CompTIA A+ Certification Study Guide 8/E Exams 220-801&802

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McGraw Hill Professional, Nov 23, 2012 - Computers - 960 pages
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The best fully integrated study system available for CompTIA A+ exams 220-801 & 220-802

With hundreds of practice questions and hands-on exercises, CompTIA A+ Certification Study Guide, Eighth Edition covers what you need to know—and shows you how to prepare—for these challenging exams. McGraw-Hill is a Gold-Level CompTIA Authorized Partner offering Authorized CompTIA Approved Quality Content.

  • 100% complete coverage of all official objectives for the exams
  • Exam Readiness Checklist—you’re ready for the exams when all objectives on the list are checked off
  • Exam Watch notes call attention to information about, and potential pitfalls in, the exams
  • Two-Minute Drills for quick review at the end of every chapter
  • Simulated exam questions match the format, tone, topics, and difficulty of the multiple-choice exam questions

Covers all the exam topics, including:
Operational Procedures • Operating System Fundamentals • Motherboards and Processors • Storage, Memory, and Adapters • Power Supplies, Display Devices, and Peripherals • Installing and Upgrading PC Components • Installing and Configuring Laptops • Client-Side Virtualization • Upgrading, Installing, and Configuring Windows • Disk and File Management • Troubleshooting, Repair, and Maintenance of PCs • Troubleshooting and Preventive Maintenance for Laptops • Troubleshooting and Preventive Maintenance for Windows • Network Basics • Installing a Small Office/Home Office (SOHO) Network • Troubleshooting Networks • Computer Security Fundamentals • Implementing Digital Security • Configuring and Troubleshooting Windows Clients • Supporting Mobile Devices • Using and Supporting Printers

Electronic content includes:

  • Complete MasterExam practice testing engine, featuring: Two practice exams; Detailed answers with explanations; Score Report performance assessment tool
  • CertCam video clips from the authors
  • Glossary with key terms
  • MasterSim interactive labs
  • One segment of LearnKey video training

With free online registration:

  • Bonus—two downloadable MasterExam practice tests
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    Contents

    1 Operational Procedures
    1
    2 Operating System Fundamentals
    55
    3 Personal Computer ComponentsMotherboards and Processors
    103
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    About the author (2012)

    Jane Holcombe, CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, MCT, MCSE, CNA, CompTIA CTT+, is a pioneer in the field of PC training. She co-founded a Minnesota training company and has trained technical support personnel nationally for more than 20 years. Jane is a past president of the Twin Cities PC User Group and the coauthor of Survey of Operating Systems and other books.

    Charles Holcombe, CompTIA A+, has been an independent trainer and consultant for more than 25 years. He has developed and delivered many training courses in addition to authoring or coauthoring several books, including Survey of Operating Systems.

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