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Mike Meyers' CompTIA A+ Guide to Managing and Troubleshooting PCs, Seventh Edition (Exams 220-1101 & 220-1102)
Mike Meyers' CompTIA A+ Guide to Managing and Troubleshooting PCs, Seventh Edition (Exams 220-1101 & 220-1102)

Mike Meyers' CompTIA A+ Guide to Managing and Troubleshooting PCs, Seventh Edition (Exams 220-1101 & 220-1102), 7th Edition

ISBN10: 126471274X | ISBN13: 9781264712748
By Mike Meyers, Travis Everett and Andrew Hutz
© 2023

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Fully Updated, Essential Skills for a Successful IT Career

Created and edited by the leading authority on CompTIA A+ certification and training, this four-color guide will help you pass CompTIA A+ exams 220-1101 and 220-1102 and become a certified IT professional with proven expertise in hardware and software. Mike Meyers’ CompTIA A+™ Guide to Managing and Troubleshooting PCs, Seventh Edition offers complete coverage of the latest exam objectives. You’ll get on-the-job tips, end-of-chapter review questions, and hundreds of photographs and illustrations.

Learn how to:

  • Work with CPUs, RAM, BIOS, motherboards, power supplies, and other personal computer components
  • Install, configure, and maintain hard drives
  • Manage input devices and removable media
  • Set up, upgrade, and maintain Microsoft Windows
  • Troubleshoot and fix computer problems
  • Establish users and groups
  • Set up video and multimedia cards
  • Administer smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices
  • Set up wired and wireless networks
  • Connect to the Internet
  • Protect your personal computer and your network
  • Install printers and other peripherals
  • Implement virtualization and cloud-based technologies
  • Understand safety and environmental issues

Online content includes:

  • Practice exams for 220-1101 and 220-1102 with hundreds of questions
  • One hour of free video training from Mike Meyers
  • TotalSim simulations of performance-based questions
  • A collection of Mike Meyers’ favorite freeware and shareware PC tools and utilities

Each chapter features:

  • 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

CH 1    Safety and Professionalism
CH 2    The Visible Computer
CH 3    CPUs
CH 4    RAM
CH 5    Firmware
CH 6    Motherboards
CH 7    Power Supplies
CH 8    Mass Storage Technologies
CH 9    Implementing Mass Storage
CH 10   Essential Peripherals
CH 11   Installing and Upgrading Operating Systems
CH 12   Operating System Operations
CH 13   Users, Groups, and Permissions
CH 14   Maintaining and Optimizing Operating Systems
CH 15   Command Line Interface
CH 16   Troubleshooting Operating Systems
CH 17   Display Technologies
CH 18   Networking Essentials
CH 19   Local Area Networking
CH 20   Wireless Networking
CH 21   The Internet
CH 22   Virtualization
CH 23   Portable Computing
CH 24   Mobile Devices
CH 25   Securing Mobile Devices
CH 26   Printers and Multifunction Devices
CH 27   Securing Computers
CH 28   Operational Procedures
App A   Mapping to the CompTIA A+ Objectives
App B   About the Online Content
GL      Glossary

About the Author

Mike Meyers

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.

Travis Everett

Andrew Hutz

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