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CompTIA A+ certification exam guide : exams 220-801 & 220-802

Author: Mike Meyers
Publisher: New York, NY : McGraw-Hill, ©2012.
Series: All-in-one certification series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 8th edView all editions and formats
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Overview: The bestselling CompTIA A+ reference and test preparation guide-fully revised for the new 2012 exam topics. Written by the leading authority on CompTIA A+ certification and training, the new edition of this trusted resource offers complete, up-to-date coverage of CompTIA A+ exams 220-801 and 220-802. You'll find learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter, exam tips, practice exam questions, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Study guides
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Meyers
ISBN: 9780071795128 : 007179512X
OCLC Number: 768172019
Notes: Includes index.
At head of title: All-in-one.
"Complete coverage of all objectives for CompTIA A+ exams 220-801 & 220-802"--Cover.
"Revised for exams 220-801 & 220-802"--Cover.
Description: xxxii, 1550 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.).
Details: System requirements: Windows XP or higher ; Internet Explorer 7 or higher, or Firefox with Flash Player ; 30 MB of hard disk space.
Contents: Preface --
Acknowledgments --
Path Of The PC Tech: --
Importance of skill in managing and troubleshooting PCs --
Importance of CompTIA A+ certification --
What is CompTIA A+ certification? --
Who is CompTIA? --
Path to other certifications --
How do I become CompTIA + certified? --
What's the deal with "no more lifetime certification? --
Basic exam structure --
How do I take the exams? --
How much does the exam cost? --
How to pass the CompTIA A+ exams --
Historical/conceptual --
Chapter review --
Questions --
Answers --
Operational Procedures: --
801 --
Professional tech --
Appearance --
Traits of a tech --
Communication --
Assertive communication --
Respectful communication --
Eliciting answers --
Expectations and follow-up --
Safety and tools --
Electrostatic discharge (ESD) --
Anti-static tools --
Electromagnetic interference (EMI) --
Radio frequency interference (RFI) --
Physical safety --
Tools of the trade --
Chapter review--
Questions --
Answers --
Visible PC: --
Historical/conceptual --
How the PC works --
Input --
Processing --
Output --
Storage --
Art of the PC technician --
801 --
Complete PC --
External connections --
Devices and their connections --
Inside the system unit --
Case --
CPU --
RAM --
Motherboard --
Power supply --
Floppy drive --
Hard drive --
Optical drives --
Know your parts --
Chapter review --
Questions --
Answers --
Visible Windows: --
Historical/conceptual --
Brief history of Microsoft Windows --
Early Windows --
Modern Windows --
802 --
Windows XP --
Windows Vista --
Windows 7 --
Enter 64-bit Windows --
Windows interface --
User interface --
Hot keys --
Operating system folders --
System folder --
Program and personal document folders --
Tech utilities --
Right-click --
Control panel --
Device manager --
System tools --
Command line --
Microsoft management console --
Administrative tools --
Action center (unique to Windows 7) --
Beyond A + --
Windows 8 --
Windows embedded --
Chapter review --
Questions --
Answers --
Visible Networks: --
Historical/conceptual --
Networking technologies --
Topology --
801 --
Frames and NICs --
Introducing Ethernet --
Network protocols, LANs, and WANs --
Short history of the war of the network protocols and why TCP/IP won --
LANs, routing, and WANs --
802 --
Network organization --
Workgroups --
Domains --
Homegroups --
Chapter review --
Questions --
Answers --
Microprocessors: --
Historical/conceptual --
CPU core components --
Man in the box --
Clock --
Back to the external data bus --
Memory --
Memory and RAM --
Address bus --
801 --
Modern CPUs --
Manufacturers --
Technology --
Selecting installing, and troubleshooting CPUs --
Selecting a CPU --
Installation issues --
802 --
Troubleshooting CPUs --
Beyond A + --
Intel atom --
Chapter review --
Questions --
Answers --
RAM: --
Historical/conceptual --
Understanding DRAM --
Organizing DRAM --
Practical DRAM --
DRAM sticks --
Consumer RAM --
801 --
Types of RAM --
SDRAM --
RDRAM --
DDR SDRAM --
DDR2 --
DDR3 --
RAM variations --
Working with ram --
Do you need more RAM? --
Getting the right RAM --
Installing DIMMs and RIMMs --
Installing SO-DIMMs in laptops --
802 --
Troubleshooting RAM --
Testing RAM --
Chapter review --
Questions --
Answers --
BIOS: --
Historical/conceptual --
We need to talk --
Talking to the keyboard --
801 --
BIOS --
CMOS --
Modify CMOS: the setup program --
Quick tour through a typical CMOS setup program --
Option ROM and device drivers --
Option ROM --
Devices drivers --
BIOS, BIOS, everywhere! --
802 --
Power-on self test (POST) --
Before and during the video test: the beep codes --
Text errors --
POST cards --
Boot process --
Care and feeding of BIOS and CMOS --
Losing CMOS settings --
Flashing ROM --
Beyond A + --
UEFI --
Chapter review --
Questions --
Answers --
Motherboards: --
Historical/conceptual --
How motherboards work --
Form factors --
801 --
Chipset --
Motherboard components --
Expansion bus --
Structure and function of the expansion bus --
PCI --
AGP --
PCI-X --
Mini-PCI --
PCI express --
Installing expansion cards --
Troubleshooting expansion cards --
Upgrading and installing motherboards --
Choosing the motherboard and case --
Installing the motherboard --
802 --
Troubleshooting motherboards --
Symptoms --
Techniques --
Options --
Chapter review --
Questions --
Answers --
Power Supplies: --
Historical/conceptual --
Understanding electricity --
801 --
Powering the PC --
Supplying AC --
Supplying DC --
Installing and maintaining power supplies --
Installing --
Cooling --
802 --
Troubleshooting power supplies --
No motherboard --
Switches --
When power supplies die slowly --
Fuses and fire --
Beyond A + --
It glows! --
Modular power supplies --
Temperature and efficiency --
Chapter review --
Questions --
Answers --
Hard Drive Technologies: --
Historical/conceptual --
How hard drives work --
Platter-based hard drives --
801 --
Solid-state drives --
Parallel and serial ATA --
ATA-1 --
ATA-2 --
ATA-3 --
ATA-4 --
INT13 extensions --
ATA-5 --
ATA-6 --
ATA-7 --
SCSI: still around --
SCSI chains --
SCSI IDs --
Termination --
Protecting data with RAID --
RAID --
Implementing RAID --
Hardware versus software --
Personal RAID --
Future is RAID --
Installing drives --
Choosing your drive --
Jumpers and cabling on PATA drives --
Cabling SATA drives --
Connecting solid-state drives --
Connecting SCSI drives --
BIOS support: configuring CMOS and installing drivers --
Configuring controllers --
Autodetection --
Boot order --
Enabling AHCI --
802 --
Troubleshooting hard drive installation --
Beyond A + --
Hybrid hard drives --
Chapter review --
Questions --
Answers --
Implementing Hard Drives: --
Historical/conceptual --
Hard drive partitions --
802 --
Master boot record --
Dynamic disks --
GUID partition table --
Other partition types --
When to partition --
Partition naming problems --
Hard drive formatting --
File systems in Windows --
FAT --
FAT32 --
NTFS --
FAT64 --
Partitioning and formatting process --
Bootable media --
Partitioning and formatting with the installation disc --
Disk management --
Formatting a partition --
Maintaining and troubleshooting hard drives --
Maintenance --
Troubleshooting hard drive implementation --
Beyond A + --
Third-party partition tools --
Chapter review --
Questions --
Answers. Removable Media: --
Historical/conceptual --
Floppy drives --
Floppy drive basics --
801 --
Installing floppy drives --
Flash memory --
USB thumb drives --
Flash cards --
Optical drives --
CD-Media --
DVD-Media --
Blu-ray Disc-Media --
Installing optical drives --
Troubleshooting removable media --
Floppy drive maintenance and troubleshooting --
Troubleshooting optical drives and discs --
Beyond A + --
Color books --
BDXL --
Chapter review --
Questions --
Answers --
Installing And Upgrading Windows: --
802 --
Preparing for installation or upgrade --
Identify hardware requirements --
Verify hardware and software compatibility --
Decide what type of installation to perform --
Determine how to back up and restore existing data, if necessary --
Select an installation method --
Determine how to partition the hard drive and what file system to use --
Determine your computer's network role --
Decide on your computer's language and locale settings --
Plan for post-installation tasks --
Installation and upgrade process --
Installing or upgrading to Windows XP Professional --
Installing or upgrading to Windows Vista --
Installing or upgrading to Windows 7 --
Upgrading issues --
Windows XP clean installation process --
Windows Vista/7 clean installation process --
Automating the installation --
Installing Windows over a network --
Troubleshooting installation problems --
Test mode errors --
Graphical mode errors --
Lockups during installation --
Post-installation tasks --
Patches, service packs, and updates --
Upgrading drivers --
Restoring user data files (if applicable) --
Migrating and retiring --
No installation is perfect --
Chapter review --
Questions --
Answers --
Windows Under The Hood: --
802 --
Registry --
Accessing the registry --
Registry components --
Talkin' registry --
Manual registry edits --
Command-line registry editing tools --
Boot process --
Windows XP boot process --
Windows Vista/7 boot process --
Processes and services and threads, oh my! --
Task manager --
Performance console --
Performance tools in Windows Vista and Windows 7 --
Tools for programmers --
Component services --
Data sources --
Chapter review --
Questions --
Answers --
NTFS, Users, And Groups: --
802--
Authentication with users and groups --
Passwords --
Groups --
Simple tools for managing users --
Advanced user management --
Authorization through NTFS --
NTFS permissions --
Permission propagation --
Techs and permissions --
Sharing a Windows PC securely --
Sharing in Windows XP --
Sharing in Windows Vista --
Sharing in Windows 7 --
Locating shared folders --
Administrative shares --
Protecting data with encryption --
User account control --
UAC in Windows Vista --
UAC in Windows 7 --
Chapter review --
Questions --
Answers --
Maintaining And Optimizing Windows: --
802 --
Maintaining Windows --
Windows patch management Managing temporary files with disk cleanup --
Registry maintenance --
Error-checking and disk defragmentation --
Scheduling maintenance --
System configuration --
System information --
Optimizing windows --
Installing and removing software --
Installing/optimizing a device --
Performance options --
Hardware profiles --
Preparing Windows for problems --
Backing up personal data --
System restore --
Chapter review --
Questions --
Answers --
Working With The Command-Line Interface: --
Historical/conceptual --
802 --
Deciphering the command-line interface --
Accessing the command line --
Command prompt --
Filenames and file formats --
Drives and folders --
Mastering fundamental commands --
Structure: syntax and switches --
Viewing directory contents: the dir command --
Changing directory focus: the CD command --
Moving between drives --
Making directories: the MD command --
Removing directories: the RD command --
Working with directories --
Running a program --
Working with files --
Attributes --
Wildcards --
Renaming files --
Deleting files --
Copying and moving files --
Even more tools, utilities, and commands --
Beyond A + --
Using special keys --
Compact and cipher commands --
PowerShell --
Chapter review --
Questions --
Answers --
Troubleshooting Windows: --
802 --
Failure to boot --
Failure to boot: hardware or configuration --
Failure to boot: Windows XP --
Failure to boot: Windows Vista and Windows 7 --
Failure to load the GUI --
Device drivers --
Registry --
Advanced start up options --
Troubleshooting tools in the GUI --
Troubleshooting tools in windows Vista and Windows 7 --
Application problems --
Application installation problems --
Problems with uninstalling --
Compatibility --
Missing file or incorrect file version --
Crashing programs --
Volume shadow copy service and system protection --
Chapter review --
Questions --
Answers --
Input Devices: --
801 --
Supporting common ports --
Serial ports --
USB ports --
FireWire ports --
General port issues --
Standard input devices --
Keyboards --
Mice --
Scanners --
Biometric devices --
Bar code readers --
Touch screens --
KVM switches --
Gamepads and joysticks --
Digitizers --
Multimedia devices --
Digital cameras and camcorders --
Web cameras --
Chapter review --
Questions --
Answers --
Video: --
Video displays --
Historical/conceptual --
CRT monitors --
801 --
LCD monitors --
Projectors --
Plasma displays --
Common features --
Power conservation --
Display adapters --
Modes --
Motherboard connection --
Graphics processor --
Video memory --
Integrated GPUs --
Connector types and associated cables --
Installing and configuring video software --
802 --
Working with drivers --
3-D graphics --
Troubleshooting video --
Troubleshooting video cards/ drivers --
Troubleshooting monitors --
Troubleshooting playback --
Beyond A + --
DLP --
Chapter review --
Questions --
Answers --
Local Area Networking: --
801/802 --
Beyond basic Ethernet cabling --
Alternative connections --
Network devices --
Structured cabling --
TCP/IP --
Network addressing --
IPv6 --
Installing and configuring a wired network --
Installing a NIC --
Configuring network client --
Sharing and security --
Troubleshooting networks --
Repairing physical cabling --
Fixing common problems --
Chapter review --
Questions --
Answers. Wireless Networking: --
Historical/conceptual --
Wireless networking components --
801 --
Wireless networking software --
Wireless network modes --
Wireless networking security --
Speed and range issues --
Wireless networking standards --
IEEE 802-11-based wireless networking --
Other wireless standards --
802 --
Installing and configuring wireless networking --
Wi-Fi configuration --
Bluetooth configuration --
Cellular configuration --
Troubleshooting Wi-Fi --
Hardware troubleshooting --
Software troubleshooting --
Connectivity troubleshooting --
Configuration troubleshooting --
Chapter review --
Questions --
Answers --
Internet: --
Historical/conceptual --
How the internet works --
Internet tiers --
TCP/IP: the common language of the internet --
Internet service providers --
Connection concepts --
801 --
Connecting to the internet --
Dial-up --
DSL --
Cable --
LAN --
802-11 wireless --
Fiber --
Cellular --
Satellite --
Connection to the internet --
Windows internet connection sharing --
Internet application protocols --
World Wide Web --
E-mail --
File transfer protocol (FTP) --
Telnet and SSH --
SFTP --
Voice over IP --
Remote desktop --
Virtual private networks --
Support applications (internet utilities) --
802 --
Internet troubleshooting --
No connectivity --
Limited connectivity --
Local connectivity --
Slow transfer speeds --
Beyond A + --
Online gaming --
Chat --
File sharing --
Chapter review --
Questions --
Answers --
Multimedia: --
Sound --
Historical/conceptual --
How sound works in a PC --
801 --
Getting the right sound hardware --
Speakers --
Microphones --
MIDI-enabled devices --
Installing sound in a Windows system --
Troubleshooting sound --
Video capture --
Hardware --
Software --
Troubleshooting video capture and play back --
TV tuners --
Tuner hardware --
Tuner software --
Tuner troubleshooting --
Beyond A + --
Publishing multimedia --
Chapter review --
Questions --
Answers --
Portable Computing: --
801/802 --
Portable computing devices --
Input devices --
Display types --
Desktop replacements --
Netbooks --
Ultrabooks --
Tablet PCs --
Expanding portable computers --
Single-function ports --
Network --
Portable-specific expansion slots --
Storage card slots --
General-purpose ports --
Managing and maintaining portable computers --
Batteries --
Power management --
Cleaning --
Heat --
Protecting the machine --
Upgrading and repairing laptop computers --
Disassembly process --
Standard upgrades --
Hardware replacement --
Troubleshooting probable computers --
Laptop won't power on --
Screen doesn't come on properly --
Wireless doesn't work or works intermittently --
Input problems --
Chapter review --
Questions --
Answers --
Mobile Devices: --
802 --
Features and capabilities --
Mobile experience --
Adding apps --
Enhancing hardware --
Configuration --
Network connectivity --
Data --
Bluetooth --
E-mail --
Synchronization --
Security --
Preventing damage --
Dealing with loss --
Recovering from theft --
Chapter review --
Questions --
Answers --
Printers: --
801 --
Printer technologies --
Impact printers --
Inkjet printers --
Dye-sublimation printers --
Thermal printers --
Laser printers --
Solid ink --
Printer languages --
Printer connectivity --
Laser printing process --
Processing --
Charging --
Exposing --
Developing --
Transferring --
Fusing --
Cleaning --
Laser printing in color --
Installing a printer in Windows --
Setting up printers --
Optimizing print performance --
802 --
Troubleshooting printers --
General troubleshooting issues --
Troubleshooting impact printers --
Troubleshooting thermal printers --
Troubleshooting inkjet printers --
Troubleshooting laser printers --
Beyond A + --
Multifunction peripherals --
Chapter review --
Questions --
Answers --
Securing Computers: --
801-802 --
Analyzing threats --
Unauthorized access --
Social engineering --
Data destruction --
Administrative access --
System crash/hardware failure --
Physical theft --
Malware --
Environmental threats --
Security concepts and technologies --
Access control --
Data classification and compliance --
Reporting --
802 --
Network security --
Malicious software --
Malware signs and symptoms --
Malware prevention and recovery --
Firewalls --
Authentication and encryption --
Wireless issues --
Chapter review --
Questions --
Answers --
Virtualization: --
Historical/conceptual --
What is virtualization? --
802 --
Meet the hypervisor --
Emulation versus virtualization --
Sample virtualization --
Why do we virtualization? --
Power saving --
Hardware consolidation --
System recovery --
System duplication --
Research --
Virtualization in modern networks --
Virtual machine managers --
Hypervisors --
Chapter review --
Questions --
Answers --
Right PC For You: --
801 --
Building your first PC --
Evaluating parts --
Thick client --
Workstations PCs --
Thin client --
Virtualization workstations --
Media workstations --
Specialized consumer PCs --
Building a home server PC --
Setting up a home theater PC --
Gaming PC --
Chapter review --
Questions --
Answers --
Complete PC Tech: --
802 --
How computers work --
Troubleshooting theory --
Identify the problem --
Establish a theory of probable cause (question the obvious) --
Test the theory to determine cause --
Verify and prevent --
Document findings, actions, and outcomes --
Tech toolkit --
Utilities --
Field replaceable units (FRUs) --
Review --
Questions --
Answers --
Appendix A: Mapping to the comp TIA A + objectives --
Appendix B: About the CD-Rom: --
Playing the Mike Meyers introduction video --
Viewing the CompTIA exam objectives --
Systems requirements --
Installing and running total tester --
Total tester --
Mike's cool tools --
Mike's video training --
Secure PDF copy of the book --
Technical support --
Index.
Series Title: All-in-one certification series.
Other Titles: CompTIA A plus certification exam guide :
Responsibility: Mike Meyers.

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