Chapter 21 Supporting Notebooks

  1. Recent statistics show that more than ____% of personal computers purchased today are notebook computers.
  2. Most notebook manufacturers provide ____ software that can help you test components to determine which component needs replacing.
  3. When you first purchase a notebook, make sure you have a ____ CD containing the installed OS so you can recover from a failed hard drive.
  4. A ____ station provides the same functions as a port replicator, but provides additional slots for adding secondary storage devices and expansion cards.
  5. ____ cards include one or more variations of PC Card, CardBus, and ExpressCard.
  6. A(n) ____ is about the size of a credit card, but thicker.
  7. The latest PCMCIA standard is ____, which uses the PCI Express bus standard or the USB 2.0 standard.
  8. A(n) ____ is an electrical device that changes DC to AC.
  9. In ____ sleep, all work is saved to the hard drive, but the system still maintains a trickle of power.
  10. In Windows XP, ____ mode is similar to Vista sleep mode and corresponds to ACPI S3 mode.
  11. IBM and Lenovo ThinkPad notebooks use a unique and popular pointing device embedded in the keyboard called a ____ or point stick.
  12. A mouse, graphics tablet, or other input device is likely to use a(n) ____ port.
  13. You can adjust the way the touch pad or works on a laptop using the ____ box.
  14. Use the ____ box to adjust pointer speed, mouse trails, pointer size, how the touch pad buttons work, and other settings for pointing devices.
  15. For tablet PCs, the stylus can be controlled from the ____ box.
  16. The brightness is a function of the ____ component of the LCD panel.
  17. To substitute an internal device with an external device, first go into ____ setup and disable the internal device.
  18. A MicroDIMM that contains SDRAM has ____ pins.
  19. A MicroDIMM that contains DDR SDRAM has ____ pins.
  20. A notebook drive is ____ inches wide.
  21. Mini PCI Express slots have ____ pins on the edge connector.
  22. A computer designed to be portable
  23. Provides ports to allow a notebook to easily connect to a full-sized monitor, keyboard, AC power adapter, and other peripheral devices
  24. Saves all work to the hard drive and powers down the system
  25. Allows wired or wireless network activity to power up a computer
  26. Most common pointing device on a notebook
  27. The primary input device for a laptop
  28. Input device that can be used to hand draw
  29. Works like a pencil on the tablet
  30. Use memory chips to hold data, have no moving parts, cost more, use less power, and are more rugged
  31. A notebook is currently considered a “black box” to PC support technicians.
  32. A tablet PC has more features than a notebook, including a touch screen that also allows you to handwrite on it with a stylus.
  33. Notebook computer cases tend to be similar to one another, and components in notebook systems tend to be interchangeable among manufacturers.
  34. In a notebook, replacing the motherboard probably means you’ll need to fully disassemble the entire notebook except the LCD assembly.
  35. Sometimes, a notebook LCD panel, including the entire cover and hinges, is considered a single field replaceable unit, and sometimes components within the LCD assembly are considered an FRU.
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Chapter 21 Supporting Notebooks
Chapter 21 Supporting Notebooks