The technology community identifies CompTIA Network+ as the perfect entry into a networking career. Top technology companies recognize CompTIA Network+ as part of their certification track. Many other corporations recommend or require the CompTIA Network+ certification for their IT employees. The CompTIA test N10-004 Network+ 2009 is intended to certify networking technicians that have at least nine months of experience in network support or administration or adequate academic training, along with a CompTIA A+ certification; however, this is not the pre-requisite. Attaining Network+ certification indicates that you know how to configure and install a TCP/IP client on the network. The CompTIA test N10-004 covers a range of networking technologies. Before taking the N10-004 test, you should practice the following:

  1. Identify networking media and connectors.
  2. Identify and work on different networking components.
  3. Create a network of two computers.
  4. Know various ports.
  5. Install a TCP/IP protocol suite.
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The CompTIA test N10-003 is intended to certify networking technicians with eighteen to twenty-four months of experience. Attaining Network+ certification indicates that you know how to configure and install a TCP/IP client on the network. The CompTIA test N10-003 covers a range of networking technologies. Before taking the N10-003 test, you should practice the following:

  1. Identify networking media and connectors.
  2. Identify and work on different networking components.
  3. Create a network of two computers.
  4. Know various ports.
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The technology community identifies CompTIA Network+ as the perfect entry into a networking career. Top technology companies recognize CompTIA Network+ as part of their certification track. Many other corporations recommend or require the CompTIA Network+ certification for their IT employees. The CompTIA Bridge test BR0-002 Network+ 2009 is intended to certify networking technicians who have at least nine months of experience in network support or administration or adequate academic training, along with a CompTIA A+ certification; however, this is not the pre-requisite. To appear in Bridge test BR0-002, a candidate must hold the Network+ certification under the previous version. Attaining the Network+ certification indicates that you know how to configure and install a TCP/IP client on the network.
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Q. What is the Project+ (PK0-002) exam?

A. The CompTIA Project+ certification is an international, vendor-neutral certification that covers the entire project life cycle from initiation and planning through execution, acceptance, support and closure. CompTIA Project+ gives project managers the skills necessary to complete projects on time and within budget, and creates a common project management language among project team members.

Q. What are the prerequisites for the PK0-002 exam?

A. There is no prerequisite for taking the test PK0-002. However, it is recommended that CompTIA Project+ candidates should have at least One year experience of practical project management.
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Q. What is the CompTIA A+ Essentials (220-701) exam?
A. CompTIA A+ Essentials (220-701) is measures the necessary competencies of an entry-level IT professional and skills identified in CompTIA A+ Essentials (220-701). The CompTIA A+ certification, is the industry standard for computer support technicians. The latest version of CompTIA A+ is CompTIA A+ 2009 Edition. Two exams are necessary to be certified: CompTIA A+ Essentials (220-701); and CompTIA A+ Practical Application (220-702).

Q. What are the prerequisites for the CompTIA A+ Essentials (220-701) exam?
A. None. Both 220-701 and 220-702 exams are required to be passed for getting the A+ certification.
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The CompTIA exam 220-702 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 (220-701) and CompTIA A+ Practical Application (220-702) exams. However, those who have already achieved A+ certification on 2006 version can upgrade by taking only the A+ Bridge exam (BR0-003). CompTIA A+ Practical Application (220-702) is an extension of the knowledge and skills identified in 220-701, with more of a “hands-on” orientation focused on scenarios in which troubleshooting and tools must be applied to resolve problems. The CompTIA A+ (2009) certification measures the necessary competencies of an entry-level IT professional with at least 500 hours of hands-on experience in the lab or field. It tests for the fundamentals of computer technology, networking and security, as well as the communication skills and professionalism now required of all entry-level IT professionals.
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Q. What is the CompTIA A+ Practical Application (220-702) exam?
A. CompTIA A+ Practical Application (220-702) is an extension of the knowledge and skills identified in CompTIA A+ Essentials (220-701), with more of a “hands-on” orientation focused on scenarios in which troubleshooting and tools must be applied to resolve problems. The CompTIA A+ certification is the industry standard for computer support technicians. The latest version of CompTIA A+ is CompTIA A+ 2009 Edition. Two exams are necessary to be certified: CompTIA A+ Essentials (220-701); and CompTIA A+ Practical Application (220-702).

Q. What are the prerequisites for the CompTIA A+ Practical Application (220-702) exam?
A. None. Both 220-701 and 220-702 exams are required to be passed for getting the A+ certification.
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Installation

  • Fiber-optic cables use optical fibers to carry digital data signals in the form of modulated pulses of light.
  • Enhanced Capabilities Port (ECP) is a high-speed parallel port developed by Hewlett-Packard and Microsoft in 1992. It offers improved performance for the parallel port and requires special hardware logic. ECP ports support high throughput communications.
  • It is recommended to verify the hardware on the Linux hardware compatibility list before installing the operating system on a computer.
  • The BNC connectors are required to join the network interface card in the computer with the coaxial network cable.
  • Before installing Linux on a new computer, it is recommended to verify that each device is listed in the Hardware Compatibility List (HCL).
  • An Error Correcting Code (ECC) memory module detects and corrects single-bit errors in memory.
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Personal Computer Components

  • If two drives are attached to one controller in a computer, one drive should be set as Master and the other as Slave.
  • If you are unable to open the CD-ROM drive tray by pushing the Eject button on the front panel, open it by inserting a pin into the eject hole on the CD-ROM drive.
  • Secure Digital (SD) card is a non-volatile memory card format used in portable devices such as mobile phones, digital cameras, and handheld computers.
  • CD-ROM, SD card, USB Pen drive, floppy disk, etc., are removable storage media.
  • The serial port comes with two types of connectors, 9-pin and 25-pin. It sends data one bit at a time, over a single wire.
  • A standard IDE/EIDE drive cable has 40 wires.
  • Direct Memory Access (DMA) optimizes the I/O transfer speed in a computer.
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