CompTIA Network+ N10-006 Q395

A technician is looking at an issue with a computer connecting to the network. The technician determines wire 3 of a UTP Ethernet cable run has a break in it. This computer was previously connected to the switch at 1Gbps throughput. This PC is a kiosk and does not need anything more than 50-60Mbps connection speed. Which of the following can the technician do to resolve the issue quickly?

A. Rewire both ends to have the wire on pin 6 remapped to pin 3. Force the duplex and speed to 100Mbps full duplex.
B. Rewire both ends to have the wire on pin 6 remapped to pin 3. Force the duplex and speed to 1000Mbps full duplex.
C. Rewire both ends to have the wire on pin 7 remapped to pin 3. Force the duplex and speed to 100Mbps full duplex.
D. Rewire both ends to have the wire on pin 7 remapped to pin 3. Force the duplex and speed to 1000Mbps full duplex.

Correct Answer: D

Explanation/Reference:
http://pinouts.ru/NetworkCables/ethernet_10_100_1000_pinout.shtml