The Lab Manual for A+ Guide to Hardware, Fifth Edition contains additional labs designed to accompany the A+ Guide to Hardware, Fifth Edition. This lab manual provides the additional hands-on practice needed to succeed in the industry and serves as an excellent resource to prepare for CompTIA's 2009 exams. Features over 70 labs. Includes lab materials and estimated completion times so instructors can plan class time wisely. Activity Background sections provide helpful conceptual information about the exercises. Labs are divided into manageable steps and include review questions to test understanding of the material along the way. More emphasis has been placed on Windows XP/Vista. New labs include troubleshooting hard drives and video problems, using notebook diagnostic software, plus much more!