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CompTIA A+ Certification 901. The Total Course

Video Description

Everything you need to pass the CompTIA A+ 220-901 Exam, from Mike Meyers, CompTIA expert and bestselling author.

About This Video

  • Work with CPU, RAM, BIOS, motherboards, power supplies, and other PC components.

  • Install, configure, and maintain hard drives.

  • Manage input devices and removable media.

  • Troubleshoot and fix common PC problems.

  • Install video and multimedia cards.

  • Work with smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices.

  • Install and configure wired and wireless networks.

  • Connect to the Internet.

  • Install, configure, and manage printers and other peripherals

  • In Detail

    This is the first of a two course series for CompTIA A+ and is designed to prepare you to take and pass the CompTIA A+ 220-901 exam. To become fully A+ certified you will need to pass both the 220-901 and 220-902 exams.

    Table of Contents

    1. Chapter 1 : Path of the PC Tech
      1. What is CompTIA A+ 00:02:01
      2. How to Pass the A+ Exams 00:10:45
      3. What is on the A+ 220-901 Exam 00:10:21
      4. Why Get A+ Certified 00:03:34
    2. Chapter 2 : The Visible Computer
      1. How Computer Works 00:04:12
      2. Primary PC Components 00:03:21
      3. External Connections 00:11:29
      4. Inside the PC 00:05:42
    3. Chapter 3 : Microprocessors
      1. What is CPU? 00:04:40
      2. CPU Speeds and Cores 00:09:23
      3. CPU Caches 00:08:00
      4. 32-bit vs. 64-bit processing 00:04:55
      5. CPU Extensions 00:02:39
      6. CPU Sockets 00:12:25
      7. Installing a CPU 00:04:54
      8. Cooling Your PC 00:06:55
      9. Liquid Cooling 00:04:56
    4. Chapter 4 : RAM
      1. RAM Sticks and Speeds 00:10:25
      2. RAM Capacity 00:02:07
      3. Other Types of RAM 00:05:54
      4. Installing a RAM 00:06:06
      5. Troubleshooting RAM 00:07:59
    5. Chapter 5 : BIOS
      1. What is the BIOS? 00:04:27
      2. POST 00:10:58
      3. System Setup 00:06:23
      4. Troubleshooting BIOS 00:08:12
    6. Chapter 6 : Motherboards
      1. Form Factors 00:05:38
      2. ATX and ITX Motherboards 00:06:44
      3. Chipsets 00:08:19
      4. The Expansion Bus 00:07:40
      5. Touring the Motherboard 00:07:51
      6. Installing a Motherboard 00:09:48
    7. Chapter 7 : Power Supplies
      1. Electricity Basics 00:03:19
      2. The Power Supply 00:05:56
      3. Niche Power Supplies and Features 00:04:31
      4. Choosing a Power Supply 00:06:39
      5. Troubleshooting a Power Supplies 00:07:01
    8. Chapter 8 : Troubleshooting a Power Supplies
      1. Hard Drives 00:15:17
      2. Solid State Drives 00:08:02
      3. Hard Drive Overview 00:05:45
      4. RAID 00:09:06
      5. Hardware RAID 00:07:10
      6. Setting the Boot Order 00:06:16
    9. Chapter 9 : Implementing Hard Drives
      1. Decimal and Binary Prefixes 00:05:12
      2. Implementing RAID 00:10:29
      3. Hard Drive Troubleshooting 00:19:57
    10. Chapter 10 : Essential Peripherals
      1. CD Media 00:08:26
      2. DVD Media 00:08:12
      3. Blu-ray Media 00:03:23
      4. Universal Serial Bus 00:06:25
      5. USB 00:04:41
      6. Flash Memory Overview 00:03:57
      7. Firewire and Other Connections 00:10:20
      8. Keyboards and Mice 00:08:47
      9. Other Input Devices 00:05:00
      10. KVM Switches 00:03:29
      11. Cameras and camcorders 00:02:24
      12. Webcams 00:02:19
      13. Installing PC Expansion Cards Part 1 00:15:22
      14. Installing PC Expansion Cards Part 2 00:12:38
    11. Chapter 11 : Building a PC
      1. The Right PC for You 00:03:13
    12. Chapter 12 : Display Technologies
      1. How Monitor Works 00:07:23
      2. Plasma and DLP displays 00:05:34
      3. VGA and DVI 00:09:19
      4. Other Video Connections 00:06:51
      5. Graphics Cards 00:07:04
      6. Projectors 00:04:47
      7. Using Multiple Monitors 00:06:28
      8. Troubleshooting Videos 00:16:08
    13. Chapter 13 : Essentials of Networking
      1. Introduction to Networking 00:05:05
      2. Moving Data Over a Network 00:10:51
      3. Structured Cabling 00:04:57
      4. Patch Cables 00:12:16
      5. Fiber Optic and Coaxial Cabling 00:07:50
      6. Networking Tools 00:04:39
    14. Chapter 14 : Local Area Networking
      1. Introduction to TCP/IP 00:15:15
      2. Network Ids and Subnet Mask 00:12:05
      3. Dynamic IP addressing 00:10:10
      4. NAT 00:02:22
      5. Special IP addresses 00:04:49
      6. PING and IPconfig 00:07:27
      7. TCP, UDP and ICMP 00:04:02
      8. Port Numbers 00:04:48
      9. Working with Connections 00:06:35
      10. Understanding DNS 00:12:17
      11. Dealing with DNS 00:08:30
      12. Windows Naming 00:09:13
      13. NET Command 00:08:17
      14. NETDOM Command 00:05:20
      15. Windows Name Resolution 00:11:32
      16. Routers 00:03:43
      17. Configuring Routers 00:16:45
      18. Advanced Router Configuration 00:15:38
    15. Chapter 15 : Wireless Networking
      1. Wireless Network Hardware 00:04:53
      2. Wi-Fi Standards 00:07:33
      3. Basic WAP Setup 00:10:13
      4. Wireless Encryption 00:09:32
      5. Wireless Problem Scenarios 00:07:09
      6. Connecting to Wi-Fi Network 00:05:32
      7. Troubleshoot Wireless Connections 00:08:11
      8. Bluetooth 00:05:39
    16. Chapter 16 : The Internet
      1. Internet Tiers 00:04:55
      2. Dial- up Connections 00:06:38
      3. Broadband Connections 00:05:43
      4. Wireless Internet Connections 00:05:19
      5. Internet Applications 00:05:25
      6. Telnet and SSH 00:04:51
      7. HTTP 00:05:35
      8. E-mail 00:05:20
      9. FTP 00:03:52
      10. Remote Desktop Connections 00:07:14
      11. File Sharing 00:06:05
    17. Chapter 17 : Portable Computing
      1. Laptop Types 00:08:39
      2. Laptop Expandability 00:09:38
      3. Touring a Laptop 00:12:29
      4. Laptop Ports 00:04:15
      5. Proper Laptop Disassembly 00:05:06
      6. Power Management 00:13:32
      7. Troubleshooting Laptops 00:02:55
    18. Chapter 18 : Understanding Mobile Devices
      1. What is a Mobile device? 00:11:58
      2. Wired Mobile Connections 00:08:31
    19. Chapter 19 : Printers and Multifunction Devices
      1. Printer Technologies 00:09:59
      2. Printer Connections 00:04:28
      3. Maintaining Impact Printers 00:03:59
      4. Maintaining Inkjet Printers 00:05:36
      5. Maintaining Laser Printers 00:09:22
      6. Troubleshoot Print Jobs 00:06:32