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+ exams 220-801 and 220-802 and become an expert hardware technician. Mike Meyers' CompTIA A+ Guide to 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. Answers and solutions to the end-of-chapter sections are only available to instructors and are not printed inside the book.
Learn how to: Work with CPUs, RAM, BIOS settings, motherboards, power supplies, and other PC components Install, configure, and troubleshoot hard drives Manage input devices and removable media Install, upgrade, and troubleshoot Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7 Troubleshoot all common PC problems Install video and multimedia cards Work with smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices Install and configure wired and wireless networks Connect to the Internet Protect your PC and your network Install, configure, and manage printers Work with virtualization technologies Understand safety and environmental issues Electronic content features: Practice exams for 801 & 802 with hundreds of questions One hour+ of free video training from Mike Meyers A collection of Mike's latest favorite shareware and freeware PC tools and utilities Adobe Digital Editions free eBook download (subject to Adobe's 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
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.
Chapter 1: The Path of the PC Tech Chapter 2: Operational Procedures Chapter 3: The Visible PC Chapter 4: Visible Windows Chapter 5: Visible Networks Chapter 6: Microprocessors Chapter 7: RAM Chapter 8: BIOS Chapter 9: Motherboards Chapter 10: Power Supplies Chapter 11: Hard Drives Technologies Chapter 12: Implementing Hard Drives Chapter 13: Removable Media Chapter 14: Installing Windows Chapter 15: Windows Under the Hood Chapter 16: NTFS, Users and Groups Chapter 17: Maintaining Windows Chapter 18: Command Line Interface Chapter 19: Troubleshooting Windows Chapter 20: Input Devices Chapter 21: Video Chapter 22: Local Area Networking Chapter 23: Wireless Networking Chapter 24: The Internet Chapter 25: Multimedia Chapter 26: Portable Computing Chapter 27: Mobile Devices Chapter 28: Printers Chapter 29: Securing Computers Chapter 30: Virtualization Chapter 31: The Right PC for You Chapter 32: The Complete PC Tech Appendices Appendix A: Mapping to the CompTIA A+ Objectives Appendix B: About the CD Glossary
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