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CompTIA A+ 220-901

Video Description

CompTIA A+ training teaches students fundamental competence in areas such as installation, preventative maintenance, networking, security, troubleshooting, customer service and communication to work with clients. In order to achieve your CompTIA A+ certification you will need to pass two exams - 220-901 & 220-902. After completing the CompTIA A+ 220-901 course, students will know hardware, laptops, motherboards, processors, memory, CPU, troubleshooting theory, preventative maintenance techniques, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, mobile operating systems Android and Apple iOS, cables, connectors, network types, security concepts, security technologies, viruses, malware, communication and professionalism.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    1. Introduction 00:00:24
    2. Toolkit 00:03:05
  2. Module 1
    1. BIOS/UEFI Configuration Settings Part1 00:00:21
    2. BIOS/UEFI Configuration Settings Part2 00:00:46
    3. Installing Firmware Upgrades 00:04:33
    4. BIOS Component Information 00:02:46
    5. BIOS Configurations 00:05:28
    6. Built-In Diagnostics 00:01:46
    7. Monitoring 00:01:54
    8. UEFI Settings 00:02:02
  3. Module 2
    1. Motherboard Components-Purposes and Properties Part1 00:00:19
    2. Motherboard Components-Purposes and Properties Part2 00:01:40
    3. Motherboard Form Factors 00:02:48
    4. Expansion Slots 00:02:13
    5. RAM Slots 00:01:24
    6. CPU Sockets 00:01:22
    7. Chipsets 00:02:13
    8. CMOS Battery 00:01:00
    9. Power Connection Types 00:01:22
    10. Fan Connectors 00:00:58
    11. Front Panel Connectors 00:01:18
    12. Motherboard Components Demonstration 00:07:32
  4. Module 3
    1. Compare and Contrast RAM Types and Features Part1 00:00:16
    2. Compare and Contrast RAM Types and Features Part2 00:00:46
    3. RAM Types 00:01:39
    4. RAM Configurations 00:02:39
    5. Single Sided vs. Double Sided RAM Part1 00:00:47
    6. Single Sided vs. Double Sided RAM Part2 00:01:06
    7. Memory Stick (RAM) Demonstration 00:02:34
  5. Module 4
    1. Installing and Configuring PC Expansion Cards Part1 00:00:17
    2. Installing and Configuring PC Expansion Cards Part2 00:00:46
    3. Sound Cards 00:03:29
    4. Video Cards 00:02:44
    5. Network Cards 00:03:18
    6. Serial and Parallel Cards 00:01:37
    7. USB Cards-Firewire and Thunderbolt Cards 00:04:16
    8. Storage Cards 00:01:20
    9. Modem Cards and Wireless/Cellular Cards 00:01:41
    10. Specialty Cards 00:01:30
    11. Expansion Cards Demonstration 00:04:14
  6. Module 5
    1. Installing/Configuring Storage Devices and Media Part1 00:00:19
    2. Installing/Configuring Storage Devices and Media Part2 00:01:07
    3. Optical Drives 00:03:33
    4. Magnetic Hard Drives 00:02:21
    5. Hot Swappable Drives 00:00:39
    6. Solid State /Flash Drives 00:04:08
    7. Hybrid Drives and eMMC 00:01:48
    8. Raid Types 00:03:20
    9. Tape Drives 00:01:25
    10. Types of Hard Drives Demonstration 00:05:45
  7. Module 6
    1. Installing CPU's and Applying Cooling Methods Part1 00:00:19
    2. Installing CPU's and Applying Cooling Methods Part2 00:00:56
    3. Socket Types 00:07:34
    4. Characteristics 00:06:19
    5. Cooling Methods 00:03:52
    6. CUP Types and Features Demonstration 00:03:52
  8. Module 7
    1. PC Connection Interface/Characteristics and Purposes Part1 00:00:16
    2. PC Connection Interface/Characteristics and Purposes Part2 00:00:42
    3. Physical Connections 00:05:29
    4. Serial and Parallel Connectors 00:02:31
    5. VGA/HDMI and DVI Connectors 00:02:56
    6. Audio/RJ and Thunderbolt Connectors 00:01:47
    7. Wireless Connections 00:01:59
    8. Connection Characteristics 00:01:12
    9. Speed and Distance 00:01:14
    10. Cables and Connector Types Demonstration Part1 00:04:44
    11. Cables and Connector Types Demonstration Part2 00:04:13
  9. Module 8
    1. Installing Power Supplies Part1 00:00:20
    2. Installing Power Supplies Part2 00:00:35
    3. Connector Types and Voltages 00:03:54
    4. Power Specifications 00:02:09
    5. Dual Voltage Options 00:01:14
    6. Power Supply Demonstration 00:02:56
  10. Module 9
    1. Selecting Components for a Custom PC Configuration Part1 00:00:17
    2. Selecting Components for a Custom PC Configuration Part2 00:01:30
    3. Graphic/CAD/CAM Design Workstations 00:01:48
    4. Audio/Video Editing Workstation 00:01:48
    5. Virtualization Workstation 00:02:10
    6. Gaming PC's 00:01:21
    7. Home Theater PC 00:02:17
    8. Think and Thin Client 00:03:28
    9. Home Server PC 00:04:53
  11. Module 10
    1. Display Devices and Features Part1 00:00:09
    2. Display Devices and Features Part2 00:01:09
    3. Display Types 00:02:34
    4. Florescent vs LED Backlighting 00:01:03
    5. Types of LED Displays 00:00:52
    6. Plasma and OLED Displays 00:01:51
    7. Refresh and Frame Rate 00:03:54
    8. Display Brightness/Analog vs Digital 00:01:23
    9. Display Special Needs 00:03:08
    10. Aspect Ratios 00:00:57
    11. Display Settings Demonstration 00:04:24
  12. Module 11
    1. PC Connectors and Associated Cables Part1 00:00:15
    2. PC Connectors and Associated Cables Part2 00:00:45
    3. Display Connector Types 00:03:56
    4. Display Cable Types 00:02:13
    5. Device Cables and Connectors 00:03:14
    6. Adapters and Converters 00:02:22
    7. HDMI/DVI Cable Demonstration 00:01:18
  13. Module 12
    1. Installing and Configuring Peripheral Devices Part1 00:00:17
    2. Installing and Configuring Peripheral Devices Part2 00:01:05
    3. Input Devices Part1 00:05:26
    4. Input Devices Part2 00:02:11
    5. Input Devices Part3 00:04:06
    6. Output Devices 00:01:58
    7. Input and Output Devices 00:03:25
  14. Module 13
    1. Installing and Configuring Multifunction Devices Part1 00:00:17
    2. Installing and Configuring Multifunction Devices Part2 00:02:49
    3. Printer Configuration Settings 00:01:52
    4. Device Sharing 00:03:14
    5. Integrated Print Server 00:01:30
    6. Remote Printing 00:01:29
    7. Configuring Shared Devices 00:03:54
    8. Data Privacy 00:01:51
    9. Hard Drive Caching 00:00:52
    10. Printer Configuration Settings Demonstration Part1 00:04:41
    11. Printer Configuration Settings Demonstration Part2 00:03:33
  15. Module 14
    1. Printer Technologies Part1 00:00:15
    2. Printer Technologies Part2 00:00:34
    3. Laser Components 00:06:40
    4. Imaging Process 00:02:15
    5. Inkjet Printers 00:01:58
    6. Inkjet Components 00:01:36
    7. Thermal Printers 00:02:03
    8. Impact Printers 00:01:47
    9. Virtual Printers 00:01:16
    10. Virtual Printers Demonstration 00:02:04
  16. Module 15
    1. Printer Maintenance Part1 00:00:13
    2. Printer Maintenance Part2 00:00:17
    3. General Laser Maintenance 00:03:55
    4. Paper Jams 00:01:11
    5. Laser Issues 00:03:49
    6. Maintenance Tasks 00:00:49
    7. Printer Calibration 00:01:01
    8. Thermal Printer Maintenance 00:00:58
    9. Impact Printer Maintenance 00:02:19
    10. Inkjet Printer Maintenance 00:02:05
  17. Module 16
    1. Network Cables and Connectors Part1 00:00:20
    2. Network Cables and Connectors Part2 00:00:30
    3. Fiber Connectors 00:02:22
    4. Twisted Pair Connectors 00:02:30
    5. Wiring Standard 00:01:39
    6. Coaxial Connectors 00:00:58
    7. Cable/Connector Technology Comparison 00:02:22
    8. Cable/Connector Demonstration 00:04:25
  18. Module 17
    1. Comparing Connector/Cabling Characteristics Part1 00:00:18
    2. Comparing Connector/Cabling Characteristics Part2 00:00:25
    3. Fiber Cabling Characteristics 00:02:15
    4. Twisted Pair Cabling Characteristics 00:03:46
    5. Coaxial Cabling Characteristics 00:00:56
    6. Splitters and Signal Quality 00:00:34
  19. Module 18
    1. TCP/IP Properties and Characteristics Part1 00:00:25
    2. TCP/IP Properties and Characteristics Part2 00:01:43
    3. IP Classes 00:02:53
    4. IPv4 vs. IPv6 00:04:34
    5. APIPA vs. Link Local 00:00:56
    6. Static vs. Dynamic IP Addressing 00:01:51
    7. Client Side DNS and DHCP 00:01:16
    8. Subnet Mask vs. CIDR 00:02:40
    9. Gateway 00:01:05
    10. DNS/DHCP Configuration Settings Demonstration 00:04:55
  20. Module 19
    1. TCP/UDP Ports and Protocols Part1 00:00:33
    2. TCP/UDP Ports and Protocols Part2 00:02:07
    3. Protocols 00:04:19
    4. Port Numbers 00:02:52
    5. TCP vs. UDP 00:03:19
  21. Module 20
    1. Wi-Fi Network Standards and Encryption Part1 00:00:15
    2. Wi-Fi Network Standards and Encryption Part2 00:00:34
    3. Wireless Network Standards 00:05:20
    4. Modulation Technologies 00:01:46
    5. Encryption Types 00:02:17
    6. Connecting to A SSID Network Demonstration 00:02:54
  22. Module 21
    1. Installing and Configuring Wireless and Wired Routers Part1 00:00:18
    2. Installing and Configuring Wireless and Wired Routers Part2 00:01:37
    3. Wireless Router Channels 00:01:23
    4. Router Port Forwarding 00:02:05
    5. Router DHCP 00:01:20
    6. Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) 00:01:22
    7. Network Address Translation (NAT) 00:02:29
    8. Quality of Service (QoS) 00:01:37
    9. Firmware 00:01:32
    10. Universal Plug n Play (UPnP) 00:01:10
  23. Module 22
    1. Internet/Network Connection Types and Features Part1 00:00:18
    2. Internet/Network Connection Types and Features Part2 00:00:20
    3. Internet Connection Types 00:05:04
    4. Cellular Connections 00:01:23
    5. Network Types 00:01:52
  24. Module 23
    1. Network Architecture /Device Functions and Features Part1 00:00:14
    2. Network Architecture /Device Functions and Features Part2 00:00:32
    3. Hubs and Switches 00:02:03
    4. Routers and Access Points 00:02:51
    5. Bridges and Modems 00:01:29
    6. Firewall 00:01:32
    7. Repeaters 00:01:07
    8. Ethernet Over Power and Power Over Ethernet 00:01:28
    9. Network Device Hardware Demonstration Part1 00:04:12
    10. Network Device Hardware Demonstration Part2 00:07:09
  25. Module 24
    1. Networking Tools Part1 00:00:21
    2. Networking Tools Part2 00:00:37
    3. Cable Tools Part1 00:02:35
    4. Cable Tools Part2 00:01:53
    5. Multimeter 00:00:54
    6. Wi-Fi Analyzer 00:01:06
    7. Networking Tools Demonstration 00:02:26
  26. Module 25
    1. Laptop Hardware Components/Installation/Configuration Part1 00:00:15
    2. Laptop Hardware Components/Installation/Configuration Part2 00:00:27
    3. Expansion Options and Memory 00:02:55
    4. Ports and Adapters 00:01:51
    5. Hardware/Device Replacement Part1 00:06:23
    6. Hardware/Device Replacement Part2 00:04:48
    7. Hardware/Device Replacement Part3 00:03:45
    8. Laptop Overview Demonstration 00:04:58
  27. Module 26
    1. Laptop Display Functions and Components Part1 00:00:16
    2. Laptop Display Functions and Components Part2 00:01:01
    3. Display Types 00:02:03
    4. Display Components 00:01:54
    5. LCD Power Inverter 00:00:52
    6. Display Digitizer 00:01:09
  28. Module 27
    1. Laptop Functions and Features Part1 00:00:16
    2. Laptop Functions and Features Part2 00:00:37
    3. Special Function Keys 00:05:52
    4. Touch Pad and Screen Rotation 00:02:14
    5. GPS and Airplane Mode 00:01:49
    6. Docking Stations/Cable Locks/Removable Screens 00:02:22
    7. Laptop GPS and Airplane Mode Settings Demonstration 00:04:27
  29. Module 28
    1. Mobile Device Characteristics Part1 00:00:08
    2. Mobile Device Characteristics 00:00:51
    3. Tablets and Smart Phones 00:02:23
    4. Wearable Devices 00:01:21
    5. Phablets and e-Readers 00:02:05
    6. Smart Cameras and GPS 00:01:44
  30. Module 29
    1. Accessory Ports and Mobile Devices Part1 00:00:13
    2. Accessory Ports and Mobile Devices Part2 00:00:19
    3. NFC Connection Types 00:01:09
    4. Proprietary Connection Types 00:01:48
    5. Lightning Connection Types 00:00:48
    6. Wireless Connection Types 00:00:50
    7. Mobile Device Accessories 00:02:23
  31. Module 30
    1. Troubleshooting Motherboards/RAM/CPU/Power Part1 00:00:09
    2. Troubleshooting Motherboards/RAM/CPU/Power Part2 00:00:27
    3. Shutdowns and Lockups 00:02:39
    4. Bootup Issues 00:03:49
    5. Overheating and Indicator Lights 00:03:05
    6. Proprietary Screen Crashes 00:03:01
    7. Distended Capacitors 00:01:41
    8. Troubleshooting Tools 00:01:47
  32. Module 31
    1. Troubleshooting Hard Drives and RAID Arrays Part1 00:00:09
    2. Troubleshooting Hard Drives and RAID Arrays Part2 00:00:30
    3. Common Hard Drive Symptoms 00:02:27
    4. Failure To Boot 00:02:02
    5. Drive Not Recognized and Other Symptoms 00:04:16
    6. BSOD/Pin Wheel and S.M.A.R.T Errors 00:01:22
    7. Hardware and Software Tools 00:03:38
    8. Defragmenting a Hard Drive Demonstration 00:03:11
  33. Module 32
    1. Troubleshooting Video Projectors and Display Issues Part1 00:00:09
    2. Troubleshooting Video Projectors and Display Issues Part2 00:00:12
    3. VGA Mode and Video Drivers 00:01:21
    4. Display and Projector Common Symptoms Part1 00:03:04
    5. Display and Projector Common Symptoms Part2 00:04:00
    6. Managing Device Drivers Demonstration 00:04:45
  34. Module 33
    1. Troubleshooting Wired and Wireless Networks Part1 00:00:07
    2. Troubleshooting Wired and Wireless Networks Part2 00:00:25
    3. Wireless Connectivity Common Symptoms 00:04:59
    4. Troubleshooting APIPA/Link Local Address 00:04:37
    5. Limited/Local and Intermittent Connectivity 00:03:32
    6. Transfer Speeds and Signal Issues 00:01:53
    7. Wireless/Wired Connectivity Hardware Tools 00:01:00
    8. Command Line Tools 00:01:25
    9. Command Line Tools Demonstration 00:06:18
  35. Module 34
    1. Troubleshooting and Repairing Mobile Devices Part1 00:00:21
    2. Troubleshooting and Repairing Mobile Devices Part2 00:00:12
    3. Troubleshooting Common Symptoms Part1 00:06:17
    4. Troubleshooting Common Symptoms Part2 00:06:31
    5. Disassembling and Re-Assembling Devices 00:01:03
  36. Module 35
    1. Troubleshooting Printers Part1 00:00:09
    2. Troubleshooting Printers Part2 00:00:14
    3. Troubleshooting Common Printer Symptoms Part1 00:04:09
    4. Troubleshooting Common Printer Symptoms Part2 00:07:41
    5. Printer Repair and Maintenance Tools 00:01:47
    6. Course Closing 00:00:09