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Comptia A+

Socket services

Which device drivers enable the system to detect when a PC Card is inserted or removed?

Matte and high gloss

Which two types of finish are available for laptop LCD screens?

The laptop has a fixed-input power supply.

Erin has an older laptop with a switch on the back that says 115/230. What does this indicate?

Ni-Cd

Which of the following types of battery is the most toxic and should be disposed of carefully?

Docking stations

Which devices provide common PC ports along with extra features for DVD drives or PC Card slots?

Shared memory is being used by video.

A laptop has 1 GB of RAM installed, but Windows only reports 924 MB. Why?

Retrain the digitizer

John's PDA suddenly stopped recognizing his handwriting. What's a likely fix for this problem?

External monitors

What do many laptops support via VGA, DVI, HDMI, or DisplayPort?

192 MB

A laptop has a video card using shared memory. It needs to work as a 256 MB video card but only has 64 MB on board. How much memory must it borrow?

Use the Hardware Removal Tool in the system tray

How should you remove a modular drive?

Physical switch or function key combination

How can you turn on or off built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth adapters without shutting down a laptop?

Shared memory

What technology is used in laptop video cards to reduce cost?

Legacy device

You can use port replicators to connect parallel printers. In this scenario, what is the parallel printer?

Mini PCI

Which bus was developed specifically for integrated communications peripherals such as modems and network adapters?

ACPI

Which is the successor to APM and specifies global and sleeping power states?

Fuel cells

What kind of cells produce electrical power as a by-product of a chemical reaction?

Type II

Which of the following kinds of PC Cards is the most commonly used, especially for I/O functions?

Check the switch on the front or side of the laptop that toggles power to the network card.

If wireless networking is not working, what should you check?

The system does not yet have the proper drivers loaded

Juanita plugged in a new USB mouse, but her laptop does not recognize that a device has been added. What is the most likely cause for this problem?

Port replicator

What can you use to connect a notebook computer to nonportable components such as a printer, a scanner, a monitor, or a full-sized keyboard?

Li-Ion

Which batteries cannot be used as replacement batteries in other systems?

Card services

Which software drivers recognize the function of a PC Card and provide specialized drivers to make the card work?

CMOS

You can configure APM and ACPI in Windows settings. Where else can you configure it?

ExpressCard

Which is the high-performance serial replacement for PC Cards?

Battery memory

What's a problem with Nickel-Cadmium batteries?

Ni-MH

What batteries are a popular replacement for Ni-Cd batteries?

Three

How many different physical sizes do PC Cards come in?

PS/2

Which port can support the keyboard and mouse in portable devices?

72-pin and 144-pin SO-DIMMs

Portable PCs typically use which of the following kinds of upgradeable RAM?

System Management Mode

One of the features of power management enables the CPU to slow down or stop its clock without erasing register information. What is this called?

They are 2.5-inch SATA drives, but they do not hold as much data as the 3.5-inch hard drives found in desktop PCs.

Which of the following statements best describes hard drives typically found in laptops?

16-bit;
16bit;
16 bit

PC Cards come in two flavors: ____________________ and CardBus.

shut

An Energy Star peripheral device must have the ability to ____________________ down without actually turning off.

smart

A type of battery that tells the computer when it needs to be charged, conditioned, or replaced is known as a(n) ____________________ battery.

eight;
8

CardBus cards support up to ____________________ different functions.

Enabled

With power management enabled, an unused device may or may not be shut down in the APM ____________________ level.

Power Options

Windows allows the user to configure power settings using the ____________________ applet.

Advanced Configuration and Power Interface (ACPI);
ACPI

You can configure the power button to turn the system off, enter standby, or even hibernate. This comes from the ____________________ standard.

Random Access Memory (RAM);
Random Access Memory;
RAM

When a PC comes out of hibernation, Windows reloads all the files and applications into ____________________.

fuel

Cells that produce electrical power as a result of a reaction between hydrogen and oxygen are known as ____________________ cells.

TurboCache, HyperMemory;
HyperMemory, TurboCache

Shared memory technologies include ____________________ and ____________________.

Function (Fn);
Function;
Fn

Most portable devices use a special ____________________ key, which adds a third option to certain keys on the keyboard when pressed.

II;
2

The most common PC Cards are Type ____________________ cards.

sleep

ACPI S3 is known as ____________________ or standby mode.

Power Options

The applet used in Windows to configure power settings is the ____________________ applet.

Advanced Power Management (APM), Advanced Configuration Power Interface (ACPI);
Advanced Power Management, Advanced Configuration Power Interface

APM, ACPI

To take full advantage of SMM, Intel put forward the ____________________ specification in 1992 and the ____________________ standard in 1996.

auto-switching power supplies

Many portable computers have ____________________, meaning they can detect outlet voltage and adjust it.

Shared memory

The technology that allows video cards to borrow memory from Windows is called ____________________.

hibernate or hibernation;
hibernate;
hibernation

Windows provides a feature that takes everything in active memory and stores it on the hard drive just before the system powers down. This mode is known as ____________________.

S1

In the ACPI ____________________ level, the CPU stops, although the RAM still stores all programs.

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