LO-220-902 : LO CompTIA A+ : (Exam 220-902)

LO CompTIA A+ : (Exam 220-902)
ISBN : 978-1-61691-859-0
Gain hands-on expertise in CompTIA A+ certification exam by CompTIA A+ 220-902 course and performance-based labs. Performance-based labs simulate real-world, hardware, software & command line interface environments and can be mapped to any text-book, course & training. CompTIA A+ exam is globally recognized, vendor-neutral exam designed for IT professionals. The course and lab focus on all the objectives of the 220-902 exam. 220-902 exam covers installing and configuring operating systems such as iOS, Android, Apple OS X and Linux; the fundamentals of cloud computing, security and operational procedures.


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Operating System Fundamentals

  • Viewing the iOS version
  • Viewing system properties
  • Labeling the Start menu of Windows 8
  • Showing hidden and system-protected files
  • Launching the command prompt with administrative privileges

Networking and Security Fundamentals

Safety and Operational Procedures

Installing and Configuring Microsoft Windows

  • Enabling Hyper-V
  • Joining a HomeGroup
  • Creating a homegroup
  • Creating a virtual machine
  • Changing a basic disk into a dynamic disk
  • Changing the time zone
  • Viewing processes details in the task manager
  • Turning on system protection
  • Changing the refresh rate in Windows 7
  • Changing the system's screen saver
  • Exploring installed hardware
  • Configuring screen resolution
  • Listing files and folders
  • Turning on Windows Firewall
  • Changing the display settings of a laptop

Optimizing and Maintaining Microsoft Windows

  • Changing the system's virtual memory
  • Creating a backup of a local disk
  • Creating a restore point
  • Turning on file history for a drive
  • Running Disk Defragmenter in Windows 7
  • Cleaning up the hard disk drive
  • Updating a device driver
  • Configuring Windows Defender

Working With Other Operating Systems

  • Creating and listing directories
  • Modifying ownership of a file
  • Verifying the working directory

Networking Technologies

  • Configuring the TCP/IP values
  • Adding and removing an IPv6 address

Configuring Networking Capabilities

  • Creating a rule that exempts hosts from authentication
  • Configuring Windows Firewall with advanced security
  • Configuring Windows 7 to use a proxy server
  • Connecting to a remote computer
  • Configuring remote desktop
  • Enabling remote assistance
  • Sharing a folder

Supporting Mobile Digital Devices

  • Setting up a VPN in Android
  • Establishing a Bluetooth connection

Security Threats, Vulnerabilities, and Controls

  • Downloading and installing the Avast antivirus, and scanning the system

Implementing Security Controls

  • Examining file permissions
  • Configuring BitLocker for an identification field
  • Encrypting flash drive with BitLocker
  • Configuring Internet settings on a router
  • Encrypting a folder
  • Configuring SSID
  • Locking an iPhone with a password

Troubleshooting System-Wide Issues

Appendix A: Mapping Course Content to CompTIA A+ Certification Exam 220-902

Appendix B: A+ Command Reference

Appendix C: A Brief History of Personal Computers

Video Tutorials: 220-902


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Exam Information

CompTIA A+ is globally recognized, vendor-neutral exam designed for IT professionals. CompTIA A+ is comprised of 2 exams: 220-901 and 220-902. CompTIA A+ 220-902 covers installing and configuring operating systems including Windows, iOS, Android, Apple OS X, and Linux. It also focuses on the fundamentals of cloud computing, security, and operational procedures.

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Exam FAQs
What is the format of the exam?
Performance-based & 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 700-900)

What is the exam's retake policy?

CompTIA A+ 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.
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Table of Content

Here's What you will Learn

Lesson 1: Operating System Fundamentals

  • TOPIC A: PC and Mobile Operating Systems
  • TOPIC B: PC Operating System Tools and Utilities
  • Summary

Lesson 2: Networking and Security Fundamentals

  • TOPIC A: Common Network Services
  • TOPIC B: Cloud Concepts
  • TOPIC C: Security Fundamentals
  • Summary

Lesson 3: Safety and Operational Procedures

  • TOPIC A: Basic Maintenance Tools and Techniques
  • TOPIC B: Personal and Electrical Safety
  • TOPIC C: Environmental Safety and Materials Handling
  • TOPIC D: Professionalism and Communication
  • TOPIC E: Organizational Policies and Procedures
  • TOPIC F: Troubleshooting Theory
  • Summary

Lesson 4: Installing and Configuring Microsoft Windows

  • TOPIC A: Implement Client-Side Virtualization
  • TOPIC B: Install Microsoft Windows
  • TOPIC C: Use Microsoft Windows
  • TOPIC D: Configure Microsoft Windows
  • TOPIC E: Upgrade Microsoft Windows
  • Summary

Lesson 5: Optimizing and Maintaining Microsoft Windows

  • TOPIC A: Optimize Microsoft Windows
  • TOPIC B: Back Up and Restore System Data
  • TOPIC C: Perform Disk Maintenance
  • TOPIC D: Update Software
  • Summary

Lesson 6: Working With Other Operating Systems

  • TOPIC A: The OS X Operating System
  • TOPIC B: The Linux Operating System
  • Summary

Lesson 7: Networking Technologies

  • TOPIC B: Internet Connections
  • Summary

Lesson 8: Configuring Networking Capabilities

  • TOPIC A: Configure Basic Windows Networking
  • TOPIC B: Configure Windows Proxy and Firewall Settings
  • TOPIC C: Using Windows Networking Features
  • Summary

Lesson 9: Supporting Mobile Digital Devices

  • TOPIC A: Mobile Device Accessories and Ports
  • TOPIC B: Mobile Device Connectivity
  • TOPIC C: Mobile Device Synchronization
  • Summary

Lesson 10: Security Threats, Vulnerabilities, and Controls

  • TOPIC A: Common Security Threats and Vulnerabilities
  • TOPIC B: General Security Controls
  • TOPIC C: Mobile Security Controls
  • TOPIC D: Data Destruction and Disposal Methods
  • Summary

Lesson 11: Implementing Security Controls

  • TOPIC A: Secure Operating Systems
  • TOPIC B: Secure Workstations
  • TOPIC C: Secure SOHO Networks
  • TOPIC D: Secure Mobile Devices
  • Summary

Lesson 12: Troubleshooting System-Wide Issues

  • TOPIC A: Troubleshoot PC Operating Systems
  • TOPIC B: Troubleshoot Mobile Device Operating Systems and Applications
  • TOPIC C: Troubleshoot Common Security Issues
  • Summary

Lesson 13: Appendix A: Mapping Course Content to CompTIA A+ Certification Exam 220-902

Lesson 14: Appendix B: A+ Command Reference

Lesson 15: Appendix C: A Brief History of Personal Computers

Lesson 16: Video Tutorials: 220-902

  • Introduction
  • Operating Systems Overview and Functions
  • Windows Operating System
  • Control Panel, Installing and Upgrades
  • Graphical and Command line Administrative tools
  • Networking and Security
  • Mac, Linux and Network Operating Systems
  • Virtualization
  • Mobile Devices
  • Threats and Security Concepts
  • Troubleshooting Theory and Models
  • Operational Procedures
  • Software Troubleshooting
  • Conclusion

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