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A+ Guide to Managing & Maintaining Your PCby Jean Andrews
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Written by best-selling PC repair author and educator Jean Andrews, the seventh edition of A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC maps fully to CompTIA's 2009 A+ Exam objectives. This full-color guide is the most complete, step-by-step book available for learning the fundamentals of supporting and troubleshooting computer hardware and software. At the same time, it prepares readers to successfully pass the A+ 220-701 and 220-702 exams. The new edition is formatted to support any teaching or learning style and course format, featuring an essentials-to-practical organization within each chapter and inclusion of tabs distinguishing exam content. Further content and live demonstrations with Jean Andrews are available on the accompanying CD, making this new edition a total solution for PC repair.
Written by best-selling author and instructor Jean Andrews, this edition maps fully to CompTIA's new 2006 A+ Exam objectives. This full-color guide is designed to be the most complete, step-by-step book available for learning the fundamentals of supporting and troubleshooting computer hardware and software. Video clips are available on the accompanying CD so readers can watch the author bring concepts and technical topics to life via live demonstrations.
About the Author
Jean Andrews has more than 30 years of experience in the computer industry, including more than 13 years in the college classroom. She has worked in a variety of businesses designing, writing, and supporting application software; managing a PC repair help desk; and troubleshooting wide area networks. She has written numerous books on software, hardware, and the Internet, including the bestselling A+ GUIDE TO MANAGING AND MAINTAINING YOUR PC, 8th Edition, and A+ GUIDE TO HARDWARE: MANAGING, MAINTAINING AND TROUBLESHOOTING, Sixth Edition. She lives in north Georgia.
Table of Contents
1. Introducing Hardware. 2. Introducing Operating Systems. 3. Working with People in a Technical World. 4. Form Factors and Power Supplies. 5. All about Motherboards. 6. Supporting Processors. 7. Upgrading Memory. 8. Supporting Hard Drives. 9. Installing and Supporting I/O devices. 10. Multimedia Devices and Mass Storage. 11.PC Maintenance and Troubleshooting Strategies. 12. Installing Windows. 13. Maintaining Windows. 14. Optimizing Windows. 15. Tools for Solving Windows Problems. 16. Fixing Windows Problems. 17. Networking Essentials. 18. Networking Practices. 19. Security Essentials. 20. Security Practices. 21. Supporting Notebooks. 22. Supporting Printers. Appendices: A.CompTIA A+ Acronyms. B. Keystroke Shortcuts in Windows.
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