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Cisco Networking Academy Program HP IT Essentials I: Hardware and Software Lab Companion
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Cisco Networking Academy Program HP IT Essentials I: Hardware and Software Lab Companion

by Cisco Systems Staff, Inc ABC, ABC Inc. Staff
 

The IT Essentials I: PC Hardware and Software Lab Companion, Second Edition, is a complete collection of all the labs and worksheets from the web-based course in the Cisco Networking Academy Program. The labs and worksheets complement the theory and foundational concepts introduced in the course and the IT Essentials I: PC Hardware and Software Companion

Overview

The IT Essentials I: PC Hardware and Software Lab Companion, Second Edition, is a complete collection of all the labs and worksheets from the web-based course in the Cisco Networking Academy Program. The labs and worksheets complement the theory and foundational concepts introduced in the course and the IT Essentials I: PC Hardware and Software Companion Guide, Second Edition. You will study:

  • Information Technology Basics
  • Multimedia Capabilities
  • How Computers Work
  • Advanced Hardware Fundamentals for Servers
  • Assembling a Computer
  • Networking Fundamentals
  • Operating System Fundamentals
  • Printers and Sharing
  • Windows 95/98 Operating Systems
  • Preventive Maintenance
  • Windows NT/2000 Operating Systems
  • Troubleshooting PC Hardware
  • Windows XP Operating System
  • Troubleshooting Software

By working through this manual, you prepare for a future in the IT industry, and you begin to prepare for the CompTia A+ certification exam. This Lab Companion provides you with ample opportunities for hands-on practice and thought-provoking review questions.

By completing these labs, you learn:

  • How to successfully assemble a computer by installing its internal components
  • How to install an operating system and troubleshoot using system tools and diagnostic software
  • How to work with architectures to connect to the Internet
  • How to share resources in a network environment

Each of the 47 labs provides an objective that you must accomplish to successfully complete the lab. A provided list of the required equipment and a scenario allows you to relate the exercises to real-world environments. The labs showthe step-by-step procedures and provide troubleshooting notes. To help elicit particular points of understanding of the concepts covered, a reflection question is provided at the end of the lab. Additionally, the worksheets are developed with fill-in-the-blank and other exercises to be used as a study guide for the course.

Companion Titles:
IT Essentials I: PC Hardware and Software Companion Guide Second Edition
ISBN: 1-58713-136-6

IT Essentials I: PC Hardware and Software Engineering Journal and Workbook Second Edition
ISBN: 1-58713-137-4

This book is part of the Cisco Networking Academy Program Series from Cisco Press. The products in this series support and complement the Cisco Networking Academy Program.

CompTIA A+ Certification Program

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781587131387
Publisher:
Cisco Press
Publication date:
06/02/2004
Series:
Lab Companion Series
Edition description:
Subsequent
Pages:
233
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.58(d)

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Meet the Author

Cisco Press is a collaboration between Cisco Systems, Inc., and Pearson Education that is charged with developing high-quality, cutting-edge educational and reference products for the networking industry. The products in the Cisco Networking Academy Program series are designed to prepare students for careers in the exciting networking field. These products have proven to be strong supplements to the web-based curriculum and are the only print companions that have been reviewed and endorsed by Cisco Systems for Cisco Networking Academy Program use.

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