This No.1 "A+ Exam Guide" is completely revised and updated to cover all the new exam areas. More than 380,000 units of the previous editions are sold to date!
"My students love this book... comprehensive yet approachable, a proven A+ prep tool." Farbod Karimi, Instructor, Heald College
The #1 A+ Exam Guide
Prepare to pass CompTIA's A+ certification exams with help from the #1 best-selling exam guide. Fully revised and updated for the new exam releases and reviewed and approved by CompTIA this authoritative volume covers everything you need to know to pass both the Core Hardware and Operating System Technologies exams. Mike gives you helpful exam tips throughout, end-of-chapter practice questions, detailed coverage of the exam format, and hundreds of photographs and illustrations. This comprehensive guide not only helps you pass the A+ certification exams, but also teaches you how to be an expert hardware technician.
Get full details on all exam objectives, including how to:
-Configure CMOS and BIOS settings
-Identify expansion bus slots and install expansion cards
-Work with motherboards, CPUs, and RAM
-Provide proper power and cooling
-Install, partition, and format hard drives
-Install and upgrade Windows 9x/Me, Windows NT 4.0 Workstation, Windows 2000 Professional, and Windows XP
-Work with portable PCs, PDAs, and wireless technologies
-Install and troubleshoot floppy, CD, and DVD drives
-Create SCSI chains
-Install sound and video cards
-Manage printers and connect to networks
The CD-ROM features:
-Hundreds of all-original questions
-Six full practice exams covering the Operating Systems and Core Hardware requirements. Available in Practice or Final Mode.
-One hour of LearnKey video training featuring Michael Meyers teaching key A+ topics free with online registration
-Useful tools and utilities for PC technicians
About the Author:
Michael Meyers is the industry's leading authority 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 throughout the world, and a member of CompTIA.