CompTIA A+ 220-902 Question H-41

An inkjet printer used for printing marketing brochures is losing color stability (e.g. orange appears brown, red appears purple). Which of the following items should a technician do FIRST?

A. Replace the failing print heads.
B. Clean the print heads.
C. Update the drivers.
D. Recycle the printer.

Correct Answer: B

CompTIA A+ Question J-24

A support technician is troubleshooting a user’s inkjet printer. The technician notices that color prints appeared blurred with too much yellow on the right of images and too much cyan on the left of pictures. Which of the following could the technician do to correct the color printing?

A. Replace the fuser assembly
B. Replace the cyan cartridge
C. Change the yellow cartridge
D. Calibrate the print heads

CompTIA A+ Question I-54

A technician is notified of an inkjet printer not printing properly. The user’s computer has the printer software loaded and is not displaying any errors. A test print was performed, with one of the colors not printing properly. Which of the following would the technician typically perform FIRST to resolve the issue?

A. Replace cartridges
B. Run a cleaning page
C. Clean heads
D. Clean fuser assembly

Correct Answer: C

CompTIA A+ Question I-13

A technician installs a new inkjet printer at a workstation. The new drivers are installed from a CD and a test page runs successfully. When a document containing tables and graphics is printed, it comes out with partial graphics and misaligned tables. Which of the following should the technician do NEXT?

A. Install and test the closest match to that printer model from Windows.
B. Visit the vendor’s website and download the most recent driver for that printer.
C. Research the issue on the Internet and try to find a solution.
D. Reinstall the printer driver from the CD that came with the printer.

Correct Answer: B

CompTIA A+ Question E-89

Peter, a technician, is installing a wireless inkjet printer into a small office. He wants to minimize long term issues connecting to the printer from any workstation and ensure easy access to its configuration page. Which of the following steps would ensure this?

A. Share the printer on the directory.
B. Plug an Ethernet cord in as well.
C. Turn off all DHCP on the network.
D. Configure a static IP for the printer.

Correct Answer: D

CompTIA A+ Question E-51

A user calls the help desk to inform the technician that the desktop laser printer has bad memory and needs to be replaced. After some inquiry, the technician discovers that the user is receiving an “insufficient memory” error when trying to print photos. After verifying that print spooling has been enabled, which of the following is the BEST course of action for the technician? (Select TWO).

A. Clear all temp files from the printer’s spool folder on the user’s PC
B. Replace the desktop laser printer due to faulty onboard RAM
C. Remove and reload the laser printer driver from the user’s PC
D. Recommend that the user print the photos using an inkjet printer
E. Suggest that the user lower the size or resolution of the photos

Correct Answer: DE

CompTIA A+ Question C-78

A user with an inkjet printer states that all their color printouts are missing red ink. The inkjet printer has a cartridge for each of the CMYK colors, and the user recently replaced the magenta cartridge. Which of the following should the technician do NEXT?

A. Purchase a maintenance kit
B. Use a different weighted paper
C. Verify printer cables are connected
D. Perform printer head cleaning

Correct Answer: D

Explanation:
http://www.wikihow.com/Clean-Print-Heads

CompTIA A+ Question C-47

A customer has a shared printer on their front desk. Both the printer and computer are heavily utilized on a daily basis. The user states the computer is constantly bogged down when they print a large document and would like it fixed. The BEST solution would be to:

A. remove the printer share from the network.
B. attach the printer to a print server.
C. purchase inexpensive inkjet printers for all users.
D. move the print share to another computer.

Correct Answer: B

CompTIA A+ Question B-20

The process of voltage control to limit the volume of liquid delivered is used in:

A. laser printers.
B. thermal printers.
C. impact printers.
D. inkjet printers.