IT Essentials I: PC Hardware and Software Lab Companion

IT Essentials I: PC Hardware and Software Lab Companion

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The Cisco Networking Academy Program launched the IT Essentials I: PC Hardware and Software course this summer and the first courses are being offered during the Fall 2002 semester. Approximately 30% of the 9900 Networking Academies will be teaching the course by Spring 2003. The IT Essentials I: PC Hardware and Software course can be used as a pre-cursor to the well-established and very successful CCNA curriculum, or it can be taught as a stand alone course within the Networking Academy Program. This course will prepare students for CompTIA's A+ certification exam, an industry-accepted certification for entrance into the information technology sector. The Lab Companion covers all the topics and objectives of the A+ exam and maps directly to the Web-based course. The Lab Companion will give students hands-on practice in installing, configuring, upgrading, troubleshooting and repairing microcomputer hardware. It will reinforce what the student has learned about desktop and portable systems, basic networking concepts, and printers. Safety and common preventive maintenance procedures will also be addressed. The Lab Companion also contains additional exercises unique to the course for added certification preparation.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 214.9 x 276.9 x 13.5mm | 526.18g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Cisco Press
  • Indianapolis, United States
  • English
  • 1587130947
  • 9781587130946

Table of contents

Lab 1. Information Technology Basics. Lab 2. How Computers Work. Lab 3. Assembling a Computer. Lab 4. Operating System Fundamentals. Lab 5. Windows 9X Operating Systems. Lab 6. Adding Multimedia Capabilities. Lab 7. Windows NT/2000/XP Operating Systems. Lab 8. Networking Fundamentals. Lab 9. Printers and Printing. Lab 10. Preventive Maintenance. Lab 11. Troubleshooting PC Hardware. Lab 12. Troubleshooting Software. Appendix A. IT Professional. Appendix B. A+ Certification Exam Review.show more

About Inc. Cisco Systems

The Cisco Systems Worldwide Education curriculum development team in Phoenix is the developer of the Cisco Networking Academy Program online curriculum, and is the co-developer of this book, with Aries Technology, Inc. Aries is a multimedia curriculum development company located in Tempe, Arizona who has been working with WWE in developing the online curriculum. Aries education products and information can be viewed at www.aries.netshow more

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