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CompTIA A+ 220-801 and 220-802 Simulator helps you reinforce A+ exam topics and develop and enhance the hands-on skills you will need to succeed on the exams and on the job. This state-of-the-art interactive simulation software presents you with 260 challenging labs that help you learn by doing, which is the most effective method of learning.
Experience the world of the computer technician through hands-on labs based on the experiences of real-world technicians. Labs require you to install and troubleshoot recent advances in hardware technologies and configure, test, and troubleshoot the intricacies of the operating system, networking, security, laptops, and other mobile devices.
The operating system labs require you to configure both the Windows 7 and Windows XP operating systems using situations that you are likely to encounter as an A+ certified technician. Just a few examples include creating and configuring user accounts, resetting power options, reconfiguring the contents of the Start menu, creating additional clocks for use in multiple time zones, converting basic disks to dynamic disks, remotely administering a computer, configuring offline files, providing assistance for handicapped users, and setting up parental controls on your home computer.
Security labs enable you to create a password policy and an account lockout policy to prevent unauthorized tampering on your network, to assign user permissions, to encrypt files and folders, and to configure the Windows Firewall.
Troubleshooting labs require you to start and stop services on your computer, use the Event Viewer logs to troubleshoot problems and track a hack attack, create a restore point and use it to restore a damaged system, create a system image and a system repair disk, and schedule automatic backups.
In the networking labs, you use private IP addresses and subnet masks, assign DHCP addresses, map a network drive, manage a homegroup, set up an ad hoc wireless network, and configure and manage add-ons and pop-up blockers using Internet Explorer.
Then go beyond the operating system with labs that give you experience configuring your CMOS settings, upgrading components on both a PC and a laptop, and identifying and installing a wide variety of external devices.
And much, much more. A total of 260 labs cover all the A+ topics and are presented as situations that you might actually experience as an A+ certified technician.
In addition to the wealth of hands-on exercises, this software comes complete with more than 10 hours of video training by expert instructor Beth Smith. These Live Lessons cover firmware, hardware, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, printers, laptops, networking, security, and operational procedures in more than 160 focused and concise videos so you can find specific topics and master them quickly.
This unique simulation software helps you master the hands-on skills needed to succeed on the A+ exams. Topics covered include
216 Windows Simulations devided between Windows XP and Windows 7.
45 fully functional hardware hands-on lab activities.
A list of the 45 hardware labs follows:
1. Understanding Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) and Antistatic Devices
2. Motherboard Ports
3. Installing Magnetic Storage Media
4. Identify Expansion Card Slots
5. Identify Types of Memory Used in PCs
6. Providing Power to Motherboard and Other Components
7. Identify CPU Sockets
8. Clearing CMOS Settings
9. Set Up SATA Hard Disk to Run in NCQ Mode
10. Enable Hardware Virtualization in CMOS
11. Disable Unused COM and LPT Ports in CMOS
12. Connecting External Devices Through Laptop Ports
13. Installing Laptop Components: Memory, Battery, and Hard Drive
14. Identify Types of Solid State Storage Devices
15. Smartphone Wi-Fi Connection
16. Identify Types of Telecommunication Cables and Connectors
17. Identify Tools Used in the Field by a Network Technician
18. Installing a CPU
19. Securing a Mobile Device
20. Troubleshooting a No Display Error
21. Upgrading Memory on a Smartphone
22. Using a POST Card Tester
23. Utilizing a Multimeter
24. Utilizing a Power Supply Tester
25. Understanding Master and Slaving Drives
26. Connect a Computer to Cable Internet
27. Configuring RAID 0
28. Configuring RAID 1
29. Adding a Conversion Bracket to Enable SATA Ports to be used with eSATA Drives
30. Connecting Cables to a Port Replicator
31. Identify Basic Networking Topologies
32. Communication Inside and Outside the Local Network
33. Proper Communication and Professionalism
34. Recognizing Common Security Threats
35. TCP and UDP Protocols and Ports
36. Understanding Display Components and Features
37. Understanding the Laser Imaging Process
38. Performing Printer Maintenance
39. Managing Prohibited Activity
40. Understanding the Basics of Client-Side Virtualization
41. Destroying and Disposing of Data
42. Basic Features of Mobile Operating Systems
43. Mobile Device Synchronization
44. Understanding Troubleshooting Theory
45. Comparing Tablets and Laptops