Written by the leading authority on CompTIA A+ certification and training, this self-study book and CD has been thoroughly updated to cover 100% of the exam objectives on the 2015 CompTIA A+ exams. New topics include managing and maintaining cellular devices, including tablets; configuring operating systems, including Windows 8, Android, and iOS; and enhanced, mobile-centered security and troubleshooting procedures. The All-in-One Exam Guide enables you to take the test with complete confidence. It also serves as a practical reference for IT support and technical personnel.
Electronic content includes:
- Practice exams download for both exam 901 and 902 with hundreds of accurate practice exam questions
- More than an hour of online video training featuring Mike Meyers
- Online performance-based simulations that prepare you for the performance-based exam questions
- A link to Mike’s favorite PC tools
- A PDF copy of the book
The CompTIA A+ Complete Certification Kit is your one-stop resource for achieving this critical credential. Fully CompTIA approved, this value-priced bundle gives you both the Complete Deluxe Study Guide and the Complete Review Guide to help you become fully prepared for exam day. This new third edition has been revised to align with the latest version of exams 220-901 and 220-902, with new best practices and a stronger focus on current hardware and software including Windows, virtualization, and mobile OSes. Clear, concise discussion helps you internalize important concepts quickly, and chapter reviews and exam highlights provide self-test checkpoints along the way. You also get access to the Sybex interactive online learning environment, featuring electronic flashcards, a searchable PDF glossary, a test bank, and bonus practice exams that help you gauge your progress and level of understanding.
The A+ certification is the industry standard for computer technicians, measuring competency with various hardware components and common operating systems. This certification kit is your ultimate preparation companion, guiding you through everything you need to know to pass with flying colors.
- Study 100% of the objectives for exams 220-901 and 220-902
- Understand hardware, OS maintenance, and troubleshooting
- Gain practical insight from real-world examples
- Test yourself with practice exams, interactive study aids, and more
The first A+ exam covers basic hardware and software concepts, while the second exam tests actual workplace skills including installation, configuration, upgrading, and maintenance. With full coverage of all topics for bothexams, the CompTIA A+ Complete Certification Kit is the only source you need to greet exam day with full confidence.
The CompTIA A+ Complete Study Guide is your complete solution for A+ exam preparation. Covering 100% of Exam 220-901 and Exam 220-902 objectives, this book gives you everything you need to ensure that you not only understand the basics of IT, but that you can demonstrate your understanding effectively. Now in its third edition, this guide has been updated to reflect the exam’s new focus. Coverage includes the latest best practices, Windows 8/8.1 and mobile OSes, and an emphasis on the practical skills required on the job. Clear and concise, this book helps you solidify your understanding of crucial hardware and operating system maintenance and troubleshooting topics covered on the exam. You also gain access to the Sybex exclusive online interactive learning environment and test bank, featuring bonus practice exams, electronic flashcards, and a searchable PDF glossary of the most important terms you need to understand.
The CompTIA A+ certification is the essential computer technician credential, and is required by over 100 leading employers. This book helps you prepare and practice so you can approach the exam with confidence, and pass with flying colors.
- Review the components of personal computers, laptops, and portable devices
- Understand operating systems, networks, and security
- Get up to speed on safety and environmental issues
- Practice effective communication and the “soft skills” of professionalism
This is the perfect study guide to help you pass CompTIA®’s new A+® 220-901 and 220-902 exams. It provides coverage and practice questions for every exam topic, including substantial new coverage of Windows 8/8.1, new PC hardware, tablets, smartphones, OS X, Linux, cloud computing, and professional-level networking and security. Extensive prep tools include quizzes, Exam Alerts, our great last-minute Cram Sheet, two full practice exams in the print book and an additional two exams in the test engine, plus complete real-time practice and feedback through Pearson’s state-of-the-art test engine. You’ll also find ten exclusive Real World Scenario case studies, all linked to simulations or video on the DVD!
Covers the critical information you’ll need to know to score higher on your A+ 220-901 and 220-902 exams!
- Deploy and manage desktops and notebooks running Windows 8.1/8, 7, Vista, OS X, or Linux
- Master and practice the six-step A+ troubleshooting process
- Understand, install, configure, and troubleshoot motherboards, CPUs, and memory
- Test and troubleshoot power-related problems
- Use all forms of storage, including SSDs, Blu-ray devices, and RAID systems
- Work effectively with mobile devices, including iOS, Android, and Windows tablets and smartphones
- Install, configure, and troubleshoot both visible and internal laptop components
- Configure Windows components and applications, use Windows administrative tools, and optimize Windows systems
- Repair damaged Windows environments and boot errors
- Work with audio and video subsystems, I/O devices, and new peripherals
- Install and manage both local and network printers
- Understand and work with networks, network hardware, wireless protocols, and cloud technologies
- Install and configure SOHO wired/wireless networks and troubleshoot connectivity
- Secure desktops and mobile devices, implement authentication methods, prevent malware attacks, and protect data
EXCLUSIVE STATE-OF-THE-ART WEB-BASED TEST ENGINE WITH 320 PRACTICE QUESTIONS!
Make sure you’re 100% ready for the real exam!
- Detailed explanations of correct and incorrect answers
- Multiple test modes
- Random questions and order of answers
- Coverage of each current A+ exam objective