There are currently more than 500,000 A+ technicians--all of them will have to take the new exams to keep their certifications current CompTIA is revising the A+ exam into two new sections: the A+ Essentials Exam and the A+ Technician Exam More than 100 companies, including CompUSA and IBM, have made A+ certification mandatory for their service technicians
Mike Meyers, A+, Network+, MCP, is one of the industry's leading authorities on A+ certification. He is the president and founder of 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 bestselling author of the A+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide, which has sold 500,000 copies in five editions.
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Chapter 1: Essentials Review Chapter 2: Installing and Troubleshooting CPUs Chapter 3: Installing and Troubleshooting RAM Chapter 4: Working with BIOS and CMOS Chapter 5: Installing Internal Devices Chapter 6: Installing and Troubleshooting Motherboards Chapter 7: Installing and Troubleshooting Power Supplies Chapter 8: Hard Drive Technologies Chapter 9: Installing and Troubleshooting Removable Media Chapter 10: Working with the Command-Line Interface Chapter 11: Maintaining Windows Chapter 12: Installing and Troubleshooting Video Chapter 13: Sound and Multimedia Chapter 14: Portable Computers Chapter 15: Maintaining and Troubleshooting Printers Chapter 16: Local Area Networking Chapter 17: The Internet Chapter 18: Computer Security Chapter 19: The Complete PC Technician INDEX