220-901 & 220-902 : CompTIA A+ Complete Study Guide

220-901-220-902
CompTIA A+ Complete Study Guide
ISBN : 978-1-61691-624-4
Gain hands-on expertise in CompTIA 220-901 & 220-902 exam by CompTIA A+ Complete Study Guide. The course covers all the objectives of 220-901 & 220-902 exams and provides the expertise and technical knowledge required to install, configure, and maintain devices, PCs and software for end users; proper and safe diagnose, resolve and document common hardware and software issues; assemble components based on customer requirements; provide appropriate customer support; apply troubleshooting skills; and understand the basics of networking and security/forensics. CompTIA A+ exam is globally recognized, vendor-neutral exam designed for IT professionals.  

Lessons

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Exercises Flashcards Quizzes Glossary

Each lesson comes with Exercises, Flashcards & Quizzes. There is no limit to the number of times learners can attempt these. Exercises come with detailed remediation, which ensures that learners are confident on the topic before proceeding. Flashcards help master the key concepts. Glossary defines the key terms.

Exercise Questions
460+
Quizzes
217+
Flashcards
335+
Glossary of terms
335+
Lessons
26+
Videos and How To..

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Videos
142+
Hours
15:07+

Test Prep & Practice Questions

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Pre-assessments Questions
171+
Full Length Tests
6+
Post-Assessments Questions
97+

Features

Full Remediation

Each question comes with detailed remediation explaining not only why an answer option is correct but also why the incorrect answer options are incorrect.

Unlimited Practice

Each test can be taken unlimited number of times until the learner feels they are prepared. Learner can review the test and read detailed remediation. Detailed test history is also available.

Learn, Test and Review Mode

Each test set comes with learn, test and review modes. In learn mode, learners will attempt a question and will get immediate feedback and complete remediation as they move on to the next question. In test mode, learners can take a timed test simulating the actual exam conditions. In review mode, learners can read through one item at a time without attempting it.

Exam Information

The 220-901 and 220-902 exams are a part of CompTIA's A+ certification. The CompTIA A+ course can benefit you in two ways. Whether you work or plan to work in a mobile or corporate environment where you have a high level of face-to-face customer interaction, where client communication and client training are important, or in an environment with limited customer interaction and an emphasis on hardware activities.

Prepare for the following certification

Career Prospects
  • IT Support Technician
  • Field Service Technician
  • IT Support Administrator
  • Technical Support Specialist
Exam FAQs
What is the exam registration fee?
USD 205 per exam.

The exam fees are subject to change.

What is the format of the exam?
Performance-based and multiple choice questions.
How many questions are asked in the exam?
The exam contains 90 questions.
What is the duration of the exam?
90 minutes
What is the passing score?
To pass CompTIA A+ 220-901 exam, you have to score at least 675 out of 900; and for CompTIA A+ 220-902 you require a passing score of 700 out of 900.
Where can I find more information about this exam?
To know more about the 220-901-220-902, click here.

Table of Content

Here's What you will Learn

Lesson 1: Motherboards, Processors, and Memory

  • Identifying Components of Motherboards
  • Identifying Purposes and Characteristics of Processors
  • Identifying Purposes and Characteristics of Memory
  • Identifying Purposes and Characteristics of Cooling Systems
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 2: Storage Devices and Power Supplies

  • Identifying Purposes and Characteristics of Storage Devices
  • Identifying Purposes and Characteristics of Power Supplies
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 3: Peripherals and Expansion

  • Installing and Configuring Expansion Cards
  • Identifying Characteristics of Connectors and Cables
  • Input Devices
  • Output Devices
  • Input and Output Devices
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 4: Display Devices

  • Understanding Display Types and Settings
  • Understanding Video Standards and Technologies
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 5: Custom Configurations

  • Standard Thick Clients
  • Graphic and CAD/CAM Design Workstations
  • Audio/Video Editing Workstations
  • Virtualization Workstations
  • Gaming PCs
  • Home Theater PCs
  • Thin Clients
  • Home Server PCs
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 6: Networking Fundamentals

  • Understanding Networking Principles
  • Identifying Common Network Hardware
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 7: Introduction to TCP/IP

  • Understanding TCP/IP
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 8: Installing Wireless and SOHO Networks

  • Understanding Wireless Networking
  • Installing and Configuring SOHO Networks
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 9: Understanding Laptops

  • Understanding Laptop Architecture
  • Disassembling and Reassembling Laptops
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 10: Understanding Mobile Devices

  • Understanding Mobile Devices
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 11: Installing and Configuring Printers

  • Understanding Print Technologies and Imaging Processes
  • Installing and Configuring Printers
  • Performing Printer Maintenance and Upgrades
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 12: Hardware and Network Troubleshooting

  • Troubleshooting Core Hardware Issues
  • Troubleshooting Mobile Devices, Printers, and Networking
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 13: Operating System Basics

  • Understanding Operating Systems
  • Going Virtual
  • Preparing for the Exam
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 14: Operating System Administration

  • Interacting with Operating Systems
  • Administrative Tools
  • Disk Management
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 15: Working with Windows 8/8.1

  • Windows Editions
  • Installing Windows 8
  • Windows 8 Boot Methods
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 16: Working with Windows 7

  • Windows 7 Editions
  • Installing Windows 7
  • The Windows 7 Boot Sequences
  • Windows 7 Features
  • Windows 7 Administrative Tools
  • Unique Control Panel Utilities
  • Networking and Windows 7
  • Windows 7 System Performance and Optimization
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 17: Working with Windows Vista

  • Windows Vista Editions
  • Installing Windows Vista
  • The Windows Vista Boot Sequences
  • Windows Vista Features
  • Windows Vista Administrative Tools
  • Distinctive Utilities
  • Networking and Windows Vista
  • Vista System Performance and Optimization
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 18: Working with Mac OS and Linux

  • Best Practices
  • Tools
  • Features
  • Basic Linux Commands
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 19: Security

  • Common Prevention Methods
  • Common Security Threats
  • Workstation Security Best Practices
  • Working with Windows OS Security Settings
  • Mobile Device Security
  • Destruction and Disposal Methods
  • Securing a SOHO Network (Wireless)
  • Securing a SOHO Network (Wired)
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 20: Network Services, Cloud Computing, and Virtualization

  • Understanding Network Services
  • Understanding Cloud Computing and Virtualization
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 21: Mobile Operating Systems and Connectivity

  • Understanding Mobile Operating Systems
  • Network Connectivity and Email
  • Mobile Device Synchronization
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 22: Troubleshooting Theory, OSs, and Security

  • Understanding Troubleshooting Theory
  • Troubleshooting Operating Systems
  • Troubleshooting Security Issues
  • Troubleshooting Mobile Issues
  • Troubleshooting Mobile Security Issues
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 23: Understanding Operational Procedures

  • Understanding Safety Procedures
  • Understanding Environmental Controls
  • Understanding Policies, Licensing, and Privacy
  • Demonstrating Professionalism
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 24: Appendix A

  • 3d Objects

Lesson 25: Appendix B

  • Videos: 220-901

Lesson 26: Appendix C

  • Videos: 220-902
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