CompTIA A+ 220-901 : CompTIA A+ 220-901 Lab

CompTIA A+ 220-901 Lab
ISBN : 978-1-61691-649-7
CompTIA A+ 220-901 performance-based labs are peerless learning resource to help you gain hands-on experience for CompTIA 220-901 certification exam. These performance-based labs are versatile - labs simulate real-world, hardware, software & command line interface environments and can be mapped to any text-book, course & training. CompTIA A+ 220-901 performance-based labs cover all the objectives of the 220-901 exam which include network connectivity issues, mobile device hardware, networking and troubleshooting hardware, and PC hardware and peripherals.


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Here's What You Get

Performance based lab
Video tutorials

Hands on Activities

Motherboards, Processors, and Memory

  • Identifying components of a motherboard chipset
  • Identifying types of RAM
  • Understanding the BIOS security options
  • Installing a USB 3.0 PCI Express card (2.0 x4)
  • Identifying the CPU package types
  • Identifying a PCI-bus slot
  • Identifying motherboard slots
  • Installing motherboard components
  • Installing expansion cards on a motherboard
  • Installing a processor
  • Identifying computer components
  • Identifying computer parts
  • Identifying a CPU socket
  • Identifying memory modules
  • Installing memory modules
  • Providing cooling and ventilation to a motherboard
  • Identifying computer cooling systems

Storage Devices and Power Supplies

  • Supplying power to a SATA drive
  • Connecting the motherboard to the internal hard drive
  • Inserting a pen drive into the USB port
  • Formatting a pen drive
  • Identifying RAID level characteristics
  • Installing SMPS and connecting it to the motherboard
  • Replacing the power supply
  • Identifying computer power supply connectors

Peripherals and Expansion

  • Installing an optical drive and PCI sound card
  • Installing firewire cards
  • Installing a PCI sound card
  • Identifying sound card ports
  • Identifying video card ports
  • Understanding USB versions
  • Identifying additional ports and connectors
  • Identifying video ports and connectors
  • Identifying I/O ports of a motherboard
  • Identifying desktop PC ports
  • Connecting a digital camera to a computer
  • Connecting speakers to a computer
  • Identifying input and output devices

Display Devices

  • Changing the refresh rate in Windows 7
  • Changing the display settings of a laptop
  • Extending monitor displays

Custom Configurations

  • Configuring Windows 7 for media streaming

Networking Fundamentals

  • Understanding advantages and disadvantages of topologies
  • Identifying the purpose of OSI layers
  • Connecting a star topology
  • Identifying network types
  • Identifying OSI layer functions
  • Identifying a network topology
  • Identifying components of a coaxial cable
  • Identifying types of a cable
  • Identifying network connectors

Introduction to TCP/IP

  • Adding and removing an IPv6 address
  • Identifying TCP/IP model layers
  • Identifying IP address class values
  • Identifying TCP/IP layers

Installing Wireless and SOHO Networks

  • Describing 802.11 networking standards
  • Describing 802.11 modulation techniques
  • Configuring Internet settings on a router
  • Identifying key steps to plan a network
  • Understanding QoS levels
  • Connecting to a wireless network
  • Installing a NIC

Understanding Laptops

  • Comparing desktop and laptop
  • Disabling a touchpad
  • Identifying a port
  • Removing a pen drive from a computer
  • Installing laptop components

Understanding Mobile Devices

  • Identifying USB cables of devices

Installing and Configuring Printers

  • Understanding the electrophotographic print process
  • Identifying a daisy-wheel printer
  • Installing a printer
  • Inserting ink cartridges into a printer
  • Connecting a USB printer to a computer
  • Identifying the steps for using an inkjet cleaning solution
  • Installing memory into a laser printer

Hardware and Network Troubleshooting

  • Setting up a boot device priority
  • Describing error codes
  • Analyzing the TCP/IP configuration with netstat
  • Analyzing network paths with tracert
  • Analyzing domain names with nslookup
  • Running different parameters of the net share command
  • Stopping and restarting the print spooler service
  • Renewing an IP address
  • Identifying network cabling tools

Exam Information

CompTIA A+ is globally recognized, vendor-neutral exam for the IT professionals. CompTIA A+ is comprised of 2 exams: 220-901 and 220-902. 220-901 exam covers PC hardware and peripherals, networking and troubleshooting hardware, mobile device hardware, and network connectivity issues.

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Exam FAQs
What is the exam registration fee?
USD 205
What is the format of the exam?
Drag-and-drop, 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?

(on a scale of 0-900)


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