The CompTIA test 220-602 is meant for entry-level computer technicians. In order to achieve CompTIA A+ certification, a candidate must register for and pass the CompTIA A+ Essentials and any of the elective exams. However, those who have already achieved A+ certification can upgrade by taking only the core exam or any of the elective exams. The CompTIA test 220-602 measures an individual’s ability to manage an operating system on a stand-alone computer as well as on a client computer in a network.

Before taking the CompTIA test 220-602 IT Technician, a candidate should practice the following:

  1. Add, remove, and configure computer components.
  2. Identify the names, purposes, features, and use of different hardware tools.
  3. Identify and apply the common preventive maintenance for computer components.
  4. Identify appropriate applications for laptop-specific communications.
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The Microsoft test 70-270 measures an individual’s ability to implement, administer, and troubleshoot Windows XP Professional as a desktop operating system in any network environment, particularly medium to very large computing environments. Before taking the 70-270 test, you should practice the following:

  1. Create partitions in a hard disk using the FDISK command and format partitions in FAT, FAT32, and NTFS file systems.
  2. Install Windows XP Professional on a computer. Installation includes:

Cisco’s 640-802 Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) is the composite exam associated with the Cisco Certified Network Associate certification. This exam is a single exam option for becoming a CCNA. A candidate can also opt for the ICND1 (640-822) and ICND2 (640-816) exams to be certified as a CCNA.

This exam tests a candidate’s knowledge and skills required to install, operate, and troubleshoot a small to medium size enterprise branch network. Before taking the 640-802 exam, you should practice the following:

  1. Create a network of two computers through cross-over cables.
  2. Create a bus network.
  3. Create a star network.
  4. Create a mesh network.
  5. Configure hub, switch, and router.
  6. Configure DHCP on the network.
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The 640-802 CCNA is the composite exam associated with the Cisco Certified Network Associate certification. Candidates can prepare for this exam by learning the ICND1 (640-822) and ICND2 (640-816) exam courses. This exam tests a candidate’s knowledge and skills required to install, operate, and troubleshoot a small to medium size enterprise branch network.

What are the job roles for CCNA certified professionals?

The job roles for CCNA certified professionals typically include Network administrator, System Analyst, and Network Support Professional.
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Q: What are the prerequisites for taking the exam 70-528 (VB)?

A: Before taking the exam, candidates should have at least one year of experience in developing Web-based applications by using the Microsoft .NET Framework version 2.0. They should also have a working knowledge of Visual Studio 2005 and the new features of ASP.NET 2.0.

Q: Which programming languages can you choose for this exam?

A: You can choose the Microsoft Visual Basic 2005 programming language for this exam. Other programming language is Microsoft Visual C# 2005.
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The 70-528 test measures an individual’s ability to develop and implement Web applications using Web forms, ASP.NET, and the .NET Framework 2.0. Before taking the 70-528 test, you should practice the following:

  1. Create a new Web application and add Web Forms pages to the application.
  2. Add Web server controls to a Web Form and configure their properties programmatically.
  3. Create event handlers for a page or control at design time.
  4. Manage state of an application by using client-based and server-based state management options.
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Q: What are the prerequisites for taking the exam 70-528 (CSHARP)?

A: Before taking the exam, candidates should have at least one year of experience in developing Web-based applications by using the Microsoft .NET Framework version 2.0. They should also have a working knowledge of Visual Studio 2005 and the new features of ASP.NET 2.0.

Q: Which programming languages can you choose for this exam?

A: You can choose the Microsoft Visual C# 2005 programming language for this exam. Other programming language is Microsoft Visual Basic 2005.
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The PrepKit for Microsoft exam 70-293 is designed to help individuals prepare for the actual Microsoft exam 70-293. The Microsoft exam 70-293 measures an individual’s ability to install, configure, and troubleshoot the Windows 2003 Active Directory components, DNS for Active Directory, and Active Directory security solutions. Before taking the 70-293 exam, you should practice the following:

  1. Install Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition on two networked computers. During installation, through Setup, create a partition on the hard disks, on which you should install Windows Server 2003 as a stand-alone server in a workgroup.
  2. Make a Windows 2003 domain-based network of two computers.
  3. Install and configure DNS.
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The Microsoft exam 70-290 measures an individual’s ability to manage and maintain a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Environment. Before taking the 70-290 exam, you should practice the following:

  1. Manage and maintain basic disks and dynamic disks.
  2. Monitor server hardware by using tools such as Device Manager, Hardware Troubleshooting Wizard, and appropriate Control Panel items.
  3. Optimize server disk performance by implementing a RAID solution and defragmenting volumes and partitions.
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The Microsoft exam 70-298 measures an individual’s ability to design security for a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 network. Before taking the 70-298 exam, you should practice the following:

  1. Plan security templates based on computer role.
  2. Configure registry and file system permissions, account policies, .pol files, audit policies, user rights assignment, security options, system services, restricted groups, and event logs.
  3. Deploy security templates by using Active Directory-based Group Policy objects (GPOs) and by using command-line tools and scripting.
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