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CompTIA A+ Certification 2012: What's New, Improved, and Different

Presented by Mark Edward Soper

Watch this webcast from Mark Edward Soper to find out what new topics are covered on the A+ 220-801 and 220-802 exams, why it's easier to study for these exams than in years past, and how the new exams continue to emphasize real-world troubleshooting rather than memorizing facts. In this webcast, you will learn:

  • The domains included in each exam
  • The new mobile domain and what it covers
  • Objectives new to this exam, such as virtualization, customized system configurations, mobile devices, and more
  • How to use Hyper-V virtualization to run an older version of Windows on a Windows 8 PC
  • How to prepare for the exam if you have only one computer
  • Low-cost sources for laptop and desktop hardware for hands-on preparation
  • Where to find a free evaluation version of Windows 7 you can use for test preparation
  • What programs you can use to run one Windows version as a virtualized environment inside another operating system
  • The benefits of XP Mode for test preparation
  • Examples of the hands-on exercises from our Cert Guide to help you prepare for the exam
  • Choosing the right study materials for your needs

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Mark Edward Soper has taught thousands of students across the country how to repair, manage, and troubleshoot the hardware, software, operating systems, and firmware inside their PCs since 1992. He is a CompTIA A+ Certified computer technician and a Microsoft Certified Professional.