CompTIA A+ Core 2: Windows OS Problems & Personal Computer Security

CompTIA A+    |    Beginner
  • 9 videos | 59m 25s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
Diagnosing problems within a network or a computer requires a special and versatile toolbox for the IT specialist. This course outlines many popular troubleshooting tools and practical strategies needed to quickly isolate all kinds of problems, regardless of platform, and resolve them, to help restore normal working conditions efficiently and quickly. Explore the benefits of building process checklists and learn how to determine if a problem is widespread or limited to one machine. Discover how to trace issues back to new hardware or software installations, and explore best practices and techniques for malware removal. Lastly, explore valuable troubleshooting steps that can be used to resolve mobile OS and app issues and any mobile OS security issues. This course will help you prepare for CompTIA+ certification exam 220-1102.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
    recognize performance-related operating system symptoms such as blue screen of death (BSOD), sluggish performance, boot problems, and frequent shutdowns
    recognize the signs of services not starting and applications crashing
    identify signs of system instability, including low memory warnings, USB controller resource warnings, no OS found, slow profile load, and time drift
    outline common Windows OS troubleshooting steps
  • outline how having a security mindset can help prevent potential or actual compromise
    list common personal computer security issues that technicians may encounter
    list common browser-related symptoms such as pop-ups, certificate warnings, and redirection
    summarize the key concepts covered in this course

IN THIS COURSE

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    1.  Course Overview
    1m 47s
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    2.  Performance-related Issues
    10m 38s
    After completing this video, you will be able to recognize performance-related operating system symptoms such as the blue screen of death (BSOD), sluggish performance, boot problems, and frequent shutdowns. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Service and Application Issues
    6m 33s
    After completing this video, you will be able to recognize the signs of services not starting and applications crashing, and how to fix them. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  System Instability
    9m 14s
    In this video, you will learn how to identify signs of system instability, including low memory warnings, USB controller resource warnings, "no OS found" errors, slow profile load times, and time drift. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Windows OS Troubleshooting
    6m 51s
    In this video, you will learn how to outline common troubleshooting steps for Windows OS. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Security Mindset
    7m 36s
    In this video, you will outline how having a security mindset can help prevent potential or actual security breaches. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Common Computer Security Issues
    8m 39s
    After completing this video, you will be able to list common security issues that technicians may encounter with personal computers. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Browser-related Symptoms
    7m 20s
    Upon completion of this video, you will be able to list common browser-related symptoms, such as pop-ups, certificate warnings, and redirection. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Course Summary
    48s

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