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Misc “Numbers" You Should Know

Hardware and BIOS Operations

Operating System Comparisons

Op Sys Fat 16 Fat32 NTFS
Win95a y n n
Win 98 
Win ME
Win NT4.0 w sp4 y n y

Windows Installation, various versions

Operating System Aspects




Memory Dumps

Users, Groups, User Profiles

Sharing And permissions

Share permissions

NTFS permissions

Remote Desktop and Remote Assistance

Remote desktop

General Windows Op Sys Troubleshooting

System startup troubleshooting, BIOS, Windows

POST Beep codes
No beep Power supply bad, system not plugged in, or power not turned on ________
No beep If everything seems to be functioning correctly there may be a problem with the ‘beeper’ itself. ________
Steady, short beeps Power supply may be bad p s p s p s
Steady, long beeps Power supply bad ppss ppss ppss
Long continuous tone Memory failure Mmmemmm
One long, two short beeps  Video card failure wiideoo crd crd, wiideoo crd crd

POST Display codes
100 to 199 - System boards
200 to 299 – Memory (RAM)
300 to 399 - Keyboard
400 to 499 - Monochrome display
500 to 599 - Color/graphics display
600 to 699 - Floppy-disk drive or adapter
700 to 799 - Math coprocessor
900 to 999 - Parallel printer port
1000 to 1099 - Alternate printer adapter
1100 to 1299 - Asynchronous communication device, adapter, or port
1300 to 1399 - Game port
1400 to 1499 - Color/graphics printer
1500 to 1599 - Synchronous communication device, adapter, or port
1700 to 1799 - Hard drive and/or adapter
1800 to 1899 - Expansion unit (XT)
2000 to 2199 - Bisynchronous communication adapter

Networking Basics


Modem commands

Wire Troublehooting Tools

Wireless Ethernet