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A+ Certification Workbook For Dummies
     

A+ Certification Workbook For Dummies

by Faithe Wempen
 

Becoming a certified computer technician can take your career to new heights. Unfortunately, sitting down to take the A+ Certification exam can do the same for your blood pressure—but don’t get your cables in a knot!

A+ Certification Workbook for Dummies gives you everything you need to sharpen your skills and boost your confidence as you

Overview

Becoming a certified computer technician can take your career to new heights. Unfortunately, sitting down to take the A+ Certification exam can do the same for your blood pressure—but don’t get your cables in a knot!

A+ Certification Workbook for Dummies gives you everything you need to sharpen your skills and boost your confidence as you prepare for the A+ Certification exam. Reflecting the tone and content of the actual test, this friendly workbook includes hundreds of hands-on exercises, scores of quizzes covering the terms and specifications you’ll need to memorize, and tons of troubleshooting “story problems” that require critical thinking and application of theory.

With A+ Certification Workbook for Dummies, you’ll get practical guidance and helpful tips on answering questions and solving problems in all areas covered on the real exam, including:

  • Protecting yourself and your PC
  • Motherboards and CPUs
  • Memory, BIOS, and CMOS
  • Disk storage
  • Power supplies and portable PCs
  • Ports, cables, and connectors
  • Monitors and adapters
  • Printers
  • Multimedia and input devices

Plus, you’ll get hands-on experience with:

  • Installing and upgrading Windows
  • Files, folders, and command prompts
  • Running and configuring applications
  • System resources and device drivers
  • Optimizing and maintaining Windows
  • Understanding the system files and boot sequences
  • Troubleshooting hardware, bootstrap, startup, and application problems

Bonus CD-ROM includes example files and a test engine with additional review questions!

A+ Certification Workbook for Dummies gives you everything you need to pass the A+ Certification Exam and prove you have what it takes to work in the competitive computer support industry.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470133958
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/15/2007
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.90(d)

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Meet the Author

Faithe Wempen, M.A., has passed every version of the A+ exams that have ever been offered. She is the author of over 90 books, including PC Maintenance: Preparing for A+ Certification, A+ Jumpstart, and A+ Fast Pass. She teaches Computer Hardware and Software Architecture at Indiana University/Purdue University in Indianapolis, and she writes and facilitates online courses on PC hardware and software for corporate clients including Hewlett Packard, Sony, and CNET.

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