This study guide offers coverage of A+ exam objectives and contains practical information on essential hardware and OS-related tasks, review questions, as well as exam preparation software, including two testing engines and electronic flashcards on the CD-ROM. Objectives for both of the A+ Module exams are covered including: basic computer service concepts; PC architecture; PC memory architecture; disk system architecture; PC bus architectures; peripheral devices; printers; networks; hardware installation and upgrades; hardware troubleshooting techniques; understanding computer operating systems; understanding the Windows interface; Windows 2000; application installation and configuration; using and configuring additional peripherals; preventative software maintenance; configuring network software; and software troubleshooting.
David Groth is President and Chief Consultant of Devarim Inc., of Fargo, North Dakota. He is the author of the Sybex's Network+ Study Guide and I-Net+ Study Guide. Groth holds many technical certifications, including Network+, A+ (DOS/Windows and Macintosh), MCP, and CNI.