CompTIA A+ 901 & 902 Labs

Start your preparation for CompTIA A+ certification exam by CompTIA A+ 901 & 902 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+ 901 & 902 performance-based labs cover all the objectives of 220-901 & 220-902 exams and provide the technical knowledge required to install, configure, and maintain devices, PCs and software for end users; provide appropriate customer support; apply troubleshooting skills; and understand the basics of networking and security/forensics.

Here's what you will get

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. The exam provides skills like proper and safe diagnosis, resolving and documenting common hardware and software issues; assembling components based on customer requirements.

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Exam FAQs
What are the prerequisites for this exam? CompTIA recommends that the candidate's should have 9 to 12 months hands-on experience in the lab or field.
What is the exam registration fee? USD 211 per exam
Where do I take the exam? Pearson VUE
What is the format of the exam? Multiple choice questions (single and multiple response), drag and drops, and performance-based 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?
  • CompTIA A+ 220-901: 675
  • CompTIA A+ 220-902: 700

(on a scale of 0-900)

What is the exam's retake policy?

In the event that you fail your first attempt at passing the A+ examination, CompTIA's retake policies are:

  1. 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 14 calendar days from the date of your last attempt before you can retake the exam.
  2. If a candidate has passed an exam, he/she cannot take it again without prior consent from CompTIA.
  3. 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.
  4. 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 A+ 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 220-901-220-902-lab, click here.
Which certification covers this exam?
What are the career opportunities after passing this exam?
  • IT Support Specialist
  • IT Support Technician
  • Field Service Technician
  • IT Support Administrator
  • Technical Support Specialist

Here's what you will learn

Hands on Activities (Labs)

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Changing the refresh rate in Windows 7
  • Changing the display settings of a laptop
  • Extending monitor displays
  • Configuring Windows 7 for media streaming
  • 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
  • Adding and removing an IPv6 address
  • Identifying TCP/IP model layers
  • Identifying IP address class values
  • Identifying TCP/IP layers
  • 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
  • Comparing desktop and laptop
  • Disabling a touchpad
  • Identifying a port
  • Removing a pen drive from a computer
  • Installing laptop components
  • Identifying USB cables of devices
  • 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
  • Configuring printer memory
  • 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
  • Auto-hiding the taskbar
  • Examining file permissions
  • Understanding elements of a notepad window
  • Viewing the paging file information
  • Changing the system's screen saver
  • Labeling the Start menu of Windows 8
  • Creating a virtual PC machine
  • Showing hidden and system-protected files
  • Observing the Control Panel options in different views
  • Changing the time zone
  • Disabling certain applications and services at startup
  • Configuring Performance Monitor
  • Viewing sound card driver version
  • Viewing processes details in the task manager
  • Running different parameters of the chkdsk command
  • Creating a backup of a local disk
  • Changing a basic disk into a dynamic disk
  • Installing Windows 8
  • Describing boot files
  • Installing Windows 7 using VMware
  • Turning on Windows 7 firewall logs
  • Rolling back to a restore point
  • Configuring password policies
  • Creating a homegroup
  • Connecting to a remote desktop
  • Running power troubleshooter
  • Understanding network card properties
  • Configuring the TCP/IP values
  • Exploring installed applications
  • Customizing user account notification settings
  • Identifying tools used in Mac OS and Linux
  • Understanding Linux commands
  • Working with local Ethernet connection
  • Modifying the ownership of a file
  • Listing files and directories
  • Verifying the working directory
  • Creating and listing directories
  • Listing files of the current directory
  • Identifying types of firewall
  • Describing types of viruses
  • Disabling the guest account
  • Configuring BitLocker for an identification field
  • Locking an iPhone with a password
  • Configuring settings to allow pop-ups
  • Understanding email protocols
  • Configuring Windows 7 to use a proxy server
  • Using Google's cloud services
  • Enabling hardware virtualization
  • Downloading Instagram from the App Store.
  • Downloading Instagram from the Google Play Store
  • Activating Google Now
  • Configuring email in Android
  • Setting up a VPN in Android
  • Turning on personal hotspot of an iPhone
  • Disabling cellular data on an iPhone
  • Connecting an iPhone to the Wi-Fi network
  • Establishing a Bluetooth connection
  • Turning on airplane mode of an iPhone
  • Viewing the iOS version
  • Configuring system in the event of a BSOD
  • Running Disk Defragmenter in Windows 7
  • Cleaning up the hard disk drive
  • Running Microsoft Security Essentials and removing infected files
  • Identifying symptoms of problems with the mobile OS
  • Understanding personal safety while moving equipment
  • Identifying guidelines for effective communication
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CompTIA A+ 901 & 902 Labs
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