CompTIA A+ Complete Study Guide: Core 1 Exam 220-1101 and Core 2 Exam 220-1102, Fifth Edition

  • 30h 37m
  • Jon Buhagiar, Quentin Docter
  • Sybex
  • 2022

The Fifth Edition of the CompTIA A+ Complete Study Guide: Core 1 Exam 220-1101 and Core 2 Exam 220-1102 offers accessible and essential test preparation material for the popular A+ certification. Providing full coverage of all A+ exam objectives and competencies covered on the latest Core 1 and Core 2 exams, the book ensures you'll have the skills and knowledge to confidently succeed on the test and in the field as a new or early-career computer technician.

The book presents material on mobile devices, hardware, networking, virtualization and cloud computing, network, hardware, and software troubleshooting, operating systems, security, and operational procedures. Comprehensive discussions of all areas covered by the exams will give you a head start as you begin your career as a computer technician.

This new edition also offers:

  • Accessible and easy-to-follow organization perfect to prepare you for one of the most popular certification exams on the market today
  • Opportunities to practice skills that are in extraordinary demand in the IT industry
  • Access to the Sybex online test bank, with chapter review questions, full-length practice exams, hundreds of electronic flashcards, and a glossary of key terms

Perfect for anyone prepping for the Core 1 and Core 2 A+ exams, CompTIA A+ Complete Study Guide: Core 1 Exam 220-1101 and Core 2 Exam 220-1102 is a must-have resource for new and early-career computer technicians seeking to improve their skills and increase their efficacy in the field.

About the Authors

Quentin Docter (Loveland, OH), A+, MCSE, CNE, CCNA, SCSA, has spent more than 17 years in the IT field. His experience includes technician, network administrator, consultant, trainer, author, and web developer. He is presently an IT consultant and well-respected author.

Jon Buhagiar (Freedom, PA), A+, Network+, CCNA, MCSA, MCSE, BS/ITM, is Supervisor of Network Operations at Pittsburgh Technical College. In addition to teaching, he has been creating course content for the past 17 years. Some of his more recent work can be found on Youtube at

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • Motherboards, Processors, and Memory
  • Expansion Cards, Storage Devices, and Power Supplies
  • Peripherals, Cables, and Connectors
  • Printers and Multifunction Devices
  • Networking Fundamentals
  • Introduction to TCP/IP
  • Wireless and SOHO Networks
  • Network Services, Virtualization, and Cloud Computing
  • Laptop and Mobile Device Hardware
  • Mobile Connectivity and Application Support
  • Troubleshooting Methodology and Resolving Core Hardware Problems
  • Hardware and Network Troubleshooting
  • Operating System Basics
  • Windows Configuration
  • Windows Administration
  • Working with macOS and Linux
  • Security Concepts
  • Securing Operating Systems
  • Troubleshooting Operating Systems and Security
  • Scripting and Remote Access
  • Safety and Environmental Concerns
  • Documentation and Professionalism