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When Ideal IT Job Candidates Meet Real Job Requirements (2014 Edition)
By Ed Tittel, Mary Kyle
May 14, 2014
This article provides you with a good understanding of key IT job roles and the kinds of skills and knowledge that go with them to help ensure the most positive experience for applicants, no matter what kind of IT work you are after.
Certification and Career Self-Assessment: Can and Should You Do It? (2014 Edition)
By Ed Tittel, Mary Kyle
May 13, 2014
In this article, you’ll take a look at how annual self-assessment and planning benefits your professional career along with some things to consider when developing or refining your career and certification plans.
Crafting a Personal Certification Plan (2014 Edition)
By Ed Tittel, Mary Kyle
May 13, 2014
In this article, you’ll learn how to construct a personal certification plan to reflect both long- and short-term certification goals.
Complete CompTIA A+ Guide to PCs: Disassembly and Power
By Cheryl Schmidt
May 24, 2013
In preparation for the CompTIA A+ exam, this chapter covers many important details regarding the safe assembly and disassembly of your PC, voltage and power checks, working with and replacing the power supply, and power-saving tips.
CompTIA A+ Exam Cram: Mobile Device Hardware and Operating Systems
By David L. Prowse
Sep 27, 2012
As an A+ technician you need to know the basic hardware of mobile devices. This chapter covers Apple devices and Android-based devices, but also briefly discuss some of the other players in the market.
CompTIA A+ Cert Guide: Power Supplies and System Cooling
By Scott Mueller, David L. Prowse, Mark Edward Soper
Sep 25, 2012
This chapter delves into how power is conveyed to the computer, which power supply to select depending on your configuration and needs, how to install and troubleshoot power supplies, and how to cool the system.
CompTIA Provides Info about Performance-Based Testing
By Ed Tittel
Sep 20, 2012
Ed Tittel takes a look at the addition of performance-based questions on CompTIA’s exams: how they’re written and what to expect.
Exam Profile: CompTIA A+ 220-801 & 220-802
By David L. Prowse
Sep 17, 2012
This article profiles the CompTIA A+ exams (220-801 & 220-802). Find out what you can expect to see on the exams and how you can better prepare for them.
What's New and What's Changed in the 2012 CompTIA A+ Certification Exams
By David L. Prowse
Aug 29, 2012
Author David Prowse reviews some of the biggest changes and additions to the CompTIA A+ exam.
CompTIA A+ 220-801 Practice Exam
By David L. Prowse
Aug 15, 2012
This is a complete, 100 question practice exam for the CompTIA A+ 220-801 certification, including detailed answers.
Configuring the Registry Part I: Disabling APIPA
By David L. Prowse
Nov 16, 2011
Author and trainer David Prowse eases fears of configuring the Windows registry by walking you through the process step-by-step.
31 Days Before Your CompTIA A+ Exams, Day 31: Storage
By Benjamin Patrick Conry
Oct 22, 2011
This chapter starts out your last month of A+ exam prep by describing names, purposes, and characteristics of storage devices.
What’s Done is Done: Rolling Update Changes to CompTIA’s A+ Certification
By Emmett Dulaney
Sep 6, 2011
Emmett Dulaney reviews the rolling updates to the current version of CompTIA’s A+ certification.
The CompTIA A+ Video Mentor
By Timothy L. Warner
Jul 21, 2011
In this episode Tim discusses the A+ Video Mentor computer-based training (CBT) product and how it fits into the stellar-valued CompTIA A+ Cert Kit bundle.
CompTIA A+ 220-701 and 220-702 Cert Kit: Sample Video
By Elizabeth Edward Smith, Ben Conry, Robin Graham, Scott Honeycutt
Jul 15, 2011
This sample video from CompTIA A+ 220-701, 220-702 Cert Kit includes complete coverage of the A+ hardware topic CPUs.
CompTIA A+ Certification: Self-Study Tips and Test Analysis with Mark Soper
By Mark Edward Soper, Timothy L. Warner
Jun 30, 2011
Tim Warner interviews Mark Soper, who gives a detailed analysis and self-study tips for the CompTIA A+ certification exams.
(Video) Exam Profile - CompTIA A+ 220-701 & 220-702
By David L. Prowse
Apr 29, 2011
The vendor-neutral CompTIA A+ certification is designed to test competency in computer installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, security, and basic networking. Find out what you can expect to see on the exam and how you can better prepare for it.
Using the Command Prompt
By David L. Prowse
Apr 26, 2011
David Prowse explains Windows’ Command Prompt, how to configure it, and some basic uses.
How to Recover from a BSOD
By David L. Prowse
Apr 12, 2011
David Prowse offers great tips for recovering from the Blue Screen of Death.
CompTIA A+ Cert Guide (220-701 and 220-702), 2nd Edition
By Mark Edward Soper
Apr 5, 2011
Top A+ certification expert trainer Mark Soper presents key concepts from the completely updated new 2011 second edition of CompTIA A+ Cert Guide (220-701 and 220-702) — the comprehensive guide to the new A+ exams from CompTIA.

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