The bestselling CompTIA A+ reference and test preparation guidefully revised for the new 2012 exam topicsWritten by the leading authority on CompTIA A+ certification and training, the new edition of this trusted resource offers complete, up-to-date coverage of CompTIA A+ exams 220-801 and 220-802. You’ll find learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter, exam tips, practice exam questions, and in-depth explanations. Prepare for the exams with confidence! McGraw-Hill is a Gold-Level CompTIA Authorized Partner offering Authorized CompTIA Approved Quality Content to give you the competitive edge on exam day. This comprehensive guide also serves as an essential on-the-job reference after certification. Covers all exam objectives, including how to: Work with CPUs, RAM, BIOS settings, motherboards, power supplies, and other PC componentsInstall, configure, and troubleshoot hard drivesManage input devices and removable mediaInstall, upgrade, and troubleshoot Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7Troubleshoot all common PC problems Install video and multimedia cards Work with smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices Install and configure wired and wireless networksConnect to the InternetProtect your PC and your network Install, configure, and manage printers Work with virtualization technologiesUnderstand safety and environmental issuesElectronic content includes: Practice exams for 801 & 802 with hundreds of questionsMore than one hour of free video training from Mike MeyersA collection of Mike’s latest favorite shareware and freeware PC tools and utilitiesAdobe Digital Edition eBookfree download (subject to Adobe"s system requirements)
Mike Meyers, CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Security+, MCP, is the industry’s leading authority on CompTIA A+ certification and the bestselling author of seven editions of CompTIA A+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide. He is the president of founder of Total Seminars, LLC, a major provider of PC and network repair seminars for thousands of organizations throughout the world, and a member of CompTIA.
Chapter 1: The Path of the PC TechChapter 2: Operational ProceduresChapter 3: The Visible PCChapter 4: Visible WindowsChapter 5: Visible NetworksChapter 6: MicroprocessorsChapter 7: RAMChapter 8: BIOSChapter 9: MotherboardsChapter 10: Power SuppliesChapter 11: Hard Drives TechnologiesChapter 12: Implementing Hard DrivesChapter 13: Removable MediaChapter 14: Installing WindowsChapter 15: Windows Under the HoodChapter 16: NTFS, Users and GroupsChapter 17: Maintaining WindowsChapter 18: Command Line InterfaceChapter 19: Troubleshooting WindowsChapter 20: Input DevicesChapter 21: VideoChapter 22: Local Area NetworkingChapter 23: Wireless NetworkingChapter 24: The InternetChapter 25: MultimediaChapter 26: Portable ComputingChapter 27: Mobile DevicesChapter 28: PrintersChapter 29: Securing ComputersChapter 30: VirtualizationChapter 31: The Right PC for YouChapter 32: The Complete PC TechAppendicesAppendix A: Mapping to the CompTIA A+ ObjectivesAppendix B: About the CDGlossary