This is the eBook version of the print title. The eBook
edition does not provide access to the test engine and practice
test that accompanies the print book.
This is the perfect study guide to help you pass CompTIA®’s new A+® 220-901 and 220-902 exams. It provides coverage and practice questions for every exam topic, including substantial new coverage of Windows 8/8.1, new PC hardware, tablets, smartphones, OS X, Linux, cloud computing, and professional-level networking and security. Extensive prep tools include quizzes, Exam Alerts, our great last-minute Cram Sheet, and two full practice exams in the ebook. You’ll also find ten exclusive Real World Scenario case studies, all linked to simulations or video posted to the book website!
Covers the critical information you’ll need to know to score higher on your A+ 220-901 and 220-902 exams!
Deploy and manage desktops and notebooks running Windows 8.1/8, 7, Vista, OS X, or Linux
Master and practice the six-step A+ troubleshooting process
Understand, install, configure, and troubleshoot motherboards, CPUs, and memory
Test and troubleshoot power-related problems
Use all forms of storage, including SSDs, Blu-ray devices, and RAID systems
Work effectively with mobile devices, including iOS, Android, and Windows tablets and smartphones
Install, configure, and troubleshoot both visible and internal laptop components
Configure Windows components and applications, use Windows administrative tools, and optimize Windows systems
Repair damaged Windows environments and boot errors
Work with audio and video subsystems, I/O devices, and new peripherals
Install and manage both local and network printers
Understand and work with networks, network hardware, wireless protocols, and cloud technologies
Install and configure SOHO wired/wireless networks and troubleshoot connectivity
Secure desktops and mobile devices, implement authentication methods, prevent malware attacks, and protect data