CompTIA A+ 220-901 – Q269

A technician has replaced the NIC in a computer running Windows XP Professional and has properly installed the device driver. The computer indicates the card has network connectivity, but the technician is unable to access the Internet. Which of the following should the technician do NEXT to finish the NIC installation?

A. Change the computer and DNS server’s IP addresses in the Action Center
B. Use ipconfig to check the current settings and Network Connections to make changes
C. Assign the NIC an APIPA address using ipconfig and the network setup wizard
D. Reboot the computer and configure the necessary network settings in the BIOS

Correct Answer: B