CompTIA's FC0-U41

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The CompTIA Strata IT Fundamentals certification is an industry recognized vendor neutral credential for networking professionals. This certification is proof of a person's competence across a spectrum of skills including basic software installation, identify compatibility issues and recognize/prevent basic security risks. uCertify’s guaranteed certification course for FC0-U41 exam is comprehensive and helps you earn your certification and gain knowledge. Here’s what to expect from your uCertify course:

• 100% Exam Coverage • Interactive E-Book • Pre-Assessment • 216 Practice Questions with Full Explanations • 193 Interactive Quizzes • Test History and Performance Review and Powerful Analytics • Study Planner • Continuously Updated



Prepare for the following certification

The CompTIA Strata IT Fundamentals is a standalone certification from CompTIA with the exam code FC0-U41. This certification is ideal for individuals and students preparing to enter the IT workforce and professionals changing careers to IT or technology-related fields. This certificate can be a stepping stone to higher certifications in CompTIA A+, and with specialized experience, CompTIA Network+ and CompTIA Security+.

Skills Measured

  • Computer hardware basics
  • Compatibility issues and rectifying common errors
  • Software installation and functioning
  • Security risks and prevention

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FC0-U41 Course Duration

This is a self-paced, independent study program, so there is no minimum or maximum restriction placed by uCertify. The amount of time you will take depends on your existing knowledge of the area and related experience. We recommend you to spend 3-4 hours for 2-3 weeks if you are familiar with computer.

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FC0-U41 Course/Exam Objectives

  • Lesson 1: Processing and Memory
    • Processors
    • Memory
    • Summary
    • Exam Essentials
    • Review Questions
  • Lesson 2: Input and Storage Device
    • Core Input Devices
    • Internal and External Storage Devices
    • Summary
    • Exam Essentials
    • Review Questions
  • Lesson 3: Peripherals and Networking
    • Peripheral Devices
    • Networking
    • Networking Protocols
    • Internet Connections
    • Summary
    • Exam Essentials
    • Review Questions
  • Lesson 4: Setting Up a Computer
    • Choosing a Computer Type
    • Setting Up a Computer
    • Summary
    • Exam Essentials
    • Review Questions
  • Lesson 5: Maintaining a Computer
    • Cleaning a Computer
    • Preventing Damage to Equipment
    • Preventing Data or Service Loss
    • Managing Files and Folders
    • Using Software Tools for PC Maintenance
    • Summary
    • Exam Essentials
    • Review Questions
  • Lesson 6: Installing and Configuring software
    • Configuring the Operating System
    • Updating and Upgrading the Operating System
    • Installing Applications
    • Repairing or Reinstalling an Application
    • Removing an Application
    • Summary
    • Exam Essentials
    • Review Questions
  • Lesson 7: Updating and Upgrading Hardware
    • Evaluating a Computer for Upgrades
    • Installing Upgrades
    • Summary
    • Exam Essentials
    • Review Questions
  • Lesson 8: Troubleshooting Operational Problems
    • : Startup Failure
    • Operating System Error Messages
    • OS Slowdown or Lockup
    • Application Failures
    • Device Failures
    • Summary
    • Exam Essentials
    • Review Questions
  • Lesson 9: Security and Access control
    • Understanding Hacking
    • Physical Security
    • Access Control
    • Data and Usage Permission
    • Network Control
    • Internet Privacy and Security
    • Understanding and Preventing Malware Attacks
    • Summary
    • Exam Essentials
    • Review Questions
  • Lesson 10: Safe, Legal, and Green computer Usage
    • Safe and Legal Disposal of Hazardous Substances
    • IT-Related Laws
    • Energy-Efficient Personal Computing
    • Energy-Efficient Server Usage
    • Energy Conservation in Business IT
    • Summary
    • Exam Essentials
    • Review Questions

Career Prospects

A CompTIA Strata IT fundamentals certified professional has several career opportunities open up to them, including:

  • Sales associate
  • Sales engineer
  • Account manager
  • Business development manager
  • Marketing specialist


FC0-U41 Exam FAQs

What certificate do I earn on passing the FC0-U41 exam?
If you pass CompTIA's FC0-U41 exam you will get credit towards the following certification:
What are the prerequisites for this exam?
There are no technical prerequisites for this certification.
What is the exam registration fee?
USD 106

Pricing and taxes may vary from country to country.

Where do I take the exam?
The FC0-U41 exam is administered by Pearson VUE at testing centers worldwide. Click here to find a testing center near you.
What is the format of the exam?
The exam questions consist of linear, fact-based, and multiple-choice questions.
How many questions are asked in the exam?
The exam contains 70 questions.
What is the duration of the exam?
60 minutes
What is the passing score?
What is the exam's retake policy?

In the event that you fail your first attempt at passing the FC0-U21 examination, CompTIA's retake policy is:

  • CompTIA does not require a waiting period between the first and second attempt to pass such examination. However, if you need a third or subsequent attempt to pass the examination, you shall be required to wait for a period of at least fourteen calendar days from the date of your last attempt before you can retake the exam.
  • If a candidate has passed an exam, he/she cannot take it again without prior consent from CompTIA.
  • A test result found to be in violation of the retake policy will not be processed, which will result in no credit awarded for the test taken. Repeat violators will be banned from participation in the CompTIA Certification Program.
  • Candidates must pay the exam price each time they attempt the exam. CompTIA does not offer free re-tests or discounts on retakes.
What is the validity of the certification?
CompTIA Strata IT Fundamentals certification expires after three years from the date of issue, after which the certification holder will need to renew their certification via CompTIA's Continuing Education Program.
Where can I find more information about this exam?
To know more about the FC0-U41 exam, click here.

At a Glance

FC0-U41 Course Includes Free Buy
Lessons 1 10
Pre-Assessment Yes Yes
Practice Tests 0 4
Total Questions 15 216
Interactive Quizzes 0 193
Final Test No Yes

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