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HTI+ Exam Cram™ 2 (Exams HTO-101, HTO-102) by Max Main

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Device Connectivity

Objective 1.5 of Residential Systems states that the test taker should have knowledge of device connectivity concerns. These concerns include such items as the following:

  • Interfaces with legacy devices and systems

  • Network design access points

  • Termination points

Interfaces with Legacy Devices and Systems

In newer personal computer systems, the BIOS and operating system use Plug and Play (PnP) techniques to detect new hardware that has been installed in the system. These components work together with the device to allocate system resources for the device. In some situations, the PnP logic is incapable of resolving all the system's resource needs and a configuration error occurs. In these cases, the user must manually resolve the ...

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