Integrated Circuit Technology
Unit 9 assignment 1
Vid Summary 5.01
Lock and prevent access to server room, lock computer cases, make server rooms in high volume areas,
physically destroy hard drives. Ctrl alt Del then press lock computer. Use passwords and usernam
Vid sum 2.01
Microsoft offers numerous updates from there site. You can access them from internet explorer by clicking tools
then windows update. You can also update them from the control panel as well. In system properties you can
configure the automatic
Video summary 1.01
BIOS is first thing to run, uses ROM and is permanent. Dont need power to run. Bootstrap runs Power on
self-test (POST) which checks system hardware, memory and assigns system resources.
CMOS startup bios checks Cmo
When installing a new hard drive you have to create partitions first. Then format them. Then you can
install the operating systems. Two types of partitions primary and extended. FAT type can only have one
Unit 10 Analysis 1
1.) Pros to the approach of backing the computer up to a DVD.
It will save pretty much everything on the computer
The customer can put it back on the computer after the repair
It makes the company look good for n
Video Summary 1.02
There are 4 system resources; IRQ, I/O addresses, memory addresses, DMA
IRQ is the interrupt request it is the communication channel from hard ware to CPU.
Most common IRQ conflicts are, IRQ 3,4,5,7.
Video summary 1.08
Ram two types of ram static and dynamic. Sram dont need refreshed and is faster used for cache.
Dynamic ram used for computer memory has 3 types, SIMM, DIMM, and RIMM.
SIMM used in older computers, 32 bit path and h
Summary by Brandon Mahan
The video mentor DVD covered various things such as ports, video cards, usb, printers, and the different
types. There are many ports on a desktop computer. Such as serial, parallel, game, usb and video. Most
ports are being replac
Unit 6 analysis 1 Memory cost
Over the last 30 years the price of ram has constantly been changing. An example of how much the price
has change is this; in 1956 the cost of a 5 megabyte drive was 50,000 dollars. In 2013 a 5 megabyte h
Unit 8 analysis
File Fragmentation occurs when a system file has no room to be saved all in one spot so it gets
split into multiple spots. A file that gets fragmented causes problems for the performance of a computer.
One of the bigge
There are many computers in this day and age that have many different speeds and uses. When
shopping for a new computer you need to decide what you are going to need it for. Such as if you need it
for gaming, work, programing or just typing papers. You al
Unit 4 Research paper 1: port expander
Type of expanders
Modbus Serial Port
The iPad is one the biggest tablets for sale on the market today. Since its release in April
2010 there have been 5 versions of the iPad created. The iPad has been growing into one of
apples biggest money makers. In 80 days after being released t
Video summary 1.06
Hard drives consist of platters where data is written on each platter. The platters are magnetized and
should never be around a magnet or you will lose data. Hard drive has a 137 GB limit, not a physical limit
Unit 5 analysis Pentium flaw
In 1994 a flaw was discovered in Pentium microprocessor. The flaw has to do with the logical unit.
The error occurred when computing complex equations. Thomas Nicely, a math professor at Lynchburg
Unit 6 research paper 1
Network Attached Storage
A NAS is a network allocated storage. It essentially is a hard drive on a network that many people can
access instead of just one. The network speed is usually one gigabit Ethernet but can var
Two major CPUs Intel and amd smaller competitors come and go.
CPU organized- system bus carries info to and from aka front side bus 64 bit data path
Controllers handle info and functions of computer
ALU- arithmetic logic unit complex problems 32 bit i
Unit 7 Research paper 1
CMOS stands for complementary metal oxide silicon. CMOS has not changed a lot over the years. It used
to use chips to store semi-permanent data now it uses flash memory. Cmos Memory size has increased