatting, and a requirement of a strong password.
How much RAM is installed on your computer? I have a HP Pavilion g7-2297nr
Notebook PC. My laptop has 4.00 GB of RAM installed with 3.48 GB usable. Windows
has certain RAM designated as system reserved memory which is why only 3.48 GB is
usable of the 4.0
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9-pin serial a serial port was originally used to connect a modem to your
computer. Hence the name, this serial port has 9-pins. 1 is carrier detect to
determine if modem is conn
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware has an option called The Threat Scan. The
Threat Scan is designed to search for threats in places known for threats to
hide. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware also has an option for The Custom Scan.
The Custom Scan can change where it lo
What type of BIOS are you running on your PC/Laptop?
Prior to this weeks readings, I had never considered what type of BIOS I
have running on my laptop or even how to find out. Luckily, it was not too
difficult to find out. I have an HP laptop with Insyde