CompTIA A+ Certification Comprehensive Exams 220-801/802

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Gain hands-on experience in CompTIA A+ 2012 certification exam by 220-801/802 course. CompTIA A+ exam is globally recognized, vendor-neutral exam designed for IT professionals to install and configure mobile devices and networking as well as safety procedures and prohibited content. CompTIA A+ 220-801, 220-802 exam covers installing and configuring PC and mobile operating systems, as well as common functioning in networking, email and security.

 
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CompTIA A+ Certification Comprehensive Exams 220-801/802
ISBN : 978-1-4260-3759-7

Here's what you will get

The 220-801 and 220-802 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.

Lessons
Lessons
31+
Exercises
108+
Quizzes
435+
Flashcards
179+
Glossary of terms
179+
TestPrep
Pre-assessment Questions
45+
Full Length Tests
2+
Post-Assessment Questions
45+
Exam FAQs
What are the prerequisites for this exam? While there are no official prerequisites for the CompTIA A+ exams, both CompTIA and uCertify strongly recommend candidates to have six to twelve months of hands-on experience in lab or field work.
What is the exam registration fee? USD 194
Where do I take the exam? The 220-801 and 220-802 exams are administered by Pearson VUE at testing centers worldwide. Click here to find a testing center near you.
What is the format of the exam?
  • Multiple choice
  • Performance-based
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+ 220-801: 675
  • CompTIA A+ 220-802: 700

(on a scale of 0-900)

What is the exam's retake policy?

CompTIA A+ examination, CompTIA's retake policy is:

  • In the event that you fail your first attempt at passing the CompTIA certification examination, 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 A+ certification are valid for three years from the date the candidate is certified, 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 a_plus_comprehensive, click here.
Which certification covers this exam?
What are the career opportunities after passing this exam?
  • Technical Support Specialist
  • Field Service Technician
  • IT Support Technician
  • IT Support Administrator
  • IT Support Specialist

Here's what you will learn

  • Topic A: About the manual
  • Topic B: Setting your expectations
  • Topic C: Re-keying the course
  • Topic A: Safety procedures
  • Topic B: Power supplies
  • Unit summary: Safety procedures and power supplies
  • Review Questions
  • Independent practice activities
  • Topic A: Motherboards
  • Topic B: Central processing units (CPUs)
  • Topic C: BIOS settings
  • Topic D: Expansion cards
  • Unit summary: Motherboards and CPUs
  • Review Questions
  • Independent practice activities
  • Topic A: RAM types and features
  • Topic B: Storage devices and media
  • Unit summary: Memory and physical storage
  • Review Questions
  • Independent practice activities
  • Topic A: Serial vs. parallel interfaces
  • Topic B: Modern peripheral connections
  • Topic C: Keyboards and mice
  • Unit summary: Connections and peripherals
  • Review Questions
  • Independent practice activity
  • Topic A: Media connectors
  • Topic B: Display devices
  • Topic C: Audio and multimedia devices
  • Unit summary: Media devices
  • Review Questions
  • Independent practice activity
  • Topic A: Imaging processes
  • Topic B: Printer installation
  • Topic C: Printer maintenance
  • Unit summary: Printers
  • Review Questions
  • Independent practice activity
  • Topic A: Comparing Windows editions
  • Topic B: Configuring Windows Explorer
  • Topic C: The Command Line utility
  • Topic D: Virtualization
  • Unit summary: Client operating systems
  • Review Questions
  • Independent practice activity
  • Topic A: System configuration tools
  • Topic B: System information and monitoring
  • Topic C: Task Management
  • Topic D: Configuration files
  • Unit summary:Configuring the operating system
  • Review Questions
  • Independent practice activity
  • Topic A: Device and hardware settings
  • Topic B: Disks and partitions
  • Unit summary: Configuring hardware settings
  • Review Questions
  • Independent practice activity
  • Topic A: Networks
  • Topic B: Internet connection types
  • Topic C: Network devices
  • Unit summary: Networking basics
  • Review Questions
  • Topic A: TCP/IP
  • Topic B: Ports and protocols
  • Unit summary: Networking protocols
  • Review Questions
  • Independent practice activity
  • Topic A: Network cable and connector types
  • Topic B: Cable and connector properties
  • Topic C: Networking tools
  • Unit summary: The physical network
  • Review Questions
  • Independent practice activities
  • Topic A: Wireless networking standards
  • Topic B: SOHO networking
  • Unit summary: Wireless networking
  • Review Questions
  • Independent practice activity
  • Topic A: Creating network connections
  • Topic B: Sharing files and printers
  • Topic C: Remote connections
  • Unit summary: Networking PCs
  • Review Questions
  • Independent practice activity
  • Topic A: Users and authentication
  • Topic B: Windows security policies
  • Topic C: File system security
  • Unit summary: Authentication and user security
  • Review Questions
  • Independent practice activity
  • Topic A: Identifying common threats
  • Topic B: Physical security
  • Topic C: Digital security
  • Topic D: Data destruction and disposal
  • Topic E: Malware detection and removal
  • Unit summary: Securing systems and data
  • Review Questions
  • Independent practice activity
  • Topic A: Performing backups
  • Topic B: Disk maintenance
  • Topic C: Updating software
  • Unit summary: Preventative maintenance
  • Review Questions
  • Independent practice activity
  • Topic A: Troubleshooting methodology
  • Topic B: The troubleshooting toolkit
  • Unit summary: Troubleshooting basics
  • Review Questions
  • Independent practice activity
  • Topic A: Troubleshooting core system elements
  • Topic B: Troubleshooting storage devices
  • Unit summary: Troubleshooting system hardware
  • Review Questions
  • Independent practice activity
  • Topic A: Troubleshooting display issues
  • Topic B: Printer troubleshooting
  • Unit summary: Display and printer troubleshooting
  • Review Questions
  • Independent practice activities
  • Topic A: Troubleshooting the physical network
  • Topic B: Troubleshooting the logical network
  • Unit summary: Network troubleshooting
  • Review Questions
  • Independent practice activity
  • Topic A: Startup and recovery tools
  • Topic B: Troubleshooting Windows and application issues
  • Unit summary: Operating system troubleshooting
  • Review Questions
  • Independent practice activity
  • Topic A: Preparing to install Windows
  • Topic B: Windows installation
  • Topic C: Windows upgrades and compatibility
  • Unit summary: Operating system installation and upgrades
  • Review Questions
  • Independent practice activity
  • Topic A: Notebook hardware components
  • Topic B: Notebook displays
  • Topic C: Laptop features
  • Topic D: Troubleshooting laptop computers
  • Unit summary: Notebooks
  • Review Questions
  • Independent practice activity
  • Topic A:Comparing tablets and laptops
  • Topic B: Basic features of mobile operating systems
  • Topic C: Mobile networks and email
  • Topic D: Methods for securing mobile devices
  • Topic E: Synchronizing data
  • Unit summary: Mobile devices
  • Review Questions
  • Topic A: Communication and professionalism
  • Topic B: Environmental issues
  • Topic C: Incident response
  • Unit summary: Professional conduct
  • Review Questions
  • Independent practice activity
  • Topic A: Custom configurations
  • Topic A: List of abbreviations
  • Topic A: CompTIA A+ Exam 220-801 objectives
  • Topic B: CompTIA A+ Exam 220-802 objectives
  • Topic A: Course summary
  • Topic B: Continued learning after class