Mike Meyers' A+ Certification Passport, Third Edition

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April 11, 2007


Electronic book text, 674 pages


0071509704 / 9780071509701

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From the #1 Name in Professional Certification

Get on the fast track to becoming CompTIA A+ certified with this affordable, portable study tool. Certification training guru Mike Meyers will guide you on your career path, providing expert tips and sound advice along the way. With an intensive focus on only what you need to know to pass the CompTIA A+ Essentials and 220-602 tests, this certification passport is your ticket to success on exam day.


  • Itineraries--List of official exam objectives covered
  • ETAs--Amount of time needed to complete each lesson
  • Travel Advisories--Expert advice on critical topics
  • Local Lingo--Concise definitions of key terms and concepts
  • Travel Assistance--Recommended resources for more information
  • Exam Tips--Common exam pitfalls and solutions
  • Checkpoints--End-of-chapter questions, answers, and explanations
  • Career Flight Path--Career options mapped out to maximize the return from your IT journey

Practice Exams on CD:

  • Four complete practice exams
  • A new collection of Mike's favorite shareware and freeware PC tools and utilities
  • An electronic book


Table of contents

Chapter 1: The Art of the TechChapter 2: Ports and ConnectorsChapter 3: Maintenance and Safety PrecautionsChapter 4: Motherboards, Power Supplies, and CasesChapter 5: CPUsChapter 6: RAMChapter 7: BIOS and CMOSChapter 8: Hard Drives Chapter 9: Removable MediaChapter 10: Adapter Cards and PeripheralsChapter 11: PrintersChapter 12: Portable ComputersChapter 13: Networks: Wired NetworkingChapter 14: Networks: Wireless NetworkingChapter 15: Operating System FundamentalsChapter 16: Windows in DetailChapter 17: Installing and Upgrading WindowsChapter 18: Networking in WindowsChapter 19: Maintaining, Optimizing, and Troubleshooting Windows 2000/XPChapter 20: Computer SecurityAPPENDIX A: ABOUT THE CD-ROMAPPENDIX B: CAREER FLIGHT PATHINDEX

Author comments

Mike Meyers, A+, Network+, MCP, is the industry’s leading authority on A+ certification. He is the president and founder of Total Seminars, LLC, a major provider of PC and network repair seminars for thousands of organizations including, IBM, Lucent Technologies, GE, the FBI, the FAA, and the United Nations.

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