____ systems and peripherals have the U.S. Green Star, indicating that they satisfy certain energy-conserving standards of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Safely Remove Hardware
To protect the data on a USB storage device while removing it, double-click the ____ icon in the notification area before removing the device.
IEEE 1394 uses ____ data transfer, meaning that data is transferred continuously without breaks.
A serial port is provided by the motherboard or might be provided by an adapter card called a(n) ____ card.
A(n) ____ monitor (also called a progressive monitor) draws the entire screen in one pass.
A ____ is an input device that uses a monitor or LCD panel as the backdrop for input options.
A _____ device is an input device that inputs biological data about a person which can be input data to identify a person's fingerprints, handprints, face, voice, eye and handwritten signature.
BIOS manages ____ lines that are used by a device to hail the CPU asking for data to be processed.
The ____ assignments refer to the system resources a parallel port will use to manage a print job.
f you have an available eSATA external port, you can use a protective hard drive ____ that will house and protect a hard drive outside the computer case.
If you are trained to open a monitor case to replace a fuse, unplug the monitor and wait at least ____ minutes before opening the case so that capacitors have completely discharged.
The goal of ____ technology is to use sights, sounds, and animation to make computer output look as much like real life as possible.
After the sound is recorded and digitized, many sound cards convert and compress the digitized sound to ____ format.
A video _____ card lets you capture this video input and save it to a file on your hard drive.
In order to read each sector on the spiral of a CD at a constant ____, the disc spins faster when the read-write head is near the center of the disc.
primary master, primary slave, secondary master, and secondary slave
For EIDE, there are four choices for drive installations: ____.
When installing an optical drive, for a PATA interface set the jumper on the ____ of the drive.
To prevent a CD, DVD, or BD from automatically playing when AutoPlay is enabled, hold down the ____ key when inserting a disc.
When burning a CD, DVD or BD, the hard drive needs some temporary holding space for the write process and should have at least ____ of free space.
Recent statistics show that more than ____% of personal computers purchased today are notebook computers.
Most notebook manufacturers provide ____ software that can help you test components to determine which component needs replacing.
When you first purchase a notebook, make sure you have a ____ CD containing the installed OS so you can recover from a failed hard drive.
A ____ station provides the same functions as a port replicator, but provides additional slots for adding secondary storage devices and expansion cards.
The latest PCMCIA standard is ____, which uses the PCI Express bus standard or the USB 2.0 standard.
In ____ sleep, all work is saved to the hard drive, but the system still maintains a trickle of power.
IBM and Lenovo ThinkPad notebooks use a unique and popular pointing device embedded in the keyboard called a ____ or point stick.
Use the ____ box to adjust pointer speed, mouse trails, pointer size, how the touch pad buttons work, and other settings for pointing devices.
To substitute an internal device with an external device, first go into ____ setup and disable the internal