CompTIA A+ Certification Guide (Barnes & Noble Exclusive)

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Comprehensive A+ preparation from the all-time, best-selling Upgrading and Repairing PC author, Scott Mueller

Master all the A+ exam topics in this comprehensive learning and preparation guide
Gain a real-world understanding of how to apply your knowledge, and use the book as a workplace reference guide
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Overview

Comprehensive A+ preparation from the all-time, best-selling Upgrading and Repairing PC author, Scott Mueller

Master all the A+ exam topics in this comprehensive learning and preparation guide
Gain a real-world understanding of how to apply your knowledge, and use the book as a workplace reference guide
This special Barnes and Noble edition includes on the CD the complete A+ Quick Reference, a $19.99 value, at no extra charge! This Quick Reference is only available elsewhere as a digital download.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780789742834
  • Publisher: Pearson Certification
  • Publication date: 12/2/2009
  • Product dimensions: 7.70 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 2.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Scott Mueller is the most trusted, authoritative hardware voice in the industry. In addition to teaching hardware repair to more than 10,000 computer professionals and enthusiasts, he has sold more than 2 million copies of Upgrading and Repairing PCs, making him a world-renowned hardware author and his book a classic. Mark Edward Soper has taught computer troubleshooting and other technical subjects since 1992. He is the author of PC Help Desk, Complete Idiot's Guide to High-Speed Internet Connections, Absolute Beginner's Guide to Cable Internet Connections, and is co-author of TechTV's Upgrading Your PC.
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Table of Contents

Introduction
1 Basic Concepts
2 Motherboards and CPUs
3 BIOS and CMOS Configuration
4 RAM
5 Input/Output Devices and Cables
6 Video
7 Storage
8 Power Supply and Circuit Testing
9 Printers
10 Portables
11 Safety and Recycling
12 Preparing Hard Drives with Windows
13 Operating System Installation and Upgrades
14 Using and Optimizing Windows XP and Windows Vista
15 Installing and Configuring Hardware in Windows
16 Troubleshooting Windows Software
17 Networking
18 Troubleshooting Principles
A Glossary
B The A+ Certification Process
C CD-ROM Instructions
D Objectives Index
E Lab Exercises Index
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