CompTIA A+ A Guide to Hardware - Chapter 6 , Supporting I/O and Storage Devices - PTI
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If a problem occurs while Windows 7 is installing a device, it automatically launches the ____ ____.
______ _____ is your primary Windows 7 / Vista / XP tool for managing hardware
What is the name of the Device manager program file which can be launched using run?
USB implementers forum Inc
The organization responsible for developing USB
The website of the organization responsible for developing USB
As many as ____ USB devices can be daisy chained together using USB cables.
USB uses a _____ transmission
USB devices are ________, meaning that you can plug or unplug one without first powering down the system.
A USB cable has ____ Wires
A USB cable has __ wires for power and __ wires for communication
The official name for the FireWire standards is ____ _____
1394 trade association
FireWire standards are managed by the ____ ____ ______
True or False? USB and FireWire competed as a solution for fast I/O connections for a few years, but USB clearly won that contest, and now FireWire is hardly used in new devices.
_______ is an outdated wireless technology that has been mostly replaced by Bluetooth to connect personal devices. It requires an unobstructed "ling of sight" betwenn the tranmitter and receiver.
A ___ ____ is used to scan barcodes on products
a ____ ___ 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.
Another input device is a ____ ___, also called a digitizing tablet or digitizer.
_____ is a set of standards that are used to represent music in digital form.
A ___ ___ is an input device that uses a monitor or LCD panel as the backdrop for input options.
`A ____ allows you to use one keyboard, monitor, and mouse for multiple computers. And can be useful in a server room or testing lab.
TV tuner card
A __ ___ ____ can turn your computer into a television.
video capture card
A ___ ___ ___ lets you capture live video input and save it to a file
An _____ ____ is a name kept by windows that has been assigned information, such as the path to a program file or program settings, and is used by Windows and applications.
The most common type of monitor for laptop and desktop systems is an ____ ______ monitor
The ____ monitor was first used in television sets, takes up a lot of desk space, and is largely obsolete. One reason to still use them is for children, since the surface of the monitor can handle children touching it.
CRT monitors use ______ and therefore, you must be careful when disposing of one to make sure the enviroment is not affected.
The ___ monitor, also called a flat-panel monitor, was first used in laptops. It uses liquid crystal material and has several layers that create the image.
Backlighting is used to light an LCD panel. The trend for most monitor manufacturers is to use ____ backlighting, which provides a better range and accuracy of color and uses less power than earlier technologies.
True or False? LED techjnology uses less mecury, and is thefore kinder to the environment when an LCD monitor is disposed of
A _____ monitor provides high contrast with better color than LCD monitors. THey work by discharging xenon and neon plasma on flat glass, and DONT contain mecury
An ____ monitor uses a thin LED layer or film between two grids of electrodes and does not use backlighting. It does not emit as much light as an LCD monitor does and therefor, can produce deeper blacks, provide better contrast, work in darker rooms, and use less power.
The time it takes for a monitor to build one screen is called?
the ______ is the number of spots or pixels on a screen that can be addressed by software.
the _____ ____ is the number of pixels built into the LCD monitor. Using this usually giver the highest quality image.
the angle of view when a monitor becomes difficult to see.
The contrast between true black and true white on the screen. The higher the better.
WHen comparing monitors pay attention to the contrast ratio, more so than the ______ ratio.
a ______ cable uses three lines to carry video. The color of the wires are red, blue, and green
________ was designed to replace DVI and can transmit digital video and audio data. It uses data packet transmissions similar to those of Ethernet, USB, and PCI Express, and is expected to ultimately replace VGA, DVI, and HDMI
______ is a Microsoft software development tool that software developers can use to write multimedia applications such as games, video-editing software, etc.
You can use the _______ command to display information about hardware and diagnose problems with DirectX.
The ______ file system is primarily used by Hard drives
The ____ file system is used by removable storage devices such as large-capacity USB flash drives and large-capacity memory cards.
Compact discs (CDs) use the _____ or the ____ file system.
DVD and Blu-ray dics use the newer ____ file system
Two competing technologies for burning labels on the top of a disc are ______ and ______.
safely remove hardware
To make sure that data written to a flash drive is properly saved before you remove the flash drive from the PC, double click the ____ ___ ___ icon in the notification area.
SD association, www.sdcard.org
The ____ ________ is responsible for standards used by the Secure Digital (SD) cards. Their website is _______.