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* Create an incoming network connection via the Make New Connection Wizard in the Network Connections folder.
* You may set up a total of three incoming connections as long as none of them are the same type. (Typical types are infrared, serial, parallel, and modem.)
* The synchronization software for CE computers, ActiveSync, disables IrTran-P, the infrared image exchange protocol. To use IrTran-P, you must disable ActiveSync, and vice versa.
* To control who may access the computer's incoming connection, right-click the connection's icon in the Network Connections folder, choose Properties, and click the Users tab. Add or remove users as desired.
* To set up a direct connection so that it bypasses the usual authentication requirements, get to the Users tab (see previous bullet) and check Always Allow Directly Connected Devices Such As Palmtop Computers To Connect Without Providing A Password.
Installing and Configuring Displays and I/O Devices
1. Thurston comes to you with a PC question. He has just installed Windows XP Professional and he's excited about using the new peripherals and buses that it supports. However, after removing and reinstalling new USB speakers, keyboard, and mouse several times, none of the devices are working properly, even though the USB host controller appears in Device Manager without an exclamation point or a red 'X.' What would you advise Thurston to try? (Choose two answers.)
A. Disable the USB host controller in Device Manager, and reboot.
B. Consult the PC documentation to find out if the USB hardware version is 1.0.
C. Uninstall the USB host controller in Device Manager, and reboot.
D. Enable the USB host controller in the BIOS.
2. Ginger adds an ISDN adapter to her Windows XP Professional machine. Windows doesn't detect it automatically at the next restart, so she runs the Add/Remove Hardware Wizard. However, she doesn't see a separate category for ISDN adapters. Which category contains this class of device? (Choose two.)
A. Network adapters
C. Multi-Port serial adapters
D. System devices
E. Other devices
3. What file system do DVD devices use under Windows XP Professional? (Choose all that apply.)
4. Mary Ann reports a device failure on her Windows XP Professional PC. Her sound system stopped working when she installed a video capture card. You suspect a device resource conflict. Where could you look to confirm or refute this suspicion? (Choose all that apply.)
A. The MSINFO32 program's Conflicts/Sharing folder.
B. The Computer Management console, Device Manager snap-in, Resources property sheet for the sound card.
C. The Computer Management console, Device Manager snap-in, Resources property sheet for the video capture card.
D. The System control panel, Hardware tab, Device Manager button, Resources property sheet for the sound card.
E. The System control panel, Hardware tab, Device Manager button, Resources property sheet for the video capture card.
5. As PC technical liaison for your department, you get a call from an employee named Skip who is having problems with intermittent dial-up modem connections. Sometimes he's able to connect to a remote server, other times he's not. You check Skip's connection icon settings and they appear to be in order. So, you decide to take a look at modem log activity. Where do you look? (Choose the best answer.)
A. The Event Viewer
B. The file C:\WINNT\MODEMLOG.TXT
C. The file C:\MODEMLOG.TXT
D. The file C:\WINNT\MODEM<modelname>LOG.TXT
E. The file C:\WINDOWS\MODEM<modelname>LOG.TXT
6. You install a new PCI modem into your Windows XP Professional computer. Upon restart, Plug and Play doesn't detect the modem. When you run the Add/Remove Hardware Wizard, Windows XP doesn't detect the modem then, either. What is a likely guess about what you must do first in order to get Windows XP to detect the modem? (Choose the best answer.)
A. Disable IRQ conflict checking.
B. Disable IRQ sharing on the PCI bus.
C. Add a driver for the integrated serial port.
D. Activate the modem in the BIOS.
7. Your Windows XP Professional PC has an internal SCSI adapter for your hard drive, but the adapter also has an external connection for I/O devices. You connect a scanner to the external connection and add a scanner driver from the manufacturer's CD via the Add/Remove Hardware Wizard. Everything works fine for six months, at which time you update the scanner driver. When you restart the computer and log on, the scanner no longer works. How can you get the scanner working again quickly? (Choose the best answer.)
A. Reboot, press F8, and choose Safe Mode at the text-mode boot menu. Then remove the driver by using Device Manager and reinstall the original driver from the manufacturer's CD.
B. Reboot, press F8, and choose Last Known Good Configuration. Then remove the driver by using Device Manager and reinstall the original driver from the manufacturer's CD.
C. Open the scanner driver's property sheet in Device Manager and click the Roll Back Driver button.