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70 271 Stu Chap07

  1. 1. SUPPORTING DISPLAY DEVICES, I/O DEVICES, AND ACPI Chapter 7
  2. 2. SUPPORTING DISPLAY DEVICES, I/O DEVICES, AND ACPI <ul><li>Configure and troubleshoot display devices in Microsoft Windows XP </li></ul><ul><li>Configure and troubleshoot I/O devices in Windows XP </li></ul><ul><li>Configure and troubleshoot ACPI in Windows XP </li></ul>
  3. 3. DISPLAY DEVICES
  4. 4. ADVANCED BUTTON OPTIONS <ul><li>Screen resolution </li></ul><ul><li>Behavior when display settings are changed </li></ul><ul><li>Screen refresh rate </li></ul><ul><li>Color profiles </li></ul>
  5. 5. MULTIPLE-DISPLAY SUPPORT <ul><li>POST display device </li></ul><ul><li>Primary display device </li></ul><ul><li>Secondary display device(s) </li></ul>
  6. 6. CRITERIA FOR SECONDARY DISPLAY ADAPTERS <ul><li>Must be a PCI or AGP device </li></ul><ul><li>Must be able to run in GUI mode or without using VGA resources </li></ul><ul><li>Must have a Windows XP Professional Edition driver that enables it to be a secondary display </li></ul>
  7. 7. ISSUES WITH MULTIPLE-DISPLAY CONFIGURATIONS <ul><li>On-board display devices must be used as the POST/VGA-compatible device </li></ul><ul><li>On-board display device stops when additional display devices are installed </li></ul><ul><li>System does not recognize secondary adapters </li></ul>
  8. 8. ISSUES WITH MULTIPLE-DISPLAY CONFIGURATIONS (CONTINUED) <ul><li>Secondary monitor is recognized by the system but it is not displaying any output </li></ul><ul><li>Issues arise when running an MS-DOS application in a multiple-monitor configuration </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure the best display DirectX support is the primary monitor </li></ul>
  9. 9. TROUBLESHOOTING DISPLAY DEVICES IN WINDOWS XP <ul><li>Make sure that the appropriate drivers are installed </li></ul><ul><li>Set a different screen resolution or color depth </li></ul><ul><li>Turn off hardware acceleration </li></ul>
  10. 10. I/O DEVICES <ul><li>Keyboard </li></ul><ul><li>Video display monitor </li></ul><ul><li>Mouse </li></ul><ul><li>Printer </li></ul>
  11. 11. PRINTERS <ul><li>Printers are usually installed directly using the Add Printer Wizard, but they can also be installed using the Add Hardware Wizard </li></ul>
  12. 12. SCANNERS AND CAMERAS <ul><li>Most scanners and cameras are detected and installed during Setup, or they are Plug and Play devices </li></ul>
  13. 13. CONFIGURING MOUSE PROPERTIES
  14. 14. TROUBLESHOOTING MOUSE PROBLEMS <ul><li>Verify the mouse is securely connected to the computer </li></ul><ul><li>Clean the mouse ball and contacts </li></ul><ul><li>Replace the mouse driver </li></ul><ul><li>Substitute a different mouse </li></ul>
  15. 15. KEYBOARDS
  16. 16. SMART CARD READERS <ul><li>Smart cards are small, credit card–sized devices that are capable of storing authentication information, such as public and private keys and other forms of personal information </li></ul>
  17. 17. CONFIGURING MODEM PROPERTIES
  18. 18. TROUBLESHOOTING MODEMS
  19. 19. USB DEVICES
  20. 20. TROUBLESHOOTING USB DEVICES <ul><li>The USB hardware device </li></ul><ul><li>The USB controller </li></ul><ul><li>The USB drivers </li></ul>
  21. 21. FIREWIRE DEVICES <ul><li>Often called IEEE 1394 ports </li></ul><ul><li>Transfer data at a rate of 400 or 800 Mbps </li></ul><ul><li>Used mainly for video transfer from digital movie cameras </li></ul>
  22. 22. HANDHELD DEVICES <ul><li>Most handheld devices either support IrDA standards or connect to the computer via a serial port </li></ul>
  23. 23. ADVANCED CONFIGURATION AND POWER INTERFACE (ACPI) <ul><li>Windows XP Professional Edition supports ACPI, which is a specification that controls power consumption in computers. ACPI supplants an older power specification, Advanced Power Management (APM). </li></ul>
  24. 24. CONFIGURING POWER SCHEMES
  25. 25. CHAPTER SUMMARY <ul><li>The Windows XP Professional Edition desktop can be spread across as many as 10 monitors. With multiple displays configured, each monitor can display a different application. </li></ul>
  26. 26. CHAPTER SUMMARY (CONTINUED) <ul><li>Display adapter, monitor properties, and driver information can be viewed through both Device Manager and Display properties. </li></ul><ul><li>With ACPI, the computer can pass power management responsibility to the operating system. </li></ul>

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