Mike Meyers' CompTIA A+ Guide to 802 Managing and Troubleshooting PCs, Fourth Edition (Exam 220-802)

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McGraw Hill Professional, Nov 6, 2012 - Computers - 592 pages
Essential Skills for a Successful IT Career

Written by the leading authority on CompTIA A+ certification and training, this instructive, full-color guide will help you pass CompTIA A+ exam 220-802 and become an expert PC technician. Mike Meyers' CompTIA A+ Guide to 802: Managing and Troubleshooting PCs, Fourth Edition is completely up to date with the new CompTIA A+ standards. Inside, you'll find helpful on-the-job tips, end-of-chapter practice questions, and hundreds of photographs and illustrations. End-of-chapter solutions and answers are only available to instructors and are not printed inside the book.

Learn how to:

  • Troubleshoot CPUs, RAM, BIOS settings, motherboards, power supplies, and other PC components
  • Implement and troubleshoot hard drives
  • Install, upgrade, maintain, and troubleshoot Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7
  • Work with the Registry and understand the Windows boot process
  • Work with Ethernet and TCP/IP
  • Implement and troubleshoot wired and wireless networks
  • Manage and maintain portable PCs
  • Work with smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices
  • Troubleshoot printers
  • Secure PCs and protect them from network threats
  • Work with virtualization technologies

Electronic content features:

  • Practice exams for 802 with hundreds of questions
  • An "Introduction to CompTIA A+" video by Mike Meyers
  • Links to Mike's latest favorite shareware and freeware PC tools and utilities
  • Adobe Digital Editions ebook—free download (subject to Adobe system requirements)

Each chapter includes:

  • Learning objectives
  • Photographs and illustrations
  • Real-world examples
  • Try This! and Cross Check exercises
  • Key terms highlighted
  • Tech Tips, Notes, and Warnings
  • Exam Tips
  • End-of-chapter quizzes and lab projects

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Contents

Preface
CompTIA Approved Quality Curriculum
Instructor and Student Web Site
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Mike Meyers, CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Security+, MCP, is the industry's leading authority on CompTIA A+ certification and the bestselling author of seven editions of CompTIA A+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide. He is the president of 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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