Learn, prepare, and practice for CompTIA A+ 220-801 and 220-802 exam success with this CompTIA Approved Cert Guide from Pearson IT Certification, a leader in IT Certification learning and a CompTIA Approved Platinum Partner. * Master CompTIA A+ 220-801 and 220-802 exam topics * Assess your kwledge with chapter-ending quizzes * Review key concepts with exam preparation tasks * Practice with realistic exam questions on the DVD Limited Time Offer: Buy CompTIA A+ 220-801 and 220-802 Cert Guide and receive a 10% off discount code for the CompTIA A+ 220-801 and 220-802 exams. To receive your 10% off discount code: * Register your product at pearsonITcertification.com/register * Follow the instructions * Go to your Account page and click on Access Bonus Content CompTIA A+ 220-801 and 220-802 Cert Guide is a best-of-breed study guide. Best-selling authors and expert instructors Mark Soper, Scott Mueller, and David Prowse help you master all the topics you need to kw to succeed on your CompTIA 220-801 and 220-802 exams and move into a successful career as an IT technician. Every feature of this book is designed to support both efficient exam preparation and long-term mastery: * Includes coverage of the new performance based questions * Opening Topics Lists define the topics you'll need to learn in each chapter, including a list of the official exam objectives covered in that chapter * Exam Preparation Tasks include reviewing key topics, completing memory tables, defining key terms, working through scenarios, and answering review questions-all designed to help you go beyond simple facts to make sure you master concepts crucial to both passing the exam and enhancing your career * Key Terms defined in a complete glossary explain all the field's essential termilogy The companion DVD contains the powerful Pearson IT Certification Practice Test Engine, two complete exams with access to a large library of exam-realistic questions. This state-of-the-art assessment engine offers you a wealth of customization options and reporting features to help you study more efficiently. Use step-by-step Study Mode or run a powerful exam simulation that mimics actual exam conditions. Whenever you want, get a complete assessment of your current kwledge, so you can focus scarce study time where you need it most. The DVD also includes sample beep codes to help you learn about these valuable troubleshooting tools, memory tables, and the glossary, all in searchable PDF format. Well-regarded for its level of detail, assessment features, and challenging review questions and exercises, this CompTIA approved study guide helps you master the concepts and techniques that will enable you to succeed on the exam the first time. The CompTIA approved study guide helps you master all the topics on the A+ exam, including * Motherboards, processors, RAM, and BIOS * Power supplies and system cooling * I/O, input ports, and devices * Video displays and video cards * Customized PCs * Laptops and mobile devices * Printers * Storage devices * Installing, using, and troubleshooting Windows * Virtualization * Networking * Security * Operational procedures and communications methods Companion CD The CD contains two free, complete practice exams, beep codes, memory tables, and a glossary. Includes Exclusive Offer for 70% Off Premium Edition eBook and Practice Test. Pearson IT Certification Practice Test minimum system requirements: Windows XP (SP3), Windows Vista (SP2), or Windows 7; Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 Client; Pentium class 1GHz processor (or equivalent); 512 MB RAM; 650 MB disc space plus 50 MB for each downloaded practice exam
Mark Edward Soper has been working with PCs since the days of the IBM PC/XT and AT as a salesperson, technology advisor, consultant, experimenter, and technology writer and content creator. Since 1992, he has taught thousands of students across the country how to repair, manage, and troubleshoot the hardware, software, operating systems, and firmware inside their PCs. He has created many versions of his experimental computer known as FrankenPC for this and previous books. Mark earned his CompTIA A+ Certification in 1999 and has written four other A+ Certification books covering previous and current versions of the A+ Certification exams for Pearson imprints. Mark has contributed to many editions of Upgrading and Repairing PCs, working on the 11th through 18th and 20th editions; co-authored Upgrading and Repairing Networks, Fifth Edition; and has written two books about digital photography, Easy Digital Cameras and The Shot Doctor: The Amateur's Guide to Taking Great Digital Photos. In addition, Mark has contributed to Que's Special Edition Using series on Windows Me, Windows XP, and Windows Vista and to Que's Windows 7 In Depth. He has also contributed to Easy Windows Vista and has written two books about Windows Vista: Maximum PC Microsoft Windows Vista Exposed and Unleashing Microsoft Windows Vista Media Center. Mark has also written two books about Windows 7: Easy Microsoft Windows 7 and Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft Windows 7 in 10 Minutes. Mark has also created a number of hardware tutorial videos available from the OnGadgets&Hardware podcast channel at www.quepublishing.com. Mark has also written many blog entries and articles for MaximumPC.com and Maximum PC magazine. He has taught A+ Certification and other technologyrelated subjects at Ivy Tech Community College in Evansville, Indiana. See Mark's website at www.markesoper.com for news and information about upcoming projects. David L. Prowse is an author, a computer network specialist, and a technical trainer. Over the past several years he has authored several titles for Pearson Education, including the well-received CompTIA A+ Exam Cram. As a consultant, he installs and secures the latest in computer and networking technology. Over the past decade he has taught CompTIA A+, Network+, and Security+ certification courses, both in the classroom and via the Internet. He runs the website www.davidlprowse.com, where he gladly answers questions from students and readers.