CompTIA A+ 220-701 and 220-702 Exam Cram

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Pearson Education, Dec 13, 2010 - Computers - 99998 pages

CompTIA A+ 220-701 and 220-702 Exam Cram, Fifth Edition, is the perfect study guide to help you pass CompTIA’s 220-701 and 220-702 versions of the A+ exams. It provides coverage and practice questions for every exam topic. The book contains an extensive set of practice questions, including 250 printed questions in three practice exams, while the CD-ROM test engine provides real-time practice and feedback with an additional 200 questions.

This is the eBook version of the print title. Access to the practice test engine on the CD is available through product registration at Pearson IT Certification - or see instructions in back pages of your eBook.

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Covers the critical information you’ll need to know to score higher on your A+ exams!

Understand PC components, including motherboards, processors, memory, power, storage, audio, video, and I/O devices

Install, configure, maintain, troubleshoot, and fix desktop and notebook PC hardware

Install and configure Windows 7, Windows Vista, and other Windows operating systems

Use Windows utilities to troubleshoot and fix operating system problems

Understand essential networking technologies, devices, protocols, cabling, and connections

Set up small office/home office networks, including Internet and Wi-Fi connections

Troubleshoot and fix failed client-side network connections

Secure computers and networks, identify security problems, and eliminate viruses and malware

Detect and solve the most common printing problems

Perform essential preventive maintenance

Master essential safety and operational procedures for PC technicians

Prepare yourself effectively for exam day


 

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Contents

Introduction to Troubleshooting
9
Motherboards
23
The CPU
55
RAM
79
Power
103
Storage Devices
131
Installing and Upgrading Windows
165
Configuring Windows
209
Video Audio and Peripherals
351
Printers
391
Networking
413
Security
459
Safety and Professionalism
499
Taking the Real Exams
513
Practice Exam 1
521
Practice Exam 2
553

Maintaining Windows
263
Troubleshooting Windows
279
Laptops
315
Practice Exam 3
587
Index
609
Copyright

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About the author (2010)

David L. Prowse is a computer network specialist, author, and technical trainer. As a consultant, he installs and secures the latest in computer and networking technology. Over the past several years, he has authored several titles for Pearson Education. In addition, over the past decade he has taught CompTIA A+, Network+, and Security+ certification courses, both in the classroom and via the Internet. He runs the website www.davidlprowse.com, where he gladly answers questions from students and readers.

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