Prepare yourself for the 2009 version of CompTIA's A+ certification track with this complete, two–in–one study guide, that covers both the A+ Essentials exam (220–701) and the Practical Application exam (220–702). Study and practice with in–depth coverage of all exam objectives and a CD packed with leading–edge exam test software. Inside, you'll find:
Full coverage of all exam objectives in a systematic approach, so you can be confident you're getting the instruction you need for the exam
Practical hands–on exercises to reinforce critical skills
Real–world scenarios that put what you've learned in the context of actual job roles
Challenging review questions in each chapter to prepare you for exam day
Exam Essentials, a key feature in each chapter that identifies critical areas you must become proficient in before taking the exam
A handy tear card that maps every official exam objective to the corresponding chapter in the book, so you can track your exam prep objective by objective
Look inside for complete coverage of all exam objectives.
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Chapter 1 Personal Computer System Components.
Chapter 2 Storage Devices, Power Supplies, and Adapters.
Chapter 3 Understanding Display Devices.
Chapter 4 Understanding Laptops and Portable Devices.
Chapter 5 Installing and Configuring Printers.
Chapter 6 Operating System Features and Interfaces.
Chapter 7 Installing and Configuring Operating Systems.
Chapter 8 Troubleshooting Theory and Preventive Maintenance.
Chapter 9 Troubleshooting Operating Systems, Hardware, Printers, and Laptops.
Chapter 10 Understanding Networking.
Chapter 11 Understanding Network Security Fundamentals.
Chapter 12 Understanding Operational Procedures.
Chapter 13 Installing, Maintaining, and Troubleshooting Hardware.
Chapter 14 Installing, Configuring, and Troubleshooting Laptops.
Chapter 15 Resolving Printer Problems.
Chapter 16 Operating System Structures and Commands.
Chapter 17 Operating System Utilities and Troubleshooting Issues.
Chapter 18 Installing and Troubleshooting Networks.
Chapter 19 System Security.
Appendix About the Companion CD.
Emmett Dulaney, A+, Network+, Security+, MCT, is an assistant professor at Anderson University. He has written several certification books, including CompTIA A+ Complete Review Guide and CompTIA Security+ Study Guide. He is also a well-known certification columnist for Redmond magazine and CertCities.com.
Toby Skandier, A+, Network +, i-Net+, Server+, MCSE, CCNP, CCDP, CCSI, is founder of Talskan Technologies, LLC, a technical education provider based in North Carolina. He has coauthored numerous books for Sybex, including the bestselling Network Administrator Street Smarts and Network+ Study Guide.