CompTIA A+ Complete Deluxe Study Guide: Exams 220-701 (Essentials) and 220-702 (Practical Application)

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John Wiley & Sons, Jan 6, 2011 - Computers - 1152 pages
An arsenal of study aids for anyone preparing to take the CompTIA A+ certification exams

Written by a team of industry experts, this unparalleled study guide offers you a systematic approach to preparing for the CompTIA A+ certification, and includes real-world scenarios, hands-on exercises, challenging chapter review questions, plus a CD with Sybex's custom test engine to reinforce all of the concepts you learn.

This Deluxe Edition of the bestselling CompTIA A+ Study Guide features bonus practice exams, flashcards, and a bonus CD with more than an hour of instructional video of key hands-on tasks.

Covering all exam objectives, study guide focuses on the new best practices and places a strong emphasis on current software including Windows 7. Inside this guide you'll learn how to:

  • Identify and understand PC system components, including motherboards, processors, memory, and cooling systems.
  • Identify and understand storage devices, power supplies, display devices, and adapters.
  • Install, configure, and troubleshoot desktops, laptops, and portable devices.
  • Install, configure, and troubleshoot printers.
  • Install and configure operating systems including Windows 2000, XP, Vista, and Windows 7.
  • General troubleshooting theory and preventive maintenance.
  • Troubleshooting operating systems, hardware, printers, and laptops.
  • Install, configure, and troubleshoot networks
  • Set up and maintain network security
  • Master essential operational procedures for PC technicians
  • Communicate professionally with co-workers and clients

Updated Coverage Includes Windows 7 Topics

Download Windows 7 supplements for your exam prep including additional review questions, additional practice exam questions, and an updated objectives map from sybex.com.

Featured on the CDs

  • Over 600 Practice questions
  • Eight practice tests (4 for the 220-701, and 4 for 220-702)
  • Electronic flashcards
  • Entire book as a searchable PDF
  • More than 1 hour of instructional videos

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

For Instructors: Teaching supplements are available for this title.

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About the author (2011)

Quentin Docter, A+, MCSE, CNE, CCNA, SCSA, is an IT consultant with over 15 years of IT experience. He has written several books for Sybex, including books on A+, Server+, Windows, and Solaris 9 certifications, as well as coauthoring Mastering Windows XP Professional and The Complete PC Upgrade and Maintenance Guide.

Emmett Dulaney, A+, Network+, Security+, MCT, is an assistant professor at Anderson University. He has written several certification books and is coauthor of two of Sybex's leading certification titles: CompTIA A+ Complete Study Guide and CompTIA Security+ Study Guide. He is also a well-known certification columnist for Redmond magazine and CertCities.com.

Toby Skandier, A+, Network+, i-Net+, Server+, MCSE, CCNP, CCDP, CCSI, is founder of Talskan Technologies, LLC. He has coauthored several books for Sybex, including the bestselling Network Administrator Street Smarts and CompTIA Network+ Study Guide.

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