CompTIA A+ 220-902 Question E-52

A customer informs a technician that Windows NT 4.0 cannot be upgraded with a bootable CD-ROM of Windows 2000. What would NOT work?

A. check the boot sequence in the CMOS
B. run install from inside of Windows NT 4.0
C. use the boot floppy and Windows 2000 CD-ROM
D. use the boot floppy and Windows NT 4.0 CD-ROM

Correct Answer: D

CompTIA A+ 220-902 Question E-14

A technician is called onsite to solve a network connection error. Upon arrival, the technician observes a message on the screen stating there is no boot drive found. Which of the following steps should the technician take NEXT?

A. Repair the boot up sequence using recovery console.
B. Restart the system, booting from a system recovery disk.
C. Restart the system to verify the proper boot sequence.
D. Inform the customer the hard drive has crashed and replace the drive.

CompTIA A+ Question G-55

A technician has upgraded the BIOS of a system that is running with multiple hard drives. Afterward, the system will not boot and displays an error message “Operating system not found”. Which of the following is the FIRST thing the technician should inspect?

A. The hard drive type settings in the BIOS
B. The power supply connections to the hard drives
C. The boot sequence settings in the BIOS
D. The motherboard SATA connectors

Correct Answer: C

CompTIA A+ Question E-20

A technician would like to load an operating system CD on startup. Which of the following settings would a technician change in the BIOS?

A. Enable TPM
B. Enable BIOS password
C. Disable TPM
D. Boot sequence

Correct Answer: D

CompTIA A+ Question C-97

The helpdesk technician has been tasked to reinstall the OS on a desktop and has already inserted the OS install disk in the CD-ROM. Which of the following would MOST likely need to be configured within the BIOS to continue reinstalling the OS?

A. BIOS password
B. Flash BIOS for firmware upgrade
C. Boot sequence
D. Clock speeds

Correct Answer: C

To boot the OS from the CD ROM, you need to change the boot sequence to boot from CD ROM first. Normally, the boot sequence is to boot from hard disk and if it is unable to find boot files there, it will look for it in a CD ROM. After that, it will look into other places like a floppy disk drive and PXE boot.

CompTIA A+ Question B-38

A technician upgrades an older computer to Windows 8. The computer is running unusually slow, but the hardware has no problems and is adequate for the OS. Which of the following is the MOST likely solution?

A. Change the boot sequence
B. Switch the BIOS to UEFI
C. Defragment the hard drive
D. Enable virtualization

Correct Answer: C

CompTIA A+ Question A-20

When troubleshooting a PC that intermittently shuts off, which of the following should be monitored?

A. Boot sequence
B. CPU temperature
C. SMART status
D. TPM module

Correct Answer: B

When the CPU temperature exceed the limit, the PC will shut off to wade off the heat and normalize the temperature otherwise the CPU will melt down.