Book: CompTIA A+ 2009 In Depth
Publisher: Course Technology PTR
CompTIA A+ 2009 In Depth was written to be the very best tool on the market today to prepare you to support personal computers. Updated to include the most current technologies with a new chapter on securing your PC and small network and new content on supporting Windows Vista, this book takes you from the just-a-user level to the I-can-fix-this level for PC hardware and software matters. This book achieves its goals with an unusually effective combination of tools that powerfully reinforce both concepts and hands-on, real-world experiences. It also provides thorough preparation for the new 2009 CompTIA A+ Certification exams. Competency in using a computer is a prerequisite to using this book. No background knowledge of electronics is assumed. An appropriate prerequisite course for this book would be a general course in microcomputer applications.
This comprehensive certification solution not only provides thorough preparation for CompTIA's A+ 2009 certification but also provides you with real-world instruction on everything you need to know to support and troubleshoot computer hardware and software. Updated to include the most current technologies, with a new chapter on securing your PC and small network, CompTIA A+ 2009 In Depth takes you from the just-a-user level to the I-can-fix-this level on all PC hardware and software matters. Coverage is balanced. While focusing on new hardware and software, the text also covers the real work of PC repair, where some older technology remains in widespread use and still needs support. This new edition also has increased focus on Windows Vista and XP, organized by function (such as installing, maintaining, optimizing, and fixing). All the content that relates to CompTIA's A+ 2009 Essentials 220-701 and Practical Application 220-702 certification exams is highlighted with an A+ icon that denotes the exam name and the objective number that the content refers to. In addition, this revised version includes substantial content updates for currency, in order to keep pace with the latest technology, both hardware and software. CompTIA A+ 2009 In Depth is a text you'll be sure to refer to again and again, long after you've passed the exam.