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- ISBN: 9780789749802 | 0789749807
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 8/27/2012
CompTIA A+ 220-801 and 220-802 "Authorized" Cert Guide Deluxe Edition (PRINT) Learn, prepare, and practice for CompTIA A+ 220-801 and 220-802 exam success with this CompTIA Authorized Cert Guide from Pearson IT Certification, a leader in IT Certification learning and a CompTIA Authorized Platinum Partner. Master CompTIA A+ 220-801 and 220-802 exam topics Assess your knowledge with chapter-ending quizzes Review key concepts with exam preparation tasks Practice with realistic exam questions on the DVD 4-color interior that will enhance the visual learning experience CompTIA A+ 220-801 and 220-802 Authorized Cert Guide, Deluxe Ediiton is a best-of-breed exam study guide. Best-selling authors Mark Soper, David Prowse and Scott Mueller share their preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve both your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills. Material is presented in a concise manner, focusing on increasing your understanding and retention of exam topics. The book presents you with an organized test preparation routine through the use of proven series elements and techniques. Exam topic lists make referencing easy. Chapter-ending Exam Preparation Tasks help you drill on key concepts you must know thoroughly. Review questions help you assess your knowledge, and a final preparation chapter guides you through tools and resources to help you craft your final study plan. The companion DVD contains the powerful Pearson IT Certification Practice Test engine, complete with hundreds of exam-realistic questions. The assessment engine offers you a wealth of customization options and reporting features, laying out a complete assessment of your knowledge to help you focus your study where it is needed most. Well-regarded for its level of detail, assessment features, and challenging review questions and exercises, this CompTIA authorized study guide helps you master the concepts and techniques that will enable you to succeed on the exam the first time. The CompTIA authorized study guide helps you master all the topics on the A+ exam, including: Essential concepts and troubleshooting principles BIOS and CMOS Memory types and characteristics I/O ports and multimedia devices Video cards and displays Motherboards, CPUs, and adapter cards Laptop components Networking Security Windows 7, XP, and 2000 Power supplies and system cooling Printers Safety and environmental concerns Mark Edward Soperhas been working with PCs since the days of the IBM PC/XT and AT as a sales person, technology advisor, consultant, experimenter, and technology writer. Since 1992, he's taught thousands of students across the country how to repair, manage, and troubleshoot the hardware, software, operating systems, and firmware inside their PCs. He's created many versions of his experimental computer known as "FrankenPC" for this and previous books. Mark earned his CompTIA A+ Certification in 1999 and has written two other A+ Certification books covering previous versions of the A+ Certification exams for Que Publishing. Mark has contributed to many editions of Upgrading and Repairing PCs, working on the 11th through 18th editions, coauthored Upgrading and Repairing Networks, Fifth Edition, and written two books about digital photography, Easy Digital Camerasand The Shot Doctor: The Amateur's Guide to Taking Great Digital Photos. In addition, Mark has contributed to Que's Special Edition Usingseries on Windows Me, Windows XP, and Windows Vista, Que's Windows 7 In Depth, contributed to Easy Windows Vista, has written two books about Windows Vista, including Maximum PC Microsoft Windows Vista Exposedand Unleashing Microsoft Windows Vista Media Center, and two books about Windows 7, Easy Microsoft Windows 7and Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft Windows 7 in 10 Minutes. Mark also stays busy on the Web, posting many blog entries and articles at MaximumPC.com, as well as writing articles for Maximum PCmagazine. He has taught A+ Certification and other technology-related subjects at Ivy Tech Community College in Evansville, Indiana. David L. Prowseis a computer network specialist, author, and technical trainer. As a consultant, he installs and secures the latest in computer and networking technology. Over the past several years, he has authored and co-authored a number of networking and computer titles for Pearson Education. In addition, over the past decade, he has taught CompTIA A+, Network+, and Security+ certification courses to more than 2,000 students, both in the classroom and via the Internet. Companion DVD The DVD contains three free, complete practice exams, beep codes and video training. Includes Exclusive Offer for 70% Off Premium Edition eBook and Practice Test Pearson IT Certification Practice Test minimum system requirements: Windows XP (SP3), Windows Vista (SP2), or Windows 7; Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 Client; Pentium class 1GHz processor (or equivalent); 512 MB RAM; 650 MB disc space plus 50 MB for each downloaded practice exam