No Post/ No Video Troubleshooting

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No Post/ No Video Troubleshooting

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    If a computer is not POSTing and has an amber power LED. Which of the following should you check first?
    • A. 

      Power Outlet

    • B. 

      Quad Pack LED

    • C. 

      Beep Codes

    • D. 

      Monitor Status

  • 2. 
    Steve’s portable is not Posting. The LEDs indicate a memory issue. He has 2 memory cards on his Inspiron 9400. You have tried memory A on slot A but it doesn’t work. You have tried memory A on slot B but it doesn’t work. You have tried memory B on slot A but it doesn’t work. You have tried memory B on slot B and it works. What parts need to be replaced?
    • A. 

      Motherboard and Memory

    • B. 

      Memory A and B

    • C. 

      Motherboard and Memory B

    • D. 

      Motherboard and Memory A and B

  • 3. 
    What is the first step of the POST Process
    • A. 

      User Pushes the Power Button

    • B. 

      Power is distributed throughout the motherboard power bus

    • C. 

      The Processor is initialized

    • D. 

      System activates internal components

  • 4. 
    What Quad Pack combination will the Optiplex 745 have if it enters the BIOS settings? 
    • A. 

      [1] [2] [3] [_] - (Other)

    • B. 

      [1] [2] [3] [4] - (No POST/No Video)

    • C. 

      [1] [2] [_] [_] - (Expansion Card Failure

    • D. 

      [_] [_] [3] [4] - (Memory Card Failure)

  • 5. 
    What diagnostic LED codes will a computer emit if the P2 (processor power cable) is not connected? 
    • A. 

      Blinking Amber Power Led, No Quad Pack Leds, No Beep Codes

    • B. 

      Steady Amber Power Led, No Quad Pack Leds, No Beep Codes

    • C. 

      Steady Amber Power Led, Quad Pack Leds On, No Beep Codes

    • D. 

      Blinking Amber Power Led, Quad Pack Leds On, No Beep Codes

  • 6. 
     Which of the following is LEAST likely the cause of No POST issue with Amber power LED? 
    • A. 

      Power Supply

    • B. 

      Hard Drive

    • C. 

      System Board

    • D. 

      Processor

  • 7. 
    If the system is receiving power and the Diagnostic LEDs are off, then the P.O.S.T. process failed before getting past the processor test. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 8. 
    A Startup Process Stage wherein the BIOS attempts to release control of the system to a defined device and installed operating system. 
    • A. 

      Power

    • B. 

      POST

    • C. 

      Boot

    • D. 

      Pre-Post

    • E. 

      Off

  • 9. 
    A Startup Process Stage wherein the computer processes a series of instructions that check, test, and initialize system components 
    • A. 

      POST

    • B. 

      Pre-Post

    • C. 

      Off

    • D. 

      Boot

    • E. 

      Power

  • 10. 
    A computer with blinking amber power led may indicate failure of a: (Choose all that apply) 
    • A. 

      Power Supply

    • B. 

      Processor

    • C. 

      Memory

    • D. 

      Motherboard