Mike Meyers' CompTIA A+ Guide to Managing and Troubleshooting PCs, Fifth Edition (Exams 220-901 & 220-902)

Mike Meyers\' CompTIA A+ Guide to Managing and Troubleshooting PCs, Fifth Edition (Exams 220-901 & 220-902)
By:Meyers, Michael; Meyers, Mike;
Pub Date:April 25th 2016
Format:Mixed media product 1408 pages
ISBN:1259589544 / 9781259589546
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Essential Skills for a Successful IT Career

Written by the leading authority on CompTIA A+ certification and training, this four-color guide will help you become a certified IT professional with proven expertise in hardware and software, and help you pass CompTIA A+ exams 220-901 and 220-902. Mike Meyers' CompTIA A+ Guide to Managing and Troubleshooting PCs, Fifth Edition offers complete coverage of the latest exam objectives. You'll get on-the-job tips, end-of-chapter review questions, and hundreds of color photographs and illustrations.

Learn how to:

  • Work with CPUs, RAM, microprocessors, BIOS, motherboards, power supplies, and other PC components
  • Install, configure, and troubleshoot hard drives
  • Manage peripheral devices and removable media
  • Install, upgrade, and maintain operating systems, including Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux
  • Troubleshoot common computer problems
  • Establish users and groups
  • Set up video and multimedia cards
  • Administer smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices
  • Install and configure wired and wireless networks
  • Connect to the Internet
  • Secure your PC and your network
  • Install, configure, and manage printers and multifunction devices
  • Work with the latest virtualization technologies
  • Understand safety and environmental issues

Electronic content includes:

  • Practice exams for 901 & 902
  • One hour+ of free video training from Mike Meyers
  • TotalSim simulations of performance-based questions
  • Mike's favorite free PC tools and utilities
  • A complete PDF copy of the book

Instructor resources available:

  • Instructor's Manual
  • Power Point slides for each chapter with photographs and illustrations from the book
  • Test Bank cartridges with hundreds of questions for use as quizzes and exams
  • Answers to the end of chapter sections are not included in the book and are only available to adopting instructors

 


Table of contents

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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