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COMPTIA A+ 220-702 Practical Application Topic 2 Vol.b

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COMPTIA a+ 220-702 practical application topic 2 vol.b

  
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1.  A user reports that their system is giving a message stating that their USB 2.0 devices are running at USB 1.1 speed without an external USB hub. The devices run at USB 2.0 when tested on the technicians PC. Which of the following will MOST likely provide USB 2.0 functionality?
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2.  Which of the following is the BEST tool to troubleshoot a DB-9 port?
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3.  A customer reports that a networked printer is not printing documents. The technician successfully pings the printers IP address. Which of the following could be the problem? (Select TWO).
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4.  Which of the following does PING Ct do?
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5.  Which of the following is contained in the first sector of the hard disk?
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6.  A technician is tasked with setting up a Windows XP computer with a user account that will only be used to access the Internet. Which account type should the user have access to?
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7.  If a technician suspects that the voltage being delivered to a desktop computers power supply is insufficient or incorrect, which device should be used to determine the correct voltage?
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8.  A virus has been removed from the users machine, but the user still cannot access the Internet. Which of the following should the technician check NEXT?
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9.  After upgrading to Windows Vista, a client states that the run command no longer appears on the Start menu: Which of the following is the reason the user cannot see the run command?
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10.  A user states that email is not being received. Which of the following protocols should the technician check for incoming mail?
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11.  On a laptop, which of the following is the name of the socket that a wireless card would typically be inserted into?
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12.  A technician has just installed a new hard drive into a Windows Vista desktop computer. The hard drive does not appear in Windows Explorer. Which of the following should the technician perform NEXT to have the drive recognized by the system?
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13.  A workstation is not booting correctly. The technician wants to locate bad sectors and recover readable information. Which of the following commands would the technician use?
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14.  A technician adds a video card to a single monitor system with an existing on-board video controller. After powering on the system, an error message appears on the monitor stating No Input Detected. Which of the following is the problem?
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15.  Which of the following is the MAXIMUM allowable cable length of CAT5?
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16.  An internal IEEE 1394 expansion card should be installed on which port type?
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17.  A technician is troubleshooting problems with a hard drive. After checking the drive in another computer and finding no issues, the technician takes voltage readings on the Molex connector from the power supply. Which of the following represents the readings the technician should find?
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18.  A user powers up their desktop PC, and instead of booting up normally, the user is taken into the BIOS setup. Which of the following is the MOST likely problem?
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19.  A user reports that when typing on the laptop keyboard, the mouse pointer scrolls across the screen. Which of the following would MOST likely resolve this issue?
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20.  A computer is responding slowly and the Task Manager shows that spool.exe is using 95% of system resources. Which of the following is MOST likely the cause of this problem?
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21.  Which of the following should MOST likely be replaced if the laptop will not display any video through the laptops screen or an external monitor?
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22.  A technician is replacing a motherboard in a users desktop PC. Which of the following tools should be used before replacing the new motherboard?
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23.  A computer just had a memory upgrade installed on the machine. Upon boot, the system does not recognize the new memory even though it is listed as being compatible on the manufacturers website. Which of the following is MOST likely needed to resolve the issue?
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24.  USER1 is part of the Users Group and is attempting to access files via UNC path \\SERVER\FILESHARE. \\ SERVER\FILESHARE has the following share permissions: AdministratorsFull ControlUsersRead OnlyGuestsNo AccessThe directory on the hard drive where the share is located has the following permissions: AdministratorsFull ControlUsersChangeGuestsNo AccessWhich of the following levels of access will login account USER1 have?
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25.  A user states that the computer is too slow when capturing video from an HD camera. Upon inspection the technician realizes that the computer is state-of-the-art in hardware, but it is using an external legacy USB 1.1 video capture card. The camera has USB 2.0 and IEE1394b outputs. Which of the following is the BEST recommendation to increase the video capture capabilities in this situation?
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26.  A technician needs to implement a RAID 1 set on a computer. Which of the following is the MINIMUM number of hard drives that would be required?
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27.  Which of the following is a method used in the removal of a boot sector virus?
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28.  A user is not able to receive files off the FTP server. Which of the following default ports needs to be opened for FTP to work properly?
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29.  Which of the following is the MOST important reason for ensuring a RJ-11 phone line jack is not connected to a RJ-45 Ethernet network port?
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30.  Users are reporting that a Vista feature asks them for confirmation before running most applications or making system changes. Which of the following is the name of this Vista feature and where should the technician direct users to turn the functionality off?
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31.  After replacing the motherboard in a laptop, the system overheats and fails to boot. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause of this error?
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32.  Which of the following is the default FTP port?
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33.  Which of the following tools allows the technician to copy a file without prompts?
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34.  Which of the following devices has the options of: master, slave and cable select? (Select THREE).
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35.  Using the NET command which variable would be used to find out the number of files sent by the workstation service?
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36.  A technician plugs a USB device into the front panel of a desktop computer and nothing happens. The technician knows that plug-n-play is enabled. Which of the following BEST describes a possible cause to this issue?
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37.  An office laser printer is printing lighter in random areas. Which of the following is the EASIEST solution to implement for this issue?
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38.  Which of the following private IP addresses is commonly used for internal IP addressing?
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39.  A technician has deleted all the files in the directory C:\tempfiles. Which of the following commands should the technician use to delete this directory?
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40.  A home user is setting up a wireless network. Which of the following could be used to prevent a neighbor from accessing the network? (Select TWO).
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41.  A user has just moved to a new office and is unable to access the network. The technician suspects the users network settings need to be changed. Which of the following tools would the technician use on the Windows XP computer to view the network settings?
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42.  The technician is moving a users files from a Windows XP PC to a Windows Vista PC. Which of the following directories corresponds to each operating system?
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43.  Which of the following are items that can be configured on a wireless router to make it more difficult for attackers to gain access? (Select TWO).
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44.  Users in the office report that the speed of the Internet has drastically decreased since the recent network hardware refresh. Which of the following could be attributed to the problem?
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45.  A user can receive email but cannot send email with the email client software. Which of the following protocols is incorrectly configured?
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46.  A technician is setting up a SOHO and has configured the wireless NIC on the laptop with WPA2. While configuring the WAP, WPA2 is not listed as an option. Which of the following should the technician do NEXT?
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47.  Which of the following BEST explains a system experiencing intermittent memory errors?
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48.  A second optical drive has been added to the computer and needs to be referenced as the R: drive by the Microsoft Windows operating system. Which of the following places in Microsoft Windows will BEST accomplish this task?
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49.  A yellow exclamation mark next to a device in Device Manager indicates which of the following?
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50.  A technician is replacing a hard drive with a new 30GB drive formatted with FAT32. While transferring a 5GB file an error appears indicating that the new drive has insufficient space for the transfer. Which of the following is the cause of the problem?
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51.  A customer is trying to copy a DVD with a third-party application. The program reads the source DVD fine, but when the blank is inserted, the program continuously prompts to insert blank media. Which of the following are possible causes? (Select THREE).
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52.  Which of the following can cause a blue screen error?
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53.  Which of the following files have replaced NTLDR in the Windows Vista startup process?
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54.  Which of the following tools would be BEST to use to pry open the case of a laptop?
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55.  A user states that a small office home office (SOHO) router constantly reboots and new workstations show up under network neighborhood. Which of the following should be completed to prevent this scenario from happening again?
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56.  Under which of the following circumstances would a technician use IPCONFIG /RENEW?
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57.  An inkjet printer prints faded and smeared pages. Which of the following would be the MOST appropriate solution for this issue?
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58.  A user states that the wireless router keeps rebooting while the power to the other equipment stays on. Which of the following should the technician perform to prevent users from rebooting the router?
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59.  A user is playing a new first person game on the computer and the screen is pausing during game play. The user has a high-end graphics card and is maxed out in memory. Which of the following should the technician perform?
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60.  Which of the following is a DHCP server capable of providing to a DHCP client? (Select THREE).
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61.  From a command prompt, a technician is removing some old user profiles from a desktop. Which of the following commands would be used to delete folders after they have been emptied?
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62.  A user reports it takes a long time to load all applications and the hard drive LED is showing constant activity. Which of the following is MOST likely the issue?
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63.  Malware is removed and a computer is rebooted. Later, the malware is found on the computer again. Which of the following would permanently solve this problem?
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64.  The Device Manager lists a disk as foreign. Which of the following MUST be done to make the disk usable?
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65.  Which of the following tools can be used prior to installing Windows Vista to find hardware compatibility issues?
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66.  A user wants to simplify the opening of Control Panel options in Windows Vista. Which of following is the BEST way to accomplish this task?
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67.  Given the following TCP/IP information for a computer, which of the following is the cause of a communication failure? IP Address: 192.168.1.5 Subnet Mask: 255.255.255.0 Default Gateway: 255.168.1.254 DNS Server: 172.16.4.1 WINS Server: 10.0.4.1
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68.  Which of the following is the BEST source for information about malware detected on a computer?
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69.  A user is attempting to access a website but is getting a Page cannot be displayed error. The technician checks the IP address of the computer and sees that it has been assigned 169.254.10.70. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause?
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70.  A technician needs to modify the BIOS settings of a PC; however, the BIOS setup password is unknown to all current employees. How can the technician accomplish this task?
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71.  A user reports that after installing a PCIe video card into a system, the onboard video no longer displays. Which of the following is MOST likely the cause?
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72.  After performing a preventative maintenance on a laser printer, which of the following is the NEXT step a technician should take?
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73.  How can a technician confirm that a new virus definition file is authentic?
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74.  Which of the following commands would be used to go from c:\windows to c:\windows\system32?
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75.  Which of the following tools would gather the MOST detailed statistics about disk I/O?
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76.  Which of the following is the BEST method of connecting a home computer to the Internet in order to protect and secure the computer from malicious Internet attacks and scans?
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77.  A technician is replacing a motherboard in a laptop. After completing the install, the laptop shuts down after a few seconds of being on. Which of the following is the causing the laptop to shutdown?
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78.  A user states that the inkjet printer is printing streaks on documents. Which of the following would resolve the issue?
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79.  A user reports that a laser printer is printing out pages with blurry text that smudges when touched. Which of the following is the MOST likely reason for this?
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80.  After installing a replacement floppy disk drive, the LED on the drive stays constantly lit and the drive does not work. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause of the problem?
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D.
81.  Which of the following is a difference between a worm and spyware?
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82.  A customer reports that a workstation no longer connects to the network. The technician has the customer connect another workstation with the same cable and network port, which works successfully. Which of the following actions should the technician have the customer take FIRST?
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83.  Which of the following ports should be forwarded on the firewall to make SSH management accessible from the Internet?
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84.  A user is attempting to access files shared on a remote computer. The file share permissions allow the user to have full control; however, the NTFS permissions allow the user to have read access. Which of the following is the users resulting access level for the remotely shared directory?
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85.  The system administrator has setup an administrative share on the companys file server called documents$. Which of the following are necessary to be able to access the administrative share from a computer on the companys intranet? (Select TWO).
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86.  A user reports that after working for a while with their PC, the computer reboots without warning. The technician has ruled out a virus infection, and when examining the motherboard discovers that some of the capacitors look distended and out of shape. Which of the following should the technician do to fix the users PC?
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D.
87.  A new computer has an odor near the power supply when turned on. Which of the following should be done?
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88.  A technician needs a list of all the routers along a given path over multiple networks. Which of the following commands will accomplish this task?
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89.  Which of the following commands would output the line below? 00:0C:24:09:08:07 10.0.0.1
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90.  Which of the following will occur if an AGP 4x video card is used in an AGP 2x slot?
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91.  A user is connected to a stand alone printer. The user is receiving an out of memory error when printing large graphic files. Which of the following should the technician perform?
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C.
D.
92.  A computer just had a memory upgrade installed on the machine. Upon boot, the system does not recognize the new memory even though it is listed as being compatible on the manufacturers website. Which of the following is MOST likely needed to resolve the issue?
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B.
C.
D.
93.  Which of the following requires an adapter when connecting to a Molex connector?
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C.
D.
94.  A technician is upgrading memory in a desktop PC. The user purchased two 2GB DIMMS from the PC manufacturer. The PC powers on and POST shows 2GB of RAM. Which of the following is the FIRST action to perform?
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D.
95.  A technician is experiencing an issue with the computer randomly rebooting throughout the day. The technician suspects the cause is from over heating. Which of the following should the technician check for the cause?
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C.
D.
96.  Which of the following is fault tolerant and allows for disk mirroring?
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97.  After the network printer has been rebooted none of the users are able to print. After verifying that the printer was plugged in and that a test page can print locally, the technician realizes that the printer was never properly configured. Which of the following should be done NEXT on the printer?
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98.  Which of the following commands will be run at a command prompt to determine which Windows OS is running on the computer?
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99.  Which of the following will occur if an NTFS-formatted USB drive is inserted into a USB port on a second computer?
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100.  A technician troubleshooting an issue over the phone determines that a home user has a faulty hard drive. The only information the home user can give is that the PC is ten years old, and the drive capacity is 40GB. Which of the following drive types should the technician bring to the service call?
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D.
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