A+ Guide To Hardware by Jean AndrewsA+ Guide To Hardware by Jean Andrews

A+ Guide To Hardware

byJean Andrews

Hardcover | January 26, 2016

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This step-by-step, highly visual text provides a comprehensive introduction to managing and maintaining computer hardware and software. Written by best-selling author and educator Jean Andrews, A+ GUIDE TO HARDWARE, Ninth Edition, closely integrates the CompTIA A+ Exam objectives to prepare students for the 220-901 certification exams. The new Ninth Edition also features extensive updates to reflect current technology, techniques, and industry standards in the dynamic, fast-paced field of PC repair and information technology. Each chapter covers both core concepts and advanced topics, organizing material to facilitate practical application and encourage students to learn by doing. The new edition features more coverage of updated hardware, security, and increased emphasis on mobile devices. Supported by a wide range of supplemental resources to enhance learning with Lab Manuals, CourseNotes, online labs and the optional MindTap that includes labs, certification test prep and interactive exercises and activities, this proven text offers students an ideal way to prepare for success as a professional IT support technician.
Jean Andrews has more than 30 years of experience in the computer industry as well as more than 13 years of teaching in the college classroom. She has worked in a variety of businesses where she's designed, written, and supported application software. She has also managed a computer repair help desk and handled troubleshooting for wide...
Title:A+ Guide To HardwareFormat:HardcoverDimensions:784 pages, 11.19 × 8.63 × 1.13 inPublished:January 26, 2016Publisher:Course TechnologyLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1.First Look at Computer Parts and Tools.2. Working Inside Desktop Computers and Laptops.3. All About Motherboards.4. Supporting Processors and Upgrading Memory.5. Supporting the Power System and Troubleshooting Computers.6. Supporting Hard Drives and Other Storage Devices.7. Supporting I/O Devices.8. Connecting To and Setting Up a Network.9. Supporting Network Hardware.10. Supporting Printers and Customizing a System.Appendix A.Safety Procedures and Environmental Concerns.Appendix B. Entry Points for Windows Startup Processes.Appendix C. CompTIA A+ AcronymsGlossary.