troubleshoot


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troubleshoot

[′trəb·əl‚shüt]
(computer science)
To find and correct errors and faults in a computer, usually in the hardware.

troubleshoot

To find out why something is not working properly in order to fix the problem. Troubleshooting a computer may first require determining whether the problem is hardware or software. See debug.
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Inadequate mental model: Novices lack a functional understanding of how the radar works and thus do not troubleshoot logically.
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The system has built-in support features like Automatic Server Restart and Support Anywhere Auto Alert, a management tool that enables users to troubleshoot using intuitive red, yellow and green traffic icons.
The key is to make information available to operations, maintenance and engineering through the engineering and design of the system, and to make all tasks simpler and easier to troubleshoot. By contrast, some of the traditional process control systems are what we call "expert friendly," meaning that upkeep takes a process control expert and operations and maintenance may be locked out of the troubleshooting process.
Troubleshoot anti-virus issues and train staff on best practices.
If you have problems with a component or aircraft system, troubleshoot it from beginning to end like it says in the TM.
Following the detailed contents pages (and by detailed, I mean there are 12 pages of it), there are sections on how to use the book and how to effectively troubleshoot using the information within.
ZENworks for Desktops 4 no longer requires the Novell client to be installed on managed workstations, and because it is based on Internet standards, organizations can use ZENworks and the Internet to automatically install and launch applications on desktops and laptops and remotely troubleshoot problems through management features such as remote control and inventory.
Before turning any component in to ASC, troubleshoot it thoroughly.
"The ability to troubleshoot using cameras in real time is increasingly vital as our operations expand," Wagener remarks.
* When multiple codes are reported by the computer, always troubleshoot; the lowest; code first, and then work your way up.