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CompTIA A+ Core 2 (220-1002) Complete Video Course and Practice Test

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CompTIA A+ Core 2 (220-1002) Complete Video Course and Practice Test

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  • The Premium Edition Video is a digital-only certification preparation product combining a video course with enhanced Pearson IT Certification Practice Tests.

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  • Copyright 2020
  • Edition: 1st
  • Premium Edition Video
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-530532-2
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-530532-4

26+ Hours of Video Instruction  

CompTIA A+ Core 2 (220-1002) Complete Video Course is a unique video product that provides a solid understanding of A+ skills. The purpose of these videos is to act as quick, concise, hands-on training that is easily absorbed. In this best-selling author and instructor-led course you will get coverage of every objective and topic in the CompTIA A+ Core 2 (220-1002) exam. It is also full of hands-on demos so you can see real hardware and software presentations. David Prowse walks you through the details you need to not only pass the test but troubleshoot and fix real hardware, software, and network problems for your career. The author also includes tech tips throughout to give you insider info on troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance.

This title can be used as your sole resource for learning the material needed to study for and pass the test. You can also use this as a supplement to other A+ training. There are a total of four domains that map to the main objectives of the CompTIA A+ Core 2 (220-1002) exam. These domains contain 33 lessons with video totaling more than 26 hours of hands-on demonstrations, audio instruction, animations, whiteboard training, and video screencasting. He includes hands-on configuration labs; laptop, smartphone, and device hardware labs; and live-action troubleshooting labs.

The 33 video lessons are broken down into four domains and cover the following topics:
* Operating Systems* Security* Software Troubleshooting* Operational Procedures

Topics include
Domain 1: Operating SystemsDomain 2: SecurityDomain 3: Software TroubleshootingDomain 4: Operational Procedures

Skill Level

* All of the objectives in the CompTIA A+ Core 2 (220-1002) exam* Test-taking techniques with interactive practice quizzes, performance-based simulations, and hands-on exercises* How to install the operating system, provide security, and understand the various operational procedures* How to troubleshoot common software issues, manage malware attacks, and properly dispose of sensitive data and equipment* Real-world skills

Who Should Take This Course 
The target audience for CompTIA A+ (Core 2) 220-1002 Complete Video Course are people looking to pass the CompTIA exam as well as those interested in entering the IT field, current computer technicians, help desk technicians, and LAN support specialists. The product focuses heavily on setting up and securing your systems and networks. Practice quizzes will help you practice your skills to see if you’re ready for the exam, while the exercises and simulations will give you the practice you need to succeed in the real world.

Course Requirements 
Equipment required:
* At least two computer systems, preferably one PC and one laptop, each running Windows–but hey, the more the better * Virtualization software and at least one Linux OS (for example, Ubuntu Linux)* At least one smartphone or tablet computer* A printer* A SOHO wireless router* A USB flash drive * A basic PC toolkit* A basic mobile device toolkit

Domain Descriptions  
Domain 1: Operating Systems
Domain 1, “Operating Systems," makes up 27% of the exam, starting with operating system types including macOS, Windows, Linux, Android, ChromeOS, and iOS. It then digs into Windows and Linux installations, command-line tools, and networking. 

Domain 2: Security
Domain 2, “Security,” makes up 24% of the exam and is broken down into 10 lessons, which begin with physical and logical security. It then moves into wireless security protocols and authentication. The various types of malware are discussed along with their prevention, detection, and removal. This domain also covers security best practices for computers, mobile devices, and wireless networks. In the last lessons of this domain, the disposal and destruction of sensitive data is discussed. 

Domain 3: Software Troubleshooting
Domain 3, “Software Troubleshooting,” makes up 26% of the exam and covers generalized security issues, with a more in-depth discussion of windows and mobile security issues, as well as the step-by-step methodology for safely removing malware. 

Domain 4: Operational Procedures
Domain 4, “Operational Procedures,” comprises 23% of the exam and explains the importance of documentation, professionalism, change management best practices, disaster prevention, safety procedures, and how to address prohibited content. In addition, this domain now includes remote access technology and basic scripting.

About Pearson Video Training
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Video Lessons are available for download for offline viewing within the streaming format. Look for the green arrow in each lesson.

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Table of Contents

Domain 1: Operating SystemsLesson 1: Compare and Contrast Operating SystemsLesson 2: Windows Versions and FeaturesLesson 3: Operating System InstallationLesson 4: Microsoft Command-line ToolsLesson 5: Microsoft Operating System Features and ToolsLesson 6: Windows Control Panel UtilitiesLesson 7: Application Installation and ConfigurationLesson 8: Windows NetworkingLesson 9: Linux and macOS ToolsDomain 2: SecurityLesson 1: Physical SecurityLesson 2: Logical SecurityLesson 3: Wireless Security Protocols and Authentication MethodsLesson 4: Malware Prevention, Detection, and RemovalLesson 5: Social Engineering and Additional Attacks and ThreatsLesson 6: Windows Security SettingsLesson 7: Workstation SecurityLesson 8: Mobile Device SecurityLesson 9: Data Disposal and DestructionLesson 10: SOHO SecurityDomain 3: Software TroubleshootingLesson 1: Troubleshooting Microsoft WindowsLesson 2: Troubleshooting PC Security IssuesLesson 3: Best Practices for Malware RemovalLesson 4: Troubleshoot Mobile OS and Application IssuesLesson 5: Troubleshoot Mobile OS Security IssuesDomain 4: Operational ProceduresLesson 1: DocumentationLesson 2: Change ManagementLesson 3: Disaster Prevention and RecoveryLesson 4: Safety ProceduresLesson 5: Environmental Impacts and ControlsLesson 6: Incident Response, Licensing, and Regulated DataLesson 7: Communication and ProfessionalismLesson 8: Basic ScriptingLesson 9: Remote Access Technologies


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