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CompTIA A+ 220-901 Exam 1 (Course & Labs)

ISBN : 9781616916282

Gain hands-on expertise in the CompTIA A+ 220-901 certification exam with CompTIA A+ 220-901 course and performance-based labs. Performance-based labs simulate real-world, hardware, software & command line interface environments and can be mapped to any text-book, course & training. The study guide focuses on all the objectives covered in the 220-901 exam and includes topics such as motherboards, processors, and memory; storage devices and power supplies; peripherals and expansion; networking fundamentals; mobile devices; hardware and network troubleshooting; and much more. The cert guide describes question format, trouble spots, hints for exam preparation, and recommendations with the interactive study resources.

CompTIA A+ certification is globally recognized, vendor-neutral credential designed for IT professionals. The 220-901 exam is a part of CompTIA's A+ certification. The exam covers network connectivity issues, mobile device hardware, networking and troubleshooting hardware, and PC hardware and peripherals0. This certification exam validates the understanding of a wide variety of issues ranging from networking and operating systems to mobile devices and security.

Lessons
Lessons
16+
Exercises
242+
Quizzes
116+
Flashcards
248+
Glossary of terms
248+
TestPrep
Pre Assessment Questions
87+
Full Length Tests
5+
Post Assessment Questions
90+
Lab
Performance lab
84+
Video tutorials
41+
Minutes
34+

Videos and How To

uCertify course includes videos to help understand concepts. It also includes How Tos that help learners with how to accomplish certain tasks.

Video Lessons
Videos
79+
Hours
19:52+
  • Identifying Components of Motherboard
  • Identifying Purposes and Characteristics of Processors
  • Identifying Purposes and Characteristics of Memory
  • Identifying Purposes and Characteristics of Cooling Systems
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Identifying Purposes and Characteristics of Storage Devices
  • Identifying Purposes and Characteristics of Power Supplies
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Installing and Configuring Expansion Cards
  • Identifying Characteristics of Connectors and Cables
  • Input Devices
  • Output Devices
  • Input and Output Devices
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Understanding Display Types and Settings
  • Understanding Video Standards and Technologies
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Standard Thick Clients
  • Graphic and CAD/CAM Design Workstations
  • Audio/Video Editing Workstations
  • Virtualization Workstations
  • Gaming PCs
  • Home Theater PCs
  • Thin Clients
  • Home Server PCs
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Understanding Networking Principles
  • Identifying Common Network Hardware
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Understanding TCP/IP
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Understanding Wireless Networking
  • Installing and Configuring SOHO Networks
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Understanding Laptop Architecture
  • Disassembling and Reassembling Laptops
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Understanding Mobile Devices
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Understanding Print Technologies and Imaging Processes
  • Installing and Configuring Printers
  • Performing Printer Maintenance and Upgrades
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Troubleshooting Core Hardware Issues
  • Troubleshooting Mobile Devices, Printers, and Networking
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Mapping Videos to CompTIA A+ Exam 220-901

Hands on Activities (Labs)

  • Identifying the CPU package types
  • Identifying components of a motherboard chipset
  • Identifying types of RAM
  • Understanding the BIOS security options
  • Installing a USB 3.0 PCI Express Card (2.0 x4)
  • Identifying a PCI-Bus Slot
  • Identifying motherboard slots
  • Installing Motherboard Components
  • Installing Expansion Cards on a Motherboard
  • Installing a processor
  • Identifying computer components
  • Identifying computer parts
  • Identifying a CPU Socket
  • Identifying memory modules
  • Installing Memory Modules
  • Identifying computer cooling systems
  • Providing Cooling and Ventilation to a Motherboard
  • Formatting a pen drive
  • Supplying Power to a SATA Drive
  • Connecting the Motherboard to the Internal Hard Drive
  • Inserting a Pen Drive into the USB Port
  • Identifying RAID level characteristics
  • Installing SMPS and Connecting it to the Motherboard
  • Replacing the Power Supply
  • Identifying computer power supply connectors
  • Installing an Optical Drive and a PCI Sound Card
  • Installing Firewire Cards
  • Installing a PCI Sound Card
  • Identifying sound card ports
  • Identifying video card ports
  • Understanding USB versions
  • Identifying additional ports and connectors
  • Identifying video ports and connectors
  • Identifying I/O ports of a motherboard
  • Identifying desktop PC ports
  • Connecting a digital camera to a computer
  • Connecting Speakers to a Computer
  • Identifying input and output devices
  • Extending monitor displays
  • Changing the refresh rate in Windows 7
  • Changing the display settings of a laptop
  • Configuring Windows 7 for media streaming
  • Understanding advantages and disadvantages of topologies
  • Identifying the purpose of OSI layers
  • Connecting a star topology
  • Identifying network types
  • Identifying OSI layer functions
  • Identifying a network topology
  • Identifying components of a coaxial cable
  • Identifying types of a cable
  • Identifying network connectors
  • Identifying IP address class values
  • Adding and removing an IPv6 address
  • Identifying TCP/IP layers
  • Identifying TCP/IP model layers
  • Describing 802.11 modulation techniques
  • Describing 802.11 networking standards
  • Understanding QoS levels
  • Identifying key steps to plan a network
  • Connecting to a wireless network
  • Configuring Internet settings on a router
  • Installing a NIC
  • Disabling a touchpad
  • Comparing desktop and laptop
  • Identifying a port
  • Removing a pen drive from a computer
  • Installing Laptop Components
  • Identifying USB cables of devices
  • Installing a printer
  • Identifying a daisy-wheel printer
  • Understanding the electrophotographic print process
  • Inserting Ink Cartridges into a Printer
  • Connecting a USB Printer to a Computer
  • Configuring printer memory
  • Identifying the steps for using an inkjet cleaning solution
  • Setting up a boot device priority
  • Running different parameters of the net share command
  • Analyzing domain names with nslookup
  • Analyzing the TCP/IP configuration with netstat
  • Analyzing network paths with tracert
  • Renewing an IP address
  • Stopping and restarting the print spooler service
  • Describing error codes
  • Identifying network cabling tools
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