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CompTIA A+ 220-701 and 220-702 Cert Guide

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CompTIA A+ 220-701 and 220-702 Cert Guide


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- Complete coverage of every objective and domain in the new 2009 CompTIA A+ Certification exams
- Extensive illustrations of hardware and operating systems to help readers have a "you are there" understanding of products and devices they may not have worked with yet.
- Authoritative coverage of brand-new security, image scanners, and communication and professionalism domains.
- Every domain and objective cross-referenced to the appropriate section of the book.
- Sample printed test questions for every domain and objective and a sample top-flight test simulator on CD.
- Subsystem-oriented design enables readers to understand how a computer works as they master the objectives needed to pass the exams.
- Easy to understand design to help readers concentrate on only the domains and objectives needed for the exams they are preparing for


  • Copyright 2010
  • Edition: 1st
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 0-7897-4047-8
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7897-4047-2

Learn, prepare, and practice for exam success

  • Master every topic on both new 2009 A+ exams.
  • Assess your knowledge and focus your learning.
  • Get the practical workplace knowledge you need!

DVD Features 2 Complete Sample Exams

Start-to-finish A+ preparation from the world’s #1 PC hardware expert, Scott Mueller!

Master every A+ topic!

  • 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 Vista, XP, and 2000
  • Power supplies and system cooling
  • Printers
  • Safety and environmental concerns

Test your knowledge, build your confidence, and succeed!

  • Packed with visuals to help you learn fast
  • Dozens of troubleshooting scenarios
  • Real-world A+ prep advice from experts
  • Easy-to-use exam preparation task lists
  • Do I Know This Already? quizzes help you gauge your knowledge, focus your study, and review the material

DVD Features 2 Complete Sample Exams

  • Detailed explanations of correct and incorrect answers
  • Multiple test modes
  • Random questions and order of answers
  • Sample videos from CompTIA A+ Cert Kit


Sample Content

Online Sample Chapter

CompTIA A+ Cert Guide: Using and Managing Windows

Sample Pages

Download the sample pages (includes Chapter 13 and Index)

Table of Contents

Introduction xxxvi

Chapter 1 PC Technician Essentials

Chapter 2 PC Anatomy 101

Chapter 3 Motherboards, Processors, and Adapter Cards

Chapter 4 BIOS

Chapter 5 Power Supplies and System Cooling 157

Chapter 6 RAM

Chapter 7 I/O and Multimedia Ports and Devices

Chapter 8 Video Displays and Graphics Cards

Chapter 9 Laptops and Portable Devices

Chapter 10 Security

Chapter 11 Printers

Chapter 12 Storage Devices

Chapter 13 Using and Managing Windows

Chapter 14 Installing and Upgrading Windows Operating Systems

Chapter 15 Troubleshooting and Maintaining Windows

Chapter 16 Networking

Chapter 17 Safety and Environmental Issues

Chapter 18 Troubleshooting and Communications Methods and Professional


Appendix A Answers to the “Do I Know This Already?” Quizzes and Troubleshooting




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