Computer Science - Computer Hardware

41. 

On the PC side, the printer port is a:

A. 25 pin female serial connector
B. 15 pin female parallel connector
C. 25 pin male serial connector
D. 15 pin female serial connector
E. 25 pin female parallel connector

Answer: Option E

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42. 

You were installing an application in Windows 95, and the computer crashes, what do you do?

A. press alt + Ctrl + delete, twice
B. press alt + Ctrl + delete, and end task
C. press the reset button on the computer
D. turn off computer and boot from a floppy disk
E. None of the above

Answer: Option D

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43. 

RS-232 is a standard that applies to:

A. serial ports
B. parallel ports
C. game ports
D. networks
E. digital frequencies

Answer: Option A

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44. 

You just installed a new IDE hard drive, but your system BIOS will not recognize the new drive, what should you check first.

A. cable sequence
B. jumpers on the hard drive
C. drivers that need to be loaded
D. hard drive manufacturer web site information
E. None of the above

Answer: Option B

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45. 

During boot-up, the memory test:

A. Is a superfluous step that should be ignored
B. Checks and verifies that contiguous memory is installed
C. Is an operational error
D. Displays what memory is installed, but nothing else
E. None of the above

Answer: Option B

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