Mike Meyers' CompTIA A Guide to Managing & Troubleshooting PCs Lab Manual, Third Edition (Exams 220-701 & 220-702)

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McGraw Hill Professional, Apr 1, 2010 - Computers - 560 pages
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Practice the IT Skills Essential for Your Success
  • 115+ lab exercises challenge you to solve problems based on realistic case studies
  • Step-by-step scenarios require you to think critically
  • Lab analysis tests measure your understanding of lab results
  • Key term quizzes help build your vocabulary

In this lab manual, you'll practice

  • Working with CPUs, RAM, motherboards, power supplies, and other PC components
  • Installing, partitioning, and formatting hard drives
  • Installing, upgrading, and troubleshooting Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows Vista
  • Troubleshooting PCs and implementing security measures
  • Installing video and multimedia cards
  • Working with portable PCs, smartphones, PDAs, and wireless technologies
  • Managing printers and connecting to networks and the Internet
  • Understanding safety and environmental issues
  • Establishing good communication skills and adhering to privacy policies

Mike Meyers, CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, MCP, is the industry's leading authority on CompTIA A+ certification and training, and the bestselling author of seven editions of CompTIA A+ All-in-One Exam Guide. He is the president and founder of Total Seminars, LLC, a major provider of PC and network repair seminars for thousands of organizations throughout the world, and a member of CompTIA.

  

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Contents

Chapter 1 The Path of the PC Tech
1
Chapter 2 Operational Procedures
11
Chapter 3 The Visible PC
25
Chapter 4 Understanding Windows
55
Chapter 5 Microprocessors
97
Chapter 6 RAM
113
Chapter 7 BIOS and CMOS
131
Chapter 8 Expansion Bus
147
Chapter 16 Securing Windows Resources
319
Chapter 17 Maintaining and Troubleshooting Windows
333
Chapter 18 InputOutput
367
Chapter 19 Video
379
Chapter 20 Multimedia
401
Chapter 21 Portable Computing
417
Chapter 22 Printers
431
Chapter 23 Local Area Networking
451

Chapter 9 Motherboards
163
Chapter 10 Power Supplies
179
Chapter 11 Hard Drive Technologies
197
Chapter 12 Implementing Hard Drives
223
Chapter 13 Removable Media
249
Chapter 14 Installing and Upgrading Windows
269
Chapter 15 Working with the CommandLine Interface
291
Chapter 24 Wireless Networking
475
Chapter 25 The Internet
483
Chapter 26 Securing Computers
505
Chapter 27 The Complete PC Technician
515
Index
529
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Mike Meyers, CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+ is the industry’s leading authority on CompTIA A+ certification. He is the president and founder of Total Seminars, LLC, a major provider of PC and network repair seminars for thousands of organizations throughout the world, and a member of CompTIA. Mike is the author of six editions of the bestselling A+ certification book on the market, CompTIA A+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide.

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