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Overview

Essential Skills for a Successful IT Career

Written by the leading authority on CompTIA A+ certification and training, this instructive, full-color guide will help you pass CompTIA A+ exam 220-802 and

become an expert PC technician. Mike Meyers' CompTIA A+ Guide to 802: Managing and Troubleshooting PCs, Fourth Edition is completely up to date with the new CompTIA A+ standards. Inside, you'll find helpful on-the-job tips, end-of-chapter practice questions, and hundreds of photographs and illustrations. End-of-chapter solutions and answers are only available to instructors and are not printed inside the book.

Learn how to:

  • Troubleshoot CPUs, RAM, BIOS settings, motherboards, power supplies, and other PC components
  • Implement and troubleshoot hard drives
  • Install, upgrade, maintain, and troubleshoot Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7
  • Work with the Registry and understand the Windows boot process
  • Work with Ethernet and TCP/IP
  • Implement and troubleshoot wired and wireless networks
  • Manage and maintain portable PCs
  • Work with smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices
  • Troubleshoot printers
  • Secure PCs and protect them from network threats
  • Work with virtualization technologies

Electronic content features:

  • Practice exams for 802 with hundreds of questions
  • An "Introduction to CompTIA A+" video by Mike Meyers
  • Links to Mike's latest favorite shareware and freeware PC tools and utilities
  • Adobe Digital Editions ebook—free download (subject to Adobe system requirements)

Each chapter includes:

  • Learning objectives
  • Photographs and illustrations
  • Real-world examples
  • Try This! and Cross Check exercises
  • Key terms highlighted
  • Tech Tips, Notes, and Warnings
  • Exam Tips
  • End-of-chapter quizzes and lab projects
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071795975
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 11/30/2012
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 592
  • Sales rank: 1,194,787
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Mike Meyers, CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, MCP, is the industry's leading authority on CompTIA A+ certification and training. He is the president and founder of Total Seminars, LLC, a major provider of PC and network repair seminars for thousands of organizations throughout the world, and a member of CompTIA.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Path of the PC Tech
Chapter 2: Visible Windows
Chapter 3: Troubleshooting Essential Hardware
Chapter 4: Implementing Hard Drives
Chapter 5: Installing and Upgrading Windows
Chapter 6: Windows Under the Hood
Chapter 7: NTFS, Users, and Groups
Chapter 8: Maintaining and Optimizing Windows
Chapter 9: Working with the Command-Line Interface
Chapter 10: Troubleshooting Windows
Chapter 11: Implementing and Troubleshooting Video
Chapter 12: Ethernet and TCP/IP
Chapter 13: Implementing and Troubleshooting Wireless Networks
Chapter 14: Implementing and Troubleshooting Networks
Chapter 15: Portable Computing
Chapter 16: Mobile Devices
Chapter 17: Troubleshooting Printers
Chapter 18: Securing Computers
Chapter 19: Virtualization
Chapter 20: The Complete PC Tech
Glossary
Appendices
Appendix A: Mapping to the CompTIA A+ Objectives
Appendix B: About the CD
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