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Chapter 8 A+

BIOS

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What does BIOS provide for the computer? BIOS provides the programming that enables the CPU to communicate with other hardware.
What is the correct boot sequence for a PC? Here's the correct boot sequence: power good, CPU, POST, boot loader, operating system.
Jill decided to go retro and added a second floppy disk drive to her computer. She thinks she has it physically installed correctly, but it doesn't show up in Windows. Which option will most likely lead Jill where she needs to go to resolve the issue? Jill should reboot the computer and watch for instructions to enter the CMOS setup utility (for example, a message may say to press the delete key). She should do what it says to go into CMOS setup.
Henry bought a new card for capturing television on his computer. When he finished going through the packaging, though, he found no drive disc, only an application disc for setting up the TV capture software. After installing the card and software, it all Most likely the device has an option ROM, because it works.
Which of the following most accurately describes the relationship between BIOS and hardware? All hardware needs BIOS!
After a sudden power outage, Samson's PC rebooted, but nothing appeared on the screen. The PC just beeps at him, over and over and over. What's most likely the problem? The repeating beep and a dead PC most likely indicate a problem with RAM.
Davos finds that a disgruntled former employee decided to sabotage her computer when she left by putting a password in CMOS that stops the computer from booting. What can Davos do to solve the problem? Davos should find the CMOS clear jumper on the motherboard and then boot the computer with a shunt on the jumper to clear the CMOS information.
Richard over in the sales department went wild in CMOS and made a bunch of changes that he thought would optimize his PC. Now most of his PC doesn't work. The computer powers up, but he can only get to CMOS, not into Windows. What will be the tech answer? Please don't hand Richard a screwdriver! Having him load Optimized Default settings will most likely do the trick.
Jill boots an older Pentium III system that has been the cause of several user complaints at the office. The system powers up and starts to run through POST, but then stops. The screen displays a "CMOS configuration mismatch" error. What is the cause? The CMOS battery is likely dying.
Where does Windows store device drivers? Windows stores device drivers in the Registry.
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