The Number-One A+ Exam Guide Completely revised and updated for all four new exams and reviewed and approved by CompTIA, this definitive volume covers everything you need to know to pass the A+ Essentials exam and A+ Exams 220-602, 220-603, and 220-604. Mike Meyers, the leading authority on A+ certification and training, has helped hundreds of thousands of people pass the A+ exams--and now he can help you too. Inside, you'll find detailed coverage of the exam format, helpful exam tips, end-of-chapter practice questions, and hundreds of photographs and illustrations. After you ace the exams, this comprehensive guide will serve as an essential on-the-job reference.Full details on all exam objectives, including how to: Work with CPUs, RAM, and motherboards Install, partition, and format hard drives Work with portable PCs, PDAs, and wireless technologies Install, upgrade, and troubleshoot Windows 2000 Professional and Windows XP Install sound and video cards Manage printers and connect to networks Implement security measures Understand safety and environmental issues Establish good communication skills and adhere to privacy policies The CD-ROM features: Eight full practice exams covering A+ Essentials and A+ Exams 220-602, 220-603 & 220-604 One hour of LearnKey video training featuring Mike Meyers teaching key A+ topics Electronic copy of the book Complete exam objective map for all four exams List of official CompTIA A+ acronyms Useful tools and utilities for PC technicians
Table of Contents
Self-Assessment PretestChapter 1: The Visible PCChapter 2: CPUsChapter 3: RAMChapter 4: BIOSChapter 4a: Expansion BusChapter 5: MotherboardsChapter 6: Power SuppliesChapter 7: Floppy DrivesChapter 8: Hard DrivesChapter 9: Removable MediaChapter 10: VideoChapter 11: Understanding Windows 9xChapter 12: Using the Command LineChapter 13: Supporting Windows 9xChapter 14: Understanding Windows NT and 2000Chapter 15: Supporting Windows NT and 2000Chapter 16: Windows XPChapter 17: SCSIChapter 18: SoundChapter 19: Notebooks ComputersChapter 20: PrintersChapter 21: NetworkingChapter 22: Internet
Mike Meyers is the industry's leading authority on CompTIA A+ certification and training. He is the president and 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.