Mike Meyers' CompTIA A+ Guide to 801 Managing and Troubleshooting PCs, Fourth Edition (Exam 220-801)

Mike Meyers' CompTIA A+ Guide to 801 Managing and Troubleshooting PCs, Fourth Edition (Exam 220-801)

by Mike Meyers

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Mike Meyers' CompTIA A+ Guide to 801 Managing and Troubleshooting PCs, Fourth Edition (Exam 220-801) by Mike Meyers

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 220-801 and become an expert PC technician. Mike Meyers’ CompTIA A+ Guide to 801: 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 do not appear in the book.

Learn how to:

  • Work with CPUs, RAM, BIOS settings, motherboards, power supplies, and other PC components
  • Work with PCs safely using the proper tools
  • Install and configure hard drives
  • Manage input devices and removable media
  • Install video and multimedia cards
  • Install and configure wired and wireless networks
  • Connect to the Internet
  • Manage and maintain portable PCs
  • Install, configure, and manage printers
  • Protect your PC and your network
  • Build and customize specialized PCs

Electronic content features:

  • Practice exams for 801 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

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

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071795999
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 12/11/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 736
File size: 79 MB
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About the Author

Michael Meyers, MCP, CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Security+ (Houston, TX), is one of the industry's leading authorities on CompTIA certification. He is the president and founder and Total Seminars, LLC, a major provider of PC and network repair seminars for thousands of organizations including IBM, Lucent Technologies, GE, the FBI, the FAA and the United Nations. Mike is the best-selling author of the A+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Path of the PC Tech

Chapter 2: Operational Procedures

Chapter 3: The Visible PC

Chapter 4: Visible Networks

Chapter 5: Microprocessors

Chapter 6: RAM

Chapter 7: BIOS

Chapter 8: Motherboards

Chapter 9: Power Supplies

Chapter 10: Hard Drive Technologies

Chapter 11: Removable Media

Chapter 12: Input Devices

Chapter 13: Video Hardware

Chapter 14: Local Area Networking

Chapter 15: Wireless Networking Components and Standards

Chapter 16: The Internet

Chapter 17: Multimedia

Chapter 18: Portable Computing

Chapter 19: Printer Technologies and Installation

Chapter 20: Securing Computers

Chapter 21: The Right PC for you

Glossary

Appendices

Appendix A: Mapping to the CompTIA A+ Objectives

Appendix B: About the CD

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