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

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Wiley, Sep 15, 2009 - Computers - 1152 pages
Updated Coverage Includes Windows 7 Topics

This study guide includes updated content covering Windows 7 topics which were added to the CompTIA A+ exam in January, 2011.  The supplemental content includes additional review questions, additional practice exam questions, and an updated objectives map.

Two Exams in One Book!  A+ Essentials (220-701) and Practical Application (220-702)

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.

Get full coverage of all of the exam objectives for both the 220-701 and 220-702 exams, 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

Featured on the CD

  • Over 600 Practice questions
  • Six practice tests (3 for the 220-701, and 3 for 220-702)
  • Electronic flashcards
  • Entire book as a searchable PDF

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 (2009)

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 on topics including A+, Server+, Microsoft, 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, including CompTIA A+ Complete Review 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, a technical education provider based in North Carolina. He has coauthored numerous books for Sybex, including the bestselling Network Administrator Street Smarts and Network+ Study Guide.

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