CompTIA A+ Certification Study Guide, Eighth Edition (Exams 220-801 & 220-802) / Edition 8

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Overview

The best fully integrated study system available for CompTIA A+ exams 220-801 & 220-802

With hundreds of practice questions and hands-on exercises, CompTIA A+ Certification Study Guide, Eighth Edition covers what you need to know—and shows you how to prepare—for these challenging exams. McGraw-Hill is a Gold-Level CompTIA Authorized Partner offering Authorized CompTIA Approved Quality Content.

  • 100% complete coverage of all official objectives for the exams
  • Exam Readiness Checklist—you’re ready for the exams when all objectives on the list are checked off
  • Exam Watch notes call attention to information about, and potential pitfalls in, the exams
  • Two-Minute Drills for quick review at the end of every chapter
  • Simulated exam questions match the format, tone, topics, and difficulty of the multiple-choice exam questions

Covers all the exam topics, including:

Operational Procedures • Operating System Fundamentals • Motherboards and Processors • Storage, Memory, and Adapters • Power Supplies, Display Devices, and Peripherals • Installing and Upgrading PC Components • Installing and Configuring Laptops • Client-Side Virtualization • Upgrading, Installing, and Configuring Windows • Disk and File Management • Troubleshooting, Repair, and Maintenance of PCs • Troubleshooting and Preventive Maintenance for Laptops • Troubleshooting and Preventive Maintenance for Windows • Network Basics • Installing a Small Office/Home Office (SOHO) Network • Troubleshooting Networks • Computer Security Fundamentals • Implementing Digital Security • Configuring and Troubleshooting Windows Clients • Supporting Mobile Devices • Using and Supporting Printers

Electronic content includes:

  • Complete MasterExam practice testing engine, featuring: Two practice exams; Detailed answers with explanations; Score Report performance assessment tool
  • CertCam video clips from the authors
  • Glossary with key terms
  • MasterSim interactive labs
  • One segment of LearnKey video training

With free online registration:

  • Bonus—two downloadable MasterExam practice tests
  • Downloadable Adobe Digital Editions e-book for studying on the go
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071795807
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 11/23/2012
  • Series: Certification Press Series
  • Edition description: Study Guid
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 960
  • Sales rank: 211,884
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 8.96 (h) x 2.43 (d)

Meet the Author

Jane Holcombe, CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, MCT, MCSE, CNA, CompTIA CTT+, is a pioneer in the field of PC training. She co-founded a Minnesota training company and has trained technical support personnel nationally for more than 20 years. Jane is a past president of the Twin Cities PC User Group and the coauthor of Survey of Operating Systems and other books.

Charles Holcombe, CompTIA A+, has been an independent trainer and consultant for more than 25 years. He has developed and delivered many training courses in addition to authoring or coauthoring several books, including Survey of Operating Systems.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Operational Procedures
Chapter 2: Operating System Fundamentals
Chapter 3: Personal Computer Components—Motherboards and Processors
Chapter 4: Personal Computer Components— Storage, Memory, and Adapters
Chapter 5: Power Supplies, Display Devices and Peripherals
Chapter 6: Installing and Upgrading PC Components
Chapter 7: Installing and Configuring Laptops
Chapter 8: Client-Side Virtualization
Chapter 9: Upgrading, Installing, and Configuring Windows
Chapter 10: Disk and File Management
Chapter 11: Troubleshooting, Repair and Maintenance of PCs
Chapter 12: Troubleshooting and Preventive Maintenance for Laptops
Chapter 13: Troubleshooting and Preventive Maintenance for Windows
Chapter 14: Network Basics
Chapter 15: Installing a Small Office/Home Office (SOHO) Network
Chapter 16: Troubleshooting Networks
Chapter 17: Computer Security Fundamentals
Chapter 18: Implementing Digital Security
Chapter 19: Configuring and Troubleshooting Windows Clients
Chapter 20: Supporting Mobile Devices
Chapter 21: Using and Supporting Printers
Appendix: About the CD-ROM
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