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Chapter 9, Problem 4SG
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Identify the five steps in the start-up process.

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Steps of start-up process:

The different steps performed to start an application are as follows:

  • When a computer or device is turned on, an electric current is sent to the circuitry from the power supply.
  • The processor chip resets itself and checks the firmware for start-up instructions.
  • The start-up process includes chain of tests to check various components.
    • The test depends on the computer or device.
    • It checks buses, system clocks, adapter cards, mouse, keyboard and drives...

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