The Lab Manual for A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, Sixth Edition is designed to accompany the A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, Sixth Edition. This lab manual provides the additional hands-on practice needed to succeed in the industry and serves as an excellent resource to prepare for CompTIA's A+ 2006 Exams.
Jean Andrews has more than 30 years of experience in the computer industry, including more than 13 years in the college classroom. She has worked in a variety of businesses designing, writing, and supporting application software; managing a PC repair help desk; and troubleshooting wide area networks. She has written numerous books on software, hardware, and the Internet, including the bestselling A+ GUIDE TO MANAGING AND MAINTAINING YOUR PC, 8th Edition, and A+ GUIDE TO HARDWARE: MANAGING, MAINTAINING AND TROUBLESHOOTING, Sixth Edition. She lives in north Georgia.
Todd Verge has a Bachelor of Science in Physics from Dalhousie University, a Masters Degree in Philosophy from Carleton University, and a Diploma in Adult Education from the Nova Scotia Community College. He has worked as a technologist and teacher for over 20 years and is the author of several Course Technology titles on information technology and mathematics. In 2006 Todd received the NSCC's Excellence in Teaching Award.
1.Introducing Hardware 2.Introducing Operating Systems 3.PC Repair Fundamentals 4.Form Factors and Power Supplies 5.Processors anc Chipsets 6.Motherboards 7.Upgrading Memory 8.Hard Drives 9.Installing and Supporting I/O Devices 10.Multimedia Devices and Mass Storage 11.Installing Windows 2000/XP 12.Maintaining Windows 2000/XP 13.Supporting Windows 2000/XP Users and Their Data 14.Troubleshooting Windows 2000/XP Startup 15.Windows 9x/ME Commands and Startup Disk 16.Supporting Windows 9x/ME 17.PCs on a Network 18.PCs on the Internet 19.Securing your PC and LAN 20.Notebooks, Table PCs, and PDAs 21.Supporting Printers and Scanners 22.The Professional PC Technician