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1000 simulated exam questionsincluding performance-based questionsfully revised for the 2012 CompTIA A+ exams CompTIA A+ Certification Practice Exams, Second Editionoffers 1000 practice exam questions that simulate the actual exam questions in content, style, tone, format, and difficulty. Designed as an exam-focused study aid and resource, the book features questions accompanied by in-depth answer explanations for BOTH the correct and incorrect answer choices. Organized by exam objectives, the book allows you to focus on specific topics and tailor your study to your areas of strength and weakness. Two pre-assessment tests, one for each exam, help you to gauge baseline knowledge. Six complete practice exams are included and can be used as the last step in exam preparation or as measurements of progress. Four of these final exams are on the book's CD-ROM in test engine software which simulates an actual timed and graded exam environment. CompTIA A+ Certification Practice Exams, Second Editionis the perfect supplement to CompTIA A+ Certification Study Guide, Eighth Editionand is CAPP Authorized and CompTIA reviewed and approved: CompTIA Approved Quality Content. Complete coverage of Exams 220-801 and 220-802: Operational procedures; Operating system fundamentals; Personal computer componentsmotherboards and processors; Personal computer components storage, memory, and adapters; Power supplies, cooling systems, and peripherals; The custom PC; Installing and upgrading PC components; Installing and configuring laptops; Installing, configuring, and upgrading Windows; Disk and file management; Troubleshooting, repair and maintenance of PCs; Troubleshooting and preventive maintenance for laptops; Troubleshooting and preventive maintenance for Windows; Network basics; Installing a small office/home office (SOHO) network; Troubleshooting networks; Computer security fundamentals; Implementing and troubleshooting security; Configuring networking for Windows clients; Windows client virtualization; Supporting mobile devices; Using and supporting printers
James Pyles, CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, works as a consultant, author, editor, and technical writer. He has written numerous books and articles on IT certifications. James currently works at Keynetics, Inc. Mike Chappie, Ph.D., is an information security professional and concurrent assistant professor at the University of Notre Dame. He has written a wide variety of books and articles on IT topics. Michael Pastore, CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Security, has been writing computer books for more than 15 years and has been involved in IT for more than 30 years in roles spanning from network technician to president of an IT training school.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Operational Procedures Chapter 2: Operating System Fundamentals Chapter 3: Personal Computer Components—Motherboards and Processors Chapter 4: Personal Computer Components— Storage, Memory, and Adapters Chapter 5: Power Supplies, Cooling Systems, and Peripherals Chapter 6: The Custom PC Chapter 7: Installing and Upgrading PC Components Chapter 8: Installing and Configuring Laptops Chapter 9: Installing, Configuring, and Upgrading Windows Chapter 10: Disk and File Management Chapter 11: Troubleshooting, Repair and Maintenance of PCs Chapter 12: Troubleshooting and Preventive Maintenance for Laptops Chapter 13: Troubleshooting and Preventive Maintenance for Windows Chapter 14: Network Basics Chapter 15: Installing a Small Office/Home Office (SOHO) Network Chapter 16: Troubleshooting Networks Chapter 17: Computer Security Fundamentals Chapter 18: Implementing and Troubleshooting Security Chapter 19: Configuring Networking for Windows Clients Chapter 20: Windows Client Virtualization Chapter 21: Supporting Mobile Devices Chapter 22: Using and Supporting Printers Appendix: About the CD-ROM