Mike Meyers' CompTIA A+ Guide to Managing and Troubleshooting PCs, Fifth Edition (Exams 220-901 & 220-902)

  • 26h 47m
  • Mike Meyers
  • McGraw-Hill/Osborne
  • 2016

Written by the leading authority on CompTIA A+ certification and training, this four-color guide will help you become a certified IT professional with proven expertise in hardware and software, and help you pass CompTIA A+ exams 220-901 and 220-902. Mike Meyers’ CompTIA A+ Guide to Managing and Troubleshooting PCs, Fifth Edition offers complete coverage of the latest exam objectives. You’ll get on-the-job tips, end-of-chapter review questions, and hundreds of color photographs and illustrations.

Learn how to:

  • Work with CPUs, RAM, microprocessors, BIOS, motherboards, power supplies, and other PC components
  • Install, configure, and troubleshoot hard drives
  • Manage peripheral devices and removable media
  • Install, upgrade, and maintain operating systems, including Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux
  • Troubleshoot common computer problems
  • Establish users and groups
  • Set up video and multimedia cards
  • Administer smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices
  • Install and configure wired and wireless networks
  • Connect to the Internet
  • Secure your PC and your network
  • Install, configure, and manage printers and multifunction devices
  • Work with the latest virtualization technologies
  • Understand safety and environmental issues

About the Author

Mike Meyers, CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Security+, MCP, is the industry's leading authority on CompTIA certification and the bestselling author of eight editions of CompTIA A+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide. He is the president and founder of Total Seminars, LLC.

In this Book

  • About This Book
  • CompTIA Approved Quality Content
  • Instructor Web Site
  • The Path of the PC Tech
  • Operational Procedures
  • The Visible Computer
  • Microprocessors
  • RAM
  • BIOS
  • Motherboards
  • Power Supplies
  • Hard Drive Technologies
  • Implementing Hard Drives
  • Essential Peripherals
  • Building a PC
  • Windows under the Hood
  • Users, Groups, and Permissions
  • Maintaining and Optimizing Operating Systems
  • Working with the Command-Line Interface
  • Troubleshooting Operating Systems
  • Virtualization
  • Display Technologies
  • Essentials of Networking
  • Local Area Networking
  • Wireless Networking
  • The Internet
  • Portable Computing
  • Understanding Mobile Devices
  • Care and Feeding of Mobile Devices
  • Printers and Multifunction Devices
  • Securing Computers
  • Glossary


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