CompTIA A+ 220-901 and 220-902 Cert Guide
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CompTIA A+ 220-901 and 220-902 Cert Guide

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CompTIA A+ Cert Guide is a comprehensive guide to the new A+ exams from CompTIA. This book combines the learning and reference tools of the all-time best-selling PC repair book with comprehensive learning on all the A+ exams. It has been fully upated for the new 2015 objectives just added to the A+ exams. This book will help any A+ candidate ace the new exams with guidance from three of the most talented authors in the PC hardware industry. They not only show the reader what they need to pass the tests, but also what they need to apply their learning in the real world. The book is rich with learning and exam preparation features. Hands-on lab exercises, real-world test preparation advice, and the CD accompanying the book allow for at-home practice using electronic test engines, lab exercises, and study notes. Each chapter takes a ground-up approach - starting with the essentials and gradually building to larger, more complex concepts. Beginners will be at ease with this book. Loaded with informative illustrations, photos and screen captures that help readers follow along, the book also includes a handy objectives index that maps each test objective to the section of the book in which that objective is covered. This invaluable tool will help readers be certain that they are ready for test day!
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Product details

  • Mixed media product | 1008 pages
  • 191 x 238 x 49mm | 1,932g
  • Pearson It Certification
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 4th edition
  • 0789756528
  • 9780789756527
  • 1,094,920

Table of contents

Chapter 1 Technician Essentials and PC Anatomy

Chapter 2 Motherboards and Processors

Chapter 3 BIOS

Chapter 4 Power Supplies and System Cooling

Chapter 5 RAM

Chapter 6 I/O and Input Ports and Devices

Chapter 7 Video Displays and Graphics Cards

Chapter 8 Customized PCs and Multimedia Devices

Chapter 9 Laptop and Notebook Computers

Chapter 10 Mobile Devices

Chapter 11 Printers

Chapter 12 Storage Devices

Chapter 13 Installing and Upgrading Windows

Chapter 14 Using and Managing Windows

Chapter 15 Troubleshooting and Maintaining Windows

Chapter 16 Networking

Chapter 17 Security

Chapter 18 Operational Procedures & Communication Methods
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About Mark Edward Soper

Mark Edward Soper has been working with PCs since the days of the IBM PC/XT and AT as a salesperson, technology advisor, consultant, experimenter, and technology writer and content creator. Since 1992, he has taught thousands of students across the country how to repair, manage, and troubleshoot the hardware, software, operating systems, and firmware inside their PCs. He has created many versions of his experimental computer known as "FrankenPC" for this and previous books. Mark earned his CompTIA A+ Certification in 1999 and has written five other A+ Certification books covering previous versions of the A+ Certification exams for Pearson imprints. Mark is also the creator of Building and Repairing PCs (Que Video). Mark has contributed to many editions of Upgrading and Repairing PCs, working on the 11th through 18th and 20th through 22nd editions; co-authored Upgrading and Repairing Networks, Fifth Edition; and has written two books about digital photography, Easy Digital Cameras and The Shot Doctor: The Amateur's Guide to Taking Great Digital Photos. In addition, Mark has written Easy Windows 10, Easy Windows 8.1, Easy Windows 8, Easy Microsoft Windows 7, and Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft Windows 7 in 10 Minutes. He also wrote two books about Windows Vista: Maximum PC Microsoft Windows Vista Exposed and Unleashing Microsoft Windows Vista Media Center. Mark has also contributed to Que's Special Edition Using series on Windows Me, Windows XP, and Windows Vista and to Que's Windows 7 In Depth. Mark has also created a number of hardware tutorial videos available from the OnGadgets&Hardware podcast channel at www.quepublishing. com. Mark has also written many blog entries and articles for MaximumPC.com and Maximum PC magazine. He currently teaches Microsoft Office for University of Southern Indiana and Ivy Tech Corporate College in Evansville, Indiana, and also has taught A+ Certification and other technology-related subjects at Ivy Tech Community College. See Mark's website at www.markesoper. com for news and information about upcoming projects.
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