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A+ Practical Applications Part 2

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  • Achieve Workplace Success by Learning from Real World Experts
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00: Course Introduction 3
01: The Ins and Outs of A+ Certification 5
02: Installing IEEE 1394 28
03: Installing and Configuring Power 23
04: Choosing Storage Devices 25
05: Installing the CPU 33
06: Installing More Printers 20
07: Portable Computers 24
08: Installing an Operating System 23
09: Installing Drive and Video Adapters 21
10: Working with Ports 26
11: Professional & Communication 11
12: Course Summary 2
Course Survey
Total: 4 hours 4 minutes

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A+ Practical Applications Part 2 online training covers the fundamentals of computer technology and the issues revolving around the PC world. Included in this part is an exploration of port selection, video card selection and installation.


The A+ Essentials online training course


As a result of taking this A+ training course, you will be able to:

Evaluate a customer’s needs

Select the proper hardware

Assemble the proper hardware

Maintain hardware and operating systems

Perform upgrades

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The A+ Essentials online training course

A+ Practical Applications Part 2 Outline

Module 00: Course Introduction

Module 01: The Ins and Outs of A+ Certification
• What is A+ Certification?
• How does this course fit in?
• What are the requirements to become certified?
• Helpful hints to prepare for certification

Module 02: Installing IEEE 1394
• IEEE 1394 fundamentals
• Selecting IEEE 1394
• Other options

Module 03: Installing and Configuring Power
• Selecting a Power Supply
• Evaluating Power Requirements
• Installing and Troubleshooting Power Supplies

Module 04: Choosing Storage Devices
• Upgrading Hard Drives
• Selecting Hard Drives

Module 05: Installing the CPU
• Choosing the proper CPU
• Installing the CPU
• CPU versus motherboard

Module 06: Installing More Printers
• Types of printers
• Choosing a printer

Module 07: Portable Computers
• Types of portable computer
• Portable computer support issues

Module 08: Installing an Operating System
• Selecting an operating system
• Installing an operating system

Module 09: Installing Drive and Video Adapters
• Choosing the right graphics card
• Configuring hard drive support
• Configuring video adapters

Module 10: Working with Ports
• Installing serial and parallel ports
• Installing USB ports
• Configuring serial and parallel ports
• Configuring USB ports

Module 11: Professional Attitude
• Professional interaction
• Customer satisfaction
• Tracking problems and solutions

Module 12: Course Summary

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Important Links

  • Course Survey
  • CompTIA A+ Certification Information

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A+ Practical Applications Part 2 is part of a two-course online training series that helps you prepare for CompTIA's A+ Essentials exam 220-702.

The latest version of CompTIA A+ is CompTIA A+ 2009 Edition. When you pass exam 220-702 you have completed one of the two required exams for certification. The other exam necessary is CompTIA A+ Essentials, exam code 220-701.

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