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After trying multiple times, a coworker is not able to fit a motherboard in a computer case, and is having difficulty aligning screw holes in the motherboard to standoffs on the bottom of the case. Which is most likely the source of the problem? a. The coworker is trying to use too many screws to secure the board; only four screws are required. b. The form factors of the case and motherboard don’t match. c. The form factors of the motherboard and power supply don’t match. d. The board is not oriented correctly in the case. Rotate the board.

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After trying multiple times, a coworker is not able to fit a motherboard in a computer case, and is having difficulty aligning screw holes in the motherboard to standoffs on the bottom of the case. Which is most likely the source of the problem?

a. The coworker is trying to use too many screws to secure the board; only four screws are required.

b. The form factors of the case and motherboard don’t match.

c. The form factors of the motherboard and power supply don’t match.

d. The board is not oriented correctly in the case. Rotate the board.

Explanation of Solution

Given: The co-worker is not able to place the screws perfectly in the motherboard.

To find: The reason that the motherboard is not being placed properly in the case.

Solution:

The case of the motherboard is made to match properly with all the components of the motherboard. If the motherboard is not placed correctly with the screw holes, there must be an orientation problem, so the board has to be rotated to fit in place with the screws.

Hence, option (d) is correct.

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