Testing a BAD Power Supply After Burning Smell and Unexpected Shut Down

When my power supply stopped working properly, it made this weird noise and a horrible smell came from it; this is when I decided to learn how to test a bad PSU. This video was created as learning material to me and everyone else interested in this sort of thing.

How to Upgrade or Replace Parts on HP Elite 8100, 8200, 8300 Small Form Factor Desktop

This is a typical type of computer you’ll find during Desktop Support. In this video, I will cover onΒ  How to Upgrade or Replace Parts on HP Elite 8100, 8200, 8300 Small Form Factor Desktop.

What types of computers are used by businesses? Desktop Support

Have you ever wondered what types of computers are used in business environments? This video talks about what can be found when working for large business and what to expect from PC Hardware. If you are considering Desktop Support as career this information is good to know.

Can you play Fortine with 4GB RAM on Medium?

One of my viewers asked if you can run Fortine at medium graphics with HP 8200 and 4gb RAM.

By itself no. If you add a video card it should be okay… depending on the video card of course. Recommended RAM for majority of games is at least 8gb. See screenshot above of RAM usage playing Fortnite.


A+ TEST Your Knowledge. Do you have what it takes to get a perfect score?

I hope you like this fun quiz. Especially if you are intersted in what kind of questions to expect when working on A+ Certification.

In total there are 20 questions and with multiple answers. Ask you friends if they can do better. hehe.

Good luck my friends!

How many bits in a byte?
How many bytes are there in a kilobyte?
Beep codes are generated by which of the following?
What is the main advantage of selecting 64bit OS over 32bit OS?
You have turned off the printer for maintenance... What should you be careful of when handling the fuser?
80mm and 120mm are common sized of what PC component?
On a laptop, which of the following would most likely be a pointing device?
What is the maximum distance at which class 2 Bluetooth device can receive signal from?
Which type of cable has only two twister pairs?
Which power connector can be used by a hard drive?
Which of the following tools can a person use to test an AC outlet?
Which of the following devices are least likely to be replaced on a laptop?
Why would a display on a laptop get dimmer when disconnected from AC adapter?
Which of the following form factors does VGA connector comply with?
Which type of memory is user-replaceable?
In current motherboards, which memory bus width can be achieved with dual channel memory setup?
Changing the speed of CPU beyond normal operating range is called what?
What is the PC equivalent of FireWire?
Which device can store maximum of 1.44mb on a removal disk?
Which device limits network broadcasts, segments IP Address ranges, and interconnects different physical media?
A+ TEST Your Knowledge. Do you have what it takes to get a perfect score?
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Desktop Computer Front Panel Connectors Explained (PC Build Tips)

Do you know how to connect the front panel switches on your custom built computer?

In this video, I will show you how to figure this out and how simple it is to do this. We need to figure out where, power led, hdd led, power sw, and reset sw on our motherboard connect.

Some motherboards have clear labels to where each connection goes, but some do not. Please make sure you double check your manual for details and follow along by watching video below.

I wish you best of luck and happy computer building. πŸ™‚