CompTIA A+ Certification Practice Exams, Second Edition (Exams 220-801 & 220-802)

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  • Edition: 2nd
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  • Copyright: 10/23/2012
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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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

Author Biography

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

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