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Jean Andrews
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Jean Andrews
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When troubleshooting a desktop motherboard, you discover the network port no longer works. What is the best and least expensive solution to this problem? If this solution does not work, which solution should you try next?

a. Replace the motherboard.

b. Disable the network port and install a network card in an expansion slot.

c. Use a wireless network device in a USB port to connect to a wireless network.

d. Return the motherboard to the factory for repair.

e. Update the motherboard drivers.

Program Explanation

Given:

A desktop motherboard.

To find:

The best and cheapest way to solve the problem if a network port does not work.

The second-best way to solve the problem if the first way does not work out.

Solution:

The best and simplest way, if a network port has stopped working, is to try to update the motherboard drivers because i...

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