Complete A+ Guide to IT Hardware and Software: CompTIA A+ Exams 220-1101 & 220-1102


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Master IT hardware and software installation, configuration, repair, maintenance, and troubleshooting and fully prepare for the CompTIA® A+ Core 1 (220-1101) and Core 2 (220-1102) exams

This is your all-in-one, real-world, full-color guide to connecting, managing, and troubleshooting modern devices and systems in authentic IT scenarios. Its thorough instruction built on the CompTIA A+ Core 1 (220-1101) and Core 2 (220-1102) exam objectives includes coverage of Windows 11, Mac, Linux, Chrome OS, Android, iOS, cloud-based software, mobile and IoT devices, security, Active Directory, scripting, and other modern techniques and best practices for IT management.

Award-winning instructor Cheryl Schmidt also addresses widely-used legacy technologies―making this the definitive resource for mastering the tools and technologies you’ll encounter in real IT and business environments. Schmidt’s emphasis on both technical and soft skills will help you rapidly become a well-qualified, professional, and customer-friendly technician.

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Learning Objectives and chapter opening lists of CompTIA A+ Certification Exam Objectives make sure you know exactly what you’ll be learning, and you cover all you need to knowHundreds of photos, figures, and tables present information in a visually compelling full-color designPractical Tech Tips provide real-world IT tech support knowledgeSoft Skills best-practice advice and team-building activities in every chapter cover key tools and skills for becoming a professional, customer-friendly technicianReview Questions―including true/false, multiple choice, matching, fill-in-the-blank, and open-ended questions―carefully assess your knowledge of each learning objectiveThought-provoking activities help students apply and reinforce chapter content, and allow instructors to “flip” the classroom if they chooseKey Terms identify exam words and phrases associated with each topicDetailed Glossary clearly defines every key termDozens of Critical Thinking Activities take you beyond the facts to deeper understandingChapter Summaries recap key concepts for more efficient studyingCertification Exam Tips provide insight into the certification exam and preparation process

Now available online for free, the companion Lab Manual!

The companion Complete A+ Guide to IT Hardware and Software Lab Manual provides students hands-on practice with various computer parts, mobile devices, wired networking, wireless networking, operating systems, and security. The 140 labs are designed in a step-by-step manner that allows students to experiment with various technologies and answer questions along the way to consider the steps being taken. Some labs include challenge areas to further practice the new concepts. The labs ensure students gain the experience and confidence required to succeed in industry.

Publisher ‏ : ‎ Pearson IT Certification; 9th edition (September 19, 2022)
Language ‏ : ‎ English
Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 1184 pages
ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0137670443
ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0137670444
Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 5.89 pounds
Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 8.88 x 1.92 x 11.13 inches

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