Mike Meyers' CompTIA A+ Guide to 802 Managing and Troubleshooting PCs, Fourth Edition (Exam 220-802)

Mike Meyers' CompTIA A+ Guide to 802 Managing and Troubleshooting PCs, Fourth Edition (Exam 220-802)

by Mike Meyers

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Essential Skills for a Successful IT Career

Written by the leading authority on CompTIA A+ certification and training, this instructive, full-color guide will help you pass CompTIA A+ exam 220-802 and become an expert PC technician. Mike Meyers' CompTIA A+ Guide to 802: Managing and Troubleshooting PCs, Fourth Edition is completely up to date with the new CompTIA A+ standards. Inside, you'll find helpful on-the-job tips, end-of-chapter practice questions, and hundreds of photographs and illustrations. End-of-chapter solutions and answers are only available to instructors and are not printed inside the book.

Learn how to:

  • Troubleshoot CPUs, RAM, BIOS settings, motherboards, power supplies, and other PC components
  • Implement and troubleshoot hard drives
  • Install, upgrade, maintain, and troubleshoot Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7
  • Work with the Registry and understand the Windows boot process
  • Work with Ethernet and TCP/IP
  • Implement and troubleshoot wired and wireless networks
  • Manage and maintain portable PCs
  • Work with smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices
  • Troubleshoot printers
  • Secure PCs and protect them from network threats
  • Work with virtualization technologies

Electronic content features:

  • Practice exams for 802 with hundreds of questions
  • An "Introduction to CompTIA A+" video by Mike Meyers
  • Links to Mike's latest favorite shareware and freeware PC tools and utilities

Each chapter includes:

  • Learning objectives
  • Photographs and illustrations
  • Real-world examples
  • Try This! and Cross Check exercises
  • Key terms highlighted
  • Tech Tips, Notes, and Warnings
  • Exam Tips
  • End-of-chapter quizzes and lab projects

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071795951
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 12/11/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 592
File size: 64 MB
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About the Author

Michael Meyers, MCP, CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Security+ (Houston, TX), is one of the industry's leading authorities on CompTIA certification. He is the president and founder and 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 best-selling author of the A+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Path of the PC Tech

Chapter 2: Visible Windows

Chapter 3: Troubleshooting Essential Hardware

Chapter 4: Implementing Hard Drives

Chapter 5: Installing and Upgrading Windows

Chapter 6: Windows Under the Hood

Chapter 7: NTFS, Users, and Groups

Chapter 8: Maintaining and Optimizing Windows

Chapter 9: Working with the Command-Line Interface

Chapter 10: Troubleshooting Windows

Chapter 11: Implementing and Troubleshooting Video

Chapter 12: Ethernet and TCP/IP

Chapter 13: Implementing and Troubleshooting Wireless Networks

Chapter 14: Implementing and Troubleshooting Networks

Chapter 15: Portable Computing

Chapter 16: Mobile Devices

Chapter 17: Troubleshooting Printers

Chapter 18: Securing Computers

Chapter 19: Virtualization

Chapter 20: The Complete PC Tech



Appendix A: Mapping to the CompTIA A+ Objectives

Appendix B: About the CD

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