CompTIA IT Fundamentals: Data, CPUs, & Troubleshooting

CompTIA IT Fundamentals+    |    Beginner
  • 18 videos | 1h 59m 57s
  • Includes Assessment
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What goes on under the hood of computers is a marvel of human ingenuity that most people don't stop to consider, even though computers are never far away in our professional or private lives. In this course, you will explore the basics of data, CPUs, and troubleshooting, beginning with an overview of data and information as assets, intellectual property and digital products, and data-driven business decisions. Then you will discover processors, data storage measurements, and throughput measurements. Finally, you will focus on troubleshooting, including the methodology used for preventing, detecting, and remedying the problem. This course helps prepare learners for the CompTIA IT Fundamentals (ITF+) certification exam, FC0-U61.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Discover the key concepts covered in this course
    Outline the characteristics of data and information as assets
    Provide an overview of intellectual property, including trademarks, copyright, and patents
    Outline the basic characteristics of digital products
    Identify the characteristics of data-driven business decisions, supported by data capture and collection, data correlation, and meaningful reporting
    Describe the basic characteristics of computer processors, including cpus, processing speed, cores, and threads
    Outline the various measurement units used in computer storage
    Outline the characteristics of units used to measure data bandwidth and throughput
    Identify the importance of computer troubleshooting
  • Recognize proactive measures that can be used in troubleshooting computer-related problems
    Provide an overview of methods used to identify a problem in computer troubleshooting
    Describe ways to reproduce a problem during computer troubleshooting, including researching potential causes
    Identify ways to develop an hypothesis when performing computer troubleshooting
    Outline methods for testing theories to identify a root cause in computer troubleshooting
    Describe how to execute an action plan when troubleshooting computer issues, including corrective actions vs. preventative actions
    Identify methods for verifying system functionality during troubleshooting activities
    Provide an overview of how to document findings when performing computer troubleshooting activities
    Summarize the key concepts covered in this course

IN THIS COURSE

  • 1m 10s
    In this video, we will discover the key concepts covered in this course. FREE ACCESS
  • 6m 4s
    After completing this video, you will be able to outline the characteristics of data and information as assets. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Intellectual Property
    6m 21s
    Upon completion of this video, you will be able to provide an overview of intellectual property, including trademarks, copyright, and patents. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Digital Products
    6m 46s
    In this video, we will outline the basic characteristics of digital products. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Data-driven Business Decisions
    9m 40s
    After completing this video, you will be able to identify the characteristics of data-driven business decisions, supported by data capture and collection, data correlation, and meaningful reporting. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Computer Processors
    11m 14s
    Upon completion of this video, you will be able to describe the basic characteristics of computer processors, including CPUs, processing speed, cores, and threads. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Data Storage Measurement
    11m 59s
    In this video, we will outline the various measurement units used in computer storage. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Data Throughput
    8m 36s
    After completing this video, you will be able to outline the characteristics of units used to measure data bandwidth and throughput. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  The Importance of Troubleshooting
    7m 54s
    Upon completion of this video, you will be able to identify the importance of computer troubleshooting. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Proactive Measures for Troubleshooting Computer-related Problems
    6m 59s
    After completing this video, you will be able to recognize proactive measures that can be used in troubleshooting computer-related problems. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  Identifying the Problem in Computer Troubleshooting
    4m 56s
    Upon completion of this video, you will be able to provide an overview of methods used to identify a problem in computer troubleshooting. FREE ACCESS
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    12.  Reproducing the Problem in Computer Troubleshooting
    7m 21s
    In this video, we will describe ways to reproduce a problem during computer troubleshooting, including researching potential causes. FREE ACCESS
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    13.  Establishing a Theory When Computer Troubleshooting
    5m 49s
    After completing this video, you will be able to identify ways to develop an hypothesis when performing computer troubleshooting. FREE ACCESS
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    14.  Testing Theories When Computer Troubleshooting
    5m 40s
    Upon completion of this video, you will be able to outline methods for testing theories to identify a root cause in computer troubleshooting. FREE ACCESS
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    15.  Executing an Action Plan When Computer Troubleshooting
    7m 36s
    In this video, we will describe how to execute an action plan when troubleshooting computer issues, including corrective actions vs. preventative actions. FREE ACCESS
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    16.  Verifying Functionality During Troubleshooting Activities
    4m 50s
    After completing this video, you will be able to identify methods for verifying system functionality during troubleshooting activities. FREE ACCESS
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    17.  Documenting Findings from Computer Troubleshooting
    6m 5s
    Upon completion of this video, you will be able to provide an overview of how to document findings when performing computer troubleshooting activities. FREE ACCESS
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    18.  Course Summary
    59s
    In this video, we will summarize the key concepts covered in this course. FREE ACCESS

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