Read the dialogue and answer the multiple-choice questions that follow.
Hooking Up My Computer
Peter: Hi Jack. Can you give me a hand? Jack: Sure. what's up? Peter: I've just bought a new computer and I'm having some problems hooking everything up. Jack: ... and I'm a geek. Yeah, I know. I'd be happy to help. Peter: Thanks! I've connected all the cables from my monitor, mouse and keyboard, and I've plugged it in. Jack: Have you installed the software yet? Peter: No, I haven't. Do I need to? Jack: Not always, but it's best to install drivers for your keyboard and mouse, as well as your printer. Peter: Will the computer boot up without those? Jack: Of course. Boot up the computer and then we can update the drives. Peter: OK. What's that thing (points to a computer component) Jack: Oh, that's a memory reader. You can insert things like SD cards from your camera and mp3 players into it. Peter: That's handy. Jack: You've bought a nice system. How big is the hard drive? Peter: I think it's 750 gigabyte. Jack: Good... The computer's booted up. Let's install those drivers. Peter: Before we do that, can I get online? Jack: Do you have a modem? Peter: Yes, I do. I think I have a cable modem. Jack: hmmm... yes you do. Is the Ethernet cable plugged in? Peter: What's that? Jack: It's the cable that connects your modem to your computer. Peter: Let's surf the internet! Jack: Just a moment... first we need to launch the browser. Peter: The browser? Jack: It's the program that allows you to surf the internet. Peter: oh ... I've got a lot to learn. Jack: Yes, you do. I can see I'm going to be here all day ...
1. What's Peter having problems with?
Peter is having problems with his new computer
2. What does Jack suggest Peter install?
3. What does Jack think of the system?