Chapter 4: Overview of Preventative Maintenance

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Chapter 4 Questions

1.

BIOS Support – is lacking. The Intel socket 775 (for instance), supported both P4 and later Dual core processors. However, a given BIOS on a socket 775 board may not have been be Dual core capable at the time of the BIOS release.

2.

hold the blades – to prevent damage due to backward spinning.

3.

disconnection – from Front Panel connector pins on the motherboard.

4.

Visually – inspect the fan with the case open to determine if it is spinning (properly).

5.

jumper settings or loose cabling

6.

backup up user data

7.

verify functionality by testing the component &/or feature

8.

Spontaneous rebooting or
System will not boot

9.

  1. Identify the problem
  2. Establish a theory of probable cause
  3. Test the theory
  4. Plan of action
  5. Verify
  6. Document