A+ Guide to Managing & Maintaining Your PC, International Edition

A+ Guide to Managing & Maintaining Your PC, International Edition

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Written by best-selling PC repair author and educator Jean Andrews, the seventh edition of A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, International Edition maps fully to CompTIA's 2009 A+ Exam objectives. This full-color guide is the most complete, step-by-step book available for learning the fundamentals of supporting and troubleshooting computer hardware and software. At the same time, it prepares readers to successfully pass the A+ 220-701 and 220-702 exams. The new edition is formatted to support any teaching or learning style and course format, featuring an essentials-to-practical organization within each chapter and inclusion of tabs distinguishing exam content. Further content and live demonstrations with Jean Andrews are available on the accompanying CD, making this new edition a total solution for PC repair.
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Product details

  • Mixed media product | 1344 pages
  • 216 x 276 x 45mm | 2,655g
  • Course Technology Inc
  • Boston, MA, United States
  • English
  • 7th edition
  • 1435487044
  • 9781435487048
  • 1,654,588

Table of contents

1. Introducing Hardware. 2. Introducing Operating Systems. 3. Working with People in a Technical World. 4. Form Factors and Power Supplies. 5. All about Motherboards. 6. Supporting Processors. 7. Upgrading Memory. 8. Supporting Hard Drives. 9. Installing and Supporting I/O devices. 10. Multimedia Devices and Mass Storage. 11.PC Maintenance and Troubleshooting Strategies. 12. Installing Windows. 13. Maintaining Windows. 14. Optimizing Windows. 15. Tools for Solving Windows Problems. 16. Fixing Windows Problems. 17. Networking Essentials. 18. Networking Practices. 19. Security Essentials. 20. Security Practices. 21. Supporting Notebooks. 22. Supporting Printers. Appendices: A.CompTIA A+ Acronyms. B. Keystroke Shortcuts in Windows. CD Resource Contents: Video Clips. CertBlaster Exam Preparation Software. PC Repair FAQs. eGlossary. Troubleshooting Flowcharts. Sample Reports. CompTIA A+ 2009 Mapping Grids. Appendices: ASCII Character and Set and Ansi.sys. Behind the Scenes with DEBUG. Calculating Drive Capacity on Older Drives. Electricity and Multimeters. FAT Details. How an OS Uses System Resources. Installations Using Legacy BIOS. Introducing Linux. Introducing the Mac OS. Supporting SCSI and Legacy Devices. Supporting Windows 9X/ME. The Hexadecimal Number System and Memory Addressing. Windows 9x Me Commands and Startup Disk.
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