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Mike Meyers' A+ Guide: Essentials (Exam 220-601) / Edition 2
     

Mike Meyers' A+ Guide: Essentials (Exam 220-601) / Edition 2

by Michael Meyers
 

ISBN-10: 0072263520

ISBN-13: 9780072263527

Pub. Date: 06/27/2007

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

Essential Skills for a Successful IT Career

Mike Meyers, the leading authority on CompTIA A+ training and certification, has helped hundreds of thousands of people master the skills covered on the CompTIA A+ Essentials exam—and now he can help you, too. Completely updated for the new CompTIA A+ standards, Mike Meyers' CompTIA A+® Guide:

Overview

Essential Skills for a Successful IT Career

Mike Meyers, the leading authority on CompTIA A+ training and certification, has helped hundreds of thousands of people master the skills covered on the CompTIA A+ Essentials exam—and now he can help you, too. Completely updated for the new CompTIA A+ standards, Mike Meyers' CompTIA A+® Guide: Essentials will help you pass CompTIA A+ exam 220-601 and become an expert hardware technician. Inside, you'll find helpful on-the-job tips, end-of-chapter practice questions, and hundreds of photographs and illustrations.

Covers all CompTIA A+ Essentials Exam Topics, Including:

  • CPUs and RAM

  • CMOS and BIOS settings

  • Expansion bus

  • Motherboards

  • Power supplies

  • Hard drives

  • Removable media

  • Windows 2000 Professional and Windows XP

  • Input/output ports

  • Video cards

  • Portable PCs, PDAs, and wireless technologies

  • Printers

  • Networks

  • Security

The CD-ROM Features:

  • Two full practice exams covering the CompTIA A+ Essentials exam
  • One hour of LearnKey video training featuring Mike Meyers teaching key CompTIA A+ topics
  • Electronic copy of the book
  • Complete exam objective map
  • List of official CompTIA A+ acronyms
  • Useful tools and utilities for PC technicians

Each Chapter Includes:

  • Learning objectives

  • Photographs and illustrations

  • Real-world examples

  • Try This! and Cross Check exercises

  • Tech tips, notes, and warnings

  • End-of-chapter quizzes and lab projects

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072263527
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
06/27/2007
Edition description:
Book & CDROM
Pages:
752
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.02(d)

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Getting to Know the A+ Exam

Chapter 2: The Visible PC

Chapter 3: Understanding CPUs

Chapter 4: Understanding RAM

Chapter 5: Understanding BIOS and CMOS

Chapter 6: Understanding the Expansion Bus

Chapter 7: Understanding Motherboards

Chapter 8: Understanding PC Power

Chapter 9: Implementing Hard Drives

Chapter 10: Understanding Removable Media

Chapter 11: Installing and Upgrading Windows

Chapter 12: Understanding Windows

Chapter 13: Maintaining Windows

Chapter 14: Input/Output

Chapter 15: Understanding Video

Chapter 16: Portable Computing

Chapter 17: Understanding Printing

Chapter 18: Understanding Networking

Chapter 19: Computer Security

Chapter 20: The Complete PC Tech
Appendix A: Installing and Troubleshooting Printers
Appendix B: About the CD-ROM
Glossary
Index

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