220-701 - CompTIA A+ Essentials Certification Exam (2009)
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Which of the following BIOS settings is MOST likely to speed up the boot process when disabled?
IDE Auto Detect
A user is having problems printing. The technician believes the printer may be out of ink. Which of the following troubleshooting steps should be performed NEXT?
Test the theory to determine cause
Which of the following broadband technologies would typically have a different uplink and downlink speed?
Which of the following types of printers uses a fuser to print a document?
Which of the following occurs during POST?
Which of the following network classes exists if a host's IP address is 172.30.22.0?
While checking the print queue, a technician determines that a print job at the top of the queue requires a paper size not loaded in the printer. Which of the following is the BEST option to get the other print jobs to print until the issue can be resolved?
Lower the priority of the jammed print job.
Which of the following printers includes an imaging drum and fuser assembly?
A user has forgotten their BIOS password on their computer. Which of the following would a technician use to allow the user access to their PC?
Set the password clear jumper on the motherboard
Which of the following describes the purpose of encryption?
Prevents unauthorized users from viewing or reading data.
Primary system functions like basic boot priorities, voltage parameters for the processor, and SATA options are configured in which of the following areas of a PC system?
After hardware upgrades have been installed, the technician boots the computer system. No display output is observed but a beeping is heard from the computer. Which of the following is the MOST likely issue?
Video card is not seated properly.
enables a processor to work with two independent computer instructions at once.
Which of the following displays has the HIGHEST Hz frequency?
A basic cable tester can be used to do which of the following?
Assure end to end continuity of a UTP cable.
An ISP has provided a DSL Internet connection with a static IP address. A technician is setting up a small office home office (SOHO) wireless router and needs to provide Internet access to five PCs on the network. Which of the following should be enabled?
Which of the following could be the number of cores contained within AMD processors that utilize AM3 socket? (Select TWO).
Which of the following printing technologies uses piezoelectric pressure pads to produce small bubbles that are moved to the paper?
Which of the following is the MINIMUM available hard drive space requirement for installing Windows XP Professional?
Which of the following wired printers will require a static IP address to be assigned as part of the installation process?
Which of the following are speeds supported by PC3200 memory?
400MHz, 333MHz, and 266MHz
Which of the following protocols would BEST grant the user secure access to a remote location?
A user's OS has become corrupt, and the user would like to restore the PC back to when they first bought the machine. Which of the following would be the BEST choice?
Factory Recovery Partition
A networking device that keeps track of which computer or device is connected to each port is a:
Which of the following is a characteristic of plenum-rated cable?
Recommended for use in HVAC
A user is requesting that port forwarding be setup on their home network for an application. Which of the following does a technician need to configure? (Select TWO).
Thermal compund is designed to do which of the following?
Provide for heat transfer from a component to the heatsink
A customer needs to run 2-3 virtual machines on their software design workstation. Which of the following CPUs would be BEST for this task?
Which of the following hard drives would BEST meet the MINIMUM system requirements for installing Windows Vista Business 64-bit?
40GB HDD with 15GB free space
A technician needs to find an end of a network cable drop. Which of the following tools would the technician use?
A customer has a QUESTION about the repairs needed for their desktop computer. While asking their QUESTION to a technician, the technician receives a personal phone call on their cell phone. Which of the following should the technician do NEXT?
Silence the phone and then listen to the customer.
After creating backups of critical system and user data, which of the following is the BEST location to store the backups?
At a secure off-site storage facility
A home user would like to connect their laptop display to their home HD television. Which of the following is the BEST solution?
Connecting the laptop's VGA output to the television's VGA input
Which of the following connector types are typically used on LCD displays? (Select TWO).
Which of the following states consumes the LEAST amount of power?
A user running Windows XP reports that their computer has not been printing any subsequent documents since the printer jam occured earlier that day. The printer is now working normally for other users. Before rebooting the computer, which of the following is the FIRST step the technician should take?
Restart the print spooler service.
Which of the following video cable types would be MOST likely to experience gradual, degraded signal quality?
A user is unable to login to their laptop when away from the office. Which of the following is the MOST likely reason?
The users domain login credentials need to be cached.
Which of the following memory modules uses a 240-pin connector?
A technician is unable to find a solution for a customer's PC issue. Which of the following would be an appropriate step to take?
Consult with co-workers for additional ideas.
Which of the following is the MAXIMUM number of devices connected per IEEE 1394 controller?
While accessing the Internet in an external environment (i.e. while traveling), a Windows 7 firewall should be set to which of the following?
Block incoming connections.
A technician has a PC that has no Internet connection. The IP address for the PC is 169.254.XXX.XXX. Which of the following should be checked FIRST?
Which of the following processors would provide the BEST performance?
64-bit Core 2 Quad
Which of the following slots is used for a graphics card?
Which of the following ports are commonly used to send/receive email? (Select TWO).
Which of the following is LAST step of troubleshooting theory?
Document findings, actions, and outcomes.
A technician determines that a SCSI card needs an update to its embedded code. This is commonly referred to as updating the:
Which of the following is an example of a Class D IP address?
Which of the following would a technician enable on a router ro allow specific devices to connect to the Internet?