CompTIA A+ Certification Workbook For Dummies

CompTIA A+ Certification Workbook For Dummies

By (author) Faithe Wempen

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Becoming a certified computer technician can take your career to new heights. Unfortunately, sitting down to take the A+ Certification exam can do the same for your blood pressure-but don't get your cables in a knot! A+ Certification Workbook for Dummies gives you everything you need to sharpen your skills and boost your confidence as you prepare for the A+ Certification exam. Reflecting the tone and content of the actual test, this friendly workbook includes hundreds of hands-on exercises, scores of quizzes covering the terms and specifications you'll need to memorize, and tons of troubleshooting "story problems" that require critical thinking and application of theory. With A+ Certification Workbook for Dummies, you'll get practical guidance and helpful tips on answering questions and solving problems in all areas covered on the real exam, including:* Protecting yourself and your PC* Motherboards and CPUs* Memory, BIOS, and CMOS* Disk storage* Power supplies and portable PCs* Ports, cables, and connectors* Monitors and adapters* Printers* Multimedia and input devices Plus, you'll get hands-on experience with:* Installing and upgrading Windows* Files, folders, and command prompts* Running and configuring applications* System resources and device drivers* Optimizing and maintaining Windows* Understanding the system files and boot sequences* Troubleshooting hardware, bootstrap, startup, and application problems Bonus CD-ROM includes example files and a test engine with additional review questions! A+ Certification Workbook for Dummies gives you everything you need to pass the A+ Certification Exam and prove you have what it takes to work in the competitive computer support industry.

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  • CD-ROM | 408 pages
  • 203.2 x 251.46 x 25.4mm | 680.39g
  • 09 Oct 2007
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • John Wiley & Sons Ltd
  • Chichester
  • English
  • Illustrations ,
  • 0470133953
  • 9780470133958
  • 240,214

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Faithe Wempen, M.A., has passed every version of the A+ exams that have ever been offered. She is the author of over 90 books, including PC Maintenance: Preparing for A+ Certification, A+ Jumpstart, and A+ Fast Pass. She teaches Computer Hardware and Software Architecture at Indiana University/Purdue University in Indianapolis, and she writes and facilitates online courses on PC hardware and software for corporate clients including Hewlett Packard, Sony, and CNET.

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Get ready for the #1 entry-level IT certification exam with these exercisesThis handy workbook can be used for pre-test practice, or together with the popular A+ Certification All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies. Either way, it'll boost your test-taking confidence. It's packed with quizzes, hands-on exercises, and troubleshooting scenarios designed to help you conquer the skills you need to pass the certification exam with flying colors! Understand the lingo, grasp the theory, and know you're ready.Review how to Maintain hardware and peripheralsTroubleshoot BIOS problemsPerform installations and upgradesInstall and remove applicationsConfigure Internet access and securityAll this on the bonus CD-ROMTest engine with additional review questions!See the CD Appendix for complete system requirements

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