CompTIA A+ 220-1001 and 220-1002 Cert Guide (2e) : 9780789760517

CompTIA A+ 220-1001 and 220-1002 Cert Guide (2e)

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Pearson Higher Ed USA
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In this best-of-breed study guide, a leading expert helps you master all the topics you need to know to succeed on your CompTIA exams and move into a successful career as an IT technician. The concise, focused approach explains every exam objective from a real-world perspective, helping you quickly identify weaknesses and retain everything you need to know.

Every feature of this book is designed to support both efficient exam preparation and long-term mastery:

  • Includes coverage of the new performance-based questions
  • Opening Topics Lists and Exam Objectives Summary define the topics you’ll need to learn in each chapter, including a list of the official exam objectives covered in that chapter
  • Key Topics call attention to the information that’s most crucial to know for the exam
  • Exam Preparation Tasks include reviewing key topics, completing memory tables, defining key terms, working through scenarios, and answering review questions—all designed to help you go beyond simple facts to make sure you master concepts crucial to both passing the exam and enhancing your career
  • Key Terms defined in a complete glossary explain all the field’s essential terminology
Table of contents
Previous Edition Table of Contents


Chapter 1 Technician Essentials and Computer/Device Anatomy 101
Chapter 2 Configure and Use BIOS/UEFI Tools
Chapter 3 Motherboard Components
Chapter 4 RAM Types and Features
Chapter 5 PC Expansion Cards
Chapter 6 Storage Devices  
Chapter 7 CPUs
Chapter 8 Ports and Interfaces
Chapter 9 Designing and Building Custom PC Configurations
Chapter 10 Using, Maintaining, and Installing Printers and Multifunction Devices
Chapter 11 Networking
Chapter 12 Mobile Devices

New to this edition
Completely updated for the new 2019 objectives. Includes more hands-on labs, video solutions, scenarios, and animations.